Eastspring Investments Asia Select Income Fund

Fund information

Lipper rating

5
Total Return
5
Consistent Return
4
Preservation
MYR 0.7827
NAV as of 2020/08/12
MYR 0.0003
Daily $ Change
0.04%
Daily $ Change

Fund objective

The Fund seeks to provide a stable income* stream and an opportunity for capital appreciation by investing primarily in a portfolio of Malaysian investment grade fixed income securities and a collective investment scheme, primarily the Eastspring Investments - Dragon Peacock Fund, which invests in equities and equity-related securities of corporations which are incorporated in, or listed in, or operating principally from, or carrying on significant business in, or derive substantial revenue from, or whose subsidiaries, related or associated corporations derive substantial revenue from the People's Republic of China (PRC) and India.

*Income distributed to a Unit Holder will be reinvested into additional Units unless Unit Holder opts for the distribution to be paid out.
 
Fund Type / Fund Category Income and Growth / Mixed Asset
Sales Charge:
- Direct Investments
- EPF-MIS

Up to 5.00% of the NAV per unit
NIL
Annual Management Fee Up to 1.50% of the Fund's NAV per annum
Annual Trustee Fee Up to 0.07% of the NAV per annum, subject to a minimum of RM18,000 per annum and a maximum of RM350,000 per annum (excluding foreign custodian fees and charges)
Income Distribution Policy At least once a year, subject to the availability of income
Risk Profile Moderately aggressive

Fund composition

Asset Allocations (%)

as of 30-Apr-2020

Country Allocations (%)

as of 30-Apr-2020

Top Holdings(%)

as of 31-Mar-2019

NAV

as of 12-Aug-2020

 

Returns

1M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y YTD Since Inception
Bid-bid 4.85% -1.90% -1.33% 9.43% 26.13% -2.74% 133.33%
Benchmark 5.94% 1.67% 2.57% 15.91% 31.46% -0.36% 170.04%

Returns (%) as of 30-Apr-2020

Historical Distribution

Declaration date Gross distribution
(RM)
Nett distribution
(RM)
Nett distribution yield
2018/06/25 0.0343 0.0343 4.48%
2017/06/23 0.0344 0.0344 4.45%
2015/06/26 0.0310 0.0310 4.41%
2014/06/27 0.0247 0.0247 3.91%
2012/11/01 0.0237 0.0237 3.98%
2010/08/23 0.0209 0.0209 3.47%
2009/12/01 0.0333 0.0333 5.22%
2007/10/16 0.0500 0.0500 7.29%

Historical Distribution as of 10-Dec-2018

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Based on the Fund’s portfolio returns as at 30 April 2020, the Volatility Factor (VF) for this Fund is 6.7 and is classified as “Low” (Source: Lipper).  “Low” generally includes funds with VF that are higher than 1.755 but not more than 6.110. The VF means that there is a possibility for the Fund in generating an upside return or downside return around this VF. The Volatility Class (VC) is assigned by Lipper based on quintile ranks of VF for qualified funds. VF is subject to monthly revision and VC will be revised every six (6) months. The VF for the Fund may be higher or lower than the VC, depending on the market conditions. The Fund’s portfolio may have changed since this date and there is no guarantee that the Fund will continue to have the same VF or VC in the future. Presently, only funds launched in the market for at least 36 months will display the VF and its VC.

Investors are advised to read and understand the contents of the Eastspring Investments Master Prospectus dated 15 July 2017, the Eastspring Investments First Supplementary Master Prospectus dated 2 February 2018, the Eastspring Investments Second Supplementary Master Prospectus dated 31 October 2018, the Eastspring Investments Third Supplementary Master Prospectus dated 2 January 2019 and the Eastspring Investments Fourth Supplementary Prospectus dated 1 August 2019 (collectively, the "Prospectuses"), as well as the Fund's Product Highlights Sheet (“PHS”) before investing. The Prospectuses and PHS are available at offices of Eastspring Investments Berhad or its authorised distributors and investors have the right to request for a copy of the Prospectuses and PHS.

This advertisement has not been reviewed by the Securities Commission Malaysia ("SC"). The Prospectuses have been registered with the SC who takes no responsibility for its contents. The registration of Prospectuses with the SC does not amount to nor indicate that the SC has recommended or endorsed the product. Units will only be issued upon receipt of the application form accompanying the Prospectuses. Past performance of the Fund is not an indication of the Fund's future performance. Unit prices and distribution payable, if any, may go down as well as up. Where a unit split/distribution is declared, investors are advised that following the issue of additional units/distribution, the Net Asset Value (“NAV”) per unit will be reduced from pre-unit split NAV/cum-distribution NAV to post-unit split NAV/ex-distribution NAV. Where a unit split is declared, investors are advised that the value of their investment in Malaysian Ringgit will remain unchanged after the issue of the additional units.

Investments in the Fund are exposed to security risk, countries or foreign securities risk, currency risk, credit or default risk and interest rate risk. Investors are advised to consider these risks and other general risks as elaborated in the Prospectuses as well as fees, charges and expenses involved before investing. Investors may also wish to seek advice from a professional adviser before making a commitment to invest in units of any of our funds. 

Eastspring Investments companies (excluding JV companies) are ultimately wholly-owned/indirect subsidiaries/associate of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. Eastspring Investments companies (including JV companies) and Prudential plc are not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America or with the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc (a company incorporated in the United Kingdom).


A Note on Cross Trade Policy

Cross trade is defined as a buy and sell transaction of the same security between two or more clients’ accounts managed by a fund management company. Eastspring Investments Berhad (“Manager”) may conduct cross trades provided the following conditions imposed by the regulators are met: 

 

  • the cross trade is in the best interests of both clients;
  • the reason for cross trades are documented prior to execution of the trades;
  • the cross trade is executed through a dealer or a financial institution on an arm’s length and fair value basis; and
  • the cross trade transaction is disclosed to both clients.

 

All cross trades will be executed in accordance with the Manager's policy which is in line with the regulatory requirements. Post transactions, all cross trades will be reviewed by the Manager’s compliance officer and the investment committee. 

Cross trades between (i) the personal account of an employee of the Manager and any clients’ account; (ii) the Manager's proprietary accounts and any clients' account, are strictly prohibited.