Nikko AM Asean Equity Fund
The ASEAN equity fund invests primarily in listed exchange traded equities of corporations whose businesses are significantly focused on ASEAN (Southeast Asian) countries. The investments are broadly diversified with no specific industry or sectoral emphasis. Though not fixed, Singapore & Thailand are approximately 50% of the exposure given the relative size of their economies and stock markets. The Fund believes in Active Management and a fundamental research driven approach. It is suitable for investors who are bullish on ASEAN economies and seek medium to long term capital appreciation.
Nikko AM Singapore Dividend Equity Fund
The Singapore Dividend Equity fund invests primarily in equities listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange offering attractive and sustainable dividend payments together with a potential for long term capital appreciation. The fund may also invest a small percentage in equities listed outside of Singapore with similar characteristics. The portfolio is structured to provide monthly distributions of 5-7% per annum, though investors may suffer short to medium term volatility in principal value. The fund has received multiple awards in the recent past and does not seek to outperform any benchmark.
SG REITs Kristal
SG REITs Kristal is an open-ended pooled account strategy ideal for investors looking for high liquidity and diversification to their overall portfolio by investing in REITs that provide stable returns in the form of high dividend income and long term capital appreciation
LionGlobal Short Duration Bond
The Short Duration fund is a low-cost SGD bond fund with a defensive (low duration) positioning of between 1-3 years. It is benchmarked to the 12mth SGD Interbank Offer Rate (SIBOR) – 0.25% and is suitable for investors looking for a Fixed Deposit equivalent. It is managed from a SGD perspective with majority of securities being SGD denominated or SGD Hedged. There is no target industry or sector and while they may invest in sub-investment grade securities, the portfolio credit rating is maintained at BBB or better. Given liquidity preference, most of the bonds tend to be in the Financial or Real Estate sectors. Why this Fund ?
- 1. Suitable for investors looking for Fixed Deposit equivalent with a horizon > 1 year
- 2. Low-cost SGD Bond Fund, investing across Singapore and international bonds predominantly in high quality instruments
- 3. High sharpe ratio (1.45) with defensive/low duration positioning (2.18 years)
LionGlobal SGD Enhanced Liquidity
The SGD Enhanced Liquidity fund is a low-cost low risk fund designed for investors seeking to preserve capital, enhance income, and maintain a high level of liquidity. The fund contains a diverse portfolio of short-term & high-quality fixed income securities primarily from Singapore & China. It maintains a weighted average portfolio credit rating of A- and a weighted average duration of around 12 months. Why this Fund ?
- 1. Low cost (25bps) highly liquid/ low risk SGD money market fund
- 2. Its size (SGD 500m) makes it efficient in execution & a good alternative to cash deposits
- 3. Low volatility with weighted average portfolio credit rating of A- and duration of 12 months
UOB United SGD Fund
The United SGD Fund is a low-cost SGD bond fund with a defensive (low duration) positioning of between 1-2 years. It is benchmarked to the 6mth SGD Interbank Bid Rate (SIBID) and is suitable for investors looking for a Fixed Deposit equivalent. It seeks to provide higher yields than fixed deposits or money markets funds. It is managed from a SGD perspective with majority of securities being SGD denominated or SGD Hedged. The bonds in the portfolio are SG, China or HK issued and diversified across sectors. Why this Fund ?
- 1.One of Singapore largest SGD fixed income funds with AUM in excess of USD 1b
- 2. Has won multiple awards since its inception in 1998
- 3. Relatively low-cost fund providing stable returns over the medium term
LionGlobal SGD Money Market Fund
The SGD Money Market fund invests only in Investment Grade short-term money market instruments and debt securities. It manages liquidity and risk while looking to provide a return comparable to that of SGD short-term deposits. It invests across the region but would hedge non-SGD instruments to protect the fund from currency exposure risk. Its top sector exposure includes financial, real estate, sovereign and Industrial.
Pimco Asia High Yield Bond E (SGDHDG) INC
The Asia High Yield Bond Fund is an actively managed portfolio that invests primarily in Asia high yield bonds and seeks to maximise total return. The fund is diversified broadly across industries, issuers, and countries in Asia based on PIMCO’s top-down and bottom-up processes. This fund offers compelling diversification benefits and the opportunity to gain exposure to different sectors of Asian markets.
LionGlobal Singapore Fixed Income Fund
The SGD Singapore Fixed Income fund is designed for investors who seek high liquidity and steady returns over time. The fund is Singapore focused, with most of its investments in SGD denominated Singaporean securities (almost 50% being issued by the Singaporean Govt.). The portfolio is Investment Grade and there is a 10% single issuer limit (except Sovereign Bonds).
Kristal Core Strategy Fund (SGD)
Why this Kristal? The Kristal Core Strategy Fund (SGD) has the objective to achieve optimum absolute returns on a risk adjusted basis. A dynamic allocation across all major asset classes is determined by the proprietary advisory algorithm with oversight by the investment committee. In this strategy, the USD risk is hedged back to SGD. The strategy aims to achieve a consistent return through most phases of the economic cycle, hence the reference to "all weather". Kristal Core Strategy Fund (SGD) follows the tried and tested philosophy of an All-Weather Portfolio. The asset allocation across Equity, Fixed Income, Commodities, Volatility and FX is dynamic and adjusted depending on the stage of the growth cycle we are in. Our experienced Investment Committee provides consistent oversight on the strategy and ensures dynamic shifts in allocation to ensure the return objectives are achieved. Recommended for: The investment is suitable for investors with medium to high risk appetite (Kristal risk level: Medium). Geographic Focus: Global Market Tier Exposure: Developed Markets, Emerging Markets Asset Class: Multi-asset When to buy? The Kristal provides consistent performance through most market conditions, being able to build the core of any investment portfolio. Due to the growth component of equities, the Kristal is also placed well for regular periodic investments. How is this Kristal Managed? The Kristal is quarterly rebalanced. The permitted allocation for each asset class are as follows:
- Equity: 0-50%
- Fixed Income: 0-75%
- Commodities (Gold, and/or broad commodity tracking ETF): 0-25%
- Volatility ETNs: 0-10%
- Other ETFs: 0-10%