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.
United Global Quality Growth (USDHDG) ACC
The fund invests in equity and equity related securities of companies listed and traded on stock exchanges globally and is not constrained by market capitalisation, country, sector or industry. The companies it seeks to invest in typically have market capitalisation exceeding US$3 billion with sufficient trading volume. The fund employs a bottom-up investment approach to identify companies based on a balance of metrics such as quality, growth, valuation and capital returns.
NIKKO AM Shenton Global Property Sec.
The Shenton Global Property fund invests globally in Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") and Real Estate Companies listed or traded on a regulated market. The fund targets REITs & companies with quality income flow, high dividends, strong financial status, management, and more. The focus markets are US, Japan & Singapore. It is structured to provide regular income distributions. And designed for investors comfortable investing in the global real estate sector. It is actively managed and does not follow any benchmark.
Allianz China Class A Shares AT Fund
The China A-shares fund invests at least 70% of its portfolio in China A-Shares, i.e. Mainland China’s domestic markets via the FII regime and the Stock Connect. Balance may be invested in related stocks such as China B/ H shares or other Emerging Markets. It is exposed to associated risks including RMB exchange rate volatility, changes in rule and regulations, capital controls, etc. The fund believes in fundamental analysis & active management and aims at long term capital growth to outperform its benchmark- the MSCI China A Onshore Total Return Index. The portfolio is well diversified across industry sectors. It is suitable for investors bullish on the Chinese stock markets.
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.
Helicap Fund I Pte Ltd is a Singapore incorporated company structured as a 13R Fund specialising in the alternative lending space in Asia. The Fund focuses on private debt investments and aims to deliver 9%-12% net return per annum to investors. Helicap's Value Proposition:
- 1. Access to a best in class alternative lending portfolio leveraging Helicap’s deep expertise in the sector, unique origination flow and data driven scorecard model
- 2. Attractive returns with recurring cash flows built on a pool of diversified and structured loans offering a low correlation to other traditional asset classes
- 3. Opportunity to promote financial inclusion and social impact within communities in Asia
Silverdale Bond Fund (Accumulating)
Silverdale Bond Fund is a long only leveraged Fixed Income fund incorporated as a Singapore VCC sub fund. It is actively managed and invests primarily into emerging markets investment grade fixed income securities with Asia tilt (min 75%) US Dollar bonds. The portfolio is well diversified (max exposure <5%) and short duration (<2yrs). It uses leverage (upto 2X) to enhance IRR to 8-10% p.a. and offers weekly liquidity though they have the right to restrict redemptions in adverse circumstances. It has a 10yr track record.
USD Leveraged Bond Kristal
USD Leveraged Bond is an actively managed long only leveraged fixed income strategy structured as a Kristal Fund. The portfolio invests in USD denominated medium tenor (5-7 years) corporate bonds & ETFs. The strategy uses limited leverage (100-150%) to enhance returns. Instruments are selected based on relative value and diversified across sectors, industries & ratings (> BB+/Ba1/BB+). This will suit investors looking for stable returns (4-5%) and a medium-term investment horizon
Goldman Sachs Asia High Yield Bond Portfolio - BS (USD) ACC A
GS Asia High Yield Bond Portfolio invests in US dollar sub-investment grade fixed income securities issued by corporates with Asian exposure. They can also use derivatives for hedging. The fund seeks to outperform its benchmark ICE BofA Asian Dollar High Yield Corporate Constrained Index by 250-300 bps and has outperformed by 162 bps pa. over the past 5 years. But it mirrors the benchmark closely in terms of risk. Average Credit rating is higher at BB vs BB- of the benchmark. The fund benefits from attractive spreads in the High Yield Asia Credit market but given the regional concentration (mainly China & India) the fund carries higher risk than a global high yield portfolio.
Kotak India Fixed Income -A(USD) ACC
The Fund invests in INR denominated debt securities issued by central / state governments or Indian linked corporates. Majority of the fund’s holdings are held in Sovereign or AAA rated debt. The Fund is subject to INR currency risk, sovereign risk of India, regulatory changes and various political and geopolitical risks besides interest rate and credit risks. It is suitable for investors with a medium to long term investment horizon and a bullish view of the Indian economy and political environment. The Investment Manager Kotak Mahindra Asset Management MAS regulated. It is structured as an unregistered private sub fund of Kotak Funds, which is an open-ended investment company organised as a UCITS V Compliant SICAV in Luxemburg and regulated by Luxembourg's CSSF.
HK Equity Tech Stars
HK Equity Tech Stars is a fund strategy based on the mega trend towards digitalization. By 2021 it is expected that digital products and services in Asia amount up to 60% of GDP. To capitalize on this trend, the strategy invests predominantly in Hong Kong listed shares of companies in the digital technology space or other disruptive sectors. The initial selection of stocks is focused on 6 companies with a competitive advantage in their respective field, proven track record and strong growth momentum. Our Investment Committee is reviewing the list of constituents on a regular basis. New shares, either through IPO or secondary offerings may be added over time. Rebalancing of the stocks in the portfolio takes place once weighted allocation moves outside of a tolerance level determined by the IC. Baidu (9888 HK) was added to the portfolio in Apr 2021 after its HK listing was complete.
This is a long only strategy which will primarily invest in global public equities listed in the United States. The strategy will aim to capture next generation businesses showing good growth, performance and fundamentals at a portfolio level. Though the strategy is sector and market capitalisation agnostic it may have a higher weightage to technology and large caps. This Kristal will construct and manage an optimally diversified portfolio of 10 -20 holdings as multi year investments that will thrive in the long term.
Sri Lanka Fractional Bond 5.75 April 2023
This strategy is suitable for investors who are looking to invest in international government bonds issued by the Republic of Sri Lanka. The investor can buy the bonds in fractional, smaller amounts than the USD 200,000 minimum notional amount and hold to maturity. This is a single underlying & fixed maturity pooled strategy. Coupons received over the life of the strategy would be reinvested into USD-denominated ETFs with underlying securities of a better or equivalent credit quality as the Government of Sri Lanka. Minimum subscription amount is USD 12K.
UTM Option Strategies Fund
UTM Option Strategies Fund is structured as a Singapore VCC. The fund maintains monthly short positions in index (S&P500) options and reverts to cash on expiry weekend. It protects against the inherent gap/ tail risk arising from shorting options through the use of quantitative principles to develop confidence bands for price movements. These are incorporated into a proprietary real-time, fully automated, API based Risk Management system that continuously monitors positions helps make position adjustments to prevent large losses. There is also an implicit leverage in the strategy. The fund strives to generate 1% - 2% return on a monthly basis with expected return of more than 20% pa. It is suitable for investors with a high risk appetite and looking to diversify long equity portfolios. The fund benefits in a high volatility scenario which generally occurs during bear markets. The fund has performed well though with a small AUM and short track record.