BIMB-ARABESQUE ASIA PACIFIC SHARIAH-ESG EQUITY FUND

Equity
Type of Fund
Growth
Tags
SRI Asia Pacific
Commencement Date
19 January 2018
Financial Year End
31 October
Investor Risk Profile
Moderate to high risk
Benchmark
FTSE Shariah Asia Pacific Index
Manager
BIMB Investment Management Berhad
(276246-X)
Trustee
SCBMB Trustee Berhad
(1005793-T)
Investment Objective

The Fund seeks to achieve medium to long-term capital appreciation.

Any material changes to the Fund's objective would require Unit Holder's approval.

Asset Allocation

  • 70% to 98% of the Fund’s NAV will be invested in Shariah-compliant equities listed in Asia Pacific countries excluding India and Malaysia; and
  • At least 2% of the Fund’s NAV will be invested in Shariah-compliant liquid assets

Investor's Profile

The Fund is primarily suitable for investors who:

  • are seeking exposure to Shariah-compliant listed companies in the Asia Pacific region, excluding India and Malaysia, that have been screened for their performance on ESG topics and the principles of the UNGC;
  • are seeking capital appreciation over medium to long-term period.
  • have a moderate to high-risk tolerance;
  • prefer medium to long-term investment horizon.

Specific Risks Associated with Investing in the Fund

  • Sustainability Risk
  • SRI Investments Risk
  • Shariah Status Reclassification Risk
  • Stock Specific Risk
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Country Risk
  • Currency Risk
  • Political Risk
  • Regulatory Risk
  • Tactical Asset Allocation Risk
  • Warrant Risk

Investment Policy and Strategy

The Fund will invest in Shariah-compliant equities (up to 98% of the Fund’s NAV) listed in Asia Pacific countries, excluding Malaysia and India.

Distribution Policy

Distributions, if any, are at the discretion of the Manager and will vary from time to time depending on the availability of realised income for distribution and performance of the Fund.