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Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund

Fund Goals / Features

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund strives to provide the best possible return in the long-term by investing primarily in Asian markets excluding Japan.

Suitable for investors who:

  • Have a long-term investment horizon;
  • Are interested to diversify their portfolios to include investments in the countries in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan rather than a restricted portfolio of domestic securities;
  • Have a higher risk profile.

Equity/Growth Fund

Asset Allocation & Benchmark

The Fund adopts an investment policy and strategy by investing in a portfolio of securities listed on the stock exchanges of the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan with focus in ASEAN countries, Hong Kong SAR, China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and India. The asset allocation of the Fund, as a percentage of the NAV of the Fund, is at 70% and maximum 95% of the NAV of the Fund in Equity or Equity-Related Securities, and remaining balance will be invested in Fixed Income Instruments and Liquid Assets. The performance benchmark of this Fund is 7% growth in NAV per annum over the long-term.

Fund Performance – Last 5 Years

Annual Return 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Fund 18.24% -14.20% 11.31% 28.25% 1.83%
Benchmark 7.00%
Outperformance +11.24% -21.20% +4.31% +21.25% -5.17%

Cumulative Return

(1 year – 5 years)

1 year

(2017)

2 years

(2017 – 2018)

3 years

(2017 – 2019)

4 years

(2017 – 2020)

5 years

(2017 – 2021)

Fund

(Since 1 January 2017)

18.24% 1.45% 12.92% 44.82% 47.47%

Benchmark

(Since 1 January 2017)

7.00% 14.00% 21.00% 28.00% 35.00%
Outperformance +11.24% -12.55% -8.08% +16.82% +12.47%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Performance – Dec 2016 to Dec 2021

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Performance: 3-,5-,10-years and total return since inception

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund has established a good long-term track record with the fund outperforming the benchmark by +24.36%, +12.46%, and +14.45% for the 3-,5-, and 10-year periods ending 31 December 2021, respectively.

As at 31 December 2021

Period Fund Performance Benchmark* Outperformed By
3-Year 45.36% 21.00% +24.36%
5-Year 47.47% 35.00% +12.47%
10-Year 84.46% 70.00% +14.46%
Since Inception 90.46% 108.24% -17.78%
Annualised Return

Since Inception

4.26% 4.86% -0.60%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg
*Absolute Return of 7% p.a.

Fund Awards & Accolade – Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards

Over the past 15 years since inception, the Fund has established a good long-term performance track record. Pheim Asia ex-Japan Fund has won a total of 5 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards.

In 2021, Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund won three (3) Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards for Best Fund under Equity Asia Pacific Ex-Japan category for the 3-year, 5-year, and 10-year periods ending 31st December 2020.

In 2022, Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund also bagged two (2) Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards for the 3-year and 5-year periods ending 31st December 2021 for Best Fund under the Equity Asia Pacific ex-Japan category for the Malaysia universe.

Fund Key Information

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund
Category/Type of Fund Equity/Growth
Launch Date 30 June 2006
Fund Size @ 31 Dec 2021 RM 10.4 million
Investment Manager Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd
Trustee Maybank Trustees Bhd
Maximum Sales Charge 5%
Annual Management Fee 1.5%
Annual Trustee Fee

0.055%

(Effective 1st March 2022)

Initial Offer Price RM 1.00
NAV/Unit @ 31 Dec 2021 (Adjusted for distribution since inception)

RM 1.2581

(RM 1.8139)

Min. initial investment RM 1,000
Min. Additional investment RM 100