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Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund

Fund Goals / Features

Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund aims to provide unit holders with steady income and potential for capital appreciation in longer term by investing in a balanced portfolio of Equities and Fixed Income Instruments.

The investor profile of Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund consists of conservative equity investors, who are willing to accept a moderate level of risk, and have a preference for a steady income stream and have the potential for capital appreciation.

Balanced Fund

Asset Allocation & Benchmark

The Fund adopts an investment policy and strategy by investing in a Balanced portfolio of Equities and Fixed Income Instruments and Liquid Assets. The asset allocation of the Fund, as a percentage of the NAV of the Fund, is at 0% – 60% in Equities and Equity-Related Securities, and the remaining in Fixed Income Instruments and Liquid Assets. The performance benchmark of this Fund is the weighted average of 60% of FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS index, and 40% of Maybank 1-year fixed deposit rate at the beginning of the year (for fixed income portion).

Fund Performance – Last 5 Years

Annual Return 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Fund 10.53% -11.95% 10.83% 23.59% 0.30%
Benchmark 8.92% -5.32% 0.23% 2.91% -2.03%
Outperformance +1.61% -6.63% +10.60% +20.68% +2.33%

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)

10.53% -2.67% 7.86% 33.31% 33.70%

Benchmark

(Since 1 January 2017)

8.92% 3.14% 3.41% 7.25% 5.65%
Outperformance +1.61% -5.81% 4.45% 26.06% 28.05%

 

Cumulative Return

(Since Inception)

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Fund 182.91% 149.11% 176.08% 241.21% 242.22%
Benchmark 124.65% 112.71% 113.27% 121.20% 117.89%
Outperformance +58.26% +36.40% +62.81% +120.01% +124.33%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Awards & Accolade – Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards

Fund Performance – Since Inception

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Performance: 3-, 5-, 10-year and Total Return Since Inception

Cumulatively, Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund registered a total return of 242.22% for almost 20 years since inception, outperformed the cumulative benchmark return (117.89%) by a good margin of +124.33%, as at 31 December 2021.

The annualized return since inception was 6.38 % (versus benchmark of 4.00%), outperformed by +2.38% as at 31 December 2021. The balanced fund has a maximum of 60% equity exposure, and yet the Fund was still able to generate such an outstanding performance and track record.

As at 31 December 2021

Period Fund Performance Benchmark* Outperformed By
3-Year 37.38% 2.40% +34.98%
5-Year 33.70% 5.65% +28.05%
10-Year 80.81% 19.38% +61.43%
15-Year 120.76% 62.38% +58.38%
Since Inception 242.22% 117.89% +124.33%
Annualised Return

Since Inception

6.38% 4.00% +2.38%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg
* Weighted Average of 60% of FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Index Return and 40% of Maybank 1-year FD Rate

Fund Historical Income Distribution

Over its 20 years of operation, PECBF has consistently produced income distributions every year without fail (thanks to the cash reserves it accumulated via realized profits arising from stock disposals).

Fund Key Information

Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund
Category/Type of Fund Mixed Asset/ Balanced
Launch Date 28 January 2002
Fund Size @ 31 Dec 2021 MYR 19.5 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 Mar 2022)

Initial Offer Price RM 1.00
NAV/Unit @ 31 Dec 2021 (Adjusted for distribution since inception) RM 1.1193

(RM 3.2511)

Min. initial investment RM 1,000
Min. Additional investment RM 100
EPF Member’s Investment Scheme Yes