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Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund - Class USD

Fund Performance

As at date : 30-09-2022
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (USD) Fund Size (million)
Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Income Fund - Class USD -24.06% -24.55% 0.67% 6.51% 41.71% 0.6875 75.80
Benchmark 5.93% 8.00% 25.97% 46.93% 72.14%
Benchmark : 8% p.a.

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Oct-2022 0.54 3.20
Jul-2022 0.58 3.04
Apr-2022 0.65 3.20
Jan-2022 0.68 2.92
Oct-2021 0.38 1.60
Jul-2021 0.83 3.44
Apr-2021 0.74 3.00
Jan-2021 0.78 3.00
Oct-2020 1.30 3.52
Jul-2020 0.77 2.36
Apr-2020 0.64 2.24
Jan-2020 1.34 3.72
Oct-2019 1.15 3.52
Jul-2019 0.94 2.76
Mar-2019 0.80 2.40

Disclaimer : Annualised yield is calculated as the most recent monthly dividend distribution multiplied by the Fund’s dividend frequency and divided by the latest NAV.

Unit Split History

Unit Split Date Unit Split Ratio Unit Split NAV Before Unit Split NAV After
3:4 1.603 0.916

General Information

The Fund aims to provide regular income by investing primarily in the Asia Pacific ex Japan region and at the same time aims to achieve capital appreciation over the medium to long term. The Fund is established with a multi-class structure and is allowed to establish new class(es) from time to time without your prior consent. As the Fund is a Qualifying CIS under the ASEAN CIS Framework, there are Classes of the Fund that may be offered to investors in other countries that participate in the ASEAN CIS Framework. For investor in Malaysia, currently Class MYR, Class SGD and Class USD are available for sale. 

Fund is suitable for investors who :

  • have a medium to long term investment horizon;
  • want a well diversified portfolio of Asia Pacific ex Japan region;
  • seek regular income; and/or
  • can accept that returns may fluctuate over the investment period

Fund Details

Distribution Policy Depending on the level of income (if any) the respective Class generates, the Class aims to distribute part or all of its distributable income on a quarterly basis.
Initial Investment Minimum USD1,000 or such other amount as the Manager may from time to time decide.
Additional Investment Minimum USD100 or such other amount as the Manager may from time to time decide.
Cooling off period You have six (6) Business Days after your initial investment (i.e. the date the complete application is received and accepted by us or our Distributors) to reconsider its appropriateness and suitability for your investment needs. Within this period, you may withdraw your investment at the same NAV per unit when the units were purchased. We will refund the investment amount including Application Fee (if any) to you in the currency of the respective Class within seven (7) Business Days or ten (10) days, whichever is lesser, from the date we receive the complete documentations. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to first time investor investing with us or our Distributors. However, Principal Malaysia’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of Principal Malaysia or any of our Distributors are not entitled to the cooling-off right. 
Minimum Withdrawal 100 units or such other amount the Manager may from time to time decide
Launch Date 9 September 2015

Fund Partner

  • AHAM Asset Management Berhad (AHAM Capital)
  • AmInvestment Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Private Banking
  • Citibank Berhad
  • Principal Distributors
  • Standard Chartered Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • iFast Capital Sdn Bhd 
  • Phillip Mutual Berhad
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad

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Fund Fees

Application Fees Principal Distributors: Up to 6.50% of the NAV per unit.
IUTAs: Up to 5.50% of the NAV per unit.
Annual Fees Management Fee: Up to 1.50% per annum of the NAV of the Class in Malaysia. 
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.05% per annum (including local custodian fee but excluding foreign sub-custodian fee and charges) on the NAV of the Fund. The foreign sub-custodian fee is dependent on the country invested and is charged monthly in arrears.
Switching Fees You may be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fee of Class MYR and the Application Fee of the other Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its class). In addition, we may impose a MYR100 administrative fee for every switch.