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Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Growth Fund (Class SGD)

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-03-2024
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (SGD) Fund Size (million)
Principal Asia Pacific Dynamic Growth Fund (Class SGD) 11.93% 10.30% -16.30% 22.94% 56.11% 0.9757 7.33
Benchmark 2.17% 9.02% 29.53% 53.89% 98.09%
Benchmark : The Fund has a target return of nine percent (9%) per annum.

Income Distribution History

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
3:5 1.7619 1.1012

General Information

Note: This fund under EPF Members’ Investment Scheme (EPF-MIS) is suspended with effect from 10 April 2023 and will cease to accept sales or switch-in after 4 April 2023, cut off time at 4.00pm. Existing fund holders may keep your monies in the fund, switch out or redeem.

The Fund is an open-ended equity fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to achieve capital appreciation over the medium to long term. 
As the Fund is a Qualifying CIS under the ASEAN CIS Framework, there are Classes that may be offered to investors in other countries that participate in the ASEAN CIS Framework. 

Fund is suitable for investors who : 
  • have a medium to long term investment horizon;
  • want a diversified portfolio of in Asia Pacific ex Japan region;
  • are seeking capital appreciation over medium to long term; and/or
  • can accept that returns may fluctuate over the investment period.

Fund Details

Distribution Policy Given the Fund’s investment objective, the Class of the Fund is not expected to pay any distribution. Distributions, if any, are at our discretion and will vary from period to period depending on the availability of realised income for distribution and performance of the Fund.
Investment Time Horizon Recommended medium to long term, i.e. three (3) years or more
Initial Investment#

Minimum SGD 1,000 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.

# The minimum initial investment for EPF-MIS (where available) shall be MYR1,000 (or such other amount as may be determined by EPF or as per the amount stated above, whichever is higher). Please note that there may be changes to the status of the eligibility of the Fund under the EPF-MIS from time to time. Please refer to our website at www.principal.com.my or www.kwsp.gov.my for updated information.

Additional Investment Minimum SGD 100 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.
Cooling off period For first time individual investor investing with us, you have six (6) Business Days after your initial investment (i.e. from the date the complete application is received and accepted by us or any of 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 or prevailing NAV per unit at the point of cooling-off (whichever is lower) (“Refund Amount”). We will pay the Refund Amount including the Application Fee (if any) to you in the currency of the respective Class within seven (7) Business Days 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 with a body approved by the SC to deal in unit trust funds are not entitled to the cooling-off right. 
If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via EPF-MIS, your cooling-off right is subject to EPF’s terms and conditions.
Minimum Withdrawal 100 units or such other unit amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.
Launch Date 25 April 2016

Fund Partner

  • Affin Bank Bhd
  • AmInvestment Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • Citibank Berhad
  • iFast Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Principal's Distributors
  • RHB Bank Berhad
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad 
  • OCBC Bank
  • Philip Mutual Berhad
  • Standard Charted Bank
  • UOB Kayhian

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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

*If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via EPF-MIS, you may be charged an Application Fee of up to 3.00% of the NAV per unit, or such other rate as the EPF may determine.

Annual Fees Management Fee: Up to 1.80% per annum of the NAV of the Class in Malaysia
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.05% per annum (including local custodian fees and charges but excluding foreign sub-custodian fees and charges) on the NAV of the Fund. The foreign sub-custodian fees and charges is dependent on the country invested and is charged monthly in arrears.
Switching Fees

You may be charged a Switching Fee of up to 1.00% of the NAV per unit.

You may negotiate to lower the Switching Fee with us or our Distributors. We also have the discretion to waive the Switching Fee.