Principal Australian Equity Fund (formerly known as CIMB-Principal Australian Equity Fund)

Fund Performance

As at date :
As at date :
Fund Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (MYR million)
Principal Australian Equity Fund (formerly known as CIMB-Principal Australian Equity Fund) -14.70 % -11.65 % -6.89 % 7.92 % 42.58 % 0.3556 9.62
Benchmark -12.38 % -7.26 % 2.91 % 26.73 % 73.79 %
Benchmark : S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index
Note: Investors to note that the risk profile of the Fund is different from the risk profile of the benchmark.

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.

General Information

Principal Australian Equity Fund is a feeder fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to achieve medium to long-term
capital appreciation predominantly through investment in a portfolio of Australian securities.

This fund is suitable for investors who want medium to long-term capital appreciation through investment in a portfolio of Australian securities.

Fund Details

Distribution Policy The Manager has the discretion to distribute part or all of the Fund's distributable income. The distribution (if any) may vary from period to period depending on the performance of the fund.
Initial Investment RM500 or such other amount as the Manager may from time to time decide. 
Additional Investment RM200 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 application is received by Principal Asset Management) to reconsider its appropriateness for your needs. Within this period, you may withdraw your investment at the NAV per unit on the day the units were first purchased and have the Application Fee (if any) repaid. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to an investor who is investing with Principal Asset Management or any Approved Distributor for the first time. However, corporations/institutions, Principal Asset Management’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of Principal Asset Management or any Approved Distributor are not entitled to the cooling-off right.
Minimum Withdrawal 800 units.
Launch Date 20 March 2010.

Fund Partner

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Fund Fees

Application Fees

Principal Distributors : Up to 6.5% of the NAV per unit.

IUTAs : Up to 5.50% of the NAV per unit.

Annual Fees Management Fee: Up to 1.80% per annum of the NAV of the Fund.
Trustee Fee: 0.08% per annum of the NAV of the Fund.
Switching Fees Since switching is treated as a withdrawal from one (1) fund and an investment into another fund, you will be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fees of these two (2) funds. Switching Fee will not be charged if the fund to be switched into has lower Application Fee. In addition, the Manager imposes a RM100 administrative fee for every switch made out of Principal Fund. The Manager also has the discretion to waive the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees.