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Principal Global Technology Fund (Class GBP-Hedged)

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-03-2024
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (GBP) Fund Size (million)
Principal Global Technology Fund (Class GBP-Hedged) 12.36% 41.25% 9.44% 84.92% 93.11% 1.3318 8.12
Benchmark 12.35% 42.46% 53.73% 178.41% 197.93%
Benchmark : The Fund adheres to the benchmark of the Target Fund for performance comparison. The benchmark of the Target Fund is MSCI World Information Technology Index

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Sep-2022 4.09 4.69
Sep-2021 3.82 2.41
Aug-2020 1.72 1.14

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
1:3 1.5141 1.1355

General Information

The Fund is a wholesale feeder fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to provide capital appreciation through investments in one collective investment scheme, which invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of technology related companies. 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.

This is neither a capital protected fund nor a capital guaranteed fund.

The recommended investment timeframe for this Fund is five (5) years or more. The Fund best suits you if you:

  • are a Sophisticated Investor;
  • have a long term investment horizon;
  • seek capital appreciation from investment in predominantly equity securities; and
  • want exposure to technology sector.

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Fund Details

Distribution PolicyGiven the Fund’s investment objective, the classes of the Fund are 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 distributable income for distribution and performance of the Fund.
Note: The Class may distribute from realised income, realised capital gains, capital (which may include distributable income which has been accrued as at the end of a financial year but is not declared and paid as distribution at the next distribution date immediately after that financial year end) or a combination of any of the above. We reserve the right to vary the frequency and/or amount of distributions.
Investment Time Horizon

Recommended 5 years or more.

Initial Investment

Minimum GBP 2,000 or such other amount as we may decide from time to time.

Additional Investment

Minimum GBP 1,000 or such other amount as we may decide from time to time.

Cooling off period

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 the 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, corporations or institutions, 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.

Minimum Withdrawal

1000 units or such other number of units as we may decide from time to time.

Launch Date17 May 2018

Fund Partner

  • Affin Bank Bhd
  • Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • AmBank (M) Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Investment Berhad - Private Banking
  • Citibank Berhad
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad
  • HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • Standard Chartered Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • iFast Capital Sdn Bhd
  • OCBC  Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Philip Mutual Berhad
  • Standard Charted Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • UOB Kayhian
  • Principal Distributors

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Fund Fees

Application FeesUp to 5.50% of the NAV per unit.
Management FeesUp to 1.80% per annum of the NAV of the Class.
Trustee Fees

Up to 0.06% per annum of the NAV of the Fund (including local custodian fees and charges but excluding foreign sub-custodian fees and charges).

Switching Fees

Switching is treated as a withdrawal from this Class and an investment into another Class or Principal Malaysia’s funds (or its class). As such, you will be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fee of this Class and the Application Fee of the other Class or Principal Malaysia’s funds (or its class). Switching Fee will not be charged if the Class or Principal Malaysia’s funds (or its class) to be switched into has a lower Application Fee. In addition, we may impose GBP35 administrative fee for every switch made out of any of the Principal Malaysia’s funds. You may negotiate to lower the Switching Fee and/or administrative fee with us or our Distributors. We also have the discretion to waive the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees.

Transfer FeeA maximum of GBP15 may be charged for each transfer.