Principal Small Cap Opportunities Fund (formerly known as CIMB-Principal Small Cap Fund) EPF MIS

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 Small Cap Opportunities Fund (formerly known as CIMB-Principal Small Cap Fund) -27.55 % -19.41 % -27.09 % -20.26 % 145.40 % 0.6135 79.89
Benchmark -34.99 % -27.56 % -46.09 % -43.46 % 50.61 %
Benchmark : FTSE Bursa Malaysia Small Cap Index

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 Small Cap Opportunities Fund is an equity fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to provide growth to the value of Unit holders’ investments over the long-term in an equity fund by investing in undiscovered smaller companies listed on Bursa Malaysia.

Fund is suitable for investors who:
  • have a long-term investment horizon;
  • want to diversify their overall investment portfolio by including shares as an asset class, particularly shares of smaller companies;
  • seek capital appreciation over the long-term; and/or
  • can accept that investment returns may fluctuate significantly over the short-term and may even be negative.

Fund Details

Distribution Policy No distribution is expected to be paid, however, distribution, if any, will be incidental.
Investment Time Horizon Recommended 5 years or more.
Initial Investment Minimum RM500
Additional Investment RM200 or more at any time.
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.

However, investors who invest via the EPF Members Investment Scheme (where available) are subject to EPF’s terms and conditions.
Minimum Withdrawal 800 units
Launch Date 20 April 2004

Fund Partner

  • AmInvestment Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Investment Bank - Retail Equities
  • CIMB Private Banking
  • Citibank Berhad
  • Principal Distributors
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
  • OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Phillip Mutual Berhad
  • RHB Bank Berhad
  • United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad

Click here to know more about our fund partner(s).

Fund Fees

Application Fees Up to 6.00% of the NAV per unit
Annual Fees Management Fee: Up to 1.5% per annum of the NAV of the Fund.
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.07% 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 a lower Application Fee. In addition, the Manager imposes a RM100 administrative fee for every switch made out of a Fund. The Manager also has the discretion to waive the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees.