BDO Institutional Equity Fund


Potential for higher returns from a portfolio of selected equities.

Investment Objective

The Fund aims primarily for capital growth over the medium to long term by investing substantially in a selection of exchange-listed equities. Investments in bank deposits and other short-term fixed income instruments may be kept for liquidity and portfolio re-balancing purposes.

Investment Policy

The Fund may invest in exchange-listed equities and fixed income securities, deposits in the Trustee’s bank or in other banks,  securities issued or guaranteed by the Philippine Government or the BSP and tradable securities issued by any supranational entity.  Subject to BSP guidelines and the Trustee's Trust Committee approval, the Fund may also avail of  financial derivative instruments solely for the purpose of hedging risk exposures, as well as invest in other tradable investment outlets/categories as may be deemed suitable for the Fund.

Client Suitability

The Fund is suitable for entities with the following profile:
a. With aggressive risk tolerance;
b. Seeking potentially higher returns through stock market investments but are also aware of the possibility of capital losses that such investments may entail;
c. With trust and fiduciary accounts and/or investment management accounts with the Trustee or its subsidiaries; and
d. With tax-exemptions supported by Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) tax-exemption certificates.

In order to minimize risks and maximize earning potential, participants/trustors are recommended to stay invested for more than three (3) years.

Fund Facts

Bloomberg Ticker BDOEQTY PM
Fund Type Equity Fund
Inception Date June 15,  2005
Benchmark PSE Index
Initial NAVpU Php 1,000.00
Minimum Investment Php 1,000.00
Minimum Additional Participation Php 1,000.00
Minimum Maintaining Participation None
Minimum Holding Period 30 calendar days
Early Redemption Fee 0.50% of Original Participation Amount
Management Fee 1.00% p.a.
NAVpU Availability Every trading day at 7:30 p.m.
Dealing Period Up to 2:30 p.m. of any banking day
Settlement Period Five (5) banking days after notice of redemption is received
Custodian Philippine Depository & Trust Corp.
External Auditor Punongbayan & Araullo


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