BDO Dollar Bond Fund


Notice to Participants: Consolidation of BDO Dollar Bond Fund into BDO Medium Term Dollar  Bond Fund


Maximize returns from a portfolio of short to medium term dollar-fixed income investments

Investment Objective

The Fund aims for capital preservation and income generation by investing in higher yielding short to medium-term bond investments and other similar fixed income securities.

Investment Policy

The Fund may invest in deposits in the Trustee’s bank or in  other banks,  securities issued or guaranteed by the Philippine Government or the BSP, tradable securities issued by any supranational entity and  exchange-listed fixed income securities.  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 individual and corporate investors with moderate risk appetite and who are looking for higher yields and are willing to take the attendant risks due to the medium-term assets the Fund may have. In order to minimize risks and maximize earning potential, participants/trustors are recommended to stay invested in the Fund for at least three (3) years.

Fund Facts

Bloomberg Ticker BDODBF PM
Fund Type Intermediate Term Bond Fund
Inception Date April 29, 2005
Benchmark Markit iBoxx Philippines USD 1-3 Index
Initial NAVpU US$ 100.00
Minimum Investment USD 500.00
Minimum Additional /
Minimum Maintaining Participation
USD 500.00
Minimum Holding Period 30 calendar days
Early Redemption Fee 0.50% of the Original Participation Amount
Management Fee 0.75% 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 Three (3) banking days after notice of redemption is received
Custodian Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank
External Auditor Punongbayan & Araullo