BDO Medium Term Dollar Bond Fund

 

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

Investment Objective

The Fund aims for capital preservation and income generation over the medium term by investing in higher yielding medium to long 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 relatively longer-term nature of the Fund’s investments. 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 EPCIBUS PM
Fund Type Medium Term Bond Fund
Inception Date May 3, 2005
Benchmark 3-5 Years ROP Weighted Price  Index (based on FMPH prices)
Initial NAVpU US$ 1.00
Minimum Investment US$ 2,000.00
Minimum Additional / Minimum Maintaining Participation US$ 2,000.00
Minimum Holding Period 30 calendar days
Early Redemption Fee 1.00% 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 Three (3) banking days after notice of redemption is received
Custodian Deutsche Bank AG, Manila Branch
External Auditor Punongbayan & Araullo