Fund Rationale: Eastspring Singapore Select Bond Fund

Eastspring Singapore Select Bond Fund (the “Fund”)
SGD Retail Class A Accumulation Shares (ISIN: SG9999007454)
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Endowus has selected the Fund for its award-winning approach to providing stable income and strong performance through investing in bonds issued by Singapore government, quasi-governments, and corporates.

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Key Information

Fund Objective: Aims to maximise total returns over time by investing primarily in Singapore-dollar denominated debt securities and foreign currency debt securities which will be hedged back into Singapore Dollars.

Suitability: Investors who are seeking for long-term total return, are comfortable with the risk of a fund investing in bonds primarily denominated in Singapore Dollars, and appreciate that their capital will be at risk and that the value of their investment and any derived income may fall, as well as rise.

Cost:

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  1. Total Fund-level Fees include fund management fee of 0.50%.
  2. This is a retail share class with 100% trailer fee rebated back to Endowus investors to lower the cost of access.
  3. Endowus do not charge a preliminary sales charge or any other additional fees, other than the all-in Endowus Access Fee.

Fund Characteristics

Fund Inception:  8 April 2011
Share Class Inception: 8 April 2011
Benchmark: Markit iBoxx ALBI Singapore 

Fund AUM: SGD 1.35bn
Source: MorningStar as of 24 June 2021. Please refer to the FMC page for the most updated AUM.

Regional Allocation:

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Sector Allocation:

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Source: MorningStar as of 31 March 2021. Allocation data indicate actual exposure as a percentage of the Fund's total Net Asset Value. Please refer to the Fund Manager Page for the most updated information on Fund Holdings and Breakdown. 

Selection Criteria

Endowus has selected the Eastspring Singapore Select Bond Fund for its award-winning approach to maximising total income through investing in high-quality Singapore bonds. The Fund, since its inception in 2011, has successfully delivered stable payouts while achieving a consistent outperformance of its benchmark and peers, done through a conscious diversification of its portfolio across government debt, quasi-governments, and corporate credit to balance stable income and the potential for capital appreciation and yield enhancement. As such, the Fund provides investors with a strategy that weathers through different economic and interest rate cycles, and has earned more than 10 awards along the way for its approach.

The Fund is managed by Danny Tan, bringing over 20 years of investment experience, and is supported by Eastspring’s local fixed income expertise.

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Updated by Endowus: July 2021

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