CIMB-Principal Bond Fund EPF Members Investment Scheme Funds
CIMB-Principal Bond Fund
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To provide regular income as well as to achieve medium to long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in Malaysian bonds.

Fund is suitable for investors who :
  • have a medium to long-term investment horizon;
  • want a diversified portfolio of fixed income securities;
  • want to receive a regular income* stream and maintain the value of their investment over the medium to long-term; and/or
  • look for a less volatile investment but can accept that returns may fluctuate over the short-term.

Note:
*The regular income will be distributed in the form of cash or reinvested into additional units in the Fund at the NAV per unit on the distribution date.


Fund Initials BOF
Fund Code 043
Distribution Policy Distribution (if any) is expected to be distributed once a year every January at the Manager’s discretion*.
Investment Time Horizon Recommended 3 years or more.
Initial Investment Minimum RM2,000
Additional Investment RM500 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 CIMB-Principal) 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 CIMB-Principal or any Approved Distributors for the first time. However, corporations/institutions, CIMB-Principal’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of CIMB-Principal or any Approved Distributors 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.

Redemption/Withdrawal RM500 or 500 units.
Launch Date 15 November 1995
Approved Fund Size (units) 1.5 billion units

As at 31 Jul 2014
Fund YTD

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Since Inception (%) NAV


Fund
Size
(million)
CIMB-Principal Bond Fund  EPF Members Investment Scheme Funds 1.89 2.74 11.93 27.49 184.68 RM 1.1681 RM 306.11
Quant shop MGS Bond Index (medium sub-index)  2.64 4.36 11.52 21.50 128.41




Most Recent Fund Distribution (gross (sen/unit))

Annually
2014
January
6.15
2012
December
5.50
2011
December
4.10
2010
December
3.76
2009
December
4.60
2008
December
5.55

Application Fees Up to 2.0% on each investment
Annual Fees Management Fee: 1.00% per annum of the NAV
Trustee Fee: 0.05% per annum of the NAV
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.

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