Eastspring Investments - Asian High Yield Bond Fund - A

USD 15.097
NAV as of 07 May 2021
$0.01
Daily $ Change
0.05 %
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Morningstar rating* 31 Mar 2021:

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Fund objective

The Fund seeks to genarate income by investing in a diversified portfolio of primarily high yield corporate fixed income securities issued by Asian entities or their subsidiaries. The portfolio consists of securities denominated in US dollars as well as various Asian currencies. It aims to maximize total returns through investing primarily in non-investment grade fixed income securities. The Fund is benchmarked to the JP Morgan JACI Non-Investment Grade Index.

Strategy Team

Wai Mei Leong, CPA

Director – Fixed Income Credits

Wai Mei Leong is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income team and is the Lead Portfolio Manager for Asian hard currency fixed income portfolios, including the Asian Bond and High Yield Bond strategies. Wai Mei joined Eastspring Investments in September 2007 and has over 20 years of investment experience.

Prior to joining Eastspring, Wai Mei held credit related positions as Senior Analyst at the Bank of Nova Scotia Asia Ltd, Commerce International Merchant Bankers (CIMB), Malaysia and ABN AMRO Bank, Singapore.

Wai Mei holds a Postgraduate Diploma (Finance) from Melbourne University and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT, Australia. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Past performance data

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Returns (%) 7.9 -0.8 5.0 2.3 11.0 4.8 -4.0 12.4 -

Fund facts

Asset class Bond
Class # A
Subscription method Cash
ISIN code LU0801099465
Bloomberg ticker ESAHAUI LX
CUSIP L26759115
Minimum initial investment USD 500.00
Minimum subsequent investment USD 50.00
Inception date 09 Jul 2012
Base currency USD
Initial sales charge Max 3%
Annual management fees 1.00%
Ongoing charges ^ 1.36%
Benchmark index JP Morgan JACI Non-Investment Grade Index
Morningstar rating *
31 Mar 2021

Footnote:
* Rating should not be taken as a recommendation. © 2016 Morningstar. All rights reserved.
^ Ongoing charges vary from year to year and do not include portfolio transaction cost. Ongoing charges are based on annualized expenses for the year ending December 2020.
# A (Accumulating retail share class)

Share classes

Eastspring Investments - Asian High Yield Bond Fund - A, Adm, R