Manulife

SGD Income Fund

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Build your regular income
in SGD, reliably

Why Invest in the Manulife SGD Income Fund?

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Regular income in SGD

Receive income quarterly.*

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Majority holdings in investment grade bonds for stability

The Fund invests in a portfolio of specially selected quality Asian bonds with minimum 70% of the portfolio invested in investment grade bonds for stability.

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Benefit from actively managed interest rate risk

A duration-controlled portfolio that is adaptable to different interest rate environments.

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SGD-focused, minimising foreign currency exposure

At least 50% of portfolio is invested in SGD-denominated bonds, with up to 50% of portfolio invested in non-SGD-denominated bonds, hedged back to SGD.

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Capitalize on one of the largest fixed income teams in Asia

A leading fund manager with one of the largest fixed income teams in Asia, with over 50 fixed income professionals across 10 Asian territories.

Why Asian Bonds?

Asian bonds offer steady yields with strong fundamentals
Asian bonds delivered better risk-adjusted returns than most asset classes
Asian investment grade corporate bonds (ex-Japan) and Asian high yield corporate bonds (ex-Japan) offered better risk-adjusted returns than most asset classes
Source: Bloomberg, 31 December 2016. Data from 31 January 2007 to 31 December 2016. Please refer to note 1 for more details.
Asia continues to deliver strong economic growth compared to the rest of the world
Asia's GDP is expected to grow at a steady pace of over 5% p.a. from 2017 to 2019.
Source: Bloomberg, Economic Survey, 31 March 2017.

Fund Information

 

Manager Biographies

Murray Collis is Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, Singapore. Murray’s primary responsibilities are to lead all of the Singapore-based fixed income strategies and oversee a local team of portfolio managers and credit analysts. Murray has over 20 years of industry experience and has worked in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Alvin Ong is Portfolio Manager responsible for managing Singapore-based fixed income assets. Alvin joined the firm from another leading asset manager where he was Portfolio Manager for Singapore dollar, Japanese yen and Hong Kong dollar fixed income portfolios. He began his career with the MAS where he managed global credit as well as Japanese yen fixed income portfolios.

Media Coverage

Manulife AM launches income fund for HNWIs

 

Citywire, 28 February 2017

 

Asia ‘remains an attractive investment destination’

 

The Straits Times, 5 February 2017

 

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