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Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund

Fund Goals / Features

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund strives to provide the best possible return in the long-term by investing primarily in Asian markets excluding Japan.

Suitable for investors who:

Have a long-term investment horizon;

Are interested to diversify their portfolios to include investments in the countries in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan rather than a restricted portfolio of domestic securities;

Have a higher risk profile.

Equity/Growth Fund

Asset Allocation & Benchmark

The Fund adopts an investment policy and strategy by investing in a portfolio of Securities listed on the stock exchanges of the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan with focus in ASEAN countries, Hong Kong SAR, China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and India. The asset allocation of the Fund, as a percentage of the NAV of the Fund, is at minimum 70% and maximum 95% of the NAV of the Fund in Equity or Equity-Related Securities, and remaining balance will be invested in Fixed Income Instruments and Liquid Assets. The performance benchmark of this Fund is  the MSCI AC Asia Ex-Japan Index.

Fund Performance – Last 6 Years

Annual Return201720182019202020212022

Cumulative Return

(1 year – 6 years)

1 year (2017)2 years (2017 – 2018)3 years (2017 – 2019)4 years (2017 – 2020)5 years (2017 – 2021)6 years (2017 – 2022)


(Since 1 January 2017)



(Since 1 January 2017)


Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Performance – Dec 2016 to Dec 2022

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Performance: 3-,5-,10-years and total return since inception

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund has established a good long-term track record with the fund outperforming the benchmark by +16.30% and +13.60% for the 3-year and 5-year periods ending 31 December 2022, respectively.

As at 31 December 2022

PeriodFund PerformanceBenchmark*Outperformed By
5-Year 8.07%-5.53%+13.60%
Since Inception65.04%104.73%-39.69%
Annualised Return

Since Inception

3.09% p.a.4.45% p.a.-1.36%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg
*MSCI AC Asia Ex-Japan Index

Fund Awards & Accolade – Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards

Over the past 15 years since inception, the Fund has established a good long-term performance track record. Pheim Asia ex-Japan Fund has won a total of 7 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards.

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund has bagged two 2023 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards for the 3-year and 5-year periods ended 31 December 2022 for Best Fund under the Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan category for the Malaysia universe.

This is the 3rd consecutive year Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund has won the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards for the 3-year and 5-year periods, demonstrating the Best Lipper Ratings for Consistent Return, measuring the Fund’s historical risk adjusted returns, relative to its peers.

At its best in 2020, the Fund won three 2021 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards (Malaysia) for Best Fund under Equity Asia Pacific ex Japan Category for all the 3-year, 5-year, and 10-year periods ended 31 December 2020.


Fund Key Information

Pheim Asia Ex-Japan Fund
Category/Type of Fund Equity/Growth
Launch Date 30 June 2006
Fund Size @ 31 Dec 2022RM 7.3 million
Investment Manager Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd
TrusteeMaybank Trustees Bhd
Maximum Sales Charge 5%
Annual Management Fee1.5%
Annual Trustee Fee


Initial Offer Price RM 1.00
NAV/Unit @ 31 Dec 2022 (Adjusted for distribution since inception)

RM 1.0456

(RM 1.5719)

Min. initial investment RM 1,000
Min. Additional investmentRM 100