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Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund

Fund Goals / Features

Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund aims to provide unit holders with steady income and potential for capital appreciation in longer term by investing in a balanced portfolio of Equities and Fixed Income Instruments.

The investor profile of Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund consists of conservative equity investors, who are willing to accept a moderate level of risk, and have a preference for a steady income stream and have the potential for capital appreciation.

Balanced Fund

Asset Allocation & Benchmark

The Fund adopts an investment policy and strategy by investing in a Balanced portfolio of Equities and Fixed Income Instruments and Liquid Assets. The asset allocation of the Fund, as a percentage of the NAV of the Fund, is at 0% – 60% in Equities and Equity-Related Securities, and the remaining in Fixed Income Instruments and Liquid Assets. The performance benchmark of this Fund is the weighted average of 60% of FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS index, and 40% of Maybank 1-year fixed deposit rate at the beginning of the year (for fixed income portion).

Fund Performance – Last 6 Years

Annual Return201720182019202020212022
Fund10.53%-11.95%10.83%23.59%0.30%-8.92%
Benchmark8.92%-5.32%0.23%2.91%-2.03%-1.59%
Outperformance+1.61%-6.63%+10.60%+20.68%+2.33%-7.33%

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)

Fund

(Since 1 January 2017)

10.53%-2.67%7.86%33.31%33.70%21.78%

Benchmark

(Since 1 January 2017)

8.92%3.14%3.41%7.25%5.65%3.31%
Outperformance+1.61%-5.81%4.45%26.06%28.05%18.47%

 

Cumulative Return

(Since Inception)

201720182019202020212022
Fund 182.91%149.11%176.08%241.21%242.22%211.70%
Benchmark 124.65%112.71%113.27%121.20%117.89%113.06%
Outperformance+58.26%+36.40%+62.81%+120.01%+124.33%+98.64%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Awards & Accolade – Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards

Fund Performance – Since Inception

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg

Fund Performance: 3-, 5-, 10-year and Total Return Since Inception

Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund has established a good long-term track record with the fund outperforming the benchmark by +13.78%, +15.34%, +40.25%, +31.04%, +89.21%, and +98.64% for the 3-, 5-,10-,15-, and 20-year periods ending 31 December 2022, respectively.

Cumulatively, Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund registered a total return of 211.70% for almost 20 years since inception, outperformed the cumulative benchmark return (113.06%) by a good margin of +98.64%, as at 31 December 2022. The annualized return since inception was 5.60% p.a. (versus benchmark of 3.70% p.a.), outperformed by +1.91% as at 31 December 2022. The balanced fund has a maximum of 60% equity exposure, and yet the Fund was still able to generate such an outstanding performance and track record.

As at 31 December 2022

PeriodFund PerformanceBenchmark*Outperformed By
3-Year12.90%-0.88%+13.78%
5-Year10.18%-5.16%+15.34%
10-Year49.90%9.65%+40.25%
15-Year60.17%29.13%+31.04%
20-Year213.50%124.29%+89.21%
Since Inception211.70%113.06%+98.64%
Annualised Return Since Inception5.60% p.a.3.69% p.a.+1.91%

Source: Lipper IM & Bloomberg
* Weighted Average of 60% of FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Index Return and 40% of Maybank 1-year FD Rate

Fund Historical Income Distribution

Over its 21 years of operation, PECBF has consistently produced income distributions every year without fail (thanks to the cash reserves it accumulated via realized profits arising from stock disposals).

Fund Key Information

Pheim Emerging Companies Balanced Fund
Category/Type of Fund Mixed Asset/ Balanced
Launch Date 28 January 2002
Fund Size @ 31 Dec 2022MYR 18.1 million
Investment Manager Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd
TrusteeMaybank Trustees Bhd
Maximum Sales Charge 5%
Annual Management Fee1.5%
Annual Trustee Fee

0.055%

Initial Offer Price RM 1.00
NAV/Unit @ 31 Dec 2022 (Adjusted for distribution since inception)RM 0.9558

(RM 2.9611)

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