Type of Fund Income and Growth Fund
Category of Fund Equity Fund
Trustee HSBC (Malaysia) Trustee Berhad (001281-T)
External Investment Manager Hwang Investment Management Berhad (429786 - T)
Investment Philosophy AMBDTF will invest in a well-diversified equity portfolio, and which will focus on high (and potentially high) dividend yielding equities in Malaysia and other eligible market. The portfolio is an actively managed defensive equity Fund that may also invest in fixed income securities as a tactical defensive measure depending on market conditions.


Investment Objective To provide investors with a regular income stream and to attain medium to long-term capital appreciation through investing in high (and potentially high) dividend yielding equities (including foreign equities).

Any material change to the investment objectives of the Fund would require Unit Holder’s approval.

Investors' Profile The Fund is suitable for investors with the following profile:
  • Conservative and prefer receiving regular and steady income in the form of distributions; and
  • Moderate risk appetite.
Benefits for Investors Diversified Portfolio
AMBDTF is a fund that provides investors the opportunity to invest in a well-diversified Malaysian and Asian ex-Japan equity portfolio with exposures ranging from 70% to 99.8%.

Tactical Defensive Measure
The portfolio is an actively managed defensive Fund that allows 30% of its NAV to be invested in fixed income securities as a tactical defensive measure depending on market conditions.

Specific Benefits of Investing in AMBDTF

Regular Savings Plan
You have the opportunity to invest through standing instruction. This plan makes regular savings easy and allows you to arrange transfers from your bank account to AMBDTF.

Investors can invest just RM500 as a minimum initial investment and subsequent investments can be made with a minimum of RM100.

Investors can easily access any Distribution Branch to perform any enquiry or transaction.

EPF Members' Investment Scheme
The Manager is a unit trust management company under the EPF Members' Investment Scheme. For eligible Funds, you may withdraw a portion of your EPF savings to invest in the Fund, which may provide you the opportunity to reap capital growth, thus increasing the value of your EPF Account 1 Retirement Savings subject to rules and regulations of the EPF Members' Investment Scheme from time to time.

You may withdraw a portion of your EPF savings to invest in our Funds which are eligible under the EPF Members' Investmnet Scheme. Kindly contact the manager to confirm which Funds are currently eligible for investment via the EPF Members' Investment Scheme. By investing some of your EPF savings in any of the above-mentioned Funds, you could stand to maximise the value of your retirement savings over the long-term.

Upon reaching the age of 55, investment under EPF Members' Investment Scheme will no longer be treated under the EPF Members' Investment Scheme and Unit Holders' existing investment will be converted into their own account of which Unit Holders may redeem directly.

Kindly note that investment via EPF Members' Investment Scheme is subject to EPF's terms and conditions and investors are encouraged to check on the related details accordingly.

Asset Allocation
  • Min 70% max 99.80% in equities
  • Max 20% in listed REITs
  • Min 0.20% max 30% in fixed income securities and cash

Up to 30% of the Fund's NAV may be invested in Asian ex-Japan markets and/or the EIM may choose to invest solely in the domestic market.

Benchmark The performance of AMBDTF will be benchmarked against 70% of FBM KLCI + 30% of MSCI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index.

Note: The risk profile of this Fund is different from the risk profile of the benchmark.



Investors are advised to read and understand the contents of the Master Prospectus for Conventional Funds dated 17 September 2015 and expires on 16 September 2016 before investing. This prospectus has been registered and lodged with the Securities Commission Malaysia. Among others, investor should consider the fees and charges involved. The price of units and distributors payable, if any, may go down as well as up. Past performance of the fund should not be taken as indicative of its future performance. Units will only be issued on receipt of an application form referred to in and accompanying the prospectus, which can be obtained at Amanah Mutual Berhad, Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, any Maybank and Bank Rakyat distribution branches.