AMB VALUE TRUST FUND (AMBVTF)
Type of Fund Growth Fund
Category of Fund Equity Fund
Trustee HSBC (Malaysia) Trustee Berhad (001281-T)
External Investment Manager UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) Berhad (219478-X)
Investment Philosophy Investment of AMBVTF will invest into securities which are trading below their intrinsic values. The Fund is structured to provide investors with capital growth in the medium to long term.

 

Investment Objective The primary objective of AMBVTF is to provide investors with capital growth through investments into securities that are trading at a discount to their intrinsic values, while minimising the risk in the medium to long term.

Any material change to the investment objective of the Fund would require Unit Holders’ approval.

Classes of Units of the Fund
Classes Currency Denomination Of Units Category Of Investor Distribution Policy Annual Management Fee
(% of NAV)
Minimum Intial Investment Minimum Additional Investment
A-MYR MYR Retail Distribution of income 1.50 MYR 500 MYR 100
C-MYR MYR Institutional Distribution of income 1.30 MYR 1 Million MYR 5,000
B-USD USD Retail Accumulation Units 1.50 USD $500 USD $100
C-USD USD Institutional Distribution of income 1.30 USD $500,000 USD $5,000
B-SGD SGD Retail Accumulation Units 1.50 SGD $500 SGD $100
A-JPY JPY Retail Distribution of income 1.92 JPY ¥200 000 JPY ¥100 000
B-JPY JPY Retail Accumulation Units 1.92 JPY ¥200 000 JPY ¥100 000

(i) Existing units for investments made prior to 17 September 2012 are classified under Class A-MYR.
(ii) Classes of AMBVTF invest in the same investment portfolio and share the same investment objective and policy.

Investors' Profile

The Fund is suitable for investors who:
(i)  are willing to accept risks for returns presented by the equity and bond markets;
(ii)  want to capitalise on the value investment approach when investing in equity and bond markets; and
(iii) possess a long-term investment in excess of 5 years.

 
Benefits for Investors Provides investors with an alternative approach when investing in equity markets. Value Investments do not necessarily behave in a similar fashion when compared to growth oriented investments.

This is generally due to the fact that value funds are normally associated with neglected or “out-of-favour stocks” while growth funds are focused on stocks with the above average growth.

 
Specific Benefits of Investing in AMBVTF

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 AMBVTF.

Accessibility
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 Classes of the Fund, you may withdraw a portion of your EPF savings to invest, 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 and invest in any Class of the Fund which is eligible under the EPF Members' Investmnet Scheme. Kindly refer to the Manager for eligibility status of Classes of the Fund approved by EPF for investment. By investing some of your EPF savings, 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
  • 70% - 98% in equities
  • 2% - 30% in cash or bonds (or a combination of both)

The above asset allocation of the Fund is only indicative and will be reviewed from time to time depending on economic and market conditions.

 
Benchmark The performance of AMBVTF will be benchmarked against the FBM KLCI, which is obtainable from the Bursa Malaysia website.

 

Print

Investors are advised to read and understand the contents of the AMBVTF Prospectus dated 17 September 2014 and expires on 16 September 2015 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.