Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Asian Infrastructure Equity Fund

The Asian Infrastructure Growth Story

The Asian Infrastructure Growth Story paints a picture of economic progress. Asians depend on resources and infrastructure to succeed.


Investment Objective

The Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Asian Infrastructure Equity Fund aims to maximize long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of corporations deriving substantial revenue from, or whose subsidiaries, related or associated corporations are engaged in, infrastructure or related business and are incorporated in, or listed in, or operating principally from the Asia ex-Japan region.

The Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Asian Infrastructure Equity Fund may also invest in depository receipts including American Depository Receipts (ADRs) and Global Depository Receipts (GDRs), debt securities convertible into common shares, preference shares and warrants.

The Fund is organised as a feeder fund which feeds into the Luxembourg - domiciled Eastspring Investments - Asian Infrastructure Equity (the "underlying fund"). The investment manager of the underlying fund is Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited (the "Manager").

The Manager is currently offering three Classes of Units in the Fund, namely, SGD Class, USD Class and Euro Class. There are no material differences between the three Classes save for the difference in the base currency of each Class.

The benchmark for this fund is MSCI AC Asia ex-Japan Selected Sectors.

Fund Details

Class SGD Class USD Class EUR Class
Launch Date 6 March 2008 19 March 2008 19 March 2008
Fund Manager Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited
Subscription Method Cash, SRS Cash Cash
Initial Sales Charge 5%
Annual Management Fee 1.5% p.a.*


* Includes management fee charged by the manager of the underlying fund.

The Fund Manager Expertise

Expertise You Can Trust

  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) was first established in Singapore in 1994 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Prudential plc. Reinforcing an investment expertise and focus on Asia, the company formerly known as Prudential Asset Management (Singapore) Limited was re-named Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited on 14 February 2012.

    Today, Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited serves as the hub of the regional asset management business and manages a wide range of funds across various asset classes to service both retail and institutional clients.

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A prospectus in relation to the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Asian Infrastructure Equity Fund (the "Fund") is available and a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from the manager and Prudential Financial Consultants. Investors should read the prospectus before deciding whether to subscribe for or purchase units in the Fund. The value of units in the Fund and the income accruing to the units, if any, may fall or rise. The prediction, projection or forecast on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets targeted by the Fund are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of the Fund. An investment in the Fund is subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested.

Investments in unit trusts are not deposits or other obligations of, or guaranteed or insured by Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited ("PACS") and Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited or any of their related companies. PACS and Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited have not rendered any recommendation or financial advice in respect of the purchase of units in the Fund.

Investors may wish to seek advice from a Prudential Financial Consultant before making a commitment to invest in units of the Fund. In the event an investor chooses not to seek advice from a Prudential Financial Consultant, the investor should consider whether the Fund is suitable for him.

Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited is an ultimately wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. Neither Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited nor PACS nor Prudential plc are affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

The information contained in this website is not required to be reviewed or endorsed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Information correct as at 31 March 2014.