Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Global Basics Fund


Investment approach

The investment objective of the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Global Basics Fund is to invest wholly or mainly in companies operating in basic industries ('primary' and 'secondary' industries) and also in companies that service these industries. The Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Global Basics Fund may also invest in other global equities. The sole aim of the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Global Basics Fund is long-term capital growth.

Fund Details

Launch Date 12 September 2005 (SGD Class)
Manager of Underlying Fund M&G Investment Management Limited
CPFIS Risk Classification Higher Risk-Narrowly Focused (Sector-Others)
Subscription Method Cash, CPFIS-OA, SRS
Minimum Initial Investment S$5,000#
Initial Sales Charge 3%
Annual Management Fee 1.5%^ p.a.


# Subject to distributor's terms and conditions.
^ Fees include management fee of 1.5% p.a. charged at the underlying M&G Global Basics Fund.

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  • 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 - Global Basics 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.