The International Bond Fund gives investors access to a diversified portfolio of short and long term global fixed income securities including: government, government-related, corporate, asset backed and hybrid securities. The fund takes a multi manager approach, blending specialist investment managers from around the world who demonstrate competitive advantages in their fields of investment.
The fund provides diversification within the fixed income asset class through exposure to a range of sectors and securities around the world.
Active management takes advantage of market trends and forecasts.
Exposure to a blend of investment managers and investment approaches.
Description of target market for this fund
This product is likely to be appropriate for a consumer seeking capital preservation and potentially some capital growth and regular income, to be used as a satellite/core holding within a portfolio where the consumer has a medium to long investment timeframe and a medium to high risk/return profile. The fund provides daily access to capital.
Withdrawals are allowed daily. Withdrawals are normally processed within 5 business days. The constitution allows for payments to be made within 30 calendar days.
The Fund may be suitable for a consumer with a moderate to high risk profile, seeking to minimise potential losses (eg has the ability to bear up to 4 negative returns over a 20-year period (SRM 5)) and is comfortable with a moderate to high target return profile.
What are the key risks associated with the fund?
Risks specific to the fund include or may be associated with interest rates, credit, currency exchange rates, international investments, derivatives, short selling, gearing, convertible securities, liquidity, share market investments and sovereign default.
|Fund name||International Bond Fund|
|Investment objective||To provide a total return, after costs and before tax, higher than the return from the benchmark on a rolling 3 year basis.The benchmark for the Fund is the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index $A Hedged.|
|Minimum suggested timeframe||3 years|
|Product inception date||14 Apr 1998|
|Risk level (1-7)||False|
|Benchmark||Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index (hedged in AUD)|
|Product status||Closed to new investors, open to existing investors|
The Fund's risk level is based on the estimated number of negative annual returns for the Fund over any 20 year period and is not a complete assessment of the risks of investing in the Fund. For instance it does not detail what the size of a negative return could be or the potential for a positive return to be less than an investor may require to meet their objectives. Consequently, before choosing to invest or reinvest in the Fund, you should read the Fund's PDS and incorporated information and consider factors such as the likely investment return, the risks of investing and your investment time frame. Information about the methodology used for calculating the risk level is available here
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Important notes: Past performance
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
Performance is annualised for periods greater than one year. Total returns are calculated using the unit price which uses the net asset values for the relevant month end. This price may differ from the actual unit price for an investor applying for or redeeming an investment. Actual unit prices will be confirmed following any transaction by an investor. Returns quoted are before tax, after fees and costs, and assume all distributions are reinvested.
ipac Asset Management Limited (ABN 22 003 257 225, AFSL 234655) (ipac) is the responsible entity of the International Bond Fund (Fund) and the issuer of the units in the Fund. To invest in the Fund, investors will need to obtain the current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) from National Mutual Funds Management Ltd. (ABN 32 006 787 720, AFSL 234652) (NMFM). The PDS contains important information about investing in the Fund and it is important that investors read the PDS before making a decision about whether to acquire, or continue to hold or dispose of units in the Fund. A target market determination has been made in respect of the Fund and is available at www.ampcapital.com/TMD. Neither NMFM, ipac nor any other company in the AMP Group guarantees the repayment of capital or the performance of any product or any particular rate of return referred to in this document. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. While every care has been taken in the preparation of this document, companies in the AMP Group makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any statement in it including without limitation, any forecasts. This document has been prepared for the purpose of providing general information, without taking account of any particular investor’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Investors should, before making any investment decisions, consider the appropriateness of the information in this document, and seek professional advice, having regard to their objectives, financial situation and needs. This document is solely for the use of the party to whom it is provided and must not be provided to any other person or entity without the express written consent of ipac. This document is not intended for distribution or use in any jurisdiction where it would be contrary to applicable laws, regulations or directives and does not constitute a recommendation, offer, solicitation or invitation to invest.