The fund aims to provide a higher level of income with greater diversification than a traditional money market or pure income fund with moderate capital growth. The fund's return objective is to outperform the IJG All Bond (1 - 3 years) Total Return Index.
The fund has a flexible mandate with no prescribed maturity limits for the securities in which it invests. The fund also has a flexible duration policy and seeks to protect capital in times of bond market weakness. The fund has a defensive asset allocation with exposure to fixed interest instruments, including high yielding corporate bonds, government bonds, property stocks, preference shares, inflation-linked bonds and other high yielding investments.
The fund is suitable for:
o Risk averse investors requiring a regular stream of income from their capital base.
o Investors seeking a managed exposure to income generating investments.
o Investors who believe in the benefits of active management within the fixed interest universe.
The recommended term for this investment is six months and longer. Below we highlight over what investment period one's capital is preserved hence reducing risk of monetary loss.
o Slight in periods greater than 6 months.
o Moderate in periods less than 6 months.