Schroder Asian Credit Portfolio – February 2020

Schroder Asian Credit Portfolio – February 2020

Asia remains one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the world, a beneficiary of structural long-term trends including a growing middle class, increasingly diverse emerging industries and continued urbanisation.

The Schroder Asian Credit Portfolio – February 2020 (the “Fund”) is well-placed to capture this potential, through a relatively less volatile asset class. With a fixed-term maturity, regular potential payouts and minimal exposure to interest rate fluctuations, the Fund offers investors access to a focused fixed income strategy amidst a volatile global environment.


Invests in a portfolio of quality Asian investment grade and high yield corporate bonds


Attractive potential payouts of 3 – 4.7 cents per unit per annum*, paid quarterly  
(not guaranteed and may be paid from capital)


Fixed investment tenure, with potential return of initial investment at maturity**

Regular potential payouts

Payout calendar for USD Class

Fund Details



Portfolio characteristics




Source: Schroders, indicative portfolio as at 26 Jan 2016. Actual portfolio will only be determined upon inception of the Fund.


Realisation charge illustration

Assuming investor realises 2500 units before maturity date

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*  Distributions at a variable number of cents per unit per annum of the Fund will be declared quarterly. The indicative distribution rates as at 26 Jan 2016 are 3 cents per unit p.a. for the USD class, 4 cents per unit p.a. for the SGD-H class and 4.7 cents per unit p.a. for the AUD-H class. The distributions are assumed to be net of expenses at 0.7% p.a. of the net asset value of the Fund plus an additional charge for transacting the bonds in the portfolio, and are not guaranteed and might be changed at the Manager’s discretion in accordance with the Trust Deed. Ordinarily, they will be reviewed annually. In the event of the Fund’s income and realised gains being less than the intended distribution, distributions may be made from capital, subject to trustee approval

**  Investors will have to hold their investments in the Fund for the entire investment tenure till 28 Feb 2020 before they can expect to receive their investments adjusted for fees, transaction costs, credit events and the redemption value of the bonds in the portfolio. There is no guarantee on the initial investment, and investors may lose part or all of their investment in the Fund in the event of a downgrade or credit event by the issuers of the debt securities or in the event distributions are paid out of capital (these events are not exhaustive), resulting in cumulative losses equal to the initial investment. If investors realise their units before maturity, the realisation price will be based on the prevailing net asset value of the Fund which can vary according to market fluctuations, and will be subjected to a realisation charge of 2%.

This is prepared by Schroders for information and general circulation only and the opinions expressed are subject to change without notice. It does not constitute an offer or solicitation to deal in units of the Fund and does not have any regard to specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any specific person who may receive it. Investors may wish to seek advice from a financial adviser before purchasing units of the Fund. In the event that he chooses not to seek advice from a financial adviser, he should consider carefully whether the Fund in question is suitable for him. Past performance of the Fund or the manager, and any economic and market trends or forecast, are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of the Fund or the manager. The value of units in the Fund, and the income accruing to the units, if any, may fall as well as rise. Investment in units of the Fund involves risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. Investors should read the prospectus, available from Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd or its distributors, before deciding to subscribe for or purchase units in the Fund. The Fund may use or invest in financial derivatives. The Fund may charge a sales charge of up to 2%.