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BEA Union Investment Capital Growth Fund
BEA Union Investment Capital Growth Fund is an approved pooled investment fund umbrella which has within it different investment funds investing in equities or bonds, each with a different risk profile.
An investment fund which invests in a single market may be subject to higher concentration risk than investment funds which invest in a number of different markets.
Some of the investment funds investing in emerging markets are higher risk than those investing in more established markets. Emerging markets may involve additional market, currency, legal and regulatory and liquidity risks. The high volatility in such markets could result in the investors suffering substantial losses.
BEA Union Investment Series
BEA Union Investment Series as an umbrella fund has within it different sub-funds investing in equities and/or bonds, each with a different risk profile.
Sub-funds which invest in emerging markets may be subject to higher liquidity and volatility risks, while sub-funds which invest in a particular market or sector may be subject to higher concentration risk than funds following a more diversified policy.
Sub-funds which invest in lower-rated fixed income instruments, including below investment grade and non-rated debt securities, are subject to greater credit and liquidity risks than higher-rated securities.
Sub-funds may invest primarily in securities denominated in RMB or have exposure to RMB. It should be noted that the RMB is currently not a freely convertible currency as it is subject to foreign exchange control policies of the Chinese government. In addition, there can be no assurance that the RMB will not be subject to devaluation. Any devaluation of RMB could adversely affect the value of investors’ investments.
In terms of currency hedged class units of sub-funds, adverse exchange rate fluctuations between the base currency of the sub-fund and the class currency of the currency hedged class units may result in a decrease in return and/or loss of capital for unitholders. Over-hedged or under-hedged positions may arise and there can be no assurance that these currency hedged class units will be hedged at all times or that the manager will be successful in employing the hedge.
Investors may invest in RMB (Hedged) units of sub-funds. It should be noted that the RMB is currently not a freely convertible currency as it is subject to foreign exchange control policies of the Chinese government. There is also no assurance that the RMB will not be subject to devaluation. Any devaluation of the RMB could adversely affect the value of investors’ investments. There is no guarantee that the hedging strategy will be effective and investors may still be subject to the RMB currency exchange risk.
Sub-funds may enter into futures contracts and/or currency forward contracts for hedging and/or investment purposes. Given the leverage effect embedded in futures and currency forward contracts, a sub-fund may be exposed to significant losses.
The manager may at its discretion make distributions from income and/or capital in respect of the distributing classes of certain sub-funds. Investors should note that the distributions paid out of capital amount to a return or withdrawal of part of the unitholder’s original investment or from any capital gains attributable to that original investment. Such distribution may result in an immediate reduction of the net asset value per unit.
BEA Union Investment China A-Share Equity Fund will invest at least 70% of its assets in China A-Shares, primarily through a qualified foreign institutional investors (“QFII”) which is subject to applicable regulations imposed by the PRC authorities, including among others, repatriation restrictions, which may subject the sub-fund to significant liquidity risk. In addition to the use of QFII quotas, the sub-fund may have direct exposure to certain eligible China A shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect which is subject to different risks, including quota limitations, clearing and settlement risk. Investment in the sub-fund involves significant risks relating to the PRC, including, among others, emerging market risks, social, political and regulatory risks. Given the significant risks associated with investing in China A-Shares, the sub-fund may be exposed to significant losses.
BEA Union Investment China A-Share Equity Fund may be subject to the risks associated with changes in the PRC laws and regulations, including PRC tax laws, and such changes may have retrospective effect and adversely impact the sub-fund. The manager currently intends to make provisions for any PRC taxes payable by the Fund on (i) interests from RMB Bonds and (ii) dividends derived from PRC Equity Securities (including China A-Shares acquired through the Stock Connect), at a rate of 10%, if the relevant tax is not withheld at source. Such provisions may be excessive or inadequate to meet the actual tax liabilities. In case of any shortfall between the provisions and actual tax liabilities, which will be debited from the sub-fund's assets, the sub-fund's asset value will be adversely affected.
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Investors should read the relevant explanatory memorandum carefully before making any investment decisions. If you are in any doubt about the contents of any explanatory memorandum or this website, you should seek independent professional advice.
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This website is intended for Hong Kong residents only. Non-Hong Kong residents are responsible for observing all applicable laws and regulations of their relevant jurisdictions before accessing the information contained herein. It is your responsibility to be aware of and to observe all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction.
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Information contained in this website does not constitute investment advice or recommendations. An investment in funds mentioned in this website may not be suitable for all investors and if you have any doubt about any of the information on this website, you should seek independent professional financial advice.
The commentaries and/or views expressed herein are the views of the writer at the time of issue and may change over time. Analysis contained herein is based on numerous assumptions which may cease to be valid over time. No person should rely on the content and/or act on the basis of any matter contained on this website without obtaining specific professional advice.
Potential investors are responsible for determining whether any investment, security or strategy, or any other product or service is appropriate or suitable for them based on their investment objectives and personal and financial situation. No assurance can be given that the investment objective of any investment products will be achieved. No representation or promise as to the performance of any investment products or the return on an investment is made.
Investment involves risks. Units or shares in funds mentioned on this website may only be bought and sold on the terms set out in the relevant explanatory memorandum or Hong Kong offering document, as applicable. Investments in emerging markets and smaller companies may involve a higher degree of risk and are usually more sensitive to price movements. Past performance, projection, or forecast included in this website is not a guide to future returns and investors should be aware that the value of units or shares and the income from them may fall as well as rise and they may not get back the full amount invested. Exchange rates may also cause the value of the underlying overseas investments to go up or down. Potential investors should read the terms and conditions contained in the relevant offering documents and in particular the investment policies and the risk factors before any investment decision is made. Investors should ensure they fully understand the risks associated with the relevant fund and should also consider their own investment objective and risk tolerance level.
The manager may at its discretion make distributions from income and/or capital in respect of the distributing classes of funds. Investors should note that the distributions paid out of capital amount to a return or withdrawal of part of the unitholder’s original investment or from any capital gains attributable to that original investment. Such distribution may result in an immediate reduction of the net asset value per unit. “Net distributable income” means the net investment income (i.e. dividend income and interest income net of fees and expenses) attributable to the relevant share class and may also include net realised gains (if any) based on unaudited management accounts. However, “net distributable income” does not include net unrealised gains. Dividend only applies to distributing classes and is not guaranteed. Past dividend record is not indicative of future dividend likely to be achieved. Please note that a positive distribution yield does not imply a positive return. You should read the relevant offering document (including the key facts statement) of the fund for further details including the risk factors.
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