BEA Union Investment Asian Strategic Bond Fund (ASB)

Stable dividend record

Annualised dividend yield at around 5% on average over the past 3 years I


Invests primarily in Asian investment grade bonds

The average credit rating of investment portfolio is BBB-II


Outstanding performance and award winning

The fund management team have won 67 performance awards III since 2012



How should investors position their portfolio when interest rate continues to stay low?


The U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) in June left interest rates unchanged and implied it would keep interest rates at zero to 0.25% through 2022, reconrmed by the dot-plot expectation.

Interest rate is expected to stay at low levels for a prolonged period as the Federal Reserve considers measures like the yield curve control.


Implied Fed Funds Target Rate

How should investors position their portfolio when interest rate continues to stay low?

Attractive Asian bond yields


  • China, Indonesia high yield properties and India high yield corporates bonds offer attractive yields.
  • Fundamentals and credit quality of Asian corporates continue to improve, while the default rates remain at a relatively low level.

    Asian Bond Yield

    Attractive Asian bond yields

  • BEA Union Investment Asian Strategic Bond Fund (ASB)






    Multiple sources of income


    Aims to provide monthly dividends
    (Dividends are not guaranteed, and distributions may be paid out of income and/or capital) see important note 4

    Active trading and continuous risk monitoring


    Award-winning team


    We adopt an investment strategy which seeks to capture total return, with sources of income from bond yield, bond price and currency appreciation. We primarily invest in Asian investment grade corporate bonds for their resilience.
    Annualised dividend rate of USD, HKD and RMB (hedged) classes IV are 5.0%, 5.0% and 5.8% respectively.
    Outperformance attributed by active trading, uncovering potential return of investment grade and high yield bonds, and avoiding potential events of default. The Fund is diversified across Asia geographies, sectors and credits, and the portfolio is adjusted timely.
    The Fund is managed by professional investment experts who have won a total of 67 performance awards III since 2012.

    To provide stable income and capital appreciation through selecting bonds of good credit quality and managing market volatility effectively


  • To seek stable income and capital appreciation using investment grade bonds as the core investment
  • High yield bonds are used as strategic investment for higher yields and additional returns

  • Credit rating distribution

    Credit rating distribution

    The Fund has a bias towards bonds with higher credit ratings. Investment grade and high yield bonds account for approximately 70% and 30% of the portfolio respectivelyV.

    Multiple sources of income


    Steady dividend record


    Annualised dividend yield at around 5% on average over the past 3 years I

    Aims to provide monthly dividends (Dividends are not guaranteed, and distributions may be paid out of income and/or capital) see important note 4 
    BEA Union Investment Asian Strategic Bond Fund Provides Steady Dividend Record