Last Updated on Thursday, 12 August 2021 by Zhen Thing
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Pioneer Entrepreneur companies mean that the company’s founder is part of the company’s management team and/or sits on the company’s board of directors (The founder may or may not hold any shares in the company).
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PePEF is a global equity fund that invests primarily in a portfolio of pioneer entrepreneur company stocks, which refer to stocks of companies where the founder is part of the company’s management team and/or sits on the company’s board of directors at the point of purchase.
Successful found-led companies include Netflix (Reed Hastings,
Fund Category: Equity (Conventional)
Investment Period: Long term (>5 years)
Financial Year End: 31 August
Distribution Policy: Incidental
Benchmark of PePEF
PePEF’s benchmark is based on the four indices below.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average. [50%]
- Customised index by S&P Dow Jones Indices, LLC based on the Top 30 constituents of the S&P BMI Asia Ex-Japan Index. [30%]
- TOPIX Core 30 Index. [10%]
- 3-Month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (KLIBOR). [10%]
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Top 5 Benchmark Stocks
- UnitedHealth Group Inc. (Healthcare)
- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Financials)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (IT)
- Samsung Electronics Co (IT)
- Home Depot Inc. (Consumer Discretionary)
Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices, LLC and Bloomberg. Data as of 30 June 2021.
Asset Allocation by Country
This fund invests mainly in US stocks (around 50%). Apart from that, it also invests in Asia stocks, including Japan. The remaining will invest in cash investments.
Asset Allocation by Sector
As you can see, the fund is widely spread across various sectors. The sectors include Information Technology (IT), Financials, Consumer Discretionary, Industrials, Healthcare, Communication Services, and other sectors (Consumer Staples, Materials, Energy, Real Estate). The remaining will invest in cash investments.
Target Sectors for PePEF
- Technology (Founder-led technology companies)
- AI in Banking, Healthcare, Retail, and Transportation.
- Autonomous Driving.
- Cloud Computing.
- Fintech (Financial Technology – used to enhance business operations and deliver financial services)
- AI & Machine Learning.
- Big Data & Data Analytics.
- Robotic Process Automation.
- Payment / Digital Money (e-wallet, etc.)
- Online Banking.
- Communications – Global 5G Adoption
- 5G Networking
- Increasing adoption of 5G > Benefits 5G networking supply chain.
- 5G Core Services
- Smart Buildings
- Smart Devices
- Smart Farming
- Urban Monitoring
- Autonomous Driving
- AR/VR Services
- Industrial Operations
- Smart Energy
- Smart Mobility
- 5G Networking
- Cyclicals – Recovery in Global Economy
Reasons to Invest in PePEF
- Pioneer Entrepreneur companies tend to benefit from:
- Better innovation – generate more patents.
- Greater adaptability – more willing to invest in renewing and adapting their business models.
- Long-term sustainability – founders are vested in the long-term success of their companies.
- Founders tend to focus on long-term plans to ensure the sustainability of the company, rather than short-term financial gains.
- Opportunity to participate in sectors with growth potential: Technology, Fintech, Communications and Cyclicals.
You may want to consider this fund if:
- You want to invest in a sector diversified fund.
- You believe in the potential of founder-led companies.
- You want to participate in sectors with growth potential: Technology, Fintech, Communications and Cyclicals.
- You want to contribute to the future of technology.
- You see potential in innovative technology for the future.
- You see potential in AI technology for the future.
- You see potential in the technology industry for the future.
- You want to participate in the next wave of technological innovations.
- You want to ride on cutting edge science and technology companies’ long-term growth potential.
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