Hong Leong Dana Makmur Wins Five Fund Awards at Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2021

Dated 18-05-2021

Disclaimer: Hong Leong Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd is the external fund manager of Hong Leong Dana Makmur.
 

Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd’s (“Hong Leong AM”) shariah-compliant fund, Hong Leong Dana Makmur (“HLDM” or “Fund”) has won two fund awards for Equity Malaysia at the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2021 - Global Islamic Universe. HLDM had also picked up three fund awards at the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2021 - Malaysia Universe in April 2021.
 
With an impressive win of five awards from the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2021 under the Fund’s belt this year, the overall win marks the Fund’s 2nd consecutive win for Equity Malaysia – Global Islamic in the over 3 years and 5 years categories and Equity Malaysia – Malaysia Islamic in the over 3 years and 5 years categories for the period ended 31 December 2020.
 
Hoo See Kheng, the Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong AM said, “We are honoured for HLDM to receive the recognition from the highly-respected Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards. Despite an unprecedented year in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Leong AM has risen above the challenges and continues to excel and deliver unparalleled performance. We attribute this success to our investment team who is committed to delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance for the Fund while complying with Islamic principles.”
 
HLDM is distributed nationwide through its agency force and appointed Institutional Unit Trust Advisers, with Hong Leong Bank Berhad being the main distributor. This wide outreach has enabled HLAM to offer its range of both Shariah and conventional funds to investors across Malaysia.
 
The five (5) awards received by Hong Leong AM for the period ended 31 December 2020 are:
 
Funds Awards
Fund Name
*3-year
Return (%)
*5-year
Return (%)
Hong Leong Dana Makmur
 
Global Islamic
Equity Malaysia, Global Islamic, 3 Years
Equity Malaysia, Global Islamic, 5 Years
 
 
Malaysia Universe
Equity Malaysia, Malaysia Islamic, 3 Years
Equity Malaysia, Malaysia Islamic, 5 Years
 
Equity Malaysia, Malaysia Provident, 3 Years
 
 
55.00
82.71
 
*Source: Lipper, as at 31 December 2020
 
 
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About Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd:
Hong Leong AM is an asset management company within the Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad group of companies. Hong Leong AM establishes and distributes unit trust funds, wholesale funds and customised portfolio solutions to retail and institutional investors. Hong Leong AM’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hong Leong Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd has been appointed as an external Fund Manager with effect from 17 April 2020, to offer Islamic-based fund management services.
 
Visit http://www.hlam.com.my for more information on the Fund.
 
About Hong Leong Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd:
Hong Leong Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“Hong Leong Islamic AM”), is an Islamic fund management company (IFMC) licensed by the Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”). Hong Leong Islamic AM is wholly-owned by Hong Leong Asset Management (“Hong Leong AM”), an established fund management company with more than 20 years of experience offering and managing a broad spectrum of investment solutions through equities, fixed income, money market and mixed assets.
 
Visit https://hlam.com.my/hlisam/home for more information on the Fund.
 
Media contact:
 
Evelyn Cheah Hooi Leng
Manager, Marketing & Customer Experience – Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd
DID: +603 2081 8602
 
 
Disclaimer:
 
Before investing, investors are advised to read and understand the contents of the following:
  • Hong Leong Master Prospectus dated 23 August 2019, its First, Second and Third Supplementary Master Prospectus dated 18 November 2019, 27 March 2020 and 31 December 2020 respectively (collectively known as the “HLAM Prospectus”) and the Product Highlight Sheet (“PHS”).
 
The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award. For more information, see lipperfundawards.com. Although Refinitiv Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Refinitiv Lipper.