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  • ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund ("PAIF") is an exchange traded bond fund which seeks to provide investment returns that corresponds closely to the total return of the Markit iBoxx ABF Pan-Asia Index ("Index"), before fees and expenses, and its return may deviate from that of the Index.
  • PAIF primarily invests in local currency government and quasi-government bonds in eight Asian markets, comprising of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
  • Investment involves risks, including risks of exposure to bonds in both developed and emerging Asia markets. Investors may lose part or all of their investments.
  • PAIF is not "actively managed" and will not try to "beat" the market it tracks.
  • The Executives' Meeting of East Asia and Pacific Central Banks group (the "EMEAP") member central banks and monetary authorities are like any other investors in PAIF and each of them may dispose of their respective interest in the Units they hold. There are no guarantees that the EMEAP member central banks and monetary authorities will continue to be investors in PAIF.
  • The trading price of PAIF may differ from the underlying net asset value per share.
  • PAIF may not be suitable for all investors. Investors should not invest based on this marketing material only. Investors should read the PAIF's prospectus, including the risk factors, take into consideration of the product features, their own investment objectives, risk tolerance level etc and seek independent financial and professional advices as appropriate prior to making any investment.

ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund (PAIF)

Asian Fixed Income, Forward Thinking

To achieve a balanced risk/return profile in Asian fixed income, retail and professional investors may consider PAIF.

PAIF is noted for its innovative strategies in diversifying its holdings by offering access to a full range of investment grade local currency government and quasi-government bonds from eight Asian economies.

PAIF is a crucial part of the initiative to develop Asia’s local bond markets. It started to participate in securities lending in July 2018 to open up the fund to the potential income while mitigating associated risks and to deepen secondary market liquidity.


PAIF Diversification Made Easy

Diversification Made Easy

As a first mover, PAIF was launched as an ETF by incorporating eight Asian local currency government and quasi-government bonds in its portfolio. Today PAIF offers investors a high level of diversification in a single trade.

PAIF Innovation Strategies

Innovative Strategies

PAIF has earned its reputation as a leader in Asian fixed income by enhancing its stability with innovation. It uses an original benchmark design that considers market capitalization, credit rating, and investability indicators.

PAIF Experience Leads the way

Experience Leads the Way

With a 15+ year track record of well-established portfolio management, PAIF has become the largest fixed income ETF in the region.1

PAIF Delivering Access and Returns

Delivering Access and Returns

PAIF is designed to deliver a reliable yield despite a low-rate environment, providing easy, simple access to in-demand assets.

PAIF Cost Efficient Investing

Cost-efficient Investing

PAIF is able to enhance liquidity through reduced transaction fees and relatively low expense ratios.

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