Nomura i-Income Fund

Investment Objective

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The Fund seeks to provide investors with regular income distributions through
investments in Islamic deposits, Islamic money market instruments and sukuk.

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Nomura i Income Fund seeks to provide investors with regular income distributions through investments in Shariah-based deposits, Islamic money market instruments and Sukuk.

The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing a minimum of  70% of its NAV in a portfolio of sukuk. Up to 30% of the Fund’s NAV will be invested in Islamic liquid assets such as Islamic money market instruments, Islamic deposits and/or held in cash.
The Fund may also invest a maximum of 20% of the Fund’s NAV in Islamic collective investment schemes to access investment opportunities which are not
available through direct investment in sukuk.

Investment Strategy

Investment Manager

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Joel Lim

Portfolio Manager

Joel joined NAMM’s Fixed Income team in August 2013. He has been involved in credit analysis, macroeconomic research and portfolio management. Prior to joining NAMM, he was an equity analyst with a local asset management firm for 2 years.

He earned a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies from the Australian National University, Australia. He holds a Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence for fund management under the CMSA.

Key Facts


Fund Category

Fixed Income (Islamic)


Performance Benchmark

12-Month Malayan Banking Berhad General Investment Account Rate


Asset Allocation

A minimum of 70% of the Fund’s NAV to be invested in sukuk; and

A maximum of 30% of the Fund’s NAV to be invested in Islamic money market instruments, Islamic deposits and/or held in cash.


Target Investors

The Fund is for investors who are seeking for regular income distribution and has a low risk tolerance.


Transaction Details

Class I

Minimum Initial Investment – MYR 30,000,000
Minimum Subsequent Investment – MYR 250,000

Class R

Minimum Initial Investment – MYR 10,000
Minimum Subsequent Investment – MYR 5,000



Nomura i-Income Fund is distributed by distribution partners below:

FSMOne (e-host)

Philip Mutual Berhad (e-host)

UOB Kay Hian Securities

Kenanga Investors Berhad



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Fees & Charges

Sales charge


Management fee

Class I

Up to 0.25% per annum of the NAV of the Class

Class R

Up to 0.40% per annum of the NAV of the Class

Trustee fee

Up to 0.03% per annum of the NAV of the Fund, subject to and a minimum fee of RM 12,000 per annum

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