For Immediate Release
BEA Launches Four New MPF Constituent Funds
BEA (MPF) Master Trust Scheme and BEA (MPF) Industry Scheme offer different
Constituent Funds (i) investing in Approved Pooled Investment Funds and/or
Approved Index-Tracking Funds which invest in equities or bonds; or (ii) making
direct money market investments, each with different risk profile.
You should consider your own risk tolerance level and financial circumstances
before making investment choices. When, in your selection of Constituent Funds,
you are in doubt as to whether a certain Constituent Fund is suitable for you
(including whether it is consistent with your investment objectives), you should
seek financial and/or professional advice and choose the Constituent Fund(s) most
suitable for you taking into account your circumstances.
You should not invest based on this marketing material alone, please refer to the
Explanatory Memorandum of the relevant Scheme for details.
Hong Kong, 4th January, 2010 – The Bank of East Asia (“BEA”) today announces
that its wholly-owned subsidiary, the Bank of East Asia (Trustees) Limited has
launched four constituent funds under its Mandatory Provident Fund schemes.
Two of the new constituent funds, namely the BEA (MPF) Global Equity Fund and
BEA (MPF) European Equity Fund will be added to the BEA (MPF) Master Trust
Scheme, bringing the total number of funds under the scheme from 10 to 12.
The BEA (MPF) Global Equity Fund will mainly invest in global equities with some
exposure to debt securities/money market instruments while the BEA (MPF)
European Equity Fund will mainly invest in European equities with some exposure to
debt securities/money market instruments.
The other two new constituent funds, namely the BEA (Industry Scheme) Greater
China Growth Fund and the BEA (Industry Scheme) Hong Kong Growth Fund will be
added to the BEA (MPF) Industry Scheme, bringing the total number of funds under
this scheme from four to six.