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Potential for regular income and capital growth, as for most markets, reinvested dividends account for 50% or more (1) of the total return.
With a long history of strong dividend growth, the MSCI AC World Index delivered dividend growth of 6.7% p.a. (2).
Large diversified dividend universe, with more than US$1.35 trillion (3) was paid out in dividends globally in the 12 months to 30 June 2023.
Receive a recurring monthly income stream of 6.43% p.a. (4).
Participate in potential upside of global equity markets while receiving premium monthly income.
The fund is style-agnostic, diversifying across Value (60%) and Growth (40%) blended approach. The Fund is also exposed across various sectors and countries.
(1) Source: Factset, Jefferies, December 2001 to 30 June 2023. Using MSCI universe as it existed in the past. Based on local currency performance. Gross reinvested dividends without considering the impact of taxes.
(2) Source: MSCI, Bloomberg, June 2023, Q2 2023 vs Q2 2022 year on year change for dividends paid. For illustrative purpose only.
(3) Source: Bloomberg, MSCI, Paid by MSCI ACWI constituents, USD, 30 June 2023.
(4) Source: abrdn June 2023, based on A Gross MIncA USD share class, historical average over July 2022 to June 2023. Dividends are not guaranteed and may be paid out of investment income, capital gains or capital at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Any dividends paid and distributed out of the Fund’s capital will result in an immediate reduction of the Fund’s Net Asset Value per share. Past dividends are not a guide to future dividends.
Note: The Board of Directors of abrdn SICAV I have the discretion to determine the frequency of dividend payments and dividend rate. Dividend payments and dividend rate are not guaranteed. Dividends may be paid out of investment income, capital gains or capital at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Past dividends are not a guide to future dividends and do not represent the returns of the fund. Any dividend paid and distributed out of the fund will result in an immediate reduction of the fund’s Net Asset Value (NAV) per share. Dividend payments are made in the currency in which the relevant share class is denominated.
Important information: The fund is a sub-fund of abrdn SICAV I, a Luxembourg-registered open-ended investment company with variable capital (organized as a société d’investissement à capital variable or SICAV) with UCITS status. abrdn SICAV I, being the responsible person of the fund, has appointed abrdn Asia Limited (‘abrdn Asia’) as its Singapore representative.
The information in this document should not be considered as an offer, or solicitation, to deal in any funds. The information is provided on a general basis for information purposes only, and is not to be relied on as investment, legal, tax or other advice as it does not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any specific investor.
Investments in the fund are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. Share values and income therefrom may fall or rise. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.
You should read the Singapore prospectus and the product highlights sheet before deciding whether to invest in shares of the fund. The Singapore prospectus is available and can be obtained from abrdn Asia or its website at www.abrdn.com/singapore/investor or any of its appointed distributors in Singapore. Advice should be sought from a financial adviser regarding the suitability of the fund before purchasing shares in the fund. In the event that you choose not to seek advice from a financial adviser, you should consider whether the fund is suitable for you.
The fund may use or invest in financial derivatives instruments. Please refer to the Singapore prospectus for more information. Dividend distributions are not guaranteed and may be subject to fluctuations. You should note that the fund may have a higher volatility due to their investment policies or portfolio management techniques.
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