KAF Investment Funds Berhad (“KAF IF”) is a holder of a Capital Markets Services Licence issued under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. As at 30th September 2022, KAF IF has 17 collective investment schemes and 35 private mandates with a total value of asset under management in excess of RM4.80 billion in its suite of offerings which covers a range of products types with different risk profiles. KAF IF offers both conventional and Shariah collective investment schemes. In addition to KAF IF’s own sales team, KAF IF funds are distributed by Institutional Unit Trust Advisers (IUTAs) and KAF IF’s registered agents. The agency sales force is an alternative distribution channel which enables KAF IF to serve the investing public who seek personalized service.
Specific stock risk can be associated with the shift in consumer taste, advertising campaigns, lawsuits, and competitive industry conditions. It can be mitigated by diversifying the Fund’s investment over more companies in various segments of the economy, which operate independently from one another. Failing to achieve the expected earnings would result in the stock price declining, which in turn will affect the performance of the Fund. Specific stock risk is mitigated by exercising prudence in stock selection.
Investments in small capitalisation companies would require due considerations because of, for example, less public information, more limited financial resources and product lines, higher risk of failure than larger companies and lack KAF Vision Fund 3 of business operational history of such company. Any adverse events may result in greater volatility in the securities prices of the small capitalisation companies than normally experienced by larger capitalisation companies. Moreover, the trading volume of security for small capitalisation companies are generally low that may require a longer time period for acquisition or disposal.
Investors are advised to obtain, read, and understand the contents of the respective disclosure documents before investing. These are available at our office and our authorized distributor and can be viewed on our website at www.kaf.com.my. Among others, investors should consider the fees and charges involved. The prices of units and distribution payable (if any) may go down and up. The past performance of the funds is not indicative of its future performance. Investments in the funds carry with them elements of risk. Investors are advised to make their assessments of the risks involved and are recommended to seek professional advice where necessary. This digital content is for informational purposes only and has not been reviewed by the Securities Commission Malaysia.