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Faysal Financial Sector Opportunity Fund

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Funds Overview


Faysal Financial Sector Opportunity Fund (FFSOF) seeks to provide a competitive rate of returns to its investors by investing in money market and debt instruments with major exposure in financial sector instruments.

Brief Terms of FFSOF are presented below


Fund Type Open Ended
Category Income Scheme
Risk Profile Low
Stability Rating AA-(f) (PACRA)
Launch Date July 05, 2013
Custodian/Trustee Central Depository Company of Pakistan (CDC)
Auditor A.F.Ferguson & Co.
Management Fee Management Company shall be entitled to an accrued
remuneration equal to an amount not exceeding 1%
of Average Annual Net Assets, within allowed
expense ratio limit. Management shall disclose
actual rate of management fee charged as
percentage of net assets of collective investment
scheme in monthly Fund Manager Report.
Front end Load Up to 2% of NAV
Back end Load Nil
Min Subscription PKR.5,000/-
Benchmark Six months KIBOR rates
Pricing Mechanism Forward
AMC Rating AM2 (VIS)

Key Benefits


One of the lowest management fee in income fund category (since launch - to date)
No minimum holding period of investment
Opportunity to invest in diverse pool of fixed income avenues with a significant exposure towards high quality financial sector debt instruments (minimum 70% investment/placement within financial sector)
Portfolio assets with high credit quality, having minimum instrument rating of AA-
Invest with as low as PKR 5,000/-
Salaried / Non-salaried Investors can avail tax credit on their investment under section 62 of Income Tax Ordinance 2001 – subject to holding of investment for 24 months from investment date
Exemption from Zakat on submission of Affidavit

FFSOF Performance


Year Dividend Payout Fund's Annual Yield Benchmark's Annual Yield
FY 2013-14 8.52% 9.12% 8.96%
FY 2014-15 7.41% 7.41% 8.22%
FY 2015-16 6.25% 7.08% 5.88%
FY 2016-17 5% 5.27% 6.10%
FY 2017-18 4.67% 4.85% 6.35%

Investment Objective & Strategy


The investment objective of Faysal Financial Sector Opportunity Fund is to provide a competitive rate of return to its investors by investing in money market and debt instruments with major exposure in financial sector.

Investment Committee

Mr. Khaldoon Bin Latif Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ayub Khuhro Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Faisal Ali Khan CFO and Company Secretary
Syed Shahid Iqbal Sr. Fund Specialist - Fixed Income
Mr. Mustajab Alam Sr. Fund Specialist - Fixed Income
Mr. Muhammad Akbar Latif Khan Fund Manager
Mr. Khurram Salman Head of Compliance and Internal Audit
Mr. Mohammad Qasim Head of Risk Management