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Amendments to BPI AMTC Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs)


Effective 15 September 2019, the following changes will be implemented to the BPI AMTC Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs):
 
 
REBRANDING TO BPI INVEST 18 BPI Classic UITFs will be renamed as BPI Invest UITFs. Learn More
RATIONALIZED CUT-OFF TIMES To enhance customer experience, we have streamlined to three cut-off times (12NN, 1:30PM, and 2:30PM), with funds primarily clustered based on their underlying asset class. Learn More
AVAILABILITY OF NAVPU Availability time of Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPUs) is also rationalized to align with prevailing practice. NAVPUs shall be posted earliest 7:00 PM for same-day priced funds and 12:00 NN for day-2 priced funds. Learn More
CHANGE OF BENCHMARK OF BPI INVEST GLOBAL BOND FUND-OF-FUNDS The performance benchmark of BPI Invest Global Bond Fund-of-Funds shall be amended to Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Total Return Unhedged Index. Learn More
LOWERING OF MINIMUMS OF BPI INVEST CATHOLIC VALUES GLOBAL EQUITY FEEDER FUND The minimum investment amounts of BPI Invest Catholic Values Global Equity Feeder Fund shall be lowered to Php 50,000 for initial investment and maintaining balance and Php 10,000.00 for subsequent transactions and Regular Subscription Plan. Learn More
TRUST FEE REDUCTION OF ODYSSEY PHIL HIGH CONVICTION EQUITY FUND The trust fee of Odyssey Philippine High Conviction Equity Fund shall be reduced from 2.50% per annum to 1.50% per annum. Learn More
RESTRICTION OF US PERSONS US persons shall no longer be allowed to participate to the BPI Global Funds, namely BPI Invest US Dollar Income Feeder Fund, BPI Invest Global Bond Fund-of-Funds, BPI Invest Catholic Values Global Equity Feeder Fund, BPI Invest US Equity Index Feeder Fund, BPI Invest European Equity Feeder Fund, BPI Invest Global Equity Fund-of-Funds, and Odyssey Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Fund. Learn More
10% OWNERSHIP LIMIT In consideration of the customer identification requirements set forth by local regulations and the regulations governing our target funds and offshore investments, we shall be setting the beneficial ownership limit of BPI Global Funds to 10% of the value of each fund. Learn More
CUSTODY OF SECURITIES We are opening custody of our UITFs to any accredited entity as approved by relevant authorities and disclosed in our Key Information and Investment Disclosure Statements. This initiative allows for flexibility and improves operational efficiency. Learn More
 
 
All funds/products managed by BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation are Trust and/or Investment Management Funds.  These are NOT DEPOSIT products and are not an obligation of, or guaranteed, or insured by BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation and are not insured by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC).  Due to the nature of the investments, yield and potential yields cannot be guaranteed.  Any income or loss arising from market fluctuations and price volatility of the securities held by the Fund, even if invested in government securities, is for the account of the investor.  As such, units of participation of the trustor in the Fund, when redeemed, may be worth more or be worth less than his/her initial participation/contribution.  Historical performance, when presented, is purely for reference purposes and is not a guarantee of future results.  The Trustee is not liable for losses, unless upon willful default, evident bad faith or gross negligence. Trustors are advised to read the Declaration of Trust, which may be obtained from the office of the Trustee, before deciding to invest.
 
BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation (BPI AMTC) is a subsidiary of the Bank of the Philippine Islands. For any inquiries and complaints relating to our services and products, you may call our hotline: 89-100, send an email to bpi_asset_management@bpi.com.ph or write a letter addressed to BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation - Consumer Assistance Office, 7/F, BPI Buendia Center, Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City 1209.
 
BPI AMTC as Trustee / Investment Manager is supervised by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) with telephone number (632) 708-7087 and e-mail address: consumeraffairs@bsp.gov.ph.