Investment involves risk including loss of principal, and investments in Sub-Fund may not be suitable for everyone. Investors should read the Prospectus and the Product Key Facts Statement carefully for details including the product features and risk factors, and should consider their own investment objectives and other circumstances before investing in CICC CSI Select 100 ETF. The information provided herein is general in nature. If you are in any doubt about the contents of this website, you should consult your stockbroker, banker, solicitor, accountant or other financial adviser for independent professional advice before making any investment in CICC CSI Select 100 ETF.
CICC CSI Select 100 ETF, being a sub-fund of the umbrella unit trust constituted by the Trust Deed and called CICC Fund Series, is an index tracking collective investment scheme whose investment objective is to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, closely correspond to the performance of CSI CICC Select 100 Index (the “Index”). There can be no assurance that CICC CSI Select 100 ETF will achieve its investment objective.
You are also drawn to attention of the following points with respect to CICC CSI Select 100 ETF:
Investors should carefully read the Prospectus and the Product Key Facts Statement for further details of all risk factors in particular those associated with investments in CICC CSI Select 100 ETF before making any investment decision. The Prospectus and the Product Key Facts Statement of CICC CSI Select 100 ETF may be obtained from the office of China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Asset Management Limited which is located 29th Floor, One International Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong and can also be downloaded from Website. In addition to above points, investors are also drawn to the attention of specific risk factors with respect to the CICC CSI Select 100 ETF set out in the Prospectus and the Product Key Facts Statement.
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Investment involves risks and it is possible that an investor may lose all of the principal amount invested. You should only invest in CICC CSI Select 100 ETF if you can afford to lose all or part of your investment. CICC CSI Select 100 ETF is subject to market fluctuations and to the risks inherent in all investments. The price of Units of CICC CSI Select 100 ETF and the income generated (if any), may go down as well as up. Investment in emerging markets involves special risks and considerations, and investors should refer to the Prospectus for further details on such risks and considerations. Investors should ensure that they fully understand the nature of risks in connection with an investment in CICC CSI Select 100 ETF before making any such investment, and investors should seek independent advice from their professional advisers as they deem necessary prior to making any investment in CICC CSI Select 100 ETF . Investment in emerging markets involves special risks and considerations.
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Manager: China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Asset Management Limited
In addition to the risk factors presented in Part 1 of the Prospectus, the risk factors set forth below are also specific risks, in the opinion of the Manager, considered to be relevant and presently applicable to the Sub-Fund.
General investment risk
The Sub-Fund’s investment portfolio may fall in value due to any of the key risk factors below and therefore your investment in the Sub-Fund may suffer losses. There is no guarantee of the repayment of principal.
Equity market risk
The Sub-Fund’s investment in equity securities is subject to general market risks, whose value may fluctuate due to various factors, such as changes in investment sentiment, political and economic conditions and issuer-specific factors.
The Sub-Fund’s investments are concentrated in a specific geographical location (i.e. Mainland China). The value of the Sub-Fund may be more volatile than that of a fund having a more diverse portfolio of investments. The value of the Sub-Fund may be more susceptible to adverse economic, political, policy, foreign exchange, liquidity, tax, legal or regulatory event affecting the Chinese market.
Mainland Chinese market risks
The Sub-Fund’s investments in Mainland China may involve increased risks and special considerations not typically associated with an investment in more developed markets, such as liquidity risks, currency risks/control, political and economic uncertainties, legal and taxation risks, settlement risks, custody risk and the likelihood of a high degree of volatility.
High market volatility and potential settlement difficulties in the Mainland Chinese markets may result in significant fluctuations in the prices of the securities traded on such markets, and may thereby adversely affect the value of the Sub-Fund.
Securities exchanges in Mainland China typically have the right to suspend or limit trading in any security traded on the relevant exchange. The government or the regulators may also implement policies that may affect the financial markets. All these may have a negative impact on the Sub-Fund.
Stock Connect risks
The rules and regulations relevant to Stock Connect are subject to change which may have potential retrospective effect. Stock Connect is subject to quota limitations. Where a suspension in the trading through the programme is effected, the Sub-Fund’s ability to invest in A-Shares or access the Mainland Chinese market through the programme will be adversely affected. In such event, the Sub-Fund’s ability to achieve its investment objective could be adversely affected.
Investment through QFI regime risks
The Sub-Fund’s ability to make the relevant investments or to fully implement or pursue its investment objective and strategy is subject to the applicable laws, rules and regulations (including restrictions on investments and repatriation of principal and profits) in Mainland China, which are subject to change and such change may have potential retrospective effect.
The Sub-Fund may suffer substantial losses if the approval of the QFI is being revoked/terminated or otherwise invalidated as the Sub-Fund may be prohibited from trading of relevant securities and repatriation of the Sub-Fund’s monies, or if any of the key operators or parties (including the Mainland Custodian or any Mainland broker) is bankrupt/in default and/or is disqualified from performing its obligations (including execution or settlement of any transaction or transfer of monies or securities).
Distributions out of or effectively out of capital risk
Payment of dividends out of capital or effectively out of capital amounts to a return or withdrawal of part of an investor’s original investment or from any capital gains attributable to that original investment. Any such distributions may result in an immediate reduction in the NAV per Unit of the Sub-Fund.
Mainland Chinese tax risks
There are risks and uncertainties associated with the current Mainland China tax laws, regulations and practice in respect of capital gains realised via QFI or Stock Connect on the Sub-Fund’s investments in Mainland China (which may have retrospective effect). Any increased tax liabilities on the Sub-Fund may adversely affect the Sub-Fund’s value.
Based on professional and independent tax advice, the Sub-Fund does not currently make any withholding corporate income tax provision on the gross realised or unrealised capital gains derived from the trading of A-Shares (via QFI or Stock Connect). It is possible that the applicable tax laws may be changed, and the Mainland China tax authorities may hold a different view as to the enforcement of the Mainland China withholding tax collection on capital gains, which may adversely affect the Sub-Fund’s value.
RMB distributions risk
Investors should note that all Units will receive distributions in the base currency (RMB) only. In the event that the relevant Unitholder has no RMB account, the Unitholder may have to bear the fees and charges associated with the conversion of such distribution from RMB to HKD. The Unitholder may also have to bear bank or financial institution fees and charges associated with the handling of the distribution payment. Unitholders are advised to check with their brokers regarding arrangements for distributions.
RMB currency and conversion risks
RMB is currently not freely convertible and is subject to exchange controls and restrictions. Although offshore RMB (CNH) and onshore RMB (CNY) are the same currency, they trade at different rates. Any divergence between CNH and CNY may adversely impact investors.
Non-RMB based investors who buy and sell RMB traded Units will be exposed to foreign exchange rate fluctuations between the RMB and other currencies, in particular, the relevant investor’s base currency. There is no guarantee that the value of RMB against the investors’ base currencies (for example HKD) will not depreciate. Any depreciation of RMB could adversely affect the value of investor’s investment in the Sub-Fund.
Under exceptional circumstances, payment of redemptions and/or dividend payment in RMB may be delayed due to the exchange controls and restrictions applicable to RMB.
Passive investments risk
The Sub-Fund is passively managed and the Manager will not have the discretion to adapt to market changes due to the inherent investment nature of the Sub-Fund. Falls in the Index are expected to result in corresponding falls in the value of the Sub-Fund.
New Index risk
The Index is a new index. The Sub-Fund may be riskier than other exchange traded funds tracking more established indices with longer operating history.
Tracking error risk
The Sub-Fund may be subject to tracking error risk, which is the risk that its performance may not track that of the Index exactly. This tracking error may result from the investment strategy used and/or fees and expenses. The Manager will monitor and seek to manage such risk and minimise tracking error. There can be no assurance of exact or identical replication at any time of the performance of the Index.
The trading price of Units on the SEHK is driven by market factors such as the demand and supply of Units. Therefore, the Units may trade at a substantial premium or discount to the Sub-Fund’s NAV and may deviate significant from the NAV per Unit.
As investors will pay certain charges (e.g. trading fees and brokerage fees) to buy or sell Units on the SEHK, investors may pay more than the NAV per Unit when buying Units on the SEHK, and may receive less than the NAV per Unit when selling Units on the SEHK.
The units in the RMB counter are RMB denominated securities traded on the SEHK and settled in CCASS. Not all stockbrokers or custodians may be ready and able to carry out trading and settlement of the RMB traded units. The limited availability of RMB outside Mainland China may also affect the liquidity and trading price of the RMB traded units.
Trading differences risks
As the SSE and the SZSE may be open when Units are not priced, the value of the securities in the Sub-Fund’s portfolio may change on days when investors will not be able to purchase or sell the Sub-Fund’s units. Differences in trading hours between the SSE or the SZSE and the SEHK may also increase the level of premium or discount of the Unit price to its NAV.
A-Shares are subject to trading bands which restrict increase and decrease in the trading price. Units listed on the SEHK are not. This difference may also increase the level of premium or discount of the Unit price to its NAV.
Reliance on market maker and liquidity risks
Although the Manager will ensure that at least one Market Maker will maintain a market for the Units in each counter, and that at least one Market Maker in each counter gives not less than 3 months’ notice prior to terminating market making arrangement under the relevant market maker agreement, liquidity in the market for Units may be adversely affected if there is no or only one Market Maker for the Units. There is also no guarantee that any market making activity will be effective.
There may be less interest by potential market makers making a market in Units traded in RMB. Furthermore, any disruption to the availability of RMB may adversely affect the capability of market makers in providing liquidity for the Units.
Dual counter risks
If there is a suspension of the inter-counter transfer of units between the counters and/or any limitation on the level of services by brokers and CCASS participants, unitholders will only be able to trade their units in one counter only, which may inhibit or delay an investor dealing. The market price of units traded in each counter may deviate significantly. As such, investors may pay more or receive less when buying or selling Units traded in one counter than the equivalent amount in the currency of another counter if the trade of the relevant Units took place on that other counter.
The Sub-Fund may be terminated early under certain circumstances, for example, where the Index is no longer available for benchmarking or if the size of the Sub-Fund falls below US$10,000,000 (or equivalent). Investors may not be able to recover their investments and suffer a loss when the Sub-Fund is terminated.
The investment objective of CICC CSI Select 100 ETF (the “Sub-Fund”) is to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, closely correspond to the performance of CSI CICC Select 100 Index (the “Index”). There can be no assurance that the Sub-Fund will achieve its investment objective.
For CICC CSI Select 100 ETF, the near real time estimated Net Asset Value per Unit in HKD and RMB, and the latest closing Net Asset Value per Unit in HKD referred to above, are indicative and for reference only. The near real time estimated Net Asset Value per Unit (HKD and RMB) is updated every 15 seconds during SEHK trading hours and is calculated by Solactive AG.
The near real time estimated Net Asset Value per Unit in HKD is calculated using the near real time estimated Net Asset Value per Unit in RMB multiplied by a near real time RMB:HKD foreign exchange rate for offshore RMB (CNH), quoted by Solactive AG. Since the estimated Net Asset Value per Unit in RMB will not be updated when the underlying market is closed, the change in the estimated Net Asset Value per Unit in HKD during such period is solely due to the change in the near real time foreign exchange rate.
|Fund Listing Date||5 December 2018|
|Fund Financial Year End||31st December|
|Distribution Policy||Annual Distribution (Subject to the Manager's discretion)|
|Ongoing charges over a year||0.88%|
|Management Fees||Currently 0.68% per year of the Net Asset Value|
|Underlying Index||CSI CICC Select 100 Index|
|Index Ticker||CSIH2170 Index|
|Index Provider||China Securities Index Co. Ltd|
|Type of Index||Total Return Index|
|Shares Outstanding (As of 2022-01-31)||5,000,000.00|
|Net Asset Value (As of 2022-01-31)||RMB 54,449,594.57|
|HKD Counter||RMB Counter|
|Exchange||SEHK – Main Board|
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