InvestDIY Best of Bond Funds

3-Year return of 5.6% p.a.! 

Best of Bond Funds

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Key features for InvestDIY's Best of Bond Funds 

Guaranteed Returns

5.6% p.a. past 3-Year return

3 year term

Low-Medium Risk

Capital Guaranteed

InvestDIY Star Rated


Super low fees

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Why Apply for InvestDIY's Best of Bond Funds

Want to invest in bond funds, but never knew how to select the best?

With our InvestDIY Star Rating System, you can now easily invest a basket of funds from global fund managers to give you diversification! Best of all, you will enjoy super low platform fees of 0.2% p.a. and no upfront sales charge!

Available for cash or SRS investments.

Apply above to invest in the Best of Bond Funds:

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Check out the aggregated past performance of our selected Best of Bond Funds.

1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return
8.85% 5.6% 5.78%

As at 31 Dec 2020.

Find out more about our InvestDIY Star Rating System here.

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How to Apply


Apply above (we will prepare a wrap account application with Phillips Securities*.)

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Referral Program

Best of Bond Funds is also eligible for the Refer a Friend program. Refer your friends and family and get DIY$10 for each referral.

DIY$ can be exchanged for vouchers including InsureDIY vouchers, NTUC Fairprice and Cold Storage vouchers. Check out our rewards catalogue here.

How to refer:
Simply ask your friend to select "Referral" during the application process and key in your email address or referral code when they apply here

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DIY$10 each

* Only applicable if your friend has not bought any insurance policy or unit trust through InsureDIY before. DIY$ will be awarded 90 days after your investment.

InvestDIY Best of Bond Funds Details

Your monies will be invested equally into the four selected funds below. These funds have been selected based on our rigorous InvestDIY Star Rating System where the highest ratings are for funds that:

  • produce consistent performance
  • outperformance relative to benchmarks
  • are able to manage downside 

BlackRock: Global Corporate Bond Fund

PIMCO: Global Real Return Fund

PIMCO: Global Bond Fund

JP Morgan: Global Corporate Bond Fund

Rest assured that we will review the performance of these funds regularly and will recommend that you re-balance your investments where needed. You can choose to accept our recommendations or continue with your existing allocation.


Key Overall Statistics
1-Year Return 8.85%
3-Year Return 5.6%
5-Year Return 5.78%
Fund sizes $2bn - $16bn
Average Management Fee p.a. 1.12%
Platform fee p.a. 20 bps***

Returns are net of management fee and gross of platform fee.


Fund Details

blackrock-bond-fund Global Corporate Bond Fund
Fund Manager BlackRock (Singapore) Limited
Base Currency USD
Portfolio Managers
Michael Krautzberger
Stephan Bassas
Tom Mondelaers
Summary of Fund The Global Corporate Bond Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in investment grade corporate fixed income securities issued by companies worldwide. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.
Fund Size US$2bn
Geography Global
Benchmark Index

BBG Bar Glb Agg Corp Bd USD Hedged

Asset Class

Fixed Income




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PIMCO_BOND_FUNDS GIS Global Real Return Fund
Fund Manager PIMCO
Base Currency
Portfolio Managers
Lorenzo Pagani
Steve A. Rodosky
Daniel He
Summary of Fund The Global Real Return Fund is an actively managed portfolio of primarily intermediate duration, global inflation-linked bonds issued by governments their agencies or instrumentalities and corporations. The fund may also have limited tactical holdings, including nominal government, mortgage, corporate or money market securities.
Fund Size US$2bn
Geography Global
Benchmark Index

Bloomberg Barclays World Government Inflation‑Linked Bond USD Hedged Index

Asset Class

Fixed Income


Inflation Linked


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Fund Manager PIMCO
Base Currency
Portfolio Managers
Andrew Balls
Sachin Gupta
Lorenzo Pagani
Summary of Fund The Global Bond Fund is a diverse, actively managed portfolio of global fixed-income securities. The average duration of the fund will normally vary within +/-3 years of the benchmark. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade bonds denominated in major world currencies.
Fund Size US$16bn
Geography Global
Benchmark Index

Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate (USD Hedged) Index

Asset Class

Fixed Income




Product Highlight Sheet

Fact Sheet



  Global Corporate BondFund
Fund Manager JPMorgan Asset Management (S) Limited
Base Currency
Portfolio Managers
Lisa Coleman
Andreas Michalitsianos
Lorenzo Napolitano
Usman Naeem
Summary of Fund To achieve a return in excess of global corporate bond markets by investing primarily in global investment grade corporate debt securities, using derivatives where appropriate.
Fund Size S$10bn
Geography Global
Benchmark Index

BBgBarc Gbl Agg Corp 0901 TR Hdg USD

Asset Class

Fixed Income




Product Highlight Sheet

Fact Sheet



Here are some common questions about InvestDIY Best of Bond Funds

1. Why do I have to apply for a wrap account?

* The wrap account is on a platform run by Phillips Securities and is authorised to collect monies and to execute trades with fund managers. Your monies will be held in custody with Phillip Securities in trust. We do not collect your funds or handle your money directly.

As this is a one-time set up process, we will also ask if you want to set up such that you can use your CPF monies for investment in the future in addition to a cash account. You can also invest your SRS monies into our Best of Bond Funds.


2. Is the return or capital guaranteed?

Whilst each fund provides diversification, both the return and your capital are not guaranteed for any of these funds.


3. What is the minimum and maximum investment amounts?

The minimum investment amount is S$10,000. This means that for a S$10,000 investment, S$2,500 will be invested in each of the 4 funds.

There is no maximum investment amount. 


4. Is there a sales charge?

Enjoy our super low fees! There is no sales charge for your investment.


5. What is a platform fee?

*** The Phillips Security platform will be used to execute transactions, provide statements, hold your funds in custody with Phillip Securities in trust in addition to providing other services. A small fee of 0.2% p.a. will be charged for the platform services and the indicative return shown is before the the deduction of the platform fee. 


6. When should I be thinking about investing into such bond funds?

If you are keen on savings or investment products and have enough assets such that this investment is not a substantial part of your portfolio, you can consider investing in these funds.

In addition, there should not be any factors that are expected to impact you net assets significantly. e.g. expect to use the funds to purchase property soon.



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