FUND INFORMATION

Eligible investors

Shares may only be offered to, sold to or held by or for the benefit of any person who is permitted or qualified under the jurisdictions to which it is subject to purchase Shares lawfully offered in such jurisdiction.

Shares may not be offered to, sold to or held by or for the benefit of anyone in any jurisdiction: (a) in which authorization for such offer or solicitation is required but is not obtained; or (b) in which the person making such offer or solicitation is not qualified to do so; or (c) to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such offer or solicitation. In particular, the Shares may not be directly or indirectly offered or sold in the United States (as defined in the Fund's Prospectus) or to or for the benefit of a U.S. Person (as defined in the Fund's Prospectus).  Restrictions also apply to residents of the United Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan, further details of which are contained in the Fund Prospectus.

The Fund Prospectus also contains restrictions on the on the marketing, offer, sale, and distribution of the Shares to investors in the United Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan.

Investor Representations:  Each Applicant will be required, prior to the purchase of any Shares, to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Company certain Investor Representations as described in the Prospectus of the Fund.

The Fund will invest in debt securities of varying maturities which may be investment grade or below investment grade or which may not be rated.  Accordingly, investment in the Fund should not constitute a substantial portion of an investor’s investment portfolio and may not be appropriate for all investors. Consult the Prospectus of the Fund for more complete information.

Risks

Among the principal risks of investing in the Fund which could adversely affect the Net Asset Value, yield and total return, are: market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, currency risk, emerging market risk, taxation risk, legal and regulatory risk, valuation risk, investment manager risk, risk related to borrowing, leverage and no of segregation of liability, counterparty risk, OTC market risk, risk related to forward trading, interest rate swaps and futures, and risk related to investment in fixed income securities.

Investors should read and consider the section of the Fund Prospectus entitled Risk Factors before investing in the Company. See also Investment Risk Factors.

NOT FDIC INSURED / NO BANK GUARANTEE / MAY LOSE VALUE

Pricing of Securities Held in Portfolio

All securities held by the Fund for which market quotations are readily available are valued at the closing price on the primary exchange quoted for the securities. Debt securities are valued by independent pricing services approved by the Custodian of the Fund, the Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Ireland) Limited.

If the pricing services are unable to provide valuations, the securities are valued at the most recent bid quotation or evaluated prices as applicable, obtained from a broker-dealer.

For all other securities and assets for which market quotations are not readily available the Directors may with the approval of the Custodian adjust the value of any such security if, having regard to currency, anticipated rate of dividend, applicable rate of interest, maturity, liquidity, marketability and/or such other considerations as the Directors or the Investment Manager may deem relevant, the Directors considers that such adjustment is required to reflect the fair value thereof as at any Valuation Point.

Any assets or liabilities initially expressed in currencies other than US Dollars are converted into US Dollars at the closing rate of exchange quoted by a recognized pricing service.

 

Anti-Money Laundering

Measures provided for under the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 (as amended) (the AML Act) which are aimed towards the prevention of money laundering, require identification and verification of the identity of each applicant and its beneficial owners, as applicable, and on-going due diligence of the applicant and the applicant’s account with the Company.

The Fund Company has instructed the Administrator that it abide by the rules of the AML Act.  The Administrator reserves the right to request information and documentation to comply with its requirements under the AML Act or otherwise, including but not limited to information and documentation in relation to the verification of identity of an applicant and its beneficial owners, as applicable, the source of funds and/or
ongoing due diligence of an applicant and its account with the Company.  Further information can be found in the Prospectus.

Fair Value of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities

All of the financial assets of the Fund are held at fair value. Realized gains and losses on financial assets are disclosed in the Income Statement of the Audited Financial Statement and the Un-Audited Interim Financial Statement provided in the Fund Literature section of this web site.

 

Profile

Fund Company: North American Income Fund plc

Fund: Deutsche Americas Bond Fund

Investment Advisor: Deutsche Asset Management Investment GmbH

Administrator: Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Ltd.

Custodian: Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Ireland) Limited.

Fund Type: Offshore Open-End Mutual Fund / Retail Fund

Incorporation: Republic of Ireland

Authorized By: Central Bank of Ireland

Launch Date: April 22, 1992

Minimum Initial Investment: USD 5,000 or it currency equivalent

Accounting Year End: December 31st

Expense Ratio:  1.35% as at December 31, 2016

 

Fund Identifiers

ISIN: IE00BYV12N60 

Bloomberg:  DBAMBDI ID

SEDOL: 4647500

Lipper: 60001678

CINS: G6607D108

WPK: 973253