The basic information of an mutual fund can be obtained from the umbrella fund fund rules, prospectus, key investor information form, financial statement and portfolio distribution reports, which are explained in detail below.
It is very important to have enough information about the fund by reading these documents before purchasing the fund participation certificate. If you do not have enough information about the fund's features and the risks involved, you can suffer unexpected
You can find the following documents at the places where funds are bought and sold and at the Public Disclosure Platform.
Umbrella Fund Fund Rules
The fund rules of mutual funds are contracts that govern and maintain the mutual
fund portfolio between the mutual fund shareholder, founder, custodian and manager. In the fund rule, information such as the fund name, fund address and fund management principles are included. More funds may be issued depending on the umbrella fund profile,
provided that separate prospectus and key investor information forms are issued.
The prospectus is prepared during the public offering of the shares of the fund under umbrella fund. The prospectus is the sales document of the fund.
Fundamental information about the funds (fund founder, founder and fund's address, places where fund shares will be bought and sold, information about fund managers, capital market experience, fund investment strategy, investment restrictions, expenditures,
portfolio structure, related tax regulations etc.) are found in the prospectus. The prospectuses are announced at the Public Disclosure Platform before the public offering. In addition, the prospectuses are made available for examination by the savings owners
at the places where the purchase and sale of the participation shares are made.
Key Investor Information Form
Just like prospectuses, key investor information forms are prepared during the public offering of the participation certificates and
contains at least the following information about the fund: information promoting the fund, a brief de____script____ion of the investment objectives, investment policy and portfolio allocation, performance scenario analysis based on the funds past performance
or fund type, management fee, commission, other expenses and total expense ratio, the risk and return profile including appropriate disclosures and warning about the risks which fund is exposed, purchase and sale principles of participation cerfiticates, related
tax regulations etc. The key investor information form is regularly updated by the founder.
Fund Financial Statements
Balance sheet and income statements of mutual funds compared with the previous years, price reports and independent audit
reports related to these information are announced at the Public Disclosure Platform. (PDP).
Portfolio Distribution Reports
Portfolio distribution report of the month is published on the PDP within the first 6 days of the following month, with
information regarding the performance of the securities and participation certificates within the month and the past performance of the fund.
Daily Newspapers and Periodicals
It is possible to compare the periodical returns of mutual funds
in periodical economic journals. In addition, newspapers and magazines provide news about funds. Furthermore, in the Fund Informatiın Platform presented by the Istanbul Clearing, Settlement and Custody Bank Inc., many data and statistics on funds will be available.
Lastly, the monthly bulletin of our company contains detailed information about portfolio structure and portfolio distribution of all mutual funds as of last month.