Investing in Maybank ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund

Mutual fund is a type of investment wherein you join other investors and corporations to form a large fund which would be handled by a professional fund manager. The fund would be invested in diversified portfolio of stocks, bonds, securities, money markets, and other mutual funds. Investing in mutual funds is favorable to those who are not yet knowledgeable on how the stock market and other investments operate. Investing your money is a risky thing to do especially if you do not have enough knowledge and time to monitor the events in the market and economy. The stock market is unpredictable, so you could entrust your money to an expert fund manager who could seamlessly handle your profits. The Investment Company Association of the Philippines or ICAP has several mutual fund companies as their members. One of the best mutual fund companies in the recent years is ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund, Inc.

ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund, Inc. is one of the seven mutual funds under the ATR KimEng Asset Management, Inc. (ATR AM MF). It is an open-end investment fund which aims to achieve generate long-term capital growth by investing in wide range of local and international securities providing exposure to bonds, equities, currencies, cash, and other assets. It also seeks to deliver returns under various market conditions. The Fund is perfect for investors who have a medium to long-term investment looking for capital growth. The Fund invests in a range of different classes, so it is suitable for people who are willing to accept risk. ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund is classified as a high-risk investment.

Money Market to Equity

ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund underwent a major overhaul in its fund type and portfolio composition in 2012. It is now an Equity Fund starting on the third quarter of 2012, a big leap from being a Money Market fund until the second quarter of 2012. From being allowed to invest only in deposit and money market products, the Fund may now invest in long-term bonds, equities, foreign currencies, and other assets. As a result, the investment objective greatly shifts from the previous objectives of investing in short-term fixed income securities which was classified as low risk.

Fund Manager

The investment manager of ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund, the ATR AM MF, was established in July 1995 as the Mutual Fund Management Co. of the Philippines (MFMP) by Clemente Fund Management Asia Ltd. to serve as investment adviser, principal distributor, and administrator of Mutual Fund Company of the Philippines also known as the “Kabuhayan Fund”. Being in the industry for nearly two decades, the business acuity and financial expertise of ATR AM MF has already been proven throughout the years. Investing in ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund, one of its strongest and thriving mutual fund, is definitely a decision an investor would never regret for the company only aims to deliver high-caliber and top-notch services. It is also known for providing superior investment performance and utmost satisfaction to their clients.


Investment is certainly risky, yet with the right decisions, you could reap the fruits of great results. Who knows, the money you would invest today could be millions in the future. The general rule of thumb when it comes to investment is to entrust your hard-earned money to a well-proven company that has been in the stock market and mutual funds industry for so many years. With its notable background and distinguishing accomplishments, ATRKE Alpha Opportunity Fund could definitely handle your investment well.

Mark Hugh Neri

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