Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020
Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020(ASW2020), the first unit trust fund from Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) opened to non-Bumiputeras, was relaunched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on 14.1.2005 in Kuala Lumpur .
Datuk Seri Abdullah announced the new features of ASW2020, which has now increased the maximum age limit to 40 from 30
years old. Another change is that investors could sell back their trust units only four times a year, there is no such ruling under the relaunched ASW2020.
Malaysians aged 12 to 40 are qualified to invest in ASW2020 and account holders can also sell back their trust units anytime said Prime Minister. Datuk Seri Abdullah also hoped that the involvement of the new generations in ASW2020 would make them realize the importance of financial planning for a more secured future, while contributing to the country’s economic growth.
NST, 15 January 2005
By SABRI TAHIR
KUALA LUMPUR: Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s unit Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd will make available 2.06 billion new units of
Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 (ASW 2020) for the public to subscribe by Sept 12.
PNB president and chief executive officer Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah said the offer would commence concurrently at all
ASNB offices and 1,400 agents’ outlets nationwide by 9.30am.
“To ensure a fair distribution to the investing public, a maximum limit of 20,000 units has been set per account
holder during the offer period from Sept 12 to 25,”he said.
Of the new offer, 60 million units have been allocated to the disabled to provide them with a hassle-free transaction.
Hamad said the disabled must produce the Disabled Identification Card issued by the Social Welfare Department when
making transactions for either new or additional subscriptions.
ASW 2020 is a fixed priced equity fund open to all Malaysians aged six months and above and is subject to 51:49
bumiputra and non-bumiputra quota. Each unit is priced at RM1.
The fund, which was launched on Aug 28, 1996 with an initial size of three billion units, is the first PNB unit trust
fund opened to non-bumiputra subscribers. Since then the fund has been increased five times to 5.68 billion currently,
attracting 717,135 account holders.
TheStar, 6 September 2007
This fund is available tomorrow. Please make sure you start to queue as early as 4-5am =)
So if you wanna get it, camp in front of one of the venue below.
It’s avaibale at: