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CSOP iEdge S-REIT Leaders Index ETF


iEdge S-REIT Leaders Index
Replication Strategy
18 November 2021
Primary Market Creation /
Redemption: SGD
Secondary Market Trading:
1 Unit
Semi-annually in SGD only
0.50% per annum of the NAV
JLP Asset Management
Source: CSOP, SGX, as of 16 November 2021


Investing in Fast-Growing S-REITs

A real estate investment trust in Singapore (S-REIT)
A fund on SGX that invests in a portfolio of income generating real estate assets such as shopping malls, offices or hotels, usually with a view to generating income for unit holders of the fund.

Investors holding a REIT can enjoy:

Liquid Real Estate Exposure
Easy Trading on a Stock Exchange like a Stock
Tax-exempt Dividend Payments & Potential Price Appreciation

S-REITs Market – one of the largest REITs market in Asia Pacific
The size of S-REITs market as of end 2020: ~SGD 110 billion, with a CAGR of 11%.

S-REITs market has grown to ~S$111 billion as of End 2021

Source: Bloomberg, SGX, as of end 2021.


Offering Stable and Sustainable Dividend Payments

Stable dividend income due to high payout ratio specified by Singapore’s regulation. Relatively attractive dividend yield.
Compared with other major assets, the S-REITs are expected to have relatively attractive dividends yield at more than 5%.

Highest dividend yield vs other asset classes in Singapore

Source: SGX, as of 30 September 2021. Refers to dividend yield of iEdge S-REIT Leaders Index.


Acting as a Good Hedge against Inflation

Dividend yield estimated to be higher than inflation rate
Inflation often leads to higher rents, which is a composition of consumer price index (CPI). Annual dividend yield of REITs is expected to be much higher than Singapore inflation rate in the next 2 years.

Annual dividend yield of REITs vs. Singapore CPI YoY

Source: Bloomberg., IMF, SGX, JLP. The historical numbers are calculated by JLP. The numbers of 2021E-2023E are estimates from Bloomberg


Tracking iEdge S-REIT Leaders Index with Decent Diversification

Liquid benefit:

a liquid representation of the S-REITs market in Singapore

Diversifcation benefit:

comprehensively consists of 28 large-mid cap and liquid S-REITs, ranging from Industrial, Office, Retail, Data Center, Healthcare, Hotels1

Lowest volatility:

only 12.5%, lower than all of its underlying S-REITs

Lowest volatility compared with individual S-REITs2

1. Source: SGX, as of 30 September 2021
2. Source: Bloomberg, as of 13 October 2021

Outstanding Historical Performance
Over the last 10 years, S-REITs averaged an annualized total return of 10.7% and 90-day volatility of 10.5%, outperforming the global major REITs indexes3.

Historical performance of ~10% per annum over the last 5 years – outperforming other major global REITs indices4

3. Bloomberg, 14 October 2011 to 15 October 2021. Proxied by iEdge S-REIT Leaders SGD Index (Total Return)
4. Source: Bloomberg, CSOP. 6 May 2016 to 31 March 2022. All SGD indexes.


Easy Tradability with Minimal Investment Threshold

Easy trading like a stock
Low investment threshold, low ongoing cost, and low transaction cost

Board lot is 1 only and minimal investment is SGD 1 only.


Index Facts


iEdge S-REIT Leaders Index


24 March 2014


SGD 44.02 billion
billon, as on 29 July 2022


26, as of 30 September 2022


Liquidity-Adjusted Free-Float
Market Capitalization Weighted


10% for each security




Semi-annually (March &

Source: SGX, as of 30 September 2022


Index Performance

iEdge S-REIT Leaders SGD Index - Historical performance as of 30 Sep 2021

Source: SGX, as of 30 September 2021



B0D6P43 MLT SP Equity Mapletree Logistics Trust 10.20%
6563875 AREIT SP Equity Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust 10.00%
6420129 CICT SP Equity CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust 10.00%
B4LR5Q8 MINT SP Equity Mapletree Industrial Trust 9.40%
B5143W8 MCT SP Equity Mapletree Commercial Trust 9.20%
BYYFHZ2 FLY SP Equity Frasers Logistics and Commercial Trust 8.90%
BT9Q186 KDCREIT SP Equity Keppel DC REIT 7.50%
B12RQH4 KREIT SP Equity Keppel REIT 5.00%
B04PZ72 SUN SP Equity Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust 4.10%
B1NZ47 FCT SP Equity Frasers Centrepoint Trust 3.80%

Source: SGX, as of 30 September 2021



The Index Sector Allocation5

The Index Geographical Allocation6

5. Source: BICS4, as of 30 September 2021. The above is for illustration purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation to buy/sell in the above-mentioned sector or jurisdictions.
6. Source: SGX, as of 30 September 2021. It is breakdown by the geographical revenue.

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