Astrea IV bonds: What you need to know

Low entry point of $2k, yearly 4.35% coupon payout appeal to retail investors

Astrea IV's Class A-1 bonds will be the first listed retail private equity bonds on SGX.
Astrea IV's Class A-1 bonds will be the first listed retail private equity bonds on SGX.PHOTO: ST FILE

Retail investors who want to diversify and try their hand in private equity can now do so via the newly launched Astrea IV private equity bonds.

The features appear attractive at first glance when compared with other bonds. There is a low entry point of $2,000 with a yearly coupon payout of 4.35 per cent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 10, 2018, with the headline 'Astrea IV bonds: What you need to know'. Subscribe