Who we are

Our vision

A thought leader in providing long-term savings and investments propositions in our chosen market.

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Company background

A leading long-term savings and investment company established since 1999 and committed to Hong Kong and the Asian region.

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What we offer

Investment-linked insurance plans

Our investment-linked insurance plan may help you capture market potential and cater for your insurance needs

Aspiration
Fortuity

Health insurance

Enjoy peace of mind for you and your family with extensive health coverage

Peaceful Life

Life insurance

Enjoy more coverage over the things you value in your life with a wide range of options

Perpetual Protector

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Interest rate

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FAQ

Need more clarity? Read our selected list of questions to guide your understanding

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Investment information

Professional investment management

Our investment-linked insurance plans offer a wide range of investment choices linked to underlying funds managed by reputable investment managers

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Notice in relation to investment choices

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Resources

Education series

Gain more understanding about your insurance with our guides, from basic principles to managing investments over the long term

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Market watch

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Glossary

A lexicon of insurance-related words to help aid your understanding

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Major benefits of investment through investment-linked assurance scheme

Whether you want to buy a property, save for your children's education or prepare for retirement, you need to start your financial planning as early as possible. Investment-Linked Assurance Scheme could be one of your options to achieve your goals.

Standard Life (Asia) Limited offers a wide range of Investment-Linked Assurance Schemes ("ILAS"). Each ILAS has its unique features. You may choose the appropriate scheme according to your needs across life-stages.

Investment with life protection – combine both investment and life protection in one policy.

Flexibility of investment – more flexible to select the investment choices according to your unique investment needs and risk appetite.

Relatively small investment amount – low minimum amount to invest in a variety of investment choices.

 Investment through ILAS offered by Standard LifeDirect Investment of Funds through Banks / Fund houses
Minimum Regular Investment Amount As low as HK$350 per month  As low as HK$1,000 per month
Minimum Additional Top Up Amount  As low as HK$1,200 per transaction   As low as HK$4,000 per transaction
Number of Investment Choices per transactionMaximum 10 investment choicesOne fund

 

Transparency of investment – "Direct Fund Approach" enables policyholders to keep track of the investment objective and performance of an investment choice more easily. (Please refer to Standard Life Education series 3 for more details about "Direct Fund Apporach".

Transparency of investment cost – fees and charges are clearly shown in the principal brochure.

Wide range of investment choices – the more variety of the investment choices, the easier the policyholders can select the appropriate choices for their investment needs and risk appetite.

Free switching charge – flexible to make switching of investment choices, free of charge.

No bid and offer spread – the bid and offer spread for most of the investment choices are waived. It could help policyholders save the transaction cost.

Bonus allocation – bonus units in terms of extra units of investment choices will be given to policyholders to enhance the potential return.

 

Comparison of different types of investment tools

 ILAS offered by Standard LifeDirect Investment of Funds Traditional Life Insurance
Life ProtectionYesNoYes
Min. Investment AmountRelatively lowRelatively highRelatively low
Investment ChoicesSelf-determinedSelf-determinedDetermined by insurance company
Range of Investment ChoicesComprehensiveExtensiveN.A.
Investment ObjectiveClearClearUnclear
Investment CostClearClearUnclear
Switching FeeNilYesN.A.
Bid and Offer SpreadNil for most of the investment choicesYes (normally 3%-5.5%)N.A.
Guarantee ValueDepends on the investment choiceDepends on the investment choiceYes
Upside PotentialUnlimitedUnlimitedLimited
Bonus Unit AllocationYesNoNo

 

Disclaimer: This document is intended to be distributed in Hong Kong only. The above information is for reference only and should not be relied on as advice for making any investment decisions. You should seek advice from your independent financial advisor if you have any doubt. Investment involves risks. Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Please refer to the Principal Brochures, Fund Fact Sheets and Offering Documents of the underlying funds for further information and its relevant risk factors.