News and Insights

Offshore Shareholder Notice - HSBC Euro Liquidity Fund - EGM

2/11/2019

The Directors of the Company have resolved to convene an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of the Shareholders of the Fund to be held on 18 February 2019 at 10:00am at 25-28 North Wall Quay, IFSC, Dublin 1.

The purpose of the EGM is to pass the required resolution to enable the Directors to exercise their powers under Article 30.1.1 of the Articles to consolidate the Shares of the Fund so that the NAV per Share is increased to €10,000 per Share and the number of Shares in the Fund is reduced accordingly, with effect from on or about the Effective Date. This will result in a reduction in the number of Shares held by you. However, as the NAV of each of those Shares will increase to €10,000 per share, the value of your shareholding will not be affected.

Offshore Shareholder Notice - HSBC Global Liquidity Funds

2/1/2019

The HSBC Global Liquidity Funds and the Central Bank of Ireland have agreed a date of February 4, 2019 for the authorization of reclassification of various funds.

Offshore Shareholder Notice - HSBC GIF Asia ex-Japan Equity Smaller Companies

2/1/2019

The HSBC Global Investment Funds —Asia ex Japan Equity Smaller Companies will re-open to investors effective January 25, 2019.

Offshore Shareholder Notice - HSBC GIF Transfer

2/1/2019

HSBC France, Luxembourg Branch, a newly created branch of HSBC France to provide services in replacement of HSBC Bank plc, Luxembourg Branch.

Offshore Shareholder Notice - HSBC Portfolios Transfer

2/1/2019

HSBC France, Luxembourg Branch, a newly created branch of HSBC France to provide services in replacement of HSBC Bank plc, Luxembourg Branch.

Offshore Shareholder Notice - HSBC Global Liquidity Funds

2/1/2019

The HSBC Global Liquidity Funds and the Central Bank of Ireland have agreed a date of February 4, 2019 for the authorization of reclassification of various funds.

HSBC Global High Income Bond Fund and HSBC Global High Yield Bond Fund - Prospectus Supplement

1/31/2019

Upon the recommendation of HSBC Global Asset Management (USA) Inc. (the "Adviser"), the Board of Trustees of HSBC Funds has approved certain changes to the Funds, including changes to their names, principal investment strategies and benchmark indices.

HSBC Frontier Markets Fund - Prospectus Supplement

4/20/2018

 The Board of Trustees of HSBC Funds, at the recommendation of HSBC Global Asset Management (USA), Inc., recently approved an amendment to the current expense limitation agreement in place on behalf of the Fund which will reduce the total annual operating expenses of each share class of the Fund.

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HSBC US Government Money Market Fund - Prospectus Supplement

3/14/2018

The shareholders of the Fund approved a proposal to eliminate one of the Fund’s fundamental investment policies that restricts the Fund’s ability to invest in other investment companies, including other money market funds. In connection with this change the Fund also changed the time for calculation of its final net asset value (NAV) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

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HSBC Total Return Fund Liquidation - Prospectus Supplement

2/2/2018

A Plan of Liquidation with respect to the HSBC Total Return Fund (the "Fund") has been approved. Under the Plan of Liquidation, the Fund will cease its investment operations and liquidate its assets and will be liquidated on or before February 28, 2018.

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HSBC Money Market Funds - Prospectus Supplement

12/22/2017

The Intermediary and Intermediary Service Shares of the Funds have been added to the current expense limitation agreement. This will contractually reduce the total annual operating expenses of the Intermediary and Intermediary Service Shares of the Funds.

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HSBC Frontier Markets Fund - Prospectus Supplement

12/4/2017

Effective immediately, Christopher Turner no longer serves as a portfolio manager of the Fund. Ramzi Sidani, Senior Portfolio Manager, will continue to serve as the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Fund.

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HSBC Equity Funds Prospectus Supplement - Expense Allocation

11/17/2017

Effective on November 1, 2017, the Funds began using a "straight line" method to allocate certain expenses that are not directly attributable to a particular Fund across the entire HSBC Family of Funds.

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HSBC Global Funds Prospectus Supplement - Expense Allocation

11/17/2017

Effective on November 1, 2017, the Funds began using a "straight line" method to allocate certain expenses that are not directly attributable to a particular Fund across the entire HSBC Family of Funds. A Fund’s use of this method will not impact the Fund’s current net expense ratio as any change in the Fund’s current gross expense ratio will be offset by a corresponding reimbursement by HSBC Global Asset Management (USA) Inc. under the Fund’s expense limitation arrangement.

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HSBC Money Market funds Prospectus Supplement - Expense Allocation

11/17/2017

Effective on November 1, 2017, the Funds began using a "straight line" method to allocate certain expenses that are not directly attributable to a particular Fund across the entire HSBC Family of Funds.

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HSBC Asia ex-Japan Smaller Companies Equity Fund Prospectus Supplement

11/2/2017

This supplement details a recently approved amendment to the current expense limitation agreement in place on behalf of the Fund. This amendment, in effect, will reduce the total annual operating expenses of each share class of the Fund.

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