We Offer You Investment Opportunities

Íslandsbanki can assist you with investing in bond funds, equity funds and managed funds operated by Íslandssjóðir hf. 

We can also offer you to do business with some of our trusted partners, like Vanguard and BlackRock, when it comes to investing abroad.

Mixed Funds

IS Funds' Mixed funds invest in a variety of different bonds, stocks and securities, where risk is divided between various assets.

Domestic Bond Funds

IS Funds' Domestic Bond Funds invest primarily in domestic bonds. They can be either indexed or non-indexed bonds and with or without government guarantee.

Equity Funds

IS Funds' Equity funds invest primarily in domestic based stocks.

Foreign Partners

Íslandsbanki co-operates with well known foreign fund companies, where customers can invest with Íslandsbankis intermediation.

The Vanguard Group
Inv. time frame: 5 yrs+

Íslandsbanki offers three Vanguard indexed funds, which are listed in the Irish Stock Exchange. The funds mirror similar funds operated by Vanguard in the United States.

  • Vanguard Global Stock Index Fund
  • Vanguard European Stock Index Fund
  • Vanguard U.S. 500 Stock Index Fund

Fund Overview

Here you can get an overview of all funds operated by IS Funds and their nominal returns.

General disclaimer This summary is intended for informative purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation to take, or not to take, any particular investment action. The summary does not represent an offer or an invitation to buy, sell or subscribe to any particular financial instruments.

Investment in derivatives In accordance with its Investment policy, the Fund is permitted to use derivatives to lock in profits, to minimize risk or to lock in prices in Fixed Income instruments because of forseeable redemptions or to act on market changes. A detailed description of use of derivatives can be found in the Funds Prospectus.

Risks Various financial risks are always associated with investment activities, such as the risk of no yield or the risk of losing the capital invested. It should further be noted that international investing includes risks related to political and economic uncertainties as well as currency risk. Past performance does not indicate nor guarantee future performance of an investment. Each investor's investment objectives and financial situation is different. Before making an investment decision, it is important to seek expert advice and familiarise oneself with the investment market and different investment alternatives. Investors are encouraged to familiarise themselves with each fund´s Prospectus, especially regarding risk.

Price history and performance Funds’ nominal return for periods under 1 year is not calculated to a yearly basis, but shows price change instead. Nominal return for periods over 1 year is calculated on a yearly basis. Return calculation is based on last published price and is portrayed in each fund’s base currency.

Taxation The taxation of fund units is governed by the Income Tax Act No. 90/2003, the Act on Withholding of Tax on Financial Income No. 94/1996 as well as the Act on the Witholding of Public Levies at Source No. 45/1987. Further taxation can occur. It should be noted that taxation is determinded by the relevant individual circumstances of each respective customer and may be subject change in the future. The final taxation of non-resident unit holders depends on the local tax rules in the jurisdiction where they reside for tax purposes. Investors are advised to seek professional advice and/or information on the taxation of investing in funds.