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BSF Americas Diversified Equity Abs Ret A2 EUR Hgd

Ranked 7 out of 75 in - Market Neutral over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Travis Cooke

Travis Cooke, managing director, is head of the US portfolio management group within BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity (SAE) team. He is responsible for the management of the US long-only, partial long-short, and long-short equity strategies within SAE. Travis began his service with the firm in 1999, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager for various developed market strategies within the Alpha Strategies Group. Travis earned a BA in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1998, and an MSc in Finance from London Business School in 2008. Additionally, he has been a CFA charterholder since 2001.

Raffaele Savi


The Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return. It will seek to gain at least 70% of its investment exposure through equities and equity-related securities of, or giving exposure to, companies incorporated or listed in the United States, Canada and Latin America. The Fund will be highly diversified across the universe of equities in the Americas, whilst seeking to minimise net exposure to underlying equity markets within the region.The main strategy used is a market neutral strategy This means it uses derivatives (synthetic short or synthetic long positions) to reduce or mitigate the directional market risk.

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Market Neutral over : 30/06/2017 - 30/06/2018
  • Rank 7/75 Total Return
  • Rank 31/75 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 21/75 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
19 SCR Optimum I EUR


20 Exane Funds 1 - Exane Mercury Fund A EUR


21 BSF Americas Diversified Equity Abs Ret A2 EUR Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



21 Phileas L/S Europe R EUR


23 Laffitte Funds Laffitte Dynamic Strategies EUR-I EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.0% 1.9%
2017 3.1% 4.6% -4.0% 3.8% -1.0%
2016 -2.4% -1.7% 0.7% -1.3% -0.1%
2015 9.2% 8.5% -4.3% 7.3% -2.1%
2014 3.3% 0.9% 0.9% 3.5% -1.9%
2013 -1.1% -2.1% -1.7% 1.0% 1.7%
2012 -0.6% 2.3% 3.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Jersey
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Norway
  11. Portugal
  12. Singapore
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/02/2012
  • Share Class size167Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0725892466
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,678
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).