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MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opps A1 CHF C

Ranked 1 out of 26 in - Emerging Markets Global Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Cornel Bruhin

Cornel Bruhin has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry having started out on the fixed income sales team at CSFB. After 20 years at CSFB he joined Clariden Leu (formely Bank Hoffman) where he is currently a portfolio manager running emerging market bond strategies.

Dorothea Fröhlich

Dorothea Fröhlich joined MainFirst AM in August 2012 as a portfolio manager for emerging markets. She joined from Clariden Leu where she was co-manager for some emerging market bond funds. Prior to this Dorothea worked for IFC Metropo in Moscow as an analyst and in sales. Her career began in 2005 at UBS in Zurich. She holds a Msc in Economics and Finance from the University of Geneva. Dorothea spent some time studying in Russia and one semester in Beijing. She is CFA charterholder.

Thomas Rutz

Thomas Rutz has been a portfolio manager at MainFirst Asset Management since September 2012. Previously, Rutz was head of the emerging markets department at Clariden Leu. He joined Clariden Leu in 2003 and became responsible for economic research in 2006. Prior to that, he spent six years at ABB Capital B.V. in Zurich and Singapore as deputy chief trader and two years as chief dealer capital markets at the Bank of Bermuda. Between 1985 and 1994, Rutz held various proprietary trading-related positions in bonds, rates, derivatives and currencies at UBS in Zurich, London, New York, Chicago and Hong Kong. Thomas started his career with the Graduates Training Program at UBS. Rutz holds an MBA in financial services and insurance (MBA-FSI) from the University of St. Gallen and Vlerick Business School. Outside work he enjoys rowing, mountain biking, skiing and cultivating MainFirst's Japanese garden.

Objective

The Sub-fund's objective is to achieve positive return by investing in a diversified portfolio of debt securities issued by sovereign and corporate issuers from Emerging Markets. The Sub-fund will invest predominantly in bonds (including zero coupon bonds), short term debt securities and other credit instruments denominated in any freely convertible currency, including USD, EUR and the currencies of emerging market countries and non-OECD member countries.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Corporates over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
  • Rank 1/26 Total Return
  • Rank 26/26 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 9/26 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opps A1 CHF C CHF

9.6%

2 BlueBay Em Mkt High Yield Corp Bond I CHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

8.3%

3 Mainfirst - Em Markets Corp Bond Fund Bal A1 CHF CHF

7.8%

4 PIMCO GIS Emerging Markets Corp Bond E CHF Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

5.7%

5 Deutsche Invest I Emerging Markets Corp CHF FCH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

5.6%

Fund Name Currency Risk
22 BNY Mellon Emerging Mkts Corp Debt CHF W Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

4.6

23 BlueBay Em Mkt High Yield Corp Bond I CHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

4.7

24 Mainfirst - Em Markets Corp Bond Fund Bal A1 CHF CHF

4.7

25 Investec GSF Em Mkts Corp Debt A Acc CHF Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

4.7

26 MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opps A1 CHF C CHF

4.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
7 CS (Lux) Emerging Market Corporate Bond Fund BH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-2.1%

8 JPM Emerging Markets Corporate Bond I Dis CHF Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-2.1%

9 MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opps A1 CHF C CHF

-2.4%

10 Fisch Bond EM Corporates Opportunistic Fund BD CHF

-2.4%

11 Neuberger Berman Em Mkts Corp Debt CHF I Acc CHF

-2.5%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.4% 0.5% 4.2%
2016 16.0% 2.3% 6.3% 6.3% 0.4%
2015 -5.4% -0.6% 4.3% -8.9% 0.1%
2014 -1.9% -9.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Italy
  7. Liechtenstein
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Norway
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date20/05/2014
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyCHF
  • ISIN LU1061984032

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

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