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Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt H (CHF)

Ranked 3 out of 27 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Luc D'Hooge

Luc D'hooge is currently head of emerging markets bond funds at Vontobel. Having started out as a geologist at the Belgian Geological Survey in 1989, one year later Luc joined Geoservices as a project manager. He moved to Bank Brussels Lambert in 1993 where he started his investment career and became a portfolio manager prior to joining Dexia in 2000 where he was head of EM bond funds until moving to Vontobel in 2013. Luc holds an MSc in Geology from the Catholic University of Louvain and majored in Mining Engineering at the Université libre de Bruxelles. Away from the office, he likes skiing, travelling and photography.

Objective

The fund mainly invests in interest-bearing securities as well as in convertible bonds and similar securities. The fund may also hold cash. The fund mainly invests in securities denominated in various emerging market currencies and/or issued or guaranteed by public and/or private borrowers domiciled in, having business activities in or exposed to emerging markets. The majority of investments are executed in hard currencies.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 3/27 Total Return
  • Rank 23/27 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 14/27 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 M&G Emerging Markets Bond CHF A Acc CHF

8.4%

2 Global Evolution Funds - Frontier Markets R CHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

7.9%

3 Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt H (CHF) CHF

6.6%

4 Ashmore SICAV Emerging Markets Debt I CHF Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

5.0%

5 PIMCO GIS Emerging Markets Bond Inst CHF Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

4.5%

Fund Name Currency Risk
21 GAM Multibond - Emerging Bd-CHF A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

6.4

22 AB FCP I-Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio A2 CHF H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

6.6

23 Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt H (CHF) CHF

6.6

24 Aberdeen Global - Select Emer Mkts Bd A2 Hdg CHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

6.7

25 Ashmore SICAV Emerging Markets Debt I CHF Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

6.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
12 Invesco Emerging Markets Bond A Acc CHF Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-5.3%

13 JPM Emerging Markets Debt I Dis CHF Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-5.3%

14 Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt H (CHF) CHF

-5.4%

14 MFS Meridian Funds-Emerging Markets Debt AH1 CHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-5.4%

16 JPM EM Investment Grade Bond I Acc CHF Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-5.5%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.1% 3.2% 2.4%
2016 10.0% 4.5% 4.3% 6.0% -4.8%
2015 -2.5% 0.6% -0.2% -5.0% 2.2%
2014 5.5% 3.2% 5.6% -0.3% -2.9%
2013 1.0% 1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. Germany
  4. Liechtenstein
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Singapore
  7. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/05/2013
  • Share Class size33Mn
  • Base currencyCHF
  • ISIN LU0926440065

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.10%

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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).