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Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt HN h (CHF)

Ranked 21 out of 38 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 3 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 : 30/01/2018 - 30/04/2018
  • Rank 21/38 Total Return
  • Rank 23/38 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 21/38 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
19 Wellington Opportunistic EM Debt CHF S Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-3.9%

20 Neuberger Berman EM Debt Hard Currency CHF P Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-3.9%

21 Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt HN h (CHF)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-4.0%

22 Invesco Emerging Market Flex Bond A CHF Hgd Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-4.0%

23 HSBC GIF Global Emerging Markets Bond AHCHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-4.1%

Fund Name Currency Risk
21 JPM Emerging Markets Debt I Dis CHF Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

2.9

22 PrivilEdge - BlackRock Emer Mar Dyn Bd SH CHF MA

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

3.0

23 Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt HN h (CHF)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

3.1

23 BlueBay Emerging Market Bond B CHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

3.1

25 BGF Emerging Markets Bond X2 CHF Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

3.2

Fund Name Currency Loss
19 Wellington Opportunistic EM Debt CHF S Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-3.9%

20 Neuberger Berman EM Debt Hard Currency CHF P Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-3.9%

21 Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt HN h (CHF)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-4.0%

22 Invesco Emerging Market Flex Bond A CHF Hgd Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-4.0%

23 HSBC GIF Global Emerging Markets Bond AHCHF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

-4.1%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Switzerland
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/10/2017
  • Share Class size03Mn
  • Base currencyCHF
  • ISIN LU1683481938
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.55%
  • Initial investment0.55

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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).