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Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Equity B USD

Ranked 174 out of 221 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Matthew Benkendorf

Mr Matthew Benkendorf joined Vontobel Asset Management in October 1999 in trade support. After being promoted to trader in 2000, Mr. Benkendorf became a research analyst in 2002 and moved into portfolio management in 2006 as deputy portfolio manager of Vontobel’s European Equity Strategy. In 2008 Mr. Benkendorf continued to grow in his portfolio management role becoming lead portfolio manager of European Equity and deputy portfolio manager of Global Equity and in 2010 became deputy portfolio manager of the Vontobel US Equity Strategy ultimately becoming lead portfolio manager in 2012. As a co-architect of Vontobel’s quality growth philosophy and style and proven success in managing Vontobel’s strategies he was named Chief Investment Officer in March 2016. Mr Benkendorf received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in finance from the University of Denver.

Objective

The fund mainly invests in equities and equity-like securities. It may also hold cash.The fund invests in a portfolio of stocks of undervalued, first-class companies that are based and/or conduct the majority of their business activity in emerging countries.

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Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.1% -3.6%
2017 27.5% 10.9% 3.8% 4.6% 5.9%
2016 1.3% -2.5% 7.4% 4.2% -7.1%
2015 -8.6% -0.8% -5.1% -6.5% 3.8%
2014 17.3% 1.3% 7.8% 6.2% 1.1%
2013 -9.0% 5.0% -6.4% -5.7% -1.8%
2012 16.9% 9.1% 0.9% 4.9% 1.3%
2011 -2.9% -1.9% -3.1% -6.4% 9.2%
2010 16.1% 4.7% 3.7% 8.7% -1.7%
2009 47.3% 2.8% 22.1% 9.8% 6.9%
2008 -50.7% -23.3% 2.0% -15.8% -25.1%
2007 24.4% -0.5% 13.5% 6.9% 3.1%
2006 25.0% 12.8% -11.3% 10.7% 12.9%
2005 44.2% 4.4% 13.6% 12.9% 7.7%
2004 23.0% 10.0% -6.1% 10.2% 8.1%
2003 38.9% -8.1% 25.4% 7.9% 11.7%
2002 -17.1% 17.9% -14.8% -13.5% -4.5%
2001 2.7% -1.3% 13.1% -24.5% 21.9%
2000 -25.6% 9.3% -13.0% -7.3% -15.5%
1999 82.6% 14.7% 21.8% -10.5% 46.1%
1998 -24.4% 12.9% -17.8% -30.7% 17.4%
1997 2.2% 15.8% 9.2% -4.2% -15.6%
1996 29.0% 10.3% 10.5% -2.6% 8.7%
1995 -17.6% -22.8% 9.0% -1.4% -0.8%
1994 -25.0% -19.3% -4.4% 12.7% -13.8%
1993 67.2% 9.7% 3.7% 5.8% 38.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 6.05%
Ambev SA DR 5.09%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 3.43%
Unilever NV DR 3.37%
HDFC BANK ORD 3.32%
Heineken NV ORD 3.27%
Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV DR 3.07%
ITC Ltd 2.90%
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 2.87%
Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Perusahaan Perseroan PT ORD 2.81%
31/03/2018

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/11/1992
  • Share Class size679Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0040507039

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.65%
  • Initial investment1.65%

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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).