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Vontobel Fund - US Equity USD B

Ranked 45 out of 232 in - US over 36 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 invests primarily in equities and similar securities of US companies that are undervalued relative to their market value. The fund aims to achieve a long-term absolute increase in capital by investing in a portfolio of shares of undervalued blue chip companies.

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Performance

US over : 31/08/2015 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.0% 6.7%
2017 19.4% 6.3% 0.7% 3.6% 7.7%
2016 10.0% -3.0% 3.4% 1.6% 7.9%
2015 7.1% -0.4% -3.1% 1.3% 9.5%
2014 20.7% -1.1% 3.7% 6.7% 10.4%
2013 24.4% 13.1% 1.6% 0.9% 7.2%
2012 13.7% 8.0% 2.5% 5.1% -2.2%
2011 9.1% 0.6% -5.5% 1.1% 13.5%
2010 1.3% 6.2% -6.5% 0.2% 1.8%
2009 16.5% -3.4% 8.2% 5.2% 6.0%
2008 -35.7% -18.3% -6.7% 8.0% -21.8%
2007 -11.8% -0.8% 1.8% -4.3% -8.7%
2006 3.2% -0.3% -7.0% 9.5% 1.7%
2005 13.0% 1.5% 8.3% -3.2% 6.2%
2004 -2.4% 5.0% -1.0% -2.5% -3.7%
2003 9.2% -8.1% 12.6% 3.3% 2.1%
2002 -21.2% 5.8% -14.3% -11.3% -2.1%
2001 3.6% 1.4% 11.0% -14.0% 7.0%
2000 39.8% 1.6% -2.7% 24.1% 13.9%
1999 2.0% 1.7% 13.0% -16.4% 6.2%
1998 8.5% 11.6% 3.1% -18.1% 15.2%
1997 47.8% 13.6% 11.2% 5.7% 10.7%
1996 40.0% 7.3% 7.4% 5.0% 15.8%
1995 24.5% -4.7% 11.0% 8.3% 8.8%
1994 -13.7% -9.4% -0.9% -2.9% -1.1%
1993 6.2% 3.9% 1.3% -4.6% 5.8%
1992 24.6% 13.1% -6.6% -9.3% 30.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 3.81%
Mastercard Inc ORD 3.80%
Visa Inc ORD 3.73%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc ORD 3.65%
PepsiCo Inc ORD 3.62%
Alphabet Inc ORD 3.36%
Kraft Heinz Co ORD 3.32%
Amazon.com Inc ORD 3.24%
Medtronic PLC ORD 3.22%
CME Group Inc ORD 2.91%
31/05/2018

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 date21/11/1991
  • Share Class size544Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0035765741

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.65%

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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).