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Luc D'Hooge

Luc D'Hooge

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About 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.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2012

  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FRated AA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AA in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated AA in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated A in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015

2016

  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated A in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated A in Feb 2017
  • MRated AA in Mar 2017
  • ARated AA in Apr 2017
  • MRated AA in May 2017
  • JRated AA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AA in Aug 2017
  • SRated AA in Sep 2017
  • ORated AA in Oct 2017

Performance

Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency
over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 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%

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