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Bond nominations revealed for Citywire Switzerland awards 2018

Bond nominations revealed for Citywire Switzerland awards 2018

The Citywire Switzerland Fund Manager and Group Awards 2018 is coming to Zurich on 8 March to celebrate the top Swiss asset management talent.

We will be handing out the Citywire Best Groups Awards and the Citywire Best Fund Managers Awards across 12 investment sectors.

Citywire’s fund manager database tracks and rates more than 15,000 individual portfolio managers across 41 countries, and our awards give us the opportunity to highlight some of Switzerland's leading asset management talent.

As we draw closer to the date, we will be revealing the shortlist for equity sectors. At a glance, here are the bond sectors with an award in play:

  •  Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency
  •  Bonds - Global Flexible
  •  Bonds - Swiss Franc

Here’s a look at the final shortlists of those competing for the trophy.

Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency

Manager Current Citywire Rating
James Valone - Wellington Management +
Michael Gomez - Pimco +
Marco Ruijer - NN Investment Partners AA
Claudia Calich - M&G Investments A
Morten Bugge & Christian Mejrup - Global Evolution Fondsmæglerselskab + ; AA

And groups shortlisted are:

  • Pictet
  • Wellington Management
  • NN Investment Partners
  • M&G Investments

Bonds – Global Flexible

Manager Current Citywire Rating
Charles Zerah - Carmignac Gestion +
Daniel Ivascyn & Alfred T. Murata - Pimco AA; AAA
Bruno Crastes - Natixis Investment Managers AAA
Ariel Bezalel - Jupiter +
Eve Tournier - Pimco AA

And groups shortlisted are:

  • Carmignac Gestion
  • Pimco
  • Jupiter
  • Amundi
  • Natixis Investment Managers

Bonds – Swiss Franc

Manager Current Citywire Rating
Sandro Grimm - Swisscanto Invest Züercher Kantonalbank AA
Roland Hotz & Klaus Göggelmann - Fisch Asset Management + ; +
David Brönnimann - Lombard Odier Bank AAA
Patrick Brühwiler & Maurice Pedergnana - PMG Fonds Management n/a; AAA
Goenuel Cibik - AXA Investment Managers +

And groups shortlisted are:

  • PMG Fonds Management
  • Pictet
  • Fisch Asset Management
  • Lombard Odier Investment Managers
  • Swisscanto Invest Züercher Kantonalbank

Best Fund Manager Awards go to the individual fund manager generating the highest risk-adjusted returns in a particular sector over the past three years to 31 January 2018 in Switzerland. These are based on the individual track records for all funds they have run in the sector over this period.


Best Fund Manager Awards are derived by isolating the individuals with the highest risk-adjusted returns at a sector level over three years to 31 January 2018. In order to qualify, fund managers must run a fund registered for sale in Switzerland.

Our ratings methodologies are actuarially approved by AKG Actuaries & Consultants.

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Related Fund Managers

Eve Tournier
Eve Tournier
6/32 in Bonds - Global Flexible (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 6.80%
Ariel Bezalel
Ariel Bezalel
18/32 in Bonds - Global Flexible (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: -0.54%
Alfred T. Murata
Alfred T. Murata
8/32 in Bonds - Global Flexible (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 6.04%
Daniel Ivascyn
Daniel Ivascyn
7/32 in Bonds - Global Flexible (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 6.04%
Charles Zerah
Charles Zerah
13/32 in Bonds - Global Flexible (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 2.20%
Goenuel Cibik
Goenuel Cibik
5/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 1.17%
Maurice Pedergnana
Maurice Pedergnana
2/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 7.97%
Patrick Brühwiler
Patrick Brühwiler
1/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 7.97%
David Brönnimann
David Brönnimann
4/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 2.34%
Klaus Göggelmann
Klaus Göggelmann
13/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 0.77%
Roland Hotz
Roland Hotz
12/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 0.77%
Sandro Grimm
Sandro Grimm
6/48 in Bonds - Swiss Franc (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 1.00%
Christian Mejrup
Christian Mejrup
2/27 in Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 11.84%
Morten Bugge
Morten Bugge
3/27 in Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 11.63%
Marco Ruijer
Marco Ruijer
4/27 in Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 8.11%
Michael Gomez
Michael Gomez
10/27 in Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 6.32%
James Valone
James Valone
5/27 in Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 7.69%
Bruno Crastes
Bruno Crastes
2/88 in Bonds - Global (Performance over 1 year) Average Total Return: 13.96%
Claudia Calich
Claudia Calich
10/88 in Bonds - Global (Performance over 1 year) Average Total Return: 3.43%