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BSF Latin American Opportunities A2 USD

Ranked 13 out of 34 in - Latin America over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Will Landers

Will Landers was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1969. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BSBA degree in finance and international management with a minor in theology. He started his career with Bear Stearns as an investment banker covering Latin American clients. After three years he joined Lehman Brothers where he started as an analyst and went on to become the director of Latin American research in 1998. In 1999 he moved to Credit Suisse where he covered Latin American technology and internet stocks. Will joined BlackRock in 2002 as an analyst and shortly after became the co-manager of the Latin America Fund. In 2004 he became the sole manager of the fund. Will has been managing funds for over eight years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Outside of fund management he enjoys spending time with his family as well as golf, football, baseball, music and the cinema.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return and will seek to achieve this investment objective through an investment of at least 70% of its total net assets in the equity and equity-related securities (including derivatives) of small & mid capitalisation companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Latin America. Small & mid capitalisation companies are considered companies which, at the time of purchase, form the bottom 30% by market capitalisation of Latin American exchanges.

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Performance

Latin America over : 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 6.0% -17.2% -4.5%
2017 26.7% 13.4% -3.0% 16.2% -0.9%
2016 17.0% 6.3% 12.5% 0.3% -2.4%
2015 -28.0% -18.3% -2.8% -13.4% 4.7%
2014 -0.2% -2.2% 12.7% 0.3% -9.7%
2013 -15.6% 6.6% -13.7% -2.6% -5.9%
2012 17.5% 17.1% -12.7% 8.3% 6.1%
2011 -27.9% -6.7% -7.2% -23.0% 8.1%
2010 25.3% 4.7% 0.0% 14.0% 4.9%
2009 210.1% 8.9% 72.6% 36.4% 20.9%
2008 -63.8% -20.1% 17.2% -32.8% -42.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Klabin SA 5.98%
B2W Companhia Digital ORD 5.34%
Banco del Bajio SA Institucion de Banca Multiple ORD 5.27%
Rumo SA ORD 4.99%
MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA ORD 4.74%
Bradespar SA PFD 4.72%
Alsea SAB de CV ORD 4.53%
Corporacion Inmobiliaria Vesta SAB de CV ORD 4.22%
Iochpe Maxion SA ORD 4.01%
Lojas Americanas SA PFD 3.85%
30/09/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Hungary
  8. Ireland
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Poland
  13. Portugal
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/11/2007
  • Share Class size04Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0298454090

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management2.00%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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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).