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Earth Gold Fund UI

Ranked 9 out of 25 in - Gold & Precious Metals over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Georges Lequime

Georges Lequime graduated with a BSc in mining and worked for four years for Anglo American in the South African gold and coal mining industry. He also worked for Old Mutual Asset Management on the gold fund which he managed for four years. Georges then went on to work at HSBC in New York as a resource equity analyst and also headed up HSBC Global Mining Fund in 2002. He then joined RBC Capital Market’s equity research team in London. He is currently an analyst and advisor for the the Earth Gold Fund UI and the Earth Exploration Fund UI funds on behalf of Universal Investment Gesellschaft.

Objective

The Investment Fund concentrates on equities in precious metals, with at least 2/3 of fund volume invested in equities, funds and other transferable securities in the gold sector. In addition to equities with explorer status, other companies connected to the gold extraction value chain may also be considered, regardless of market capitalisation. Other stocks in the precious metal sector, specifically silver, platinum, palladium, etc. and other selected commodity stocks may be added.

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Performance

Gold & Precious Metals over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -7.8% 4.1%
2017 14.6% 9.0% -5.4% 6.8% 4.2%
2016 79.8% 59.1% 42.7% 1.7% -22.1%
2015 -26.6% -4.7% 3.2% -21.7% -4.6%
2014 -6.1% 21.5% 11.9% -14.6% -19.2%
2013 -55.5% -14.6% -42.8% 11.3% -18.1%
2012 -17.5% -7.0% -15.7% 26.8% -17.0%
2011 -19.4% -2.0% -13.5% -4.0% -0.8%
2010 34.2% 1.3% 5.0% 12.1% 12.5%
2009 121.8% 49.8% 12.6% 18.2% 11.3%
2008 -12.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Kinross Gold Corp ORD 5.52%
Semafo Inc ORD 4.66%
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc ORD 4.14%
Teranga Gold Corp ORD 4.13%
Yamana Gold Inc ORD 3.95%
Alamos Gold Inc ORD 3.56%
Tahoe Resources Inc ORD 3.54%
Endeavour Mining Corp ORD 3.54%
West African Resources Ltd ORD 3.54%
Dundee Precious Metals Inc ORD 3.32%
30/04/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Germany
  3. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/07/2008
  • Share Class size45Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN DE000A0Q2SD8

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management2.10%
  • Initial investment5.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).