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MainFirst - Global Equities A

Ranked 511 out of 583 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Jan-Christoph Herbst

Frank Schwarz

Frank Schwarz joined MainFirst as a portfolio manager in August 2012. He heads the MainFirst Absolute Return team with more than €1 billion assets under management in two mutual funds and several mandates. Being responsible for the MainFirst Global Equities Fund, his work focuses on the identification of structural growth trends, stock selection and strategic asset allocation. From 1992 to 2012, Frank Schwarz worked as a portfolio manager at DB Advisors.

Patrick Vogel

Since August 2012 Patrick Vogel has been part of the MainFirst Absolute Return team, working as a portfolio manager. The main emphasis of his work tactical management of equity exposure, selection of bonds and the analysis of currency markets. From 2007 to 2012, Vogel worked as a portfolio manager at DB Advisors, Deutsche Bank. He holds a Master of Science from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.


The Sub-fund's objective is to outperform the MSCI World index in EUR (the : benchmark index"). Investments are made in equities and other equity-related securities across the world. Depending on the actual situation, the investment focus may be on large-cap companies or also on small and mid-cap companies. Up to 25% of the Sub-fund's assets may be invested in bonds, convertible bonds and warrant bonds.

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Global over : 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2018
  • Rank 511/583 Total Return
  • Rank 504/583 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 521/583 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.9% 4.2% -1.7%
2017 50.8% 14.5% 7.8% 13.2% 8.0%
2016 -8.5% -11.3% -3.6% 10.3% -3.0%
2015 21.1% 6.0% -2.1% 2.8% 13.6%
2014 11.3% 1.0% 4.4% 2.1% 3.4%
2013 -1.7% 4.6% 7.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
SoftBank Group Corp ORD 4.66% Inc ORD 4.31%
Applied Materials Inc ORD 4.25%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 4.13%
NVIDIA Corp ORD 4.12%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE ORD 4.00%
Keyence Corp ORD 3.96%
Kering SA ORD 3.95%
Shiseido Co Ltd ORD 3.92%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd DR 3.78%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Italy
  7. Liechtenstein
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Norway
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/03/2013
  • Share Class size109Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0864709349

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0


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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).