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MainFirst - Top European Ideas A

Ranked 217 out of 305 in - Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Evy Bellet

Evy Bellet was born in Munich in 1960. She started her career in 1986 at FINACOR Borsen und Wertpapiermaklet GmbH as a Eurobonds trader and took long term maternity leave from 1997 to 1999 before returning to the industry in 1999 as a securities trader at Bank Julius Baer. Bellet joined Julius Baer Kapitalanlagegesellschaft AG in 2002 where she was responsible for segregated mandates. In 2003 she joined MainFirst Bank AG where she is currently a portfolio manager. Bellet has been managing funds for over nine years and passed the Exchange Trader examination from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Outside of fund management she enjoys golf, tennis, soccer and music.

Alexander Dominicus

Alexander Dominicus joined MainFirst in August 2009. He is part of the Top European Ideas Fund and Germany Fund investment team as a portfolio manager. Previously, Alexander did a trainee programme at MainFirst working at various departments including international work experience in London and New York. Alexander did a banking apprenticeship and holds a degree in business administration with focus on Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and Emory University Goizueta Business School.

Olgerd Eichler

Olgerd Eichler has become one of Germany’s best known fund managers in recent years, after being showered with awards for his performance with a range of global and north American equity funds. Eichler joined the German group Union Investment in 2000 after five and a half years in the treasury and private banking departments of Citibank AG, and then moved to MainFirst in 2007. The US has proved a profitable hunting ground for Eichler, who gained his MBA in finance while studying there. He is one of few managers who has consistently outperformed the S&P 500 Index. ‘We are investors and not just short term traders’, he says about his management philosophy. He now runs the MainFirst - Top European Ideas and Classic Stock funds.

Alexander Lippert

Alexander Lippert joined Mainfirst as a junior portfolio manager in 2017. He provides support in stock selection, trading and portfolio management. Before joining the group he gained experience in the financial sector through several internships, among others at MainFirst Bank in the area of asset management, at DZ Bank in equity research and at Heraeus Metals in controlling. Lippert studied economics and minored in business studies at the University of Mannheim, which included a semester at HEC Lausanne.


The sub fund seeks to outperform the share index STOXX EUROPE 600 TR in EUR. To achieve the objective, the sub fund invests primarily in shares and other equity-related securities of companies worldwide, although the investment focus lies on European companies (at least 75% of investments) . Depending on the actual situation, the investment focus may be on large-cap companies or also on small and mid caps.

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Europe over : 30/11/2017 - 30/11/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.2% -0.5% -3.2%
2017 35.9% 10.9% 9.1% 9.6% 2.5%
2016 -2.9% -11.9% -6.5% 9.4% 7.8%
2015 6.2% 5.5% -0.5% -7.1% 8.9%
2014 0.3% 2.2% 3.0% -7.4% 2.9%
2013 24.5% 0.6% 1.0% 12.3% 9.2%
2012 21.4% 9.5% -4.2% 8.6% 6.5%
2011 -6.3% 3.2% -1.4% -15.1% 8.4%
2010 13.0% 3.4% -8.3% 13.6% 5.1%
2009 35.0% -10.1% 19.6% 25.5% 0.1%
2008 -50.7% -20.1% -7.7% -12.8% -23.3%
2007 -2.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
ASR Nederland NV ORD 7.78%
BAWAG Group AG ORD 6.84%
Innogy SE ORD 6.63%
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG ORD 6.29%
Jupiter Fund Management PLC ORD 5.37%
Siemens Healthineers AG ORD 4.87%
home24 SE ORD 4.18%
Aareal Bank AG ORD 3.79%
Uniper SE ORD 3.77%
Deutsche Bank AG ORD 3.72%

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 date13/07/2007
  • Share Class size221Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0308864023

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

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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).