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RAM (Lux) SF-Emerging Markets Equities B

Ranked 59 out of 223 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Maxime Botti

Maxime Botti was involved in the setting up of RAM Active Investments with Thomas de Saint-Seine. He played a determining role in the research that underpins the RAM Systematic Equity management. Before joining the group, Maxime Botti worked as a hedge fund manager for Equinoxe Partners and as arbitrage risk analyst at Barep Asset Management, a subsidiary of Société Générale. He has been with the group since 2004. He is a graduate of the Rouen Business School (Finance, 2002).

Thomas de Saint-Seine

Thomas de Saint-Seine is a founding partner of RAM Active Investments, which specializes in managing the investment funds grouped under the RAM Systematic and RAM Tactical Funds brands and at the origin of the research that underpins RAM Systematic Equity management. From 1996 to 2001, Thomas worked as a equity and bond fund manager at Crédit Agricole Indosuez (Luxembourg, Paris and Geneva). He joined the Reyl Group in 2001. Thomas de Saint-Seine is a graduate from the University of Paris X (Econometrics, 1994) and the Rouen Business School (Finance, 1996).

Emmanuel Hauptmann

Emmanuel Hauptmann co-manages RAM Systematic Equity investment strategies. He develops and implements systematic fundamental and technical strategies which originate from the team proprietary research on alpha, liquidity and risk factors. Before joining RAM in 2007, he worked in London as Senior Quantitative Analyst for Citigroup and built their Execution Analytics models in Europe as Director in their Alternative Execution department. Previously he worked as Quantitative Derivative strategist within Morgan Stanley Quantitative and Derivative Strategies in London. Hauptmann earned a MSc in Finance & Economics with distinction at the London School of Economics after graduating from Ecole Centrale Paris in Engineering and Paris I – Sorbonne in Economics.


At least two-thirds of the sub-fund will be invested in shares of companies in emerging or developing countries, whether in Latin America, Asia (excluding Japan), Eastern Europe, the Middle East or Africa. If the market in an emerging or developing country cannot be considered as regulated, investments in this market are limited to 10% of net assets of the sub-fund. For the remaining third of net assets, the sub-fund may also invest in fixed-income instruments such as bonds and convertible bonds, when market conditions make such investments necessary. The sub-fund may invest up to 10% of its net assets in units of UCITS or other UCIs.

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Global Emerging Markets over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.0% -2.6% -3.6%
2017 21.7% 9.3% -0.7% 4.8% 7.1%
2016 7.7% 1.0% 1.4% 6.4% -1.1%
2015 -11.4% 0.4% -3.2% -12.4% 4.1%
2014 12.8% -1.6% 7.3% 3.1% 3.8%
2013 2.1% 8.5% -8.0% 2.2% 0.1%
2012 24.7% 10.6% 0.5% 7.7% 4.3%
2011 -10.9% 1.1% -5.9% -13.5% 8.2%
2010 19.7% 9.9% -2.8% 8.9% 3.0%
2009 10.8%
2007 3.0%
2006 4.6% 6.6% -13.5% 7.9% 5.1%
2005 41.7% 5.0% 9.7% 11.6% 10.2%
2004 1.5% 4.8% -0.5% -0.8% -1.9%
2003 7.4% 15.1% 1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2003
  • Share Class size184Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0160155395

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%

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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).