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VF II - Sustainable Water A

Ranked 42 out of 43 in - Global Themes over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Matthias Priebs

Matthias Priebs was born in 1963 in Zurich and also studied at the University of Zurich. He is a Chartered European Financial Analyst (CEFA) and a Financial Planning Expert. Matthias began his career in 1993 at Swiss Re as portfolio manager of Asia Pacific equity & bonds. In 2006 he was head of portfolio management at Tareno and between 2001 – 2006 he was held the position of portfolio manager of European equities at Helvetia Insurance. Matthias joined Bank Sarasin in 2007 where he is currently senior portfolio manager of European equities & water portfolios. His interests outside of fund management are skiing, backgammon, cinema and theatre.


The Sub-Fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing predominantly in shares or other equity related instruments of issuers worldwide that promote a sustainable development of the natural resource water.

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Global Themes over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 42/43 Total Return
  • Rank 33/43 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 36/43 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -6.6% 0.5% -0.7%
2017 21.7% 4.9% 1.4% 7.3% 6.7%
2016 5.2% -0.9% 3.9% 2.9% -0.7%
2015 1.3% -1.5% -3.0% -3.9% 10.2%
2014 14.4% 4.4% 3.9% 0.6% 4.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/12/2013
  • Share Class size08Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0995510970

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.65%
  • Initial investment1.65%

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