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Vontobel Fund (CH) - Sustainable Swiss Equity


Fund strategy

Investment objective

This equity fund aims to generate long-term capital growth while considering specific sustainability criteria and respecting risk diversification.

Key features

The fund invests in a concentrated portfolio mainly including stocks of innovative Swiss companies which are among the leaders in their industry, offer interesting profitability growth potential, and whose stock prices have attractive upside potential versus the estimated enterprise values at the time of the investment.


The specialized and seasoned investment team takes long-term high-conviction investment decisions based on in-depth research. The team also considers environmental, social and governance criteria to select particular companies with farsighted strategies, sound financials and robust structures, convinced that these strengths can enhance a firm¿s future profitability potential and thus stock price. The team actively adapts portfolio positions to seize attractive new opportunities and control risks always in line with their latest assessment of investment conditions. They may use derivative financial instruments as well.

Performance YTD
As at Aug 10 2020

All data is as at Jun 30 2020 unless otherwise indicated.

Daily Performance

Periodic Performance

I CHF 0.8% -4.8% 13.1%
Index 1.6% -3.1% 17.1%

Rolling Performance

Jul 01 2015 - Jun 30 2016 Jul 01 2016 - Jun 30 2017 Jul 01 2017 - Jun 30 2018 Jul 01 2018 - Jun 30 2019 Jul 01 2019 - Jun 30 2020
I CHF NA NA NA 13.9% 1.7%
Index NA NA NA 16.0% 3.8%

Annual Performance

Risk Data

Volatility 11.0%
Sharpe ratio 0.2
Information ratio negative
Tracking error 1.0%
Jensens alpha -1.9%
Beta 0.9
[1 year]
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future performance. Performance data does not take into account any commissions and costs charged when shares of the fund are issued and redeemed, if applicable. The return of the fund may go down as well as up due to changes in rates of exchange between currencies. The value of the money invested in the fund can increase or decrease and there is no guarantee that all or part of your invested capital can be redeemed.

All data is as at Aug 10 2020 unless otherwise indicated.

Fund data
Portfolio Manager Marc Hänni
Fund Domicile Switzerland
Fund Currency CHF
Share Class Currency CHF
End of fiscal year 28 February
Index SPI TR
Share Class Launch date Dec 01 2017
Distribution type Accum
Fund Registrations CH
Share Class Registrations CH
Nav Information
Highest since launch 124.75
Lowest since launch 88.81
Fund volume in mln. CHF 354.72
Share class volume in mln. CHF 150.31
Fees And Expenses
Management fee 0.65%
TER 1.09% (Feb 28 2020)
ISIN CH0381683991
Valor 38168399
Bloomberg VOSSEIC SW
Depository RBC Investor Services Bank S.A.
Management Company Vontobel Fonds Services AG
Swiss Paying Agent Bank Vontobel AG , Raiffeisen Schweiz Genossenschaft St. Gallen

Available Share Classes

Share class Currency ISIN Distrib. Type Launch date Management fee TER TER Date
A CHF CH0046922354 Dist Retail Nov 17 2008 1.30% 1.91% Feb 28 2020
AN CHF CH0294647554 Dist Retail Oct 30 2015 0.65% 1.09% Feb 28 2020
I CHF CH0381683991 Accum Institutional Dec 01 2017 0.65% 1.09% Feb 28 2020
IA CHF CH0046964547 Dist Institutional Nov 17 2008 0.65% 1.09% Feb 28 2020
S CHF CH0414998804 Dist Institutional Aug 30 2018 0.00% 0.17% Feb 28 2020
Click here to see an overview of our shareclass naming convention.

* TER includes performance fee where applicable

All data is as at Jun 30 2020 unless otherwise indicated.

Major Sectors

Major equity positions

Stock Allocation
Nestle 21.0%
Roche 17.4%
Novartis 11.8%
Lonza Group -Reg- 3.9%
Zurich Insurance Group AG 3.5%
Sika Ltd Registered 2.6%
Givaudan Reg 2.4%
UBS Group Inc. Registered 2.2%
ABB 2.1%
Holcim Ltd -Na- 1.9%
Document Date DE EN FR IT
Factsheets & Commentaries
Factsheet Jun 2020
Quarterly Commentary Jun 2020
KIID Jul 2020
Legal Documents
Investor Declaration Apr 2018
Sales Prospectus Mar 2020
Financial Reports
Annual Report Feb 2020
Dividend Payout Jan 2019
Final Report Oct 2018
Semi-Annual Report Aug 2019
Dealing Information
Holiday Calendar 2020 Jan 2020
List of Active Retail Share Classes Dec 2018
Shareclass Naming Convention Nov 2019
  • Limited participation in the potential of single securities

  • Success of single security analysis and active management cannot be guaranteed

  • It cannot be guaranteed that the investor will recover the capital invested

  • Derivatives entail risks relating to liquidity, leverage and credit fluctuations, illiquidity and volatility

  • Price fluctuations of investments due to market, industry and issuer linked changes are possible

  • Investments in mid and small cap companies may be less liquid than investments in large cap companies

  • There is no guarantee that all sustainability criteria will always be met for every investment. Negative impact on subfund's performance possible due to pursuing sustainable economic activity rather than a conventional investment policy

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