Multi Asset Boutique Commodities

Vontobel Fund - Commodity


Fund strategy

Investment objective

This commodity fund aims to achieve capital growth, while respecting risk diversification.

Key features

The fund invests indirectly in global commodity markets. This diversified basket of such commodity investments seeks to capture returns from commodity spot price developments as well as from active rolling of commodity future contracts.


The investment team of seasoned commodity specialists adheres to a rigorous process. Based on fundamental and quantitative analysis combined, the team dynamically selects the most promising opportunities within the investment universe and takes active positions on commodity futures curves.

Performance YTD
As at Aug 10 2020

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

Daily Performance

Periodic Performance

I USD 6.8% -11.3% -3.6% -4.6% -33.8%
Index 2.3% -19.4% -6.1% -7.7% -41.8%

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 USD -6.5% -5.7% 12.6% -13.7% -7.8%
Index -13.3% -6.5% 7.3% -6.8% -17.4%

Annual Performance

Risk Data

Volatility 16.6%
Sharpe ratio negative
Information ratio 0.3
Tracking error 7.8%
Jensens alpha 3.8%
Beta 1.1
[3 years annualized]
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 Michel Salden
Fund Domicile Luxembourg
Fund Currency USD
Share Class Currency USD
End of fiscal year 31 August
Index Bloomberg Commodity Index TR
Share Class Launch date Jan 07 2009
Distribution type Accum
Fund Registrations AT, CH, DE, ES, FI, GB, IT, LI, LU, NL, NO, PT, SE, SG
Share Class Registrations AT, CH, DE, ES, FI, GB, IT, LI, LU, NL, NO, SE, SG
Nav Information
Highest since launch 152.89
Lowest since launch 50.30
Fund volume in mln. USD 327.44
Share class volume in mln. USD 97.96
Fees And Expenses
Management fee 0.75%
TER 1.06% (Feb 28 2020)
ISIN LU0415415800
Valor 4608254
Bloomberg VONBCIU LX
Depository RBC Investor Services Bank S.A.
Management Company Vontobel Asset Management S.A.
Swiss Paying Agent Bank Vontobel AG
Swiss Representative Vontobel Fonds Services AG

Available Share Classes

Share class Currency ISIN Distrib. Type Launch date Management fee TER TER Date
B USD LU0415414829 Accum Retail Apr 04 2007 1.50% 1.85% Feb 28 2020
C USD LU0415415123 Accum Retail Sep 18 2009 2.10% 2.45% Feb 28 2020
H (hedged) CHF LU0415415479 Accum Retail Apr 25 2007 1.50% 1.91% Feb 28 2020
H (hedged) SEK LU0505242726 Accum Retail Nov 18 2010 1.50% 1.91% Feb 28 2020
H (hedged) EUR LU0415415636 Accum Retail May 14 2008 1.50% 1.91% Feb 28 2020
HI (hedged) CHF LU0415416287 Accum Institutional Feb 16 2009 0.75% 1.12% Feb 28 2020
HI (hedged) SEK LU0505242999 Accum Institutional Jun 21 2011 0.75% 1.12% Feb 28 2020
HI (hedged) EUR LU0415416444 Accum Institutional Jul 03 2009 0.75% 1.12% Feb 28 2020
HN (hedged) EUR LU1683489089 Accum Retail Oct 13 2017 0.75% 1.16% Feb 28 2020
HN (hedged) CHF LU1683488941 Accum Retail Oct 13 2017 0.75% 1.16% Feb 28 2020
HS (hedged) CHF LU0692735565 Accum Institutional Oct 31 2011 0.00% 0.27% Feb 28 2020
I USD LU0415415800 Accum Institutional Jan 07 2009 0.75% 1.06% Feb 28 2020
N USD LU1683488867 Accum Retail Oct 13 2017 0.75% 1.10% Feb 28 2020
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* TER includes performance fee where applicable

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

Major Sectors

Document Date DE EN ES FR IT
Factsheets & Commentaries
Factsheet Jun 2020
Monthly Commentary Jun 2020
Quarterly Commentary Jun 2020
KIID Jul 2020
Legal Documents
Articles of Association Apr 2016
Notification to Investors Jan 2020
Sales Prospectus Dec 2019
Financial Reports
Annual Report Aug 2019
Dividend Payout Jan 2019
Semi-Annual Report Feb 2020
Dealing Information
Holiday Calendar 2020 Jan 2020
List of Active Retail Share Classes Dec 2018
Sanctioned Countries Sep 2016
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

  • Interest rates may vary, bonds suffer price declines on rising interest rates

  • Investments in foreign currencies are subject to currency fluctuations

  • Commodity investments might be subject to considerable volatility and exposed to sudden fluctuations over a long period. Various commodity markets may also be suject to direct government intervention that might cause extreme price volatility of commodity investments

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