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Vontobel Fund - Smart Data 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 worldwide in a concentrated portfolio mainly including stocks of companies which are among the leaders in their industry, offer high and sustainable profitability 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. To determine the investable universe, they rely on smart data and machine-learning-assisted screening. The team also considers environmental, social and governance criteria to select 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 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 USD 1.4% -5.8% 2.7% 1.0% 54.6%
Index 3.2% -6.3% 6.1% 6.7% 90.0%

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 -17.3% 17.1% 3.5% 2.6% 2.0%
Index -2.8% 18.8% 10.7% 5.7% 2.1%

Annual Performance

Risk Data

Volatility 16.0%
Sharpe ratio 0.0
Information ratio negative
Tracking error 3.8%
Jensens alpha -3.2%
Beta 0.9
[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 Roger Merz
Fund Domicile Luxembourg
Fund Currency USD
Share Class Currency USD
End of fiscal year 31 August
Index MSCI All Countries World Index
Share Class Launch date Dec 13 2012
Distribution type Accum
Fund Registrations AT, CH, DE, ES, FI, FR, GB, IT, LI, LU, NL, NO, PT, SE, SG
Share Class Registrations AT, CH, DE, FI, FR, GB, IT, LI, LU, NL, NO, SE, SG
Nav Information
Highest since launch 170.35
Lowest since launch 98.70
Fund volume in mln. USD 68.87
Share class volume in mln. USD 5.14
Fees And Expenses
Management fee 0.75%
TER 1.21% (Feb 28 2020)
ISIN LU0848325618
Valor 19879675
Bloomberg VONSGUI 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
A USD LU0848325295 Dist Retail Dec 13 2012 1.50% 2.00% Feb 28 2020
AN USD LU1683487547 Dist Retail Oct 12 2017 0.75% 1.25% Feb 28 2020
B USD LU0848325378 Accum Retail Dec 13 2012 1.50% 2.00% Feb 28 2020
H (hedged) CHF LU0848326186 Accum Retail Dec 17 2012 1.50% 2.06% Feb 28 2020
H (hedged) EUR LU0848326269 Accum Retail Dec 17 2012 1.50% 2.06% Feb 28 2020
HI (hedged) EUR LU0848326855 Accum Institutional Apr 10 2014 0.75% 1.27% Feb 28 2020
HI (hedged) CHF LU0848326772 Accum Institutional Apr 10 2014 0.75% 1.27% Feb 28 2020
HN (hedged) CHF LU1683482233 Accum Retail Oct 04 2017 0.75% 1.31% Feb 28 2020
HN (hedged) GBP LU1179465338 Accum Retail Feb 10 2015 0.75% 1.31% Feb 28 2020
HN (hedged) EUR LU1179465684 Accum Retail Feb 10 2015 0.75% 1.31% Feb 28 2020
I USD LU0848325618 Accum Institutional Dec 13 2012 0.75% 1.21% Feb 28 2020
N USD LU0848325709 Accum Retail Feb 10 2015 0.75% 1.25% 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.

Country Weighting

Major Sectors

Major equity positions

Stock Allocation
Microsoft Corp Shs 7.3%
Visa -A- 5.9%
Nice Systems Ltd -Adr- 5.8%
Nestle 4.9%
Moody'S Corp Shs 4.4%
Intercontinental Exchange Inc 4.3%
Autozone Inc 4.1%
Facebook -A- 4.1%
Ping An Insurance -H- Shs 3.8%
Broadcom Inc 3.7%
Document Date DE EN ES FR IT
Factsheets & Commentaries
Factsheet Jun 2020
Monthly Commentary May 2020
KIID Jul 2020
Legal Documents
Articles of Association Apr 2016
Notification to Investors Mar 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

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