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Absolute Return Funds of Funds

Sauren Stable Absolute Return

Asset Allocation
as at 30.11.2017

Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Investment Profile

Sauren Stable Absolute Return is a conservative asset management fund of funds with an absolute return concept and is a suitable investment option to cover the absolute return segment with a longer-term investment horizon.

In the long term, the goal is positive growth in euro of over 2% p.a. relatively independent of the market trend.

The portfolio is broadly diversified and predominantly invested in absolute return funds with different asset classes and strategies.

The goal for the portfolio composition is a focus on absolute return funds with an expected comparatively narrow fluctuation in unit price.

The choice of funds follows Sauren’s established person-related investment philosophy "We invest in fund managers – not funds", with its focus on the skills of the fund managers. The environment for volume is also analysed in detail.

Analysis of the most promising fund managers draws on experience from over 6,000 meetings. Every year, meetings are held with around 350 fund managers to monitor the quality of the selected fund managers and generate a steady stream of new and attractive investment ideas.

Portfolio

Asset Allocation as at 30.11.2017

  • Absolute Return Funds (Equity)18.4 %
  • Absolute Return Funds (Bond)54.9 %
  • Equity Funds Long/Short6.9 %
  • Global Macro Funds9.8 %
  • Alpha Strategy8.4 %
  • Cash1.7 %

Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Totals may not add up to 100 % due to rounding.

Top Holdings as at 30.11.2017

Exane Ceres Fund9.2 %
Pensato Europa Absolute Return Fund7.2 %
Henderson Gartmore UK Absolute Return Fund7.0 %
Blackwall Europe L/S Fund6.9 %
Gladwyne Absolute Credit6.6 %

Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Note:

According to the EU-Directive „MiFID“ (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) it ist not allowed to show performance values as long as the fund has less than 12 month price history.

Key Facts

Synopsis (for further information see Factsheet & Sales prospectus)

Investment companySauren
Fund ManagerSauren Finanzdienstleistungen GmbH & Co. KG, Eckhard Sauren
CustodianDZ PRIVATBANK S.A.
Asset ClassFund of funds with absolute-return-concept
Share ClassShare Class A
CurrencyEUR
Dividend PolicyAccumulation 
Launch Date30.12.2016
ISINLU1525525306
WKNA2AN1Y
Front-end Load2%
Management Fee10.45% p.a.
Distribution Fee0.45% p.a.
Administration Fee2up to 0.09% p.a.
Performance Feenone
Minimum Investmentnone

1: The fund management fee in percent reported here also includes the remuneration of the investment advisor.

2: From this fee, the management company as well as the central administration agent and the custodian are paid.

Opportunities1

  • Participation in appreciation of selected absolute return funds.
  • In the long term, the goal is positive growth in euro of over 2% p.a. relatively independent of the market trend.
  • Excess return over market average due to successful fund manager selection.
  • Continuous optimisation of the portfolio through active fund of funds management and continuous monitoring of portfolio positions.

Risks1

  • Risk of decrease in unit price due to general market risks (e.g. price, currency or liquidity risks).
  • Risks from the target funds selected for the fund of funds and the investment universe in the markets for equities, bonds, currencies or derivatives.
  • Risks of increased fluctuations in the unit price due to possible use of derivatives.
  • Specific risks of absolute return strategies (e.g. from derivatives).
  • Risks that the investment policy goals of the fund of funds or target fund are not achieved.

Risk and reward profile (in the meaning of the KIID/Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen)2

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Risk class (Assessment of the sales agent)3

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1: Comprehensive information regarding opportunities and risks can be found in the current sales prospectus (which is available in German only).

2: The risk and reward profile uses a ratio based on volatilities (see the KIID/Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen). This risk indicator relies on historical data and cannot be used as a basis upon which to forecast future performance. 1 represents low risk and a potentially lower reward and 7 stands for high risk and a potentially higher reward.

3: The sales agent’s risk class assessment is not the same as the risk profile in the sales prospectus and the risk and reward profile in the KIID (Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen) and is carried out from the point of view of an investor whose base currency is the same as that of the share class. 1 stands for low risk, 7 for high risk. 

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KIID / Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen (available only in German)

Tax data: (available only in German) see download area "Tax Data"

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