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Bellevue F (Lux) BB African Opportunities I GBP

Ranked 5 out of 11 in - Emerging Markets Other over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Malek Bou-Diab

Malek Bou-Diab is a portfolio manager at Bellevue Asset Management and co-manages the Bellevue F (Lux) BB African Opportunities fund alongside Elena Ogram and Havard Chi. The fund focuses on stocks from companies based in the emerging African markets, and the team follow a defensive growth strategy in managing the fund, rotating the portfolio when market cycle changes are identified. Bou-Diab worked as a quantitative analyst at Deutsche Bank for two years, later joining Julius Baer and Co where he was a portfolio manager, before moving to Bellevue in 2009. Outside of fund management, Bou-Diab enjoys skiing and mountain climbing, and holds a PhD in Physics from ETH Zurich.

Andy Gboka


The fund's investment objective is the achievement of long-term capital growth by investing at least two thirds of its in a portfolio of carefully chosen shares and other equities of companies, who have their registered office or carry out the majority of their economic activity in African countries including the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.


Emerging Markets Other over : 31/05/2014 - 31/05/2015
  • Rank 5/11 Total Return
  • Rank 3/11 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 4/11 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 2.4%
2014 4.6% -0.1% 2.3% 9.2% -6.3%
2013 7.8% 6.5% -7.1% 4.5% 4.3%
2012 15.8% -2.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Germany
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Spain
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/04/2012
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0767971376

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.9%

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