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Allianz Global EcoTrends A Acc

Ranked 19 out of 23 in - Global Themes over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Vipin Ahuja

Vipin Ahuja is lead portfolio manager of the Allianz Global EcoTrends strategy at RCM. Having joined the company in 2009, London-based Ahuja is in charge of stock picking and portfolio construction of the EcoTrends portfolios. Ahuja has worked as an energy analyst at various companies such as DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd, Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, Dresdner Kleinwort, and HSBC. Most recently prior to joining RCM he served as an energy fund manager at Credit Suisse. Ahuja holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He also holds the CFA designation. During his leisure time, Ahuja enjoys tennis.


The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in companies across the globe that are directly or indirectly active in the following sectors: "eco-energy" (alternative energy sources and energy efficiency), "pollution control" (environmental quality, waste management and recycling) and "clean water" (water treatment and supply). It is the general intention of the ACD to invest predominantly in securities which constitute the FTSE ET50 Index.


Global Themes over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 7.7% -5.4%
2014 -2.7% 1.0% -1.0% -5.0% 2.4%
2013 30.2% 18.6% -0.2% 4.6% 5.1%
2012 2.4% 6.2% -9.3% 2.4% 3.8%
2011 -18.5% 2.9% -7.1% -17.7% 3.6%
2010 0.4% 2.1% -15.2% 3.3% 12.2%
2009 10.0% -10.6% 11.6% 10.9% -0.6%
2008 4.0% -16.6% -13.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Stericycle Inc ORD 5.14
Pall Corp ORD 3.74
Acuity Brands Inc ORD 3.49
Xylem Inc ORD 3.35
Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC ORD 3.16
Bureau Veritas Registre International de Classification de Navires et d'Aeronefs ORD 2.79
TWD Cash 2.69
Johnson Matthey PLC ORD 2.67
Brenntag AG ORD 2.60
Donaldson Company Inc ORD 2.52

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date14/02/2008
  • Share Class size04Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B29Y0P17

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000


  • Annual management1.8%
  • Initial investment4

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