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Julius Baer BF Total Return-EUR B

Ranked 9 out of 10 in - Absolute Return EUR over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Bogdan Manescu

Currently based in Zürich, Bogdan Manescu is a portfolio manager at GAM Group. He joined the company in 2009 and specialises in fixed income. Since 2010 he has managed the Julius Baer BF Total Return fund, and also runs institutional mandates and uses a macro, fundamental investment style. Born in Bucharest in Romania, Manescu has a Master’s degree in econometrics from the University of Technology in Darmstadt, Germany and a PhD from the University of St. Gallen. Bogdan is a member of the CFA Institute and enjoys tennis and skiing outside of work.

Enzo Puntillo

Enzo Puntillo is Head of the Fixed Income team and Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Emerging Markets. Prior to joining GAM Group in October 2005, he managed institutional bond and fund mandates at UBS Global Asset Management in Zurich with a focus on global emerging market debt and crossover products. Prior to that he was a fixed income trader at Paribas. Enzo Puntillo holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Applied Science of Basel and he is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA). He is based in Zurich.


The aim of the fund is to achieve steady positive returns through interest income and capital gains by investing predominantly in government and corporate bonds worldwide. Dynamic risk allocation is intended to actively increase expected returns, but not risk, over time. The fund is suitable for investors wishing to invest in an actively managed global bond portfolio.


Absolute Return EUR over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015
  • Rank 9/10 Total Return
  • Rank 8/10 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 9/10 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Risk
6 Carmignac Pfl Capital Plus A EUR acc


6 QIC - GFI Absolute return bond A acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


8 Julius Baer BF Total Return-EUR B


9 Vontobel Fund Absolute Return Bond (EUR) B

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


10 LO Funds - Absolute Return Bond (EUR) P A


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 -7.1% -1.1% 1.7%
2014 -4.2% 1.2% -1.5% -3.0% -0.9%
2013 1.0% 4.1% 0.4% -2.8% -0.6%
2012 5.0% 3.7% -3.2% 0.9% 3.6%
2011 -1.4% 5.0% 3.1% -7.0% -2.0%
2010 3.5% 3.2% -7.4% 8.7% -0.3%
2009 0.1% -4.6% -4.8% 10.1% 0.1%
2008 28.6% 9.8% -2.4% -0.4% 20.4%
2007 8.4% 0.8% -2.2% 4.2% 5.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Cyprus
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Iceland
  11. Italy
  12. Latvia
  13. Liechtenstein
  14. Lithuania
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Portugal
  19. Spain
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/10/1993
  • Share Class size59Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0012197827

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.80%

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