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Odey European Absolute Return GBP I

Ranked 72 out of 83 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Feras Al-Chalabi

Feras Al-Chalabi joined Odey in 1999 directly from university, having graduated in Classics & Modern Languages from Brasenose College, Oxford. His early days with the firm were spent as a media and technology analyst, before being appointed as deputy manager of Odey’s Japanese Hedge fund from launch in October 2000. Since then Feras has been selected to run the firm’s Continental European retail fund as well as their institutional European Allegra fund.


The investment objective of the Sub-Fund is to provide a positive absolute return over a 12 month period independent of market conditions. The Sub-Fund aims to achieve long term capital appreciation.

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Long/Short Equity over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 72/83 Total Return
  • Rank 53/83 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 64/83 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
70 BSF European Absolute Return D2RF GBP GBP


71 Pensato Europa Absolute Return R GBP B

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



72 Odey European Absolute Return GBP I GBP


73 Old Mutual UK Opportunities A Acc GBP


74 BSF European Diversified Equity Abs Ret A2 GBP Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -2.5%
2016 -10.3% -6.6% 0.1% -4.0% -0.1%
2015 -0.9% 2.2% -8.0% 11.4% -5.3%
2014 -2.4% 1.6% -8.8% 1.8% 3.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
EUR Cash 16.86
France 0.000% 14-Dec-2016 9.09
Orange SA ORD 7.90
Alstom SA ORD 7.00
Vivendi SA ORD 6.80
Koninklijke Philips NV ORD 6.71
Bayer AG ORD 5.32
Tdc A/S ORD 4.61
Koninklijke KPN NV ORD 4.23
Danske Bank A/S ORD 3.96

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Ireland
  3. Switzerland
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date06/12/2013
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment1,000


  • Annual management1.00%

Related News

Feras Al Chalabi exits Odey after 18-year stint

Al Chalabi, who joined Odey straight out of university in 1999, will hand over his European funds to Oliver Kelton.

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