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RobecoSAM Smart Materials Fund B

Ranked 6 out of 25 in - Natural Resources over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Pieter Busscher

Pieter Busscher was born in 1981 in Hamburg, Germany. He studied at RSM Erasmus University and the University of St. Gallen. His financial career began at Sustainable Asset Management in August 2007, where he manages the SAM Smart Materials Fund. Pieter enjoys sailing in his spare time.

Objective

The fund invests worldwide in companies which provide technology, products or services relating to the extraction and efficient handling of raw materials, recycling of used resources and innovative alternative materials. The aim of the fund is to achieve the highest possible returns over the long term. It is suitable for long-term-oriented equity investors who are convinced of the sustainable potential of material flows, and for inclusion in a globally diversified portfolio.

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Performance

Natural Resources over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 3.3%
2015 1.0% 11.1% -8.8% -9.2% 9.8%
2014 1.3% -0.5% 0.0% -3.4% 5.3%
2013 20.9% 12.5% -2.6% 4.7% 5.3%
2012 3.4% 11.3% -9.8% -1.0% 4.0%
2011 -12.0% 8.8% -2.0% -22.2% 6.1%
2010 32.6% 7.3% -10.5% 14.9% 20.1%
2009 31.9% -9.5% 11.0% 21.7% 7.8%
2008 -36.3% -7.2% 3.6% -22.3% -14.7%
2007 21.6% 5.7% 11.1% 0.2% 3.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
IPG Photonics Corp ORD 6.02
Hexcel Corp ORD 4.77
PTC Inc ORD 4.09
Albemarle Corp ORD 3.36
Praxair Inc ORD 3.24
Croda International PLC ORD 3.19
Yaskawa Electric Corp ORD 2.85
Toray Industries Inc ORD 2.78
FMC Corp ORD 2.71
3M Co ORD 2.68
31/12/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Italy
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Singapore
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/10/2006
  • Share Class size52Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0175575991

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%

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