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Eric Bendahan

Eric Bendahan

About Eric Bendahan

Eric Bendahan is CEO at Eleva Capital having set up the firm in 2014. He spent nearly nine years at Banque Syz & Co which he joined in November 2005 from AXA Investment Managers. He has over 15 years of experience in managing active and non-indexed European equity portfolios. Bendahan has a pure, bottom-up, fundamental stock picking approach to pan-European equity markets. His style is opportunistic, across all market caps and he focuses on companies with sound historic results, good visible earnings prospects and a good-quality management with clear strategic vision, operating in a sector with high barriers to entry. Direct corporate contact is the predominant part of his analysis process. Bendahan is a graduate of ESSEC and a holder of the CFA.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
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  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated A in May 2015
  • JRated A in Jun 2015
  • JRated AA in Jul 2015
  • ARated AA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AA in Sep 2015
  • ORated AA in Oct 2015
  • NRated AA in Nov 2015


Equity - Europe
over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015
Rank 15/86 Equity - Europe
Manager Return
14 George Y Nadda 14.2%
15 Eric Bendahan 13.7%
16 Ben Stapley 13.6%
17 Frederic Jeanmaire 13.4%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 11.4% 2.2% -9.1%
2014 4.4% 2.8% 0.1% -0.4% 1.8%
2013 21.9% 6.2% -2.7% 8.0% 9.2%
2012 24.0% 13.3% -4.3% 8.9% 5.1%
2011 -16.3% -2.3% -0.2% -19.4% 6.5%

Related News

Swiss firm targets UK with 50-stock European family business fund

Syz & Co is targetting UK institutional investors through the fund, which is an extension of Eric Bendahan's successful European equity strategies.

Anglo Irish 'an accident waiting to happen' says star manager

Bank stress tests clearly weren't tough enough and further problems will emerge, says star European equity manager Eric Bendahan. But he thinks Anglo Irish will be last of the major failures.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.