|Fund manager group |
|Fund manager company |
|UBS AG |
|Fund type |
|Offshore Fund |
|Fund objective |
|The fund invests worldwide in convertible bonds. Convertible bonds combine the upside potential of equities and the defensive characteristics of bonds. The investment objective is to take full advantage of the beneficial risk-return characteristics of the global convertible bond markets. Foreign currencies are largely hedged versus the reference currency. |
- Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Index - Global Vanilla hedged
|Investment style |
|Investment method |
|Fund managers |
|Ulrich Sperl||01/02/2005|| |
|Alain Eckmann||08/11/2004||Alain Eckmann is a Senior Portfolio Manager within the Asymmetric Portfolio Solutions team. He is responsible worldwide for the convertible bond capability within UBS Global AM, which he helped to build up.
Alain joined the Asymmetric Portfolio Solutions team in 1997. His responsibilities included managing and enhancing the capabilities offered (capital preservations, currency overlay, Dynamic Alpha), and developing tailored client solutions.
During his studies, Alain worked for a private bank in Geneva, dealing with quantitative questions in asset management. After graduation, he built up a risk-management/risk-controlling department at Julius Baer in Zurich, developing mathematical methods to quantify market risks (VaR, etc).
Alain is co-author of the publications Exotic Options: A guide through the jungle of financial innovations, and The benefits of convertible bonds and is a regular speaker at international conferences. In addition, he is a member of the Swiss CFA Society and of the CFA Institute. |
|Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme |
|No data available. |
|Fund for sale in |
|Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Republic Of Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden |