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RobecoSAM Smart Energy Fund B

Ranked 18 out of 24 in - Energy over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Thiemo Lang

Thiemo Lang has a PhD in micro-optics and photonics from the Grenoble Institute of Technology. Born in Geislingen in Germany during the early sixties, Lang studied at the University of Stuttgart and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology before gaining his PhD. He started his career in the financial industry in 1998 working as a buy-side analyst for Activest Munich. He later went on to become a portfolio manager for the same company. In 2005 he joined Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie as a portfolio manager, and then moved to SAM Group in 2007 where he currently works as a senior portfolio manager. He runs the SAM Smart Energy Fund, where his stock selection process is based on fundamental analysis. In his spare time, Lang enjoys a good game of tennis.

Objective

The fund invests worldwide in companies providing technology, products and services in the area of future-oriented energy, such as renewable energies, decentralised energy supply and energy efficiency. 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 the energy sector, and for inclusion in a globally diversified portfolio.

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Performance

Energy over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 12.7%
2018 -11.5% -1.4% 2.9% -3.5% -9.6%
2017 23.1% 7.1% 0.6% 8.1% 5.7%
2016 22.8% 0.5% 4.2% 12.7% 4.0%
2015 3.8% 11.6% -9.2% -12.2% 16.6%
2014 3.7% 6.5% 0.6% -3.9% 0.8%
2013 9.3% 11.4% -5.2% 1.0% 2.5%
2012 -1.5% 7.6% -1.7% -3.8% -3.2%
2011 -16.6% 11.3% -8.2% -21.4% 4.0%
2010 -11.4% -2.0% -19.0% 15.2% -3.1%
2009 63.2% -8.2% 31.0% 18.8% 14.3%
2008 -40.2% -22.1% 15.3% -15.0% -21.7%
2007 69.6% 13.0% 15.6% 11.3% 16.7%
2006 10.7% 19.7% -8.9% -3.7% 5.4%
2005 22.6% 2.4% 7.4% 14.0% -2.2%
2004 8.1% 3.8% 1.8% -4.8% 7.5%
2003 5.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Xilinx Inc ORD 7.10%
ON Semiconductor Corp ORD 4.91%
Maxim Integrated Products Inc ORD 4.33%
Pattern Energy Group Inc ORD 4.24%
Silicon Laboratories Inc ORD 4.20%
Monolithic Power Systems Inc ORD 3.86%
Cree Inc ORD 3.49%
Osram Licht AG ORD 3.42%
Nidec Corp ORD 3.21%
First Solar Inc ORD 2.99%
31/12/2018

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/09/2003
  • Share Class size138Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0175571735

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

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