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BSF European Select Strategies A2 EUR Cap

Ranked 1753 out of 2139 in - Flexible EUR over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Michael Krautzberger

Michael Krautzberger studied business administration & computer science at the European Business School and economics at the University of Hagen. He began his career in 1994 at DWS, and moved to Union Investment in 1999 where he headed the European fixed income team. He then joined BlackRock (formerly MLIM) in 2005 as managing director of the European fixed income team.

Jozef Prokes

Jozef Prokes, Director, is a member of the Global/Non-US Portfolio Team within BlackRock's Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group, focusing on covered bonds. Before joining BlackRock in 2010, he held a trading position at Credit Agricole - CIB and a portfolio management role at National Bank of Slovakia. He began his career as an asset and liability manager at CSOB bank (KBC group) in 2006. Prokes earned a Bc degree and a graduate degree from Comenius University in Bratislava, both in 2007.


The Fund follows a flexible asset allocation policy by investing across the full capital structure of companies and the full spectrum of securities issued by governments and their agencies. In order to achieve its investment objective and policy, the Fund will invest in the full spectrum of permitted investments including fixed income transferable securities, equities, equity-related securities, units of undertakings for collective investment, cash, deposits and money market instruments. The Fund will seek to invest at least 65% of its total assets in fixed income transferable securities and fixed income related securities.

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Flexible EUR over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 1753/2139 Total Return
  • Rank 945/2139 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 1641/2139 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
943 United Invest MultiAsset Dynamic EUR


943 Sinval EUR


945 Multi-Strategy Pfolio Kronos MSP Blcd I UnhdgC EUR


945 A&G Global SICAV-Kingsland Fund EUR


945 BSF European Select Strategies A2 EUR Cap EUR


945 R-WM Wealth Strategy Fund IC EUR H Cap

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



945 Hermitage Latitude EUR




Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.3% 1.0% 0.9%
2016 1.5% 0.0% 1.1% 2.0% -1.5%
2015 2.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BlackRock ICS Inst Euro Assets Liq Agency Dist 1.99
United Kingdom 1.250% 22-Jul-2018 1.62
EUR Cash 1.54
United Kingdom 3.500% 22-Jan-2045 1.43
Italy 1.650% 01-Mar-2032 1.27
Spain 2.350% 30-Jul-2033 1.26
Nestle SA ORD 1.08
France 1.000% 25-May-2019 1.07
Italy 1.300% 15-May-2028 1.07
Unilever PLC ORD 1.05

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Ireland
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Portugal
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date19/08/2015
  • Share Class size04Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU1271725100

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


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