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Pictet-Robotics-P USD

Ranked 4 out of 82 in - Global Themes over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Peter Lingen

Peter Lingen was born in Rhenen, Netherlands in 1971. He graduated from the University of Uppsala with a bachelor’s degree in business studies and economics and later also received his Master’s degree in business studies and economics from the University of Uppsala. Peter started his career in 1996 at ABN Amro Hoare Govett Corporate Finance in London and later that year joined Coller Capital as a senior investment analyst. Early 2000 he joined Swedbank Robur where he managed the Swedbank Robur Technology fund (and Folksam Framtidsfond until it merged with the Technology fund) for more than 15 years. In September 2015, Peter signed on to join Pictet Asset Management to run the Pictet Robotics fund which launched early October 2015. Peter relocated to Geneva January 2016 and joined the Thematic Equities team at PAM.


This compartment aims to achieve capital growth by investing mainly in equities and equity related securities (such as convertible bonds, ADR, GDR) issued by companies that contribute to and/or profit from the value chain in robotics and enabling technologies. The targeted companies will be active mainly, but not exclusively, in the following areas: Robotics applications and components, automation, autonomous systems, sensors, microcontrollers, 3D printing, data processing, actuation technology as well as image, motion or voice recognition and other enabling technologies and software.

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Global Themes over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 4/82 Total Return
  • Rank 75/82 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 72/82 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 40.2% 13.1% 4.4% 10.6% 7.4%
2016 11.8% -3.2% 3.0% 12.5% -0.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Greece
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Italy
  11. Liechtenstein
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Netherlands
  14. Norway
  15. Portugal
  16. Singapore
  17. Spain
  18. Sweden
  19. Switzerland
  20. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/10/2015
  • Share Class size820Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1279333675

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.60%

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