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ESPA STOCK BIOTEC VT


Global biotech companies with a focus on the USA

ISIN:
AT0000A0XYP0

2019/12/12
NAV
13,645.4400
Difference -1.08% (-148.79)

General attributes

Fund typeEquity Funds
Investment companyErste Asset Management GmbH
CurrencyCZK
TypeVT
Begin of subscription period-
Inception2000/04/17
Licenced inAT,CZ
Duration of fundopen end
Total assets237,276,965.97 EUR
Fiscal year03/15 - 03/14
Initial charge4.00%
Management fee1.80%
Ongoing charges2.01%
Minimum investmentAccording to offer
Account number-
Recommended holding periodAt least 8 years
Investor experience-
Investor tolerance7 (scale 1-7)

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ProspectusPDF Download
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Fund annual reports

Annual Reports2019/03/14PDF Download
First-Half Report2019/09/14PDF Download
Scale: ABS REL


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Source: Česká spořitelna, a. s.
Advantages Details you should be aware of
Participation in the most important global biotech companies. Opportunity to achieve substantial capital appreciation. Optimal diversification in global biotech companies even with just a small investment. The net asset value of the fund can fluctuate considerably (high volatility). The investor bears the sector risk of the American biotech sector. Due to investments denominated in foreign currencies, the net asset value of the fund can be negatively impacted by currency fluctuations. Capital loss is possible.

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Risk notes according to 2011 Austrian Investment Fund Act

ESPA STOCK BIOTEC may exhibit increased volatility due to the composition of its portfolio: i.e. the unit value can be subject to significant fluctuations both upwards and downwards within short periods of time.


Disclaimer

Full names of open Mutual funds are given in the fund statutes (prospectuses). Pursuant to rules applicable to collective investment, the manager informs that neither the current or expected performance will guarantee the future performance. Investment in investment certificates contains the risk that the current value of amount invested and yields on the amount will fluctuate; thus return on the amount invested is not guaranteed. All information provided herein is of informative nature only and it should not substitute the statute (prospectus) or give its overall summary. Before using this website/information for investment, you should consult consultants of Česká spořitelna. If any yield is mentioned in the reference material, you should always bear in mind that past yields will not guarantee future yields, that any investment is subject to the risk of value fluctuations and change of exchange rates, and that return on the amount invested or profit margin cannot be guaranteed.

Performance goal and investment strategy

The <> fund invests in the most important biotech companies, primarily those in the USA. Equities from the Pacific region and Europe play a minor role, but are also selectively added to the fund. The currencies are not hedged against the euro. The fund is particularly suitable as an addition to an existing equity portfolio and is geared towards achieving long-term capital appreciation.

Performance (2019/11/29)

Period YTD
6m
1Y
(% p a)
3Y
(% p a)
5Y
(% p a)
10Y
(% p a)
since inc.
(% p a)
Perf 31.55 - 14.58 5.90 5.11 - 17.61

Annual performance in % (2019/11/29)

Period 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Perf 54.28 20.88 -18.75 4.26 -8.63

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Minimum & maximum performance in % p.a. (2019/11/29)

1Y
117.38
 
-51.90
3Y
52.56
 
-22.95
5Y
42.14
 
-9.64
10Y
21.55
 
-4.24

Disclaimer

Full names of open Mutual funds are given in the fund statutes (prospectuses). Pursuant to rules applicable to collective investment, the manager informs that neither the current or expected performance will guarantee the future performance. Investment in investment certificates contains the risk that the current value of amount invested and yields on the amount will fluctuate; thus return on the amount invested is not guaranteed. All information provided herein is of informative nature only and it should not substitute the statute (prospectus) or give its overall summary. Before using this website/information for investment, you should consult consultants of Česká spořitelna. If any yield is mentioned in the reference material, you should always bear in mind that past yields will not guarantee future yields, that any investment is subject to the risk of value fluctuations and change of exchange rates, and that return on the amount invested or profit margin cannot be guaranteed.

Top holdings (2019/11/29)

ISINNameCurrency%FA
US09062X1037BIOGEN INC. DL -,0005USD7.73
US92532F1003VERTEX PHARMAC. DL-,01USD7.47
US4523271090ILLUMINA INC. DL-,01USD6.23
US0231112063AMARIN CORP.ADR LS-50USD5.05
US3755581036GILEAD SCIENCES DL-,001USD5.01
US8036071004SAREPTA THERAP. DL-,0001USD4.97
US0311621009AMGEN INC. DL-,0001USD3.72
US0153511094ALEXION PHARMAC. DL-,0001USD3.46
US8125781026SEATTLE GENETICS DL-,001USD2.82
US02043Q1076ALNYLAM PHARMACE.DL-,0001USD2.79

Holdings by country (2019/11/29)

88.02 %United States of America
5.06 %Ireland
2.12 %Hong Kong
1.40 %Netherlands

Percentage holdings by sector (2019/11/29)

84.19 %Biotechnology
9.04 %Life Sciences Tools & Services
5.72 %Pharmaceuticals
1.05 %Health Care Services

Holdings by currency (2019/11/29)

99.77 %USD
0.23 %Others



Disclaimer

Full names of open Mutual funds are given in the fund statutes (prospectuses). Pursuant to rules applicable to collective investment, the manager informs that neither the current or expected performance will guarantee the future performance. Investment in investment certificates contains the risk that the current value of amount invested and yields on the amount will fluctuate; thus return on the amount invested is not guaranteed. All information provided herein is of informative nature only and it should not substitute the statute (prospectus) or give its overall summary. Before using this website/information for investment, you should consult consultants of Česká spořitelna. If any yield is mentioned in the reference material, you should always bear in mind that past yields will not guarantee future yields, that any investment is subject to the risk of value fluctuations and change of exchange rates, and that return on the amount invested or profit margin cannot be guaranteed.

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