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Andreas Heine to cover European Chemicals research 

Frankfurt, 20 May 2015
– As of September this year, Andreas Heine will strengthen MainFirst’s equity research team, covering of the European Chemicals sector, in which he has more than 20 years’ experience. 

"We continue to expand our equity research team and welcome the opportunity to sign Andreas Heine, one of the most reputable analysts in the chemicals industry," stated Jolyon Montague, Head of Equity Research at MainFirst.

Previously, Andreas was Head of European Chemicals at Barclays in London, where he considerably expanded the coverage of the chemicals industry. Before, he spent over ten years at HypoVereinsbank and UniCredit, where he established the successful Chemical Trends Report, amongst others. "I am pleased to be able...


MainFirst SICAV, Luxembourg, 17 July 2014 – The MainFirst Top European Ideas Fund (ISIN: C share class LU0308864965) has sold its 22.2% shareholding in the equity capital of MainFirst Holding AG.

The shares have been acquired by Haron Holding AG, a private Swiss holding company owned by Mr. Luca Pesarini. As a result, the Top European Ideas Fund no longer holds any shares in MainFirst Holding AG.

The sale price per share was 3.6% higher than the purchase price on 28 March 2014, the date of acquisition of the shares by the Top European Ideas Fund. The transaction is still subject to approval by the regulatory authorities (*).

The board of directors of MainFirst SICAV has, in addition, determined a change in its investment guidelines, ruling out future investments by any of the...




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