Absolute Return Multi Asset
MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset is designed as a global mixed fund. It invests in equities, bonds, currencies and commodities on a global scale. These are selected using a fundamental approach (bottom-up and top-down analysis) with a focus on steady value growth. The fund also uses tactical risk optimisation. The aim is to achieve long-term, positive returns above the 5% mark with a moderate level of risk.Learn more
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MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset – Long-term investment in structural trends
The MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset pursues a sustainable investment strategy and focuses on structural trends. It aims to achieve a long-term positive return above 5%. A fund portrait with Portfolio Manager Adrian Daniel.
The MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset is a globally investing mixed fund with the objective of generating a long-term positive return above 5% at an appropriate level of risk. The fund uses a broadly diversified portfolio of equities, bonds, currencies and commodities on a global basis. Up to 50% of the fund assets may be invested in equities.
The fund focuses on promising investment themes such as digitalization, automation and decarbonization. Individual stocks are selected on a fundamental basis with a focus on structural growth trends and steady capital appreciation. The fund has already received several awards for its performance.
The stock selection follows a long-term theme-based approach, focusing on structurally growing future themes such as mobile internet, Industry 4.0 and global brands. The focus is always on the attractiveness of the risk-return profile. At the same time, the absolute risk of loss is continuously monitored and controlled by means of quantitative and qualitative risk analyses. The equity and currency exposure can also be hedged using futures.
- Flexible investment policy without benchmarking
- Equity funds: price increases based on market, sector and company developments
- Fixed income funds: yield growth or price increases, respectively, on the pension markets and/or
reduction of the yield mark-up for securities bearing higher interest rates
- Foreign exchange gains, if applicable
- Equity funds: price reductions based on market, sector and company developments
- Fixed income funds: yield reduction or price losses, respectively, on the pension markets and/or increase of the yield mark-up for securities bearing higher interest rates
- Generally: country risk, solvency and/or credit risks of issuers and/or counterparties
- Use of derivative financial instruments, if applicable
- Foreign exchange risks, if applicable
- The share value may drop below the purchase price the customer paid for the share at any
For detailed information on opportunities and risks, please refer to the current sales prospectus.
MainFirst is committed to the Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) for all investments.
SECTOR EXCLUSIONs (PRODUcT ENGAGEMENT)
In addition, the fund management team wants to make the world a better place by actively investing sustainably. Therefore, we strengthen the sustainability approach of the MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset by excluding other sectors:
Energy & Environment:
Defence & Military
ESG risk analysis
For us, sustainable investing means incorporating ESG risks as a key aspect of the investment process into the investment decision. The MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset aims to achieve a medium or better ESG risk profile on average. For this score we use the analyses of the external rating agency Sustainalytics.
The exclusion of companies that do not meet the criteria of human rights, labour rights, environment or anti-corruption according to the Global Standards of the UN Global Compact is also a basic requirement of the investment.
MSCI ESG Fund Ratings
MSCI ESG Fund Ratings aim to measure the resilience of investment funds to long-term risks and opportunities arising from Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. Thus, the rating provides greater transparency and a better understanding of the ESG characteristics of fund components in investor portfolios.
MORNINGSTAR sustainability RATING
The Morningstar Sustainability Rating is a measure of how well the companies in the portfolio manage their ESG risk relative to the other funds in the global fund category.
Independent ESG labels provide clarity and act as a compass for investors when deciding on sustainable investment solutions. They are characterised by objective standards, credibility and transparency.
The "FNG label" as the quality standard for sustainable investment funds in German-speaking countries (Germany I Switzerland I Austria) was awarded to the fund.
FNG Sustainability Profile
The FNG Sustainability Profile provides an overview of the sustainability criteria used and other key data on the fund and serves as a guide for selecting sustainable retail funds. The FNG Sustainability Profile is based on the FNG-Matrix - a database for all information about sustainable mutual funds.
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