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Pictet Funds – Pictet Total Return Mandarin

Pictet Funds – Pictet Total Return Mandarin

Type: Sicav

Aim:Growth and capital preservation by investing in equities in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan and taking short positions using derivatives

Minimum investment: Subject to negotiation

Investment split: 100% in equities in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and derivatives

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 2.3%, performance fee 20%

Commission: Subject to negotiation



Finance Bill being debated

The Finance Bill which will enact policy announced in June’s emergency budget is being debated in the House of Commons this afternoon. The Finance (No.2) Bill provides the legal basis for the emergency budget announced by the Chancellor George Osborne in June. Some of the measure in the budget such as increasing Capital Gains Tax […]

Swip hires a fixed income commercial director

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has hired Ian Clifton from Mercers to drive its bond fund business. Clifton joins the group on November 1 from Mercers where he is a senior investment consultant advising clients on investment strategy, manager selection and performance monitoring. He previously worked at WestLB and was latterly responsible for investment banking in […]

Growth gap set to narrow as economy slows, IMF says

The gap in GDP growth between advanced and emerging economies is expected to narrow as the world economy slows in 2011, according to the International Monetary Fund. In the 2008-09 downturn the gap widened as emerging economies were generally less affected than developed ones. While advanced economies’ GDP contracted by an average 3.2 per cent […]


Crispin Odey to launch low-fee wealth manager

Respected fund manager Crispin Odey is launching a wealth management business with flat fees of 1 per cent on all business. A statement from his Odey Asset Management says the new firm will aim to address the “raw deal offered by the current crop of bloated wealth managers”. It says too many professional investors “starve […]

Testing the Foundation

The global economy isn’t headed into recession, at least not yet. This month, David Lafferty, Chief Market Strategist at Natixis Global Asset Management, examines current capital market and portfolio risks for signs of recession. Click Here for Capital Market Notes


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