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BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities I EUR

Ranked 13 out of 47 in - Global Macro over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Mark Bathgate

Mark Dowding

Mark Dowding is a partner, co-head of investment grade and a senior portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management. He joined the company in August 2010 from Deutsche Asset Management, where he was head of fixed income in Europe. Before this, he was head of fixed Income in Europe for Invesco, where he worked with Raphael Robelin, prior to Robelin joining BlueBay in 2003. He started his career as a fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Grenfell in 1993 and holds a BA Hons in Economics from the University of Warwick.

David Dowsett

David Dowsett joined BlueBay in April 2002. Previously he spent seven years at Deutsche Asset Management (formerly Morgan Grenfell Asset Management) where he was a board director with responsibility for emerging markets and a member of the investment policy committee for all fixed income. David has a BA (Hons) degree in politics and economics from Durham University.

Russel Matthews

Russel Matthews joined BlueBay in September 2010 as a portfolio manager running European bond strategies. Prior to joining BlueBay, Russel worked at Invesco Asset Management for ten years where he was responsible for managing multi-currency global fixed income portfolios for retail and institutional clients. He was also co-head of Global Alpha (ex US). Prior to joining Invesco, Russel worked at Citigroup Asset Management. He earned a BA in economics and journalism from Rhodes University in 1995 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Cape Town in 1996.


To achieve a total return from a portfolio of global sovereign debt (including Emerging Market Countries) through active interest rate, credit and currency management. The Sub-Fund invests its net assets in global fixed income securities issued by sovereign entities globally (including Emerging Market Countries). In addition, the Sub-Fund intends to implement the Investment Managers views across interest rates, credit and currencies via active use of financial derivative instruments. Depending on perceived market opportunities, the use of financial derivative instruments for both long and short positions can be significant.

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Global Macro over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 13/47 Total Return
  • Rank 28/47 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 31/47 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
11 William Blair SICAV Dynamic Div Alloc I EUR EUR


12 Sirius GS5 I EUR


13 BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities I EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged





15 Deka-GlobalOpportunities Plus CF A EUR


Fund Name Currency Risk
26 La Francaise Allocation I EUR


27 H2O Tempo R EUR


28 BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities I EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



29 U Access (Ire) Trend Macro C EUR Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



30 Ouessant A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
29 AEGON Global TAA+ EUR


30 H2O Tempo R EUR


31 BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities I EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



32 H2O Moderato R C EUR


33 Robeco QI Global Diversified Carry Fund F EUR EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 5.5% 0.3% 0.8% 2.0% 2.5%
2016 1.1% 6.9% 4.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Denmark
  3. Estonia
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Latvia
  10. Lithuania
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/01/2016
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU1337225053
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.95%

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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).