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New Capital Swiss Select Equity CHF Inst Acc

Ranked 1 out of 2 in - Switzerland over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Urs Beck

Urs Beck was born in Biel, Switzerland in 1971. He graduated from the University of St. Gallen where he studied business administration. Urs started his career in 1997 at UBS where he worked in Swiss equity derivatives sales before joining Bank Leu in 1998 in the same role. He joined Bank Julius Baer in 2001 where he worked in Swiss equity sales before joining CAI Cheuvreux in 2003. Urs joined Zuercher Kantonalbank in 2004 where he started in equity sales and in 2007 he became a fund manager. He then became head of Swiss equities at ZKB before joining EFG Asset Management in 2014. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and enjoys golf, squash and music.

Melanie Merlo

Melanie Merlo joined EFGAM Switzerland in August 2017 as a fund manager working on the New Capital Swiss Select Equity Fund team. Prior to this she was at Credit Suisse where she held a variety of roles including Swiss equity institutional sales and client portfolio manager. Merlo holds a BA in business administration from the University of Berne and an MA HSG in banking and finance from the University of St.Gallen.


To achieve mid-term capital appreciation, primarily through investment in quoted securities issued by companies with principal offices or significant business activities in Switzerland.

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Switzerland over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 1/2 Total Return
  • Rank 2/2 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 1/2 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.8% 4.0% 0.2%
2017 21.3% 12.3% 4.0% -0.9% 4.8%
2016 31.3% 6.2% 5.5% 10.5% 6.1%
2015 11.3% 13.2% -4.7% -4.0% 7.5%
2014 0.1% -0.6% 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Ireland
  5. Italy
  6. Jersey
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Netherlands
  9. Singapore
  10. Spain
  11. Sweden
  12. Switzerland
  13. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/03/2014
  • Share Class size149Mn
  • Base currencyCHF

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment1Mn


  • Annual management0.70%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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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).