Dr Joachim Berlenbach holds a PhD in geology and an MBA. He started his career as a geologist and for 11 years worked in the South African gold mining industry and then spent ten years in portfolio management and company analysis. He has launched the ERIG funds with Universal-Investment and is an analyst and advisor for the Earth Gold Fund UI and the Earth Exploration fund UI. Prior to this he worked for Citibank (SSSB) and Merrill Lynch. Joachim has been in the fund management industry since 2003.
The Fudn invests in equities of commodity companies to achieve the highest possible growth in value over the long term. The Investment Fund plans to focus mainly on worldwide listed equities in oil and gas, precious metals, base metals, uranium, diamonds, bituminous sands and coal. The investment universe includes companies involved in commodity exploration and/or exploitation and for which the potential of deposits is not or not fully taken into account in their current company valuations. Companies involved in the commodity processing segment and in the equipment industry and those providing services to commodity companies may also form part of the Investment Fund.
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