Thomas Schaffner joined Vontobel Asset Management in 2009. He manages the mtx China Leaders fund, the mtx Sustainable Asian Leaders (ex Japan) fund and co-manages the mtx Sustainable Emerging Markets Leaders fund. Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2006 to 2009, he was equity analyst at Lombard Odier in Hong Kong covering regional Asian (ex Japan) companies and contributing to the investment strategy. From 1998 to 2005 he was portfolio manager at Credit Suisse and an independent asset manager in Basel, where he developed and successfully managed a commodity fund. Thomas holds a MBA with a specialization in China Business from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Accounting & Finance from the University of Applied Sciences in Basel. He is a CFA charterholder.
The fund mainly invests in equities and equity-like securities. The sub-fund may also hold cash. The fund mainly invests in securities issued by companies that are based and/or conduct the majority of their business activity in Asia (excluding Japan) and that contribute to sustainable economic activity.
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