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Thomas Rutz
Portfolio Manager

Emerging Markets/
Corporate Debt team

Thomas Rutz
Portfolio Manager

Emerging Markets/
Corporate Debt team

Thomas Rutz has been Portfolio Manager at MainFirst since 2012 and is responsible for emerging market investments for the MainFirst Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced and the MainFirst Emerging Markets Credit Opportunities Fund. He also heads up MainFirst Affiliated Fund Managers (Schweiz) AG. His career path had previously taken him to Clariden Leu, where he managed the Emerging Markets department (consisting of equity, fixed-income and currency teams) with over EUR 1 billion in assets under management and was responsible for investment strategies in emerging markets at the end of his tenure. He previously held positions at ABB Capital B.V./ World Treasury Center in Zurich and Singapore as Deputy Chief Trader and the Bank of Bermuda Ltd. in Hamilton as Chief Dealer Capital Markets. In the period from 1985 to 1994, Thomas Rutz held various positions in proprietary trading at UBS in Zurich, London, New York, Chicago and Hong Kong.Thomas holds an MBA in Financial Services & Insurance (MBA-FSI) from the University of St. Gallen and Vlerick Business School.

Fund Award 2017

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced

€uro Fund Award (3. Platz)
(Rentenfonds Schwellenländer)
one year
Fund Award 2018

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced

€uro Fund Award
(Fixed Income Funds Emerging Markets)
three years (2. place) and five years (3. place)
Thomas Reuters Lipper Fund Awards Europe 2018

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced

Lipper Fund Award (Europe, Germany, France, Netherlands, Skandinavia, Switzerland und UK)
Bond Emerging Markets Global Corporates
five years

Lipper Fund Award (Skandinavien)
Bond Emerging Markets Global Corporates
three years
Thomas Reuters Lipper Fund Awards Europe 2018

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opportunities Fund

Lipper Fund Award (Netherlands)
Bond Emerging Markets Global HC
three years
Fund Award 2019

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opportunities Fund (A)

€uro Fund Award
(Equity Funds Emerging Markets USD)
three years (2. place)
Fund Award 2019

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced (A2)

€uro Fund Award
(Fixed Income Funds Emerging Markets EUR)
three years (2. place) and five years (3. place)
Fund Award 2019

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced (A)

€uro Fund Award
(Fixed Income Funds Emerging Markets USD)
three years (3. place) and five years (1. place)
Fund Award 2019

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opportunities Fund (A)

€uro Fund Award
Emerging Market Bonds USD
three years (2. place)
€uro Fund Award 2020

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced (A)

1. place (three years)
(Fixed Income Funds I Emerging Markets I USD)
€uro Fund Award 2020

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced (A)

2. place (five years)
(Fixed Income Funds I Emerging Markets I USD)
€uro Fund Award 2020

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced (A)

1. place (three years)
(Fixed Income Funds I Emerging Markets I EUR)
€uro Fund Award 2020

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund Balanced (A)

3. place (five years)
(Fixed Income Funds I Emerging Markets I EUR)
€uro Fund Award 2020

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opportunities Fund (A)

2. place (three years)
(Fixed Income Funds I Emerging Markets I USD)
€uro Fund Award 2020

MainFirst - Emerging Markets Credit Opportunities Fund (A)

1. place (five years)
(Fixed Income Funds I Emerging Markets I USD)

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