Swiss & Global launches Julius Baer Chindonesia Fund

Monday, 10. January 2011 07:01
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Swiss & Global launches Julius Baer Chindonesia Fund
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Zurich, 10 January 2011 - China, India and Indonesia are becoming the backbone
of the Asian economy. To tap this potential Swiss & Global Asset Management is
expanding its range of equity funds with the launch of the Julius Baer
Chindonesia Fund. The fund combines direct exposure to Chindonesia with
investments in satellite countries benefiting from economic ties with the
triangle.

Swiss & Global Asset Management is adding a new member to its range of emerging
market equity funds. The new Julius Baer Chindonesia Fund is a UCITS III fund
actively investing in selected firms in China, India and Indonesia.
"Chindonesia's economic activity already today equals 47% of the US economy. For
the last eight years the countries have been the top three profit generators in
Asia", underline the fund managers Vincent Lagger and Jian Shi Cortesi. "The
twenty-first century may well become the 'Chindonesia' century."

Economic complementarity, supportive demographics and robust financial health
The key drivers of this development are manifold: Chindonesia is home to 40% of
the world's population (2.8 billion people) and will add at least 170 million
people to its workforce over the next ten years. While known as the
manufacturing hub of the world, Asia - especially China - aspires to leadership
in technology and services within the region and globally. Broad investments in
marketing and research as well as an ever rising number of graduates fuel these
developments.

Indonesia emerges as a leading supplier of energy and soft commodities,
leveraging to the growth of both China and India. More importantly, it exhibits
positive demographic trends and financial as well as political stability.
Compared to many emerging countries, Chindonesia exhibits relatively low public
debt, moderate budget deficits and was therefore able to maintain its superior
growth path during the 2008 financial turmoil.

Investment approach - core and satellite exposure
The aim of Julius Baer Chindonesia Fund is to identify stocks early in their
growth phase and benefiting from competitive advantages. In terms of portfolio
allocation, the fund combines a core and satellite exposure in the region. A
minimum of 80% of the portfolio assets are allocated to the Chindonesia
universe, thus creating direct exposure to the three markets and their
underlying drivers.

The remaining 20% can be invested in companies listed outside Chindonesia but
generating a majority of their revenues in these three countries. This satellite
exposure allows investors to tap attractive investment opportunities not
available in the core universe. Key examples are resources (Mongolia and
Kazakhstan), gambling (Hong Kong) or consumer electronics (Taiwan and Korea).

Fund data (B shares in USD)

Fund name Julius Baer Multistock - CHINDONESIA FUND

Launch date 30.09.2010

Domicile Luxembourg

Legal structure SICAV under Luxembourg law

Investment advisor Swiss & Global Asset Management Ltd., Zurich

Base currency USD

Management fee max. 1.40% p.a.

Benchmark no benchmark

ISIN / Security ID No. LU0529499989 / 11573817


About Swiss & Global Asset Management
Swiss & Global Asset Management is one of the leading dedicated asset managers
in Switzerland and worldwide. At the end of September 2010, Swiss & Global had
client assets under management totalling CHF 81.9 billion and employed more than
250 staff. The company offers a comprehensive range of investment funds,
tailored solutions for institutional clients and customised private labelling
services. Swiss & Global Asset Management is a unique combination of Swiss roots
- in the form of long-standing client relationships and strong quality awareness
- and a network that spans the globe, with more than 1,000 distribution
contracts in some 30 countries.
Swiss & Global Asset Management emerged from Julius Baer Asset Management in
October 2009 and is the exclusive manager of Julius Baer funds. Swiss & Global
is a company of the GAM Holding which is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For
more information visit our website atwww.swissglobal-am.com.



Important legal information
The details do not constitute an offer. They are given for information purposes
only. No liability is assumed for the correctness and accuracy. Opinions
regarding particular funds, sub-funds or share categories, markets, market
developments or the like, solely reflect the personal opinion of the respective
author and shall not be binding on Swiss & Global Asset Management. The
translation into action of fund descriptions contained in these documents shall
always lie in the sole responsibility of the intermediary or investor.
Investments should only be made after a thorough reading of the current
Prospectus and/or the Fund Regulations, the current simplified prospectus and
articles of association, the latest annual and semiannual reports and after
advice has been obtained from an independent finance and tax specialist. The
documents mentioned can be obtained free of charge by calling +41 58 426 60 00
or from the addresses indicated below. Swiss & Global Asset Management is not a
member of the Julius Baer Group.
The value of the units and the return they generate can go down as well as up.
They are affected by market volatility and by fluctuations in exchange rates.
Past performance is not an indicator of current or future performance.
Performance values are calculated without taking account of commissions and
costs that result from selling and buying back investment. The breakdown into
sectors, countries and currencies as well as possibly indicated benchmarks is
liable to change at any time in line with the investment policy determined in
the Prospectus. The product described here is an EU-harmonized Julius Baer
investment fund domiciled in Luxembourg and admitted for public offering and
distribution in Switzerland. -Representative in Switzerland: Swiss & Global
Asset Management Ltd., Hohlstrasse 602, P.O.Box, CH-8010 Zurich. Paying Agent:
Bank Julius Baer & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 36, Postfach, CH-8010 Zurich.



Contact
Claudia Bally, Media Relations          T +41 58 426 61 08,media@swissglobal-
am.com


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Swiss & Global Asset Management
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