Raiffeisen Capital Management is the Austrian Market Leader and an Active Europe-based Player in Investment Funds.
Raiffeisen Capital Management (RCM) was founded in 1985 in Vienna. It employs more than 320 people and has approximately EUR 40bn assets under management, allocated in more than 300 funds. RCM is the asset manager for the Austrian Raiffeisen banking group and has been the market leader on the Austrian fund market for the last 16 years with a market share of 22%.
In 1996 RCM focused on a core satellite strategy. Core competences are in Eastern European investments, in the fields of both equities and bonds, classic fixed income products, Austrian equities and global asset allocation. Since 1996 management of global and regional equities is subcontracted to Capital International and from 2001 global sector funds are managed by Wellington Management.
Standard & Poor’s awarded Raiffeisen securities funds its best rating of AAA four times in 2002, a score reserved for truly outstanding investment funds. These top ratings were confirmed in the years thereafter.
In 2004, Raiffeisen-Euro-Bonds garnered a triple A, the first Euro bond fund issued by an Austrian investment company to be so honoured.
These high ratings indicate the ability of a company to repeat past performances in the future and put Raiffeisen Capital Management in a league with Europe’s best asset management companies.
International investment has become a mainstay of successful business at RCM in recent years. As an asset manager, the Raiffeisen Banking Group in Austria today manages 12 percent (EUR 5 bn) of its portfolio for international clients. Foreign clients now account for two-thirds of new volume inflows.
Investing in mutual funds involves certain risks. The value of the shares and the income from them may go down. Profit is not guaranteed and there is a risk for investors may not recover the full amount of money. Investing in Mutual Funds is not guaranteed by the Guarantee Fund, established by the State or any other warranty. Future performance of the contract funds are not necessarily associated with results from previous periods.
The presented information should not be considered advice for investing in financial instruments, including units of mutual funds, offered by Raiffeisen Asset Management (Bulgaria). It is recommended for investors to first familiarize themselves with the prospectuses of the funds and the rules for Mutual funds before taking any investment decisions. The full prospectus and additional information for the funds can be received in any of the offices of Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) as well as on the website of RAM www.ram.bg.