Advantages for the Investor

  • A high degree of participation in moves upwards in the American stock markets
  • Risk management conducted through dynamic asset class shifts into American government bonds or money market instruments


A discussion of possible risks associated with this fund may be found here. Please note the general and strategy-specific risk discussion in the sales prospectus.

Chart für AIRC BEST OF U.S.
Fund performance in rolling 12 month periods
gross *

gross of sales fee

net **

net of sales fee

Performance calculated on the basis of the repurchase price and reinvestment of payouts at the repurchase price:

gross of sales fee * ) = Fund performance in Euro according to BVI on the basis of the repurchase price. Initial sales fees were not taken into account.

net of sales fee * * ) = Performance for the investor in Euro including a sales fee of 4 % in the first period.

Custodian account fees are not included in this calculation. If they had been included the performance would have been less.

Risk/return profile (15.09.2014 - 28.12.2018)

Gross-Return* (Cumulative Performance) Risk (Annualized Volatility)
AIRC BEST OF U.S. FC EUR + 20,9 % 8,9 %


Performance of the fund (FC EUR) in individual calendar years (gross of sales fee*)

2014 (since inception 15.09.) + 3,62 %
2015 - 4,21 %
2016 + 8,51 %
2017 + 19,61 %
2018 - 6,15 %
29.12.2017 - 28.12.2018 -6,15 % -6,15 %
30.12.2016 - 29.12.2017 + 19,61 % + 19,61 %
30.12.2015 - 30.12.2016 + 8,51 % + 8,51 %
30.12.2014 - 30.12.2015 - 4,21 % - 4,21 %
15.09.2014 - 30.12.2014 + 3,62 % - 0,37 %

Investment Goal

  • high degree of participation in rising US stock markets
  • low degree of participation in falling US stock markets

Investment Strategy

  • Pro-cyclical (trend-following) management of degree of investment in stocks between 0% and aprox. 90% of the fund via the AIRC-ExO-Models.
  • Investment in US government bonds (about 1/3 of the fund)
  • Maturity management (AIRC-ExO-Model)
    • rising interest rates > falling bond prices > short maturities
    • falling interest rates > rising bond prices > long maturities
  • DJIA stocks (unhedged) (up to 1/3)
  • Long positions in S&P 500-futures contracts (up to 1/3)
  • Investments in up to 10 stocks from the NASDAQ-100-Index (up to 1/3 of the fund) with the strongest upwards momentum
  • Seasonal overweighting in stocks (up to 1/4 of the fund)


ABSOLUTE INVESTMENTS RESEARCH CENTER GmbH, part of the G&W Group, developed the mathematical models used to trade the AIRC-BEST OF U.S.

Important Information:

Please note that past performance is not a reliable indicator for future performance. Tax treatment varies according to the personal situation of each investor and can change in the future. All information here has been carefully researched, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy. This document is a collection of information and is not advice or a recommendation. An investor must consult with his advisor and receive a customer- and product-oriented counseling prior to the purchase of the fund. The legal basis for the purchase of the fund is the Key Investor Information Document, the current fund prospectus as well as the annual and the semi-annual reports, which may be obtained from Grohmann & Weinrauter VermögensManagement GmbH, Warburg Invest KAG mbH, or the depositary bank. Please see the fund prospectus for general and strategy-specific information on risks.
Data sources: Warburg Invest and own calculations