Rotterdam, 16 December 2016 – Today, Robeco has launched the Robeco QI Conservative Multi Asset fund. This fund will build upon Robeco’s expertise in managing low-volatility equity and bond portfolios and is an addition to the currently successful conservative product range.
Robeco QI Conservative Multi Asset aims for balanced returns combined with the volatility profile of defensive portfolios. Klaas Smits and Shengsheng Zhang will be responsible for managing the multi asset fund in close cooperation with the Conservative Equities team and Conservative Credits team. Klaas Smits and Shengsheng Zhang are also responsible for Robeco’s Global Tactical Asset Allocation (GTAA) and Global Diversified Carry strategies. The fund will be domiciled in Luxembourg and will soon be available for investors in Robeco’s key markets in Europe.
Klaas Smits, Portfolio Manager of Robeco QI Conservative Multi Asset said: “The starting point for managing this portfolio is a conservative mindset. The strategy will invest globally across various asset classes and has a special focus on capital preservation. The strategy will leverage on the academic work and investment experience of Patrick Houweling and Pim van Vliet with successfully managing the multi-billion Conservative Credits and Conservative Equities strategies.”
With the launch of this fund, Robeco aims to address the growing demand for multi asset solutions from retail investors and wholesale distributors. With the introduction of Robeco QI Conservative Multi Asset, Robeco further expanded its wide range of multi asset funds.