Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest offers UCITS and VAG (German Insurance Supervision Act) compliant access to a diversified portfolio of secured corporate loans based on collateralised loan obligations (CLOs). The fund enables investors to achieve attractive returns at acceptable levels of risk with low interest rate sensitivity.
- Access to European CLO market and thus a broadly diversified European corporate loan portfolio
- Transparency and liquidity of a UCITS IV-compliant mutual fund
- Investments in investment grade sector ensure high levels of protection
- High level of expertise from CLO portfolio management team
- Compliant with German Insurance Supervision Act (VAG) (guarantee assets in accordance with German Investment Regulations – AnIV)
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest is managed by a highly experienced team of CLO experts who have been working together successfully for more than a decade. The fund can also build on more than a decade of proven Alternative Solutions expertise of Lupus alpha:
... with an average of 20 years of management experience
EXPERIENCED RISK MANAGEMENT
... methodically reliable and with an excellent track record in terms of default risk
ACCESS TO PROPRIETARY DATABASES
... with comprehensive market data
... which are under the full control of their own portfolio management
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest offers investors access to a diversified portfolio of secured corporate loans based on collateralised loan obligations (CLOs). CLOs are securitised investments in corporate loans issued by a securitisation vehicle that are assembled by asset managers and divided into tranches according to the level of credit risk of the investments in question. Although this mutual fund is tailored specifically to the needs of regulated institutional investors such as insurance companies, pension funds and pension schemes, it is also an attractive investment for non-regulated investors.
Each individual CLO is managed by a CLO manager. Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest selects the best CLOs from those available on the market according to specific criteria (e.g. cash flow stability or historic default rates).
The selection process for individual CLOs is divided into a number of stages:
In the first stage, managers assess the relative attractiveness of the CLOs available on the market based on comprehensive market research. Managers then assess the capital structure of each individual CLO using risk and return criteria while taking existing investment guidelines into account.
Active management of the loan pool (by the CLO manager) and the active selection of CLO tranches by Lupus alpha doubles the alpha potential.
The fund pursues a return target of money market + 3.0% p.a. that should be generated in the event of low single-digit volatility. Interest income is distributed regularly, providing investors with stable cash flows.
Experienced fund managers
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest is managed by the Lupus alpha Credit team members, who have exceptional expertise and have already been working together successfully for more than a decade.
Performance (gross in EUR)¹:
|Jan||0.69 %||-0.04 %||2.84 %|
|Feb||-0.01 %||-0.71 %||0.39 %|
|Mar||-0.01 %||-0.37 %||-0.61 %|
|Apr||0.13 %||-0.07 %||1.31 %|
|May||0.08 %||-2.86 %||0.94 %|
|Jun||-0.03 %||-4.51 %||n.a.|
|Jul||0.29 %||1.18 %||n.a.|
|Aug||0.09 %||3.26 %||n.a.|
|Sep||0.08 %||-6.95 %||n.a.|
|Oct||-0.06 %||2.85 %||n.a.|
|Nov||0.19 %||1.77 %||n.a.|
|Dec||-0.05 %||1.07 %||n.a.|
|Year||1.39 %||-5.73 %||n.a.|
|from||to||Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A|
|1 month||28.04.2023||31.05.2023||0.94 %|
|90 days||02.03.2023||31.05.2023||1.63 %|
|1 year||31.05.2022||31.05.2023||3.06 %|
|3 years||29.05.2020||31.05.2023||4.34 %|
|5 years||30.05.2018||31.05.2023||5.68 %|
|this year||30.12.2022||31.05.2023||4.95 %|
|since inception||01.07.2015||31.05.2023||9.98 %|
|since inception p.a.||01.07.2015||31.05.2023||1.21 %|
|12-month-timeframe (gross)||Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A|
|31.05.2022 - 31.05.2023||3.06 %|
|31.05.2021 - 31.05.2022||-3.51 %|
|31.05.2020 - 31.05.2021||4.93 %|
|31.05.2019 - 31.05.2020||0.63 %|
|31.05.2018 - 31.05.2019||0.50 %|
|31.05.2017 - 31.05.2018||1.35 %|
|31.05.2016 - 31.05.2017||4.44 %|
|as of||Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A|
|Volatility p.a.||31.05.2023||4.22 %|
|Maximum Draw Down 90 Days||31.05.2023||-14.12 %|
|Ø Coupon||31.05.2023||5.96 %|
|Ø Yield (YtM)||31.05.2023||7.12 %|
Top ten holdings as of 31/05/2023
|JUBILEE CLO 16-XVII 18/31 DR||3.78%|
|BAR.EO 20-1 21/34 FLR B-R||3.15%|
|TORO EURO. 8 22/35 FLR C||2.72%|
|CVC CL.XXIII 22/36 FLR B1||2.66%|
|JUB.CLO 13-X 21/34 FLR C||2.60%|
|BRIDGEPOINT3 21/36 FLR B||2.58%|
|PENTA C.21-2 21/34 FLR B1||2.58%|
|CVC C.LF.XXI 21/34 C REGS||2.57%|
|F.OAKS FD.II 21/34 FLR B1R||2.57%|
|HA.L.AEF18-1 18/31 C||2.56%|
Maturity of CLO´s as of 31/05/2023
Ratingstucture as of 31/05/2023
- Provides access to the European corporate loan market.
- Combines the performance potential of corporate loans with high default protections ( investment grade segment).
- By buying loans indirectly via CLOs, one can create a liquid portfolio that meets the requirements set out by UCITS and VAG.
- Low dependency to general interest rate trends.
- Decent yield through ongoing coupon payment in the portfolio
- Counterparty default risk: If counterparties and issuers do not fulfill or only partially fulfill their contractual payment obligations, this can result in losses for the fund. Even when securities are carefully selected, losses caused by the financial collapse of issuers cannot be ruled out.
- Concentration risk: If investment is concentrated on particular assets or markets, the fund becomes particularly heavily dependent on the performance of these assets or markets.
- Operational risk: The fund can become the victim of fraud, criminal acts or errors by company employees or external third parties. Finally, management of the fund can be negatively impacted by external events such as fires, natural disasters or similar.
- Liquidity risk: If securities are traded in a relatively narrow market segment, it can be difficult to resell them in situations where there is insufficient liquidity.
- Interest-rate risk: Changes in market interest rates can affect the prices of fixed-income securities. These fluctuations vary, however, depending on the term of the fixed-income securities.
- Market Risk: The performance of financial products depends on the development of the capital markets.
Current fund data as of 06/06/2023
Lupus alpha CLO High Quality Invest A
WKN : A1XDX3 | ISIN: DE000A1XDX38
|01. July 2015|
|Michael Hombach , Norbert Adam , Stamatia Hagenstein , Dr. Klaus Ripper|
|up to 4 %|
Fund price publication
|Partial swing pricing, redemption period of 10 days|
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