Stefan Krause joined Schroders in 2015 from Man Investments, where he was responsible for managing the Man Convertibles Europe Fund. Prior to joining Man in 2012, Stefan spent two years with Warburg Invest in Hamburg as a portfolio manager for European convertibles and almost five years with UBS in Zurich holding positions in convertible bond departments on the buy and sell side. Stefan holds a master's in business administration from the University of Zurich.
Peter Reinmuth graduated from the University of Zurich with a degree in management and was later awarded a doctorate with a thesis on Barrier Options. Since 1996 he has worked for Julius Bär Asset Management AG, Schröder Münchmeyer, Hengst & Co., Deutsche Bank AG and Wegelin & Co. In 1999 he joined Julius Bär Asset Managment AG. In April 2002 he was made manager of the Julius Bär Global Convert Bond Fund and in October 2002 chief investment officer of the European Warrant Fund. He moved to Swisscanto Asset Management in 2005 where he was responsible for several global bond portfolios as well as the Swisscanto Bond Fund Convertible International. Furthermore he was responsible for the investment strategy of international convertible bond portfolios. In 2008 Peter joined Fisch Asset Management before moving to Schroders in 2013.
The Sub-fund aims to provide a return of capital growth by investing primarily in a portfolio of convertible securities and other similar transferable securities, such as convertible preference securities, exchangeable bonds or exchangeable medium term notes, issued by corporate issuer worldwide. The Sub-fund may also, to a limited extend, seek exposure to fixed and floating rate securities, equity securities and equity linked notes.