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Bellevue AI Health (Lux)

Healthcare systems will benefit from the huge pools of data that have been built up over decades

GenAI will be a relevant driver of shareholder value

Sweet spot: Well-capitalized companies with strong AI capabilities 

Explained in 90 seconds

Bellevue AI Health Fund explained in 90 seconds

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Investment Focus

ISIN-No. LU2721086259

The fund’s aim is to achieve capital growth in the long term. The Bellevue AI Health Fund is a global equity fund with an actively managed portfolio of 50 to 70 stocks, mostly from the healthcare sector, rounded out with a small number of tech companies that have considerable exposure to the healthcare industry. Its focus is on liquid mega and large caps, with modest allocation to mid cap stocks. In addition to fundamental aspects ranging from valuation and growth profiles to profitability, a proprietary «AI Affinity Score» is used to determine how attractive a company is from an AI perspective. The selection of the portfolio companies is entirely bottom up, independent of benchmark weightings. The fund takes ESG factors into consideration while implementing the aforementioned investment objectives.

Indexed performance (as at: 14.06.2024)

NAV: CHF 146.95 (13.06.2024)


01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2010
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Cumulative performance (13.06.2024)

B-CHFBenchmark
1M1.72%0.37%
YTD17.33%14.86%
1 yearn.a.n.a.
Since Inception17.56%15.05%

Investment Focus

The fund’s aim is to achieve capital growth in the long term. The Bellevue AI Health Fund is a global equity fund with an actively managed portfolio of 50 to 70 stocks, mostly from the healthcare sector, rounded out with a small number of tech companies that have considerable exposure to the healthcare industry. Its focus is on liquid mega and large caps, with modest allocation to mid cap stocks. In addition to fundamental aspects ranging from valuation and growth profiles to profitability, a proprietary «AI Affinity Score» is used to determine how attractive a company is from an AI perspective. The selection of the portfolio companies is entirely bottom up, independent of benchmark weightings. The fund takes ESG factors into consideration while implementing the aforementioned investment objectives.Show moreShow less

Investment suitability & Risk

SRRI

Low risk

High risk

The Fund’s investment objective is to generate attractive and competitive long-term capital growth. It is particularly suited to investors with an investment horizon of at least 5 years. The Fund is exposed to the risks typical of equity investments.

General Information

Investment ManagerBellevue Asset Management AG
CustodianCACEIS BANK, LUXEMBOURG BRANCH
Fund AdministratorCACEIS BANK, LUXEMBOURG BRANCH
AuditorPriceWaterhouseCoopers
Launch date30.11.2023
Year end closing30. Jun
NAV CalculationDaily "Forward Pricing"
Cut of time15:00 CET
Management Fee1.60%
Subscription Fee (max.)5.00%
ISIN numberLU2721086259
Valor number130851892
BloombergBAIHXBC LX
WKNA3E1ZS
Total expense ratio (TER)2.34% (31.05.2024)

Legal Information

Legal formLuxembourg UCITS V SICAV
SFDR categoryArticle 8

Top 10 positions

Eli Lilly
UnitedHealth Group
Novo Nordisk
Merck & Co
Johnson & Johnson
Amgen
AbbVie
AstraZeneca
Roche
Novartis
10.2%
6.8%
6.4%
4.5%
3.9%
3.8%
3.6%
3.4%
3.0%
2.9%

Geographic breakdown

United States
Denmark
Switzerland
Great Britain
Japan
France
Germany
Australia
Others
Cash
72.4%
6.6%
6.2%
4.3%
4.2%
2.3%
1.0%
0.5%
0.8%
1.6%

Benefits

  • GenAI is speeding up the process of digitization and automation across the healthcare system.
  • GenAI can enhance patient care, simplify processes and procedures, and lead to better decisions.
  • Companies that use or provide GenAI tools for healthcare-relevant purposes will gain a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Shareholder value creation will largely be determined by a company’s AI strategy and its execution.
  • Bellevue – a pioneer in healthcare investing since 1993 and now one of the largest independent investors in the healthcare space in Europe.

Risks

  • The fund actively invests in equities. Stocks are subject to price fluctuations, so there is a risk of falling prices.
  • The investments the fund makes may be denominated in foreign currency, which can entail a foreign-exchange risk relative to the fund's base currency.
  • The fund may invest some of its assets in financial instruments that may have relatively low levels of liquidity under certain circumstances, which may then affect the liquidity of the fund’s own shares.
  • There are additional risks in the form of political and social unrest when investing in emerging markets.
  • The fund may use derivatives. Derivatives offer greater upside potential yet also carry greater downside risk.

Global stocks advanced in May (MSCI World Net Index +4.5%) and recouped their losses from the previous month. After having gained half a percentage point in April to close at 4.7%, the US 10-year Treasury yield was back down to 4.5% at the end of May. Receding bond yields benefited growth stocks the most, but the defensive healthcare market (MSCI World Healthcare +2.7%) also ended the month well in the green. The Bellevue AI Health Fund (+3.7%) beat the benchmark performance once again in May.

Biopharma (58.7% weighting at the end of the month) contributed 2.9% to the fund’s absolute and 0.6% to its relative performance. Moderna (+29.2%), Amgen (+11.9%), Regeneron (+10.0%), Eli Lilly (+5.2%) and Novo Nordisk (+4.3%) made a positive contribution to performance, while Merck (-2.8%) was a performance detractor. The confirmed cases in the US of avian influenza spreading from animals to humans boosted the share price of vaccine manufacturer Moderna. In addition, Moderna's mRNA vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was granted regulatory approval. It protects people aged 60 and older from lower respiratory tract disease. Amgen management made positive remarks about the progress of a Phase II trial of AMG133, a pipeline candidate for treating obesity (no data released). The investment community had previously been skeptical about AMG133’s chances of success after an early trial showed severe side effects and a high drop-out rate. Regeneron's first-quarter results confirmed the rapid growth of the high-dosage version of Eylea (macular degeneration) and its regulatory filing of Dupixent (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) has entered the crucial stage. Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk benefited from unrelenting demand for GLP-1 drugs as well as from several positive trial readouts. Merck's shares, on the other hand, were marked down after Akeso/Summit Therapeutics released trial data for their bispecific agent in lung cancer that demonstrated a statistically significant improvement vs Keytruda, Merck's blockbuster.

Medtech companies (23.2%) contributed 0.3% to absolute performance, which was in line with the benchmark. While Intuitive Surgical (+8.5%) and Boston Scientific (+5.1%) made positive contributions to performance, Dexcom (-6.8%) and Abbott (-3.6%) had a negative impact. Abbott was weak due to investor worries about ongoing litigation over recalled baby formula. Comments by Dexcom management on the reorganization of its field sales force (at an investor event at Dexcom headquarters that we also participated in) were interpreted by other participants as a sign that Dexcom would report disappointing second-quarter results. Dexcom, however, clearly refuted that conclusion.

Healthcare services (11.1% at the end of the month) contributed 0.2% to the fund’s absolute and 0.1% to its relative performance. UnitedHealth (+2.4%), a health insurer that is overweight in the portfolio, performed well in a difficult market environment thanks to its highly diversified business model. UnitedHealth shares received an additional boost from the problems its rival Aetna is facing (owned by CVS Health and not in the fund's portfolio). Aetna priced its health plans too aggressively in the past and will now have to reset its rates over the space of several years. This will translate into growth opportunities for Aetna's competitors such as UnitedHealth and take some competitive pressure out of the marketplace.

The technology segment (5.7%), which includes tech companies from both the healthcare space and the IT industry, contributed 0.5% to absolute and 0.6% to relative performance. While Nvidia (+26.9%), Qualcomm (+23.5%) and Microsoft (+6.8%) made positive contributions to performance, Veeva (-14.3%) was a performance detractor. The quarterly results of Nvidia and Qualcomm exceeded investors’ high expectations and demand for Nvidia processors continues to exceed production capacity by far. Veeva's first-quarter results were in line with expectations, but management lowered its sales forecast for 2024 as a whole. It did not change its guidance for EPS though. All performance data in USD / B shares.

The rapid development of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) is ushering in an unprecedented technology-driven transformation that ranks right next to other key milestones such as the Internet, cloud computing and the smartphone. GenAI is creating tremendous opportunities for businesses and investors, especially in the health sector. According to a number of studies, the health sector will be one of the industries that will benefit the most from the deployment of GenAI. This forecast is mainly based on the considerable potential for efficiency gains in healthcare systems, on the large, readily available amounts of data in healthcare systems, and on the considerable financial resources available for healthcare needs.

Already today medications are being developed more quickly and with better rates of success, for example, new diagnostic and treatment methods are producing better clinical outcomes, and GenAI is helping medical professionals make better and more informed decisions. We focus on healthcare companies that have made GenAI a core element of their business strategy and that are investing substantial resources in this technology to gain a lasting competitive advantage and achieve superior value growth. The technology risk here is more calculable than in other industries because healthcare is such a heavily regulated industry.

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Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and can be misleading. As the sub-fund is denominated in a currency that may differ than an investor’s base currency, changes in the rate of exchange may have an adverse effect on prices and incomes. Performance is shown net of fees and expenses for the relevant share class over the reference period. All performance figures reflect the reinvestment of dividends and do not take into account the commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption of shares, if any. Individual costs are not taken into account and would have a negative impact on the performance. With an investment amount of EUR 1,000 over an investment period of five years, the investment result in the first year would be reduced by the front-end load of up to EUR 50 (5%) as well as by additional individual custody charges. In subsequent years, the investment result would also be reduced by the individual custody account costs incurred. The reference benchmark of this class is used for performance comparison purposes only (dividend reinvested). No benchmark is directly identical to a sub-fund, thus the performance of a benchmark is not a reliable indicator of future performance of the sub-fund it is compared to. There can be no assurance that a return will be achieved or that a substantial loss of capital will not be incurred. All figures in base currency in %, calculated by the total return / BVI method.Show moreShow less

  • Lead Portfolio Manager

    Stefan Blum

    Stefan Blum joined Bellevue Asset Management in 2008 and is portfolio manager of the funds Bellevue Medtech & Services and Bellevue Digital Health. Prior to joining Bellevue Asset Management, he spent 4 years as head of investor relations at Sonova. As a financial analyst at Bank Sarasin, he covered medical technology and high tech stocks. After that he served as CFO of Obtree Technologies Inc. Stefan Blum obtained a degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen and is CEFA charterholder.
  • Portfolio Manager

    Marcel Fritsch

    Marcel Fritsch joined Bellevue Asset Management in 2008 as portfolio manager of the Bellevue Medtech & Services and Bellevue Digital Health Fund. Prior to that, he spent more than 3 years as a consultant with Deloitte & Touche. Formulating company strategy, evaluating organizational structures and valuing companies prior to corporate transactions were among his duties in this function. Marcel Fritsch holds a degree in business economics from the University of St. Gallen (HSG).
  • Healthcare Analyst

    Catharina Claes

    Catharina Claes joined Bellevue Asset Management in 2023 as a Healthcare equity analyst. Previously, she spent almost four years covering German small and mid cap stocks, most recently at Berenberg in London for three years. Catharina Claes holds an MSc in Financial Economics from City University of London and a BSc in Economics from the University of Cologne.
  • Healthcare Analyst

    Annie Zeng

    Dr Annie Zeng joined Bellevue Asset Management in 2023 as a Healthcare equity analyst. Previously, she spent 2 years as pharma analyst at Bernstein in London covering EU and HK stocks. She also spent 1.5 years at Canaccord-Results as Healthcare investment banking analyst. Annie Zeng holds a PhD degree in Pharmacology from the University of Cambridge.
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