News & Publications

Press:
Double-digit returns with bonds: Robus featured in WirtschaftsWoche

London, 13 October 2023. The very good performance of the Robus funds has been topic of an article in the German weekly business magazine WirtschaftsWoche (published today). The Robus Mid-Market Value Bond Fund is the top performer in the peer group Euro corporate bond funds and ETFs over 3 years and YTD 2023. Please read the full article [Available only in German] here.

Press:
Robus Capital launches Robus Short Maturity Fund

London, 12 July 2023. Robus Capital is adding the Robus Short Maturity Fund to its product range. Fund manager Benjamin Noisser invests for the new UCITS fund mainly in investment grade and cross-over bonds of European companies with short remaining maturities of around two years. On a tactical level, high yield bonds and mid-market bonds are added. The Robus team is thus aiming for a target return of 1.5 to 2.5 percent above the 3-month Euribor p.a. for fund investors. Please read the full press release here.

Publication:
Financing alternatives for SMEs are in demand: mid-market bonds

London, 20 May 2023. European SMEs are under immense pressure. With interest rates making a comeback, more expensive credit and refinancing terms are weighing on corporate balance sheets at a time when banks have withdrawn from the financing business and recession worries are on the rise again. In the new market regime for the financing side of mid-market companies, “mid-market bonds” with strict local regulations could become an important alternative. The article written by Mark Hoffmann and Dieter Kaiser was published in the “Financing Mid-Market Companies” supplement of the Börsen-Zeitung on May 20, 2023. Please read the full article [Available only in German] here.

Press:
Deceptive spring fever in capital markets: It will not work without a recession

London, 14 March 2023. The capital market year promises spring fever, which Mark Hoffmann, Portfolio Manager at Robus Capital, assesses as deceptive. Consumer confidence has proven more robust than suspected during the holiday shopping season, and energy prices are increasingly easing as well. “It’s too early for spring sentiment. In the U.S. and Europe, inflation is continuously weighing on high levels. Even if central banks are still acting cautiously in view of the fragile economy, they will solve the problem. It remains to be seen when, but they will certainly act with all the necessary rigor. It won’t work without a recession,” says Hoffmann. The full Press Release can be found here.

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