Michael Simmeth was born in Heimenkirch, Germany in 1963. He attended the University of Ulm where he studied Economathematics. He holds an MA in Economics and an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Syracuse in New York. Michael started his career with DIRI (Dresdner Bank) as a quantitative analyst in 1994 and in 1995 moved to LGT Asset Mangement in Germany with a month in the USA. He joined DWS as a fund of funds manager in 2000 before rejoining LGT Capital Management in Switzerland where he has been the head of investment management multi manager products since 2006. Outside of fund mangement, Michael lists skiing and mountain biking as his main interests.
The Fund invests primarily in securities of issuers all over the world which can be converted into shares (or their equivalent amount in cash) as well as in cash and cash equivalents. The individual securities are selected by the asset manager.