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Matthew Benkendorf

Matthew Benkendorf

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About Matthew Benkendorf

Mr Matthew Benkendorf joined Vontobel Asset Management in October 1999 in trade support. After being promoted to trader in 2000, Mr. Benkendorf became a research analyst in 2002 and moved into portfolio management in 2006 as deputy portfolio manager of Vontobel’s European Equity Strategy. In 2008 Mr. Benkendorf continued to grow in his portfolio management role becoming lead portfolio manager of European Equity and deputy portfolio manager of Global Equity and in 2010 became deputy portfolio manager of the Vontobel US Equity Strategy ultimately becoming lead portfolio manager in 2012. As a co-architect of Vontobel’s quality growth philosophy and style and proven success in managing Vontobel’s strategies he was named Chief Investment Officer in March 2016. Mr Benkendorf received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in finance from the University of Denver.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: + rated


  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2016
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2016
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2016
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2016


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated A in May 2017
  • JRated AA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AA in Aug 2017
  • SRated AA in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017
  • DRated A in Dec 2017


  • JRated A in Jan 2018
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2018
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2018


over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
Rank 127/605 Equity - US
Manager Return
126 Todd Burnside 18.7%
127 Matthew Benkendorf 18.6%
127 Luc Bauler 18.6%
129 Gustaf Zinn 18.5%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 24.6% 8.0% 5.2% 2.6% 6.9%
2016 8.3% 1.4% 1.7% 2.1% 2.9%
2015 6.3% 1.9% 0.8% -3.2% 6.9%
2014 8.0% -0.5% 3.3% -1.0% 6.1%
2013 1.7% 5.6% 9.0%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.