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Ranked 13 out of 27 in - Volatility Trading over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Tarek Saffaf

Tarek Saffaf is the portfolio manager of the PARAGON fund, which aims to use European derivatives to generate stable, positive and risk-adjusted returns in all market environments. He has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. He has been working at Greiff capital management since 2016. He specialized in derivative strategies and developed the concept of PARAGON in 2007. Saffaf is a CFA Charter Holder and holds a diploma in Financial Mathematics from the Technical University in Munich.


The Fund primarily consists of a bond portfolio in combination with an option strategy with the investment approach focusing on the option strategy. This is based on the assumption that prices fluctuate up or down only to a limited degree over a certain period of time, irrespective of whether the market environment is a sideways or a trending market. The objective is to achieve positive performance in almost any market environment by combining the purchase and sale of equity index options. Any free liquidity is to be invested in high quality short-term bonds. The unit class was launched on December 10, 2012.

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Volatility Trading over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 13/27 Total Return
  • Rank 7/27 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 10/27 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
11 Celest Volatility Strategy - Andromeda Cap EUR


12 HSBC Rendite Substanz AC EUR




14 Constance Alternative Options A EUR


15 Amundi Dynarbitrage Volatilite - I (C)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
2017 0.3% 0.1% -0.2% 0.4% 0.0%
2016 1.4% 0.5% 1.5% 0.3% -0.9%
2015 3.4% 2.3% -0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
2014 0.5% 0.7% 1.1% 1.0% -2.3%
2013 2.2% 0.7% 1.1% 0.2% 0.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/11/2012
  • Share Class size31Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN DE000A1J31W8

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment0.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).