Van Eck Global - Since 1955

Global Hard Assets UCITS

  • Hard Assets

    Van Eck is a recognized global hard assets specialist. We employ a fundamental, value-oriented approach within a strong risk-management culture. Hard assets investing is our core competency, and it is supported by a dedicated team of investment professionals that includes three formally trained geologists (Reynolds, Foster and Miller).

    Photo L to R;
    Back Row: Sam Halpert | Chris Mailloux| Alan Shih | Luke Desmond | Joe Foster | Roland Morris Jr. | Charl Malan | Greg Krenzer Front Row: Imaru Casanova | Shawn Reynolds | Charlie Cameron | Mark Miller | Veronica Zhang (not pictured)  

    • Charles T. Cameron

      Charles T. Cameron, Co-Portfolio Manager

      Focus: Portfolio Construction and Trading
      • 32 Years of Industry Experience
      • 19 Years at Van Eck Global (1995)
      • MBA, Finance, NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business, 1993
      • BS, Finance, Boston College, 1982
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    • Shawn Reynolds

      Shawn Reynolds, Co-Portfolio Manager

      Focus: Company Analysis and Energy
      • 27 Years of Industry Experience
      • 9 Years at Van Eck Global (2005)
      • Exploration Geologist
      • MA, Petroleum Geology, University of Texas, Austin, 1987
      • BS, Engineering, Cornell University, 1985
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    • Joe Foster 2010

      Joseph M. Foster, Senior Analyst

      Focus: Precious Metals
      • 33 Years of Industry Experience
      • 18 Years at Van Eck Global (1996)
      • Exploration Geologist
      • MS, Geology, Mackey School of Mines, 1988
      • MBA, University of Reno-Nevada, 1988
      • BS, Geology, Tennessee Technological University, 1982
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    • Imaru Casanova

      Imaru Casanova, Senior Analyst

      Focus: Precious Metals
      • 16 Years of Industry Experience
      • 3 Years at Van Eck Global (2011)
      • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1998
      • BS (Magna Cum Laude), Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1997
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    • Samuel R. Halpert

      Samuel R. Halpert, Senior Analyst

      Focus: Agriculture, Coal, Steel, Tankers, Timber
      • 21 Years of Industry Experience
      • 14 Years at Van Eck Global (2000)
      • AB, English Literature, Harvard University, 1993
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    • Gregory F. Krenzer, CFA

      Gregory F. Krenzer, CFA, Senior Trader

      Focus: Risk Management and Trading
      • 20 Years of Industry Experience
      • 20 Years at Van Eck Global (1994)
      • BS , Finance/Economics, Syracuse University, 1994
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    • Charl P. de M. Malan

      Charl P. de M.  Malan, Senior Analyst

      Focus: Base Metals
      • 19 Years of Industry Experience
      • 11 Years at Van Eck Global (2003)
      • MBA, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), 1999
      • Honours in Business Administration, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), 1997
      • BA, Arts, University of Pretoria (South Africa), 1992
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    • Mark Miller

      Mark A. Miller, Analyst

      Focus: Energy
      • 30 Years of Industry Experience
      • 7 Years at Van Eck Global (2007)
      • Petrophysicist
      • MBA, Finance, University of Denver, 1987
      • MA, International Studies, University of Denver, 1987
      • BS, Geology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1974
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    • Roland Morris

      Roland Morris Jr., Commodity Strategist

      Focus: Strategy and Client Service
      • 34 Years of Industry Experience
      • 2 Years at Van Eck Global (2012)
      • Commodity Strategist
      • BA, Economics, University of Vermont, 1980
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    • Alan Shih

      Alan Shih, Analyst

      Focus: Multi-Sector
      • 7 Years of Industry Experience
      • 2 Years at Van Eck Global (2013)
      • MBA, Fordham University, 2013
      • BA, Rutgers University, 2004
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    • Veronica Zhang

      Veronica Zhang, Analyst

      Focus: Industrials and Alternative Energy
      • 3 Years of Industry Experience
      • 1 Year at Van Eck Global (2013)
      • BA, Columbia University, 2010
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    • Luke Desmond

      Luke Desmond, CFA, Trader

      Focus: N/A
      • 8 Years of Industry Experience
      • 8 Years at Van Eck Global (2006)
      • BS, Finance, Babson College, 2006
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    • Christopher Mailloux

      Christopher Mailloux, CFA, Trader

      Focus: N/A
      • 7 Years of Industry Experience
      • 7 Years at Van Eck Global (2007)
      • BS, Finance, Lehigh University, 2007
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  • Important Disclosure 

    This website is for informational/advertisement purposes only and does not constitute any legal or investment advice. This web site should not be regarded as an offer for the purchase and the sale of the fund’s shares.

    Investors should consult the prospectus and key investor information before subscribing. The prospectus, the key investor information documents and the financial reports can be obtained free of charge from this web site and upon request from the SICAV’s registered office and the offices of all local information agents. The documents, except for key investor information, are only available in English. Past performance of the sub-fund is no guarantee for future performance.

    You can lose money by investing in the Sub-Fund. Any investment in the Sub-Fund should be part of an overall investment program, not a complete program. Global Hard Assets UCITS is subject to the risks associated with extraction of natural resources, such as the risks of mining and oil drilling, and the risks of the hazards associated with natural resources, including but not limited to fire, drought and increased regulatory and environmental costs. Overall portfolio may decline in value due to developments specific to the hard asset industry.

    The Sub-Fund is an open-ended investment companies established in Luxembourg, which is available for sale in certain jurisdictions only. The Sub-Fund is not available for sale in the U.S. or to U.S. persons. Van Eck Switzerland AG is the global distributor of the Sub-Funds.