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HSBC European Growth

Ranked 97 out of 108 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Nicholas Dowell

Nick Dowell was born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire in 1972. He graduated with a degree in Actuarial Science from City University. Nick started his career in 1994 at HSBC Asset Management as an operations graduate trainee and in 1995 he became a quantitative analyst. Since 2000 he has been a European equity portfolio manager. Nick has been managing funds for over ten years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). Outside of fund management he enjoys mountain biking.

Objective

The fund's investment objective is to provide long term capital growth by investing predominantly in continental Europe.

Performance

Europe Excluding UK over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.4% -3.8% -4.0%
2013 21.2% 8.2% 3.2% 5.8% 2.6%
2012 12.3% 9.6% -12.3% 8.6% 7.6%
2011 -18.8% 7.3% -0.4% -24.8% 1.0%
2010 15.0% 7.7% -14.3% 12.1% 11.2%
2009 24.6% -13.5% 11.3% 26.5% 2.3%
2008 -26.1% -10.5% -4.0% -16.3% 2.7%
2007 11.0% 2.4% 5.1% 0.0% 3.1%
2006 17.3% 11.1% -5.2% 3.4% 7.7%
2005 23.0% 2.0% 3.8% 10.4% 5.3%
2004 8.9% -3.8% 4.2% -0.4% 9.1%
2003 29.4% -12.0% 25.8% 4.0% 12.4%
2002 -22.9% 4.0% -8.3% -25.1% 8.0%
2001 -19.5% -12.5% -0.5% -15.2% 9.0%
2000 5.5% 10.0% 1.4% -4.8% -0.6%
1999 38.2% -0.6% 6.6% -4.8% 37.0%
1998 33.2% 21.9% 8.9% -18.0% 22.4%
1997 35.7% 13.0% 9.0% 12.3% -1.9%
1996 14.6% 10.4% 4.2% 0.1% -0.5%
1995 5.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Brenntag AG ORD 4.29
Legrand SA ORD 4.25
Publicis Groupe SA ORD 4.23
Continental AG ORD 4.14
Safran SA ORD 4.14
Unilever NV DR 4.14
Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles Sociedad Holding de Mercados y Sistemas Financieros ORD 4.12
Cap Gemini SA ORD 4.10
AXA SA ORD 4.03
Credit Suisse Group AG ORD 4.02
31/05/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/11/1968
  • Share Class size72Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0000194935

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4

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