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Junior Oils

Ranked 11 out of 25 in - Energy over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Angelos Damaskos

Born in Athens in 1963, Angelos Damaskos graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1985, before adding to his qualifications with an MBA in International Finance from the University of Sheffield in 1989. His early career focused on M&A activity primarily concentrating on natural resources. More recently he worked as a senior banker with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development where he was responsible for some of the bank’s equity investments in Russia and the CIS. In 2004 he set up Sector Investment Managers Ltd, launching the Junior Oils Trust in October that year. Away from the office Angelos’ interests include cinema, theatre, music and shooting.


The objective is to provide long-term capital growth from a global portfolio of small to medium capitalisation companies specialising in oil exploration and production. There may be occasions in light of adverse market conditions where the Investment Manager chooses to hold a high level of bonds and government securities.

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Energy over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 11/25 Total Return
  • Rank 22/25 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 14/25 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -8.5% 0.7% -13.4% 7.6% -2.5%
2016 50.8% 8.3% 4.1% 11.7% 19.7%
2015 -45.4% -11.4% -2.8% -25.9% -14.4%
2014 -25.7% 1.4% 10.6% 5.5% -37.2%
2013 -6.9% 9.5% -17.6% 9.4% -5.7%
2012 0.4% 35.0% -24.7% 8.8% -9.3%
2011 -45.4% -3.2% -12.2% -28.7% -10.0%
2010 43.7% 5.0% -9.4% 27.7% 18.3%
2009 85.3% 19.4% 21.6% 23.5% 3.3%
2008 -48.9% -5.1% 21.7% -38.8% -27.8%
2007 24.5% -4.5% 10.7% 2.3% 15.2%
2006 20.4% 20.9% 1.5% -3.2% 1.3%
2005 62.6% 9.6% 14.5% 30.2% -0.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/10/2004
  • Share Class size12Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B01YQF73

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment100


  • Annual management1.75%
  • Initial investment1.75

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Put your trust in Junior Oils

If you are looking to gain exposure to oil & gas with a modest amount to invest in the sector, consider the CF Junior Oils Trust, managed by Sector Investment Managers.

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