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Threadneedle European Select Ret Net Acc GBX

Ranked 49 out of 119 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

David Dudding

Born in Berlin in 1971, David Dudding graduated in modern history and European politics from Oxford. In 1993 he moved to Hong Kong to work for John Swire and Sons, a multi-disciplined commercial group whose business includes property and marine services. In 1997 Dudding returned to Oxford and took a masters of philosophy. He joined Columbia Threadneedle two years later and currently manages the Threadneedle European Smaller Companies fund. Dudding describes his investment style as predominantly GARP.

Mark Nichols

Mark Nichols joined Columbia Threadneedle Investments as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst within the European equities team in 2015 and he is the lead portfolio manager for the Threadneedle Pan European Equity Dividend Fund and co-manager of the Threadneedle European Select fund. Prior to joining the company Mark was a fund manager in the European equities team at F&C where he was responsible for the Growth & Income strategies. Prior to that he spent six years at Oechsle International Advisors, where he was a partner and a member of the investment strategy committee. Mark also covered European equities at Lehman Brothers and Invesco. Mark holds a MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and a MA in Contemporary History & Politics from London University.


The aim of the fund is to achieve above average capital growth. The fund will mainly invest in a relatively concentrated portfolio of equities of companies domiciled in Continental Europe or which have significant Continental European operations. The Select investment approach means that the Fund has he flexibility to take significant stock and sector positions which may lead to increased levels of volatility.

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Europe Excluding UK over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.5% 7.1% 2.4%
2016 11.6% 0.3% 3.6% 6.6% 0.8%
2015 10.3% 12.4% -6.1% -2.0% 6.7%
2014 3.7% 2.3% -0.3% -3.3% 5.2%
2013 22.2% 16.5% -0.8% 0.9% 4.8%
2012 21.2% 12.9% -6.3% 10.4% 3.8%
2011 -5.4% 3.2% 4.9% -16.6% 4.9%
2010 20.6% 8.2% -7.9% 10.9% 9.1%
2009 20.3% -7.8% 4.6% 19.1% 4.7%
2008 -23.7% -11.4% -5.5% -10.4% 1.6%
2007 11.7% 5.0% 4.7% -1.8% 3.4%
2006 17.7% 11.0% -5.5% 4.4% 7.5%
2005 23.4% 2.4% 4.6% 11.0% 3.8%
2004 9.5% -3.3% 2.2% 1.8% 8.8%
2003 27.5% -7.2% 16.6% 6.0% 11.3%
2002 -22.6% 2.7% -8.4% -23.7% 7.9%
2001 -20.8% -12.5% -1.6% -18.3% 12.6%
2000 6.7% 12.7% -0.1% -5.8% 0.6%
1999 31.1% -2.6% 6.6% -6.3% 34.8%
1998 39.2% 26.8% 13.6% -20.2% 21.1%
1997 31.3% 17.1% 8.8% 11.1% -7.2%
1996 21.0% 16.2% 9.3% -2.4% -2.4%
1995 4.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Unilever NV DR 5.45
Relx NV ORD 5.04
L'Oreal SA ORD 4.81
Sampo Oyj ORD 4.25
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co KGaA ORD 3.92
Anheuser Busch Inbev NV ORD 3.90
Pernod Ricard SA ORD 3.71
Ryanair Holdings PLC ORD 3.44
Dassault Systemes SE ORD 3.18

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Portugal
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Switzerland
  17. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/10/1986
  • Share Class size3,219Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0001529345

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,000
  • Min. regular additional investment1,000


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment3.75

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