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Artemis European Growth

Ranked 10 out of 121 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Peter Saacke

Peter Saacke attended the University of Oxford where he received a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy. He also holds an MA in Economics from Freiburg University, and to add to his impressive academic background he holds a PhD in Economics, which he obtained from Hamburg University. Peter started his career as a visiting researcher at the European University Institute in Florence. He delved into the financial world in 1999 with Merrill Lynch, where he worked as a pan European equity strategist and quantitative economist. Peter joined Artemis at the end of 2002 where he currently manages the Artemis European Growth Fund and the Artemis Global Growth Fund. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Philip Wolstencroft

Philip Wolstencroft is a cult figure at Artemis having devised the group's SMART GARP investment system, which provides specialist quantitative analysis of the market situation. Wolstencroft believes the more publicised process known as GARP provides information in a volatile or lumpy fashion. However, data run through the more rigorous process of SMART GARP offers a steadier and more profound insight into which sectors are likely to go up or down. Born in Portsmouth in May 1963, Wolstencroft gained a BA in Economics from Sheffield University and followed this with an MA from Warwick University. He started out in 1985 as an analyst on the British Rail Pension Fund before moving to WorldInvest where he was a global fixed income fund manager. In 1989 he joined Natwest Investment Management before switching to Merrill Lynch in 1991 to front the group's UK and European equity strategy division. In 2001 he moved to Artemis and is head of the firm's European investment team for which he manages the Artemis European Growth fund, which merged with the Artemis Pan European fund in February 2003.


To achieve long-term capital growth through investment principally in companies in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom). The Manager actively manages the portfolio in order to achieve the objective and will not be restricted in the choice of investments either by company size or industry, or in terms of the geographical split of the portfolio.

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Europe Excluding UK over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 21.5% 5.0% 6.5% 5.3% 3.3%
2016 20.3% 1.1% -0.5% 11.4% 7.4%
2015 6.7% 10.7% -3.4% -6.2% 6.4%
2014 -2.2% 3.8% 0.5% -5.4% -0.8%
2013 36.8% 15.6% 1.6% 7.4% 8.5%
2012 21.4% 13.0% -11.3% 8.9% 11.2%
2011 -21.0% 4.7% 2.5% -26.7% 0.4%
2010 11.4% 4.5% -14.9% 14.2% 9.6%
2009 13.3% -17.2% 8.9% 23.9% 1.4%
2008 -40.0% -11.1% -4.5% -21.3% -10.3%
2007 9.5% 3.8% 5.7% 0.3% -0.5%
2006 21.4% 15.8% -8.5% 1.4% 13.0%
2005 33.5% 4.5% 5.5% 15.0% 5.4%
2004 21.2% 2.0% 3.5% 3.4% 11.1%
2003 43.5% -0.9% 19.6% 8.3% 11.8%
2002 -10.4% 6.4% 2.5% -20.6% 3.4%
2001 1.3% -12.4% 7.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/03/2001
  • Share Class size204Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0006600844

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.25

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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).