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Baring European Opportunities Class I GBP Inc

Ranked 6 out of 25 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Colin Riddles

Nicholas Williams

Nicholas Williams attended Corpus Christi College, Oxford where he received a BA in English Language. He joined Baring Asset Management in 2004 as divisional director. Prior to this he worked for eleven years at Singer & Friedlander where he was head of the European desk and was a member of the Investment Policy Committee. During his tenure at Singer & Friedlander, Nicholas was responsible for running over £400million of institutional and retail European funds across the capitalization range and had a consistent track record of out-performance. Nicholas is responsible for the management of the Baring Europe Select Fund.


The Fund will seek to achieve long-term capital growth primarily through investment in the securities of smaller European Companies. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equity and equity-related securities of smaller companies incorporated and/or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity, in Europe and/or listed or traded on eligible European stock exchanges or markets.


European Small & Medium Companies over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 8.3% 1.1%
2014 1.8% 4.9% -6.1% -4.0% 7.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Germany
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Ireland
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/10/2013
  • Share Class size05Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10Mn
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.8%

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