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CIS European Growth Trust

Ranked 67 out of 110 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Michael Fox

Having graduated at Leeds University after studying Mathematics, Mike Fox went on to pursue a career in fund management with the Co-operative Insurance Society in 2003. Prior to this, Fox worked as an accountant for Ernst & Young which led him to CIS as an Investment Analyst where he later became a fund manager. Fox currently manages the CIS Sustainable Leaders Trust with £120million under management. He describes his investment style as focused, investing into companies with low turnover that are valuation driven. A keen golfer, Fox also enjoys soccer, going to the theatre and cinema.

Objective

The CIS European Growth Trust aims to provide above-average capital growth from a diverse portfolio of European equities in any economic sector. The Trust’s portfolio will be concentrated on strong franchise companies. Cash generation and the prospects for dividend growth are major considerations when evaluating company outlooks.

Performance

Europe Excluding UK over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -0.8% 2.5% -1.4% -1.9%
2013 21.0% 11.4% -2.2% 5.4% 5.4%
2012 15.8% 9.7% -7.8% 8.1% 6.0%
2011 -17.0% 4.5% 1.5% -23.9% 2.9%
2010 0.4% 4.1% -15.2% 9.3% 4.0%
2009 20.9% -16.4% 11.6% 27.8% 1.4%
2008 -23.0% -9.3% -5.7% -8.8% -1.3%
2007 9.5% 2.7% 4.4% 1.5% 0.7%
2006 13.5% 7.6% -5.7% 6.3% 5.2%
2005 20.9% 1.8% 2.4% 10.5% 5.0%
2004 9.7% -3.8% 3.4% 1.3% 8.8%
2003 25.0% -6.9% 18.1% 1.5% 11.9%
2002 -27.2% 2.4% -10.4% -26.2% 7.5%
2001 -21.8% -12.7% -2.1% -17.3% 10.6%
2000 -7.2% -5.6% 5.9% -5.7% -1.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Novo Nordisk A/S ORD 4.64
Reed Elsevier NV ORD 3.93
Novozymes A/S ORD 3.79
Syngenta AG ORD 3.74
Bayer AG ORD 3.48
Wirecard AG ORD 2.98
Zodiac Aerospace SA ORD 2.97
Fresenius SE & Co KGaA ORD 2.83
Ryanair Holdings PLC ORD 2.71
Amadeus IT Holding SA ORD 2.59
30/06/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2000
  • Share Class size217Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0009537407

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.4%
  • Initial investment5

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