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Royal London European Growth Trust A Inc

Ranked 114 out of 123 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Alexander Darwall

Alexander Darwall joined Jupiter in 1995 and heads up the Jupiter European Growth Team. Alexander manages the Jupiter European Growth SICAV as well as institutional assets. He originally joined Jupiter to run the European portion of a number of segregated pension fund accounts, subsequently taking responsibility for other accounts, including Local Council pension funds (European portion). Alexander trained as an investment analyst with de Zoete & Bevan (BZW) before moving to Enskilda Securities in Paris in 1987, where he became head of French equity research. He joined Goldman Sachs in London in 1992, where he worked as a French equity analyst prior to moving to Jupiter. He holds a degree in History from Cambridge University.

Cedric de Fonclare

Cédric de Fonclare manages the Jupiter European Opportunities SICAV, the CCR Centrale Croissance Europe and institutional assets. He has a degree in International Business Administration from the Sorbonne.

Simon Rubingh

Simon Rubingh joined RLAM in August 2013 following the acquisition of The Co-operative Asset Management by the Royal London Group. As senior fund manager Rubingh has had portfolio responsibility for alternative investments at TCAM since 2005. Simon currently manages a range of portfolios including our European Growth and US Growth Trusts which he took over in February 2014. He was previously head of overseas equities from 2002 and managed the TCAM Asia Pacific portfolio from 1991. Simon joined TCAM in 1989 as a research analyst on Japanese equities, has a B.A. (Hons) in Applied Economics from Abertay University and is an Associate of CFA UK.

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.

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Performance

Europe Excluding UK over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -1.0% 1.9% 7.2%
2015 15.9% 11.8% -2.9% -0.8% 7.6%
2014 2.6% 2.5% -1.4% -2.3% 4.0%
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 5.9% -5.7% -1.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Relx NV ORD 6.24
Syngenta AG ORD 4.83
Novo Nordisk A/S ORD 4.71
Amadeus IT Group SA ORD 4.53
Wirecard AG ORD 4.50
Fresenius SE & Co KGaA ORD 4.37
Novozymes A/S ORD 3.85
Ryanair Holdings PLC ORD 3.78
Dassault Systemes SA ORD 2.48
Deutsche Boerse AG ORD 2.27
30/09/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2000
  • Share Class size245Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0009537407

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.38%
  • Initial investment5

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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).