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F&C European SmallCap A Inc EUR

Ranked 67 out of 68 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Sam Cosh

Sam Cosh manages small cap equityfunds at F&C using a fundamental stock picking investment style focusing on buying quality businesses run by strong managers at attractive prices. Prior to joining F&C in 2010, he worked at Fortis Investments (acquired by BNP investments) for six years, having also worked at Baring Asset Management and Invesco Asset Management. Sam studied economics at Nottingham University and is a CFA Charter holder.

Objective

The objective is to make available to investors participation in a portfolio consisting principally of securities of European domiciled companies listed on the various European States Stock Exchanges. The investment policy is directed towards achieving long-term capital growth through investment in small and medium-sized companies. The fund will invest at least 75% of its total assets in equity securities of companies that are incorporated under the laws of, and have their registered office in Europe.

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Performance

European Small & Medium Companies over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -1.0% -5.1% 10.0%
2015 13.5% 9.0% -0.2% -3.2% 7.8%
2014 4.2% 6.1% -5.4% -3.5% 7.5%
2013 35.4% 15.5% 2.2% 7.8% 6.4%
2012 28.2% 17.3% -7.6% 9.7% 7.8%
2011 -6.9% 6.2% 4.9% -18.4% 2.5%
2010 26.1% 8.4% -7.4% 12.6% 11.6%
2009 26.6% -12.6% 23.5% 21.7% -3.6%
2008 -39.2% -5.3% -4.9% -16.1% -19.6%
2007 -1.2% 7.8% 3.3% -5.9% -5.6%
2006 29.3% 16.4% -4.5% 4.7% 11.1%
2005 6.0% 11.3% 8.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Origin Enterprises PLC ORD 3.99
Forbo Holding AG ORD 3.53
Amer Sports Oyj ORD 3.52
Gerresheimer AG ORD 3.22
Irish Continental Group PLC 3.20
Dignity PLC ORD 2.96
Cerved Information Solutions SpA ORD 2.91
Tyman PLC ORD 2.81
Howden Joinery Group PLC ORD 2.74
Ringkjoebing Landbobank A/S ORD 2.48
31/08/2016

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/01/2005
  • Share Class size131Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0207432559

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • 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).