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Henderson European Special Situations

Ranked 19 out of 109 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Richard Pease

Formerly head of European equities at Jupiter Asset Management, Richard Pease now runs the Henderson European Growth fund with a stock-driven approach and a bias towards undervalued mid-cap companies. He also runs the Henderson European Special Situations fund. Educated at Eton, Pease went on to graduate in General Arts from Durham University.


The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth by investing in European (excluding the UK) equities of companies in special situations.


Europe Excluding UK over : 31/05/2014 - 31/05/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 11.3%
2014 0.9% 1.7% -1.1% -3.6% 4.1%
2013 24.5% 15.1% -0.6% 4.5% 4.2%
2012 21.7% 10.3% -6.3% 10.1% 7.0%
2011 -14.7% 2.9% 0.6% -20.6% 3.8%
2010 26.1% 8.5% -8.6% 12.1% 13.4%
2009 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Nordea Bank AB ORD 4.17
GBP Cash 4.13
Sampo Oyj ORD 4.12
Brenntag AG ORD 3.48
Zodiac Aerospace SA ORD 3.23
UBS Group AG ORD 3.18
Atlas Copco AB ORD 3.08
Novartis AG ORD 3.04
Zurich Insurance Group AG ORD 2.95

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Spain
  3. Switzerland
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/09/2009
  • Share Class size1,076Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B3W46246

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment10,000


  • Annual management1.5%
  • 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).