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SLI Ignis European Smaller Companies A Acc

Ranked 24 out of 25 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Andrew Paisley


The Fund aims is to achieve long term capital growth through investing primarily in the equity of smaller companies domiciled in Continental Europe (excluding the UK) or with significant Continental European operations.


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 6.1% 0.3%
2014 -2.0% 9.0% -4.4% -10.9% 5.4%
2013 48.4% 16.4% 6.0% 9.0% 10.4%
2012 27.3% 19.9% -7.7% 9.0% 5.5%
2011 -21.7% 3.3% -3.0% -22.8% 1.2%
2010 25.1% 7.8% -13.8% 14.2% 17.8%
2009 37.5% -6.6% 17.5% 24.7% 0.5%
2008 -31.4% -5.4% -1.5% -16.3% -12.0%
2007 -46.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -46.3%
2006 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2005 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Sixt SE ORD 5.07
Zumtobel Group AG ORD 4.49
Orpea SA ORD 4.35
Teleperformance SE ORD 4.31
Corbion NV ORD 4.30
Hibernia REIT PLC ORD 4.16
Jungheinrich AG PFD 4.08
Loomis AB ORD 3.84
Banca Generali SpA ORD 3.75
VIB Vermoegen AG ORD 3.32

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/11/2007
  • Share Class size26Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B249N415

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5.25

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