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Jupiter JGF European Growth L GBP A Inc

Ranked 2 out of 75 in - Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Alexander Darwall

Alexander Darwall adopts a bottom-up investment approach and has over 20 years' experience in the investment industry. Born in June 1963, Darwall studied history at Cambridge University. He started out as an analyst with Zoete & Bevan (BZW) and in 1987 moved to Paris to front the French equity research division at Swedish group Enskilda Securities. In 1992 he joined Goldman Sachs as a French equity analyst before Jupiter snapped him up in 1995. Darwall was initially responsible for the equity portions of a number of segregated pension accounts for Jupiter. In 1999 he was given control of the Jupiter European investment trust and subsequently the roll-over vehicle, the Jupiter European Opportunities Trust, which was launched in November 2000. In January 2001 Darwall was appointed fund manager for the Jupiter European fund.


To achieve long term capital growth by exploiting special investment opportunities in Europe. The Fund will invest primarily in equity and equity related securities (including listed preference shares, listed convertible unsecured loan stock, listed warrants and other similar securities) of issuers which have their registered office in Europe or exercise the predominant part of their economic activities in Europe (including UK) and which are considered by the Investment Manager to be undervalued or otherwise to offer good prospects for capital growth.


Europe over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015
  • Rank 2/75 Total Return
  • Rank 47/75 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 4/75 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Return
1 BGF European Special Situations A2 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


2 Jupiter JGF European Growth L GBP A Inc


3 New Capital Dynamic European Equity GBP Ord Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


4 UBS (Lux) Eq S - Europn Opp Unconstr EUR GBPh Qac

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


5 LO Funds - Europe High Conviction S. Hdg (GBP) ID

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 11.3% -1.8% 1.9%
2014 5.1% 3.1% -1.7% -2.4% 6.2%
2013 22.0% 14.0% -0.9% 3.2% 4.7%
2012 27.1% 13.8% -0.9% 9.5% 2.9%
2011 -15.4% 3.1% -2.6% -20.2% 5.5%
2010 22.0% 8.0% -9.5% 15.0% 8.6%
2009 41.1% -4.4% 10.5% 25.7% 6.3%
2008 -7.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Hong Kong
  7. Jersey
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Portugal
  11. Singapore
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/07/2008
  • Share Class size22Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0329190499

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment0


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Citywire AAA rated European Growth manager Alexander Darwall thinks that some of Europe's largest quality companies can continue to more than justify historically high valuations.

Video from Berlin (4/4): fund managers on the markets

Our final round of interviews with the fund managers who presented at the Citywire Fund Selector event in Berlin; we bring you Alex Darwall of Jupiter Asset Management, Rolf Banz of Pictet Funds, Wilfred Sit of Mirae Asset Global Investments, Xavier Lagrandie of Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch and Rob Burnett of Neptune.

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