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Jupiter JGF European Growth L GBP A Inc

Ranked 18 out of 76 in - Europe over 3 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 : 28/11/2014 - 28/02/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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. Guernsey
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Italy
  9. Jersey
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Portugal
  13. Singapore
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/07/2008
  • Share Class size24Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0329190499

Purchase Info

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


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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).