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Liontrust European Growth Fund (R)

Ranked 94 out of 111 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Samantha Gleave

James Inglis-Jones

James Inglis-Jones was born in London in 1968. He graduated from York University with a degree in modern history and gained a D.Phil in modern history from Christ Church College, Oxford. James started his career in 1997 at Fleming Investment Management where he started out as an investment analyst, and later managed UK and European funds becoming a senior European equity portfolio manager. In 2003 he joined Polar Capital where he managed a hedge fund, and in 2006 he joined Liontrust Asset Management to develop an investment process for European equity portfolios. James has over 22 years' experience of managing funds. Outside of fund management his interests include fishing and waterskiing.


The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth through a concentrated portfolio of investments primarily in European companies excluding the UK. Although the Fund may invest in all economic sectors in all parts of the world, it is intended that it will currently invest primarily in equities in companies incorporated in any European Economic Area (“EEA”) Member State, together with P31 -LT 9 Switzerland, but other than the UK, which are listed on a recognized stock exchange of an EEA Member State or Switzerland.


Europe Excluding UK over : 28/02/2014 - 28/02/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 3.9% 4.9% 0.5% -3.5% 2.1%
2013 15.7% 9.7% -1.9% 3.7% 3.8%
2012 11.7% 7.4% -10.1% 8.8% 6.5%
2011 -14.4% 1.3% 1.3% -21.1% 5.7%
2010 26.4% 6.2% -10.4% 14.3% 16.2%
2009 22.4% -13.9% 11.1% 27.9% 0.1%
2008 -23.2% -5.4% -5.7% -13.5% -0.4%
2007 15.9% 6.3% 9.1% 0.2% -0.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas SA ORD 4.32
Actelion Ltd ORD 4.23
Straumann Holding AG ORD 4.22
Boliden AB ORD 4.17
Banco Santander SA ORD 3.89
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB ORD 3.73
Red Electrica Corporacion SA ORD 3.73
Orange SA ORD 3.69
Coloplast A/S ORD 3.69
Enagas SA ORD 3.68

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/11/2006
  • Share Class size21Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000


  • 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).