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M&G European Smaller Companies

Ranked 20 out of 21 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Charles Anniss

Born in 1977, Charles Anniss graduated from Bristol University where he studied French and Spanish. He has developed his career at M&G since 2000 where he started as an analyst and is now a fund manager. His investment style is based on growth and he defines the best environment for his strategy as stable economic conditions with low stock correlations. Charles is a CFA-Charterholder. Away from fund management he enjoys tennis, skiing and music.

Objective

The Fund invests in smaller companies in Europe, with the sole objective of long term capital growth. It will invest wholly or mainly in securities of European companies which constitute the bottom third in terms of total market capitalisation of all publicly listed equity in Europe. When not wholly invested as above, the Fund may only invest in medium and larger capitalised companies in order to enhance the liquidity of the Fund.

Performance

European Small & Medium Companies over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -9.9% 3.4% -1.5% -8.9% -2.9%
2013 27.6% 9.6% 1.7% 7.2% 6.8%
2012 28.2% 17.0% -7.3% 9.5% 8.0%
2011 -19.8% 0.1% 2.1% -22.2% 0.9%
2010 22.4% 9.0% -16.0% 17.5% 13.7%
2009 40.1% -1.4% 10.8% 27.3% 0.8%
2008 -39.2% -8.9% -3.5% -19.2% -14.4%
2007 15.3% 9.6% 8.8% -2.5% -0.9%
2006 24.0% 19.6% -6.9% -0.5% 11.9%
2005 27.7% 3.9% 4.8% 11.6% 5.1%
2004 22.7% 1.4% 3.9% 2.8% 13.4%
2003 54.2% -0.3% 18.0% 15.7% 13.3%
2002 -28.2% 3.9% -12.7% -23.8% 4.0%
2001 -46.7% -20.2% -10.8% -36.3% 17.3%
2000 9.6% 36.5% -4.1% 2.7% -18.5%
1999 83.5% 3.5% 8.4% 6.5% 53.6%
1998 34.4% 28.1% 11.2% -15.8% 12.1%
1997 14.2% 15.7% -1.0% 4.5% -4.7%
1996 5.7% 5.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2013

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Northern Trust Global Euro A 3.70
UDG Healthcare PLC ORD 2.56
Intrum Justitia AB ORD 2.49
Pandora A/S ORD 2.45
AZ Electronic Materials SA ORD 2.37
Jupiter Fund Management PLC ORD 2.16
Rubis SCA ORD 2.14
Takkt AG ORD 2.14
Deutz AG ORD 2.11
Lisi SA ORD 2.08
31/03/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. Chile
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Spain
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/09/1996
  • Share Class size115Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030929524

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment1,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4

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