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M&G European Select A Inc

Ranked 53 out of 120 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

John William Olsen

John William Olsen, a Danish national, joined M&G in April 2014, and was appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Select Fund and M&G Pan European Select Fund in July 2014. John William joined M&G from Danske Capital, where from 2002 he had managed non-domestic equity portfolios, including the Global Stock Picking and Global Select equity funds, and also the European Select strategy. He joined Danske Capital in 1998 as a fund manager on the domestic Danish equities team, and in 2000 also became a global sector analyst focusing on technology and telecommunications stocks. John William gained a BA in business economics and then an MSc in finance and accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

Objective

The Fund's prime objective is long term capital growth. It invests wholly or predominantly in a diversified portfolio of European (excluding United Kingdom) issuers. When not wholly invested as above, it may also invest in companies which are listed or registered outside Europe but trade within it. Income is of secondary importance when investments are selected.

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Performance

Europe Excluding UK over : 31/08/2015 - 31/08/2016
  • Rank 53/120 Total Return
  • Rank 77/120 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 86/120 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -0.1% 2.4%
2015 9.2% 12.2% -3.7% -4.7% 6.0%
2014 -2.1% 2.2% -1.0% -3.6% 0.4%
2013 21.1% 11.7% 0.1% 3.8% 4.3%
2012 17.9% 11.4% -8.6% 6.7% 8.7%
2011 -13.0% 4.4% 3.3% -22.4% 3.9%
2010 2.0% 4.2% -18.4% 12.0% 7.2%
2009 15.4% -12.4% 6.0% 25.8% -1.3%
2008 -28.8% -12.0% -2.2% -14.7% -3.1%
2007 16.7% 6.6% 6.8% 0.0% 2.5%
2006 18.4% 12.6% -5.8% 4.8% 6.5%
2005 22.9% 1.4% 3.4% 10.6% 6.1%
2004 15.6% -1.4% 4.8% 1.5% 10.3%
2003 28.9% -8.2% 19.9% 4.0% 12.7%
2002 -33.0% 1.7% -14.1% -29.6% 8.9%
2001 -21.1% -13.7% -0.2% -20.5% 15.2%
2000 0.1% 6.6% 4.2% -6.5% -3.7%
1999 21.9% -3.1% 4.6% -5.1% 26.7%
1998 29.0% 21.5% 8.9% -20.4% 22.5%
1997 24.5% 13.3% 5.4% 7.2% -2.7%
1996 13.6% 14.5% 3.0% -0.9% -2.9%
1995 2.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Nestle SA ORD 4.77
Bayer AG ORD 4.33
Roche Holding AG Par 4.02
Novartis AG ORD 3.85
ING Groep NV DR 3.75
SAP SE ORD 3.31
Unilever NV DR 3.04
adidas AG ORD 2.91
Publicis Groupe SA ORD 2.80
Kingspan Group PLC ORD 2.80
30/04/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. Switzerland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/07/1972
  • Share Class size181Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030928229

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment4

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