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Melchior Sel Trust European Absolute Ret C

Ranked 31 out of 79 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Leonard Charlton

Leonard Charlton joined Dalton Strategic Partnership in 2006 where he has run the Melchior Selected Trust European Absolute Return Fund since February 2010. His strategy on the fund involves a combination of fundamental stock selection with an active trading overlay in both the long and the short portfolio. Leonard runs institutional mandates and invests in his own strategies. He is based in London and studied management science at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).


The investment objective of the European Absolute Return Fund is to achieve longer term capital growth, without undue risk through diversified investment in equities of companies which are listed on a stock exchange in the European region or of companies that have their registered office, or carry out a predominant portion of their economic activity in the European region. It is is designed to achieve absolute returns irrespective of market conditions.

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Long/Short Equity over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016
  • Rank 31/79 Total Return
  • Rank 13/79 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 21/79 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
19 Man NewSmith UK Equity Alternative GBP


20 Artemis Pan European Absolute Return I GBP Hgd Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



21 RWC Global Innovation Absolute Alpha B GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



21 Melchior Sel Trust European Absolute Ret C GBP


23 Jupiter Absolute Return Acc GBP


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -1.0%
2015 6.2% 1.6% 2.3% 0.4% 1.7%
2014 5.3% 2.4% -0.2% 2.4% 0.6%
2013 -3.6% 0.3% -3.1% -1.8% 1.0%
2012 -5.2% -2.9% -0.8% 0.9% -2.4%
2011 5.7% -0.4% 2.6% 2.4% 1.1%
2010 0.9% 4.1% 4.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Luxembourg
  3. Spain
  4. Switzerland
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date26/02/2010
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0476438998

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment6,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management2.00%

Related News

Dalton launches enhanced European equity long/short equity fund

The boutique has soft-launched a leveraged version of its flagship European equity long/short fund managed by Leonard Charlton.

Dalton hard-closes $600m European Absolute Return fund

Dalton Strategic Partnership has hard-closed its Melchior Selected Trust European Absolute Return fund managed by Leonard Charlton, after hitting $600 million in assets.

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