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SLI Glo SICAV European Smaller Companies D GBP

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

Managed by

Kenneth Nicholson

Kenneth Nicholson was born in Aden in Yemen during the early sixties. He studied at Aberdeen University graduating with a degree in economics & politics. He also holds a postgraduate degree in accountancy as well as the CFA. He has been a fund manager for just under a decade but has been working in the financial services for over 20 years. He started as an equity analyst at Aegon Asset Management before taking various sales and marketing roles at Aegon, Franklin Templeton and finally Standard Life Investments, where he currently works having taken over as the investment director for smaller companies in 2001. He currently manages the European Smaller Companies Fund using bottom up stock picking as his investment style.


To achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in small cap European equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled or listed in European countries (which include the UK and the emerging markets of Europe) or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from European operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.


European Small & Medium Companies over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -7.3% 6.3% -6.5% -6.7%
2013 46.2% 11.5% 6.7% 11.3% 10.4%
2012 21.5% 16.4% -8.2% 6.9% 6.4%
2011 -15.3% 0.8% 6.5% -22.7% 2.1%
2010 31.9% 7.9% -9.2% 16.5% 15.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Denmark
  2. Finland
  3. Germany
  4. Hong Kong
  5. Ireland
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Netherlands
  8. Norway
  9. Spain
  10. Sweden
  11. Switzerland
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date26/02/2010
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0343751862

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment800,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.9%

Related News

Citywire AA-rated small cap star quits Standard Life Investments

European equity manager Kenneth Nicholson has brought the curtain down on a 13-year career with the firm.

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