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Threadneedle Pan European Sm Cos Ret Net Acc GBX

Ranked 15 out of 20 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Philip Dicken

Born in Nottingham in 1974, Philip Dicken holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering with French from University of Bristol as well as the CFA qualification. Having started his financial services career in Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions with Merrill Lynch in ’97 Philip moved to Active Value in ’99 as a buy-side equity analyst before joining Threadneedle in 2004, initially as analyst and latterly Fund Manager for the Pan European Smaller companies fund where his investment style is described as “stock picking in pan-European smaller companies” Away from the office Philip’s leisure interest are sports orientated featuring golf and squash.

Objective

The fund's aim is to invest primarily in the equities of smaller companies domiciled in Continental Europe and the UK or with significant Continental European or UK operations. If desirable, the fund may further invest in other securities (including fixed interest securities, other equities and money market securities).

Performance

European Small & Medium Companies over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -1.4% 3.7% -3.6% -1.4%
2013 21.6% 11.6% -1.5% 4.6% 5.9%
2012 27.5% 13.3% -3.7% 9.5% 6.8%
2011 -12.4% 1.0% 3.8% -17.6% 1.4%
2010 36.9% 9.5% -6.4% 15.4% 15.8%
2009 31.6% -7.2% 12.8% 19.9% 4.8%
2008 -30.8% -7.8% -1.4% -15.7% -9.8%
2007 16.3% 14.4% 8.1% -7.0% 1.1%
2006 43.5% 24.7% -3.6% 2.8% 16.1%
2005 5.4% 5.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Iliad SA ORD 2.72
Pandora A/S ORD 2.52
St. James's Place PLC ORD 2.07
Brenntag AG ORD 2.07
Shaftesbury PLC 2.00
Partners Group Holding AG ORD 1.99
Compagnie Industrielle et Financiere d'Ingenierie Ingenico SA ORD 1.98
Sika AG ORD 1.95
Abengoa SA ORD 1.79
Gerresheimer AG ORD 1.79
31/05/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Peru
  14. Portugal
  15. Singapore
  16. Spain
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/11/2005
  • Share Class size1,376Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B0PQ4K00

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,000
  • Min. additional investment1,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment3.75

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Ratings update: Three managers debut at AAA

This month three managers featuring for the first time in Citywire's ratings have been allocated an AAA-rating for their risk-adjusted performance.

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