BlackRock Greater Europe (Ordinary Share) BRGE


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Estimated NAV


Share Price


Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
BlackRock Greater Europe (Ordinary Share) Price 40.97%
BlackRock Greater Europe (Ordinary Share) NAV 43.86%
Total Returns on £1000

Discount / Premium Movement

Discount / Premium Movement


Share Type Yesterday's
Closing Price
Discount / Premium Diluted NAV Gearing Dividend
Est Last
Ordinary Share 343.5 -3.9% 357.00 359.00
17 May
108% 1.59%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkJun '15
May '16
Jun '16
May '17
Jun '17
May '18
BlackRock Greater Europe (Ordinary Share) Price-2.7128.9612.35
BlackRock Greater Europe (Ordinary Share) NAV-1.7228.8913.57

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Safran 4.59%
Lonza Group 4.39%
Unilever NV 3.99%
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 3.69%
Compagnie Financiere Richemont 3.49%
Danske Bank A/S 3.29%
Sap AG 3.19%
Novo-Nordisk 3.09%
Wartsila 2.99%
Hexagon AB 2.90%

Sectors weighting

General Industrials 33.10%
Healthcare 17.50%
Finance - General 12.50%
Consumer Goods 11.70%
Consumer Services 9.80%
Technology 8.40%
Materials 3.50%
Telecommunications 1.90%
Oil & Gas 1.80%
Net Current Assets -0.20%

Regional weighting

Other Countries 43.00%
France 17.00%
Switzerland 17.00%
Germany 13.00%
Netherlands 11.00%
  • Investment trust info:

  • Sector Europe
  • Launch Date 20 Sep 2004
  • Currency GBX
  • Domicile UK
  • Share Price N/A
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • ISIN GB00B01RDH75
  • Shares Issued (M) 89
  • Market Capital (£M) 304.95
  • Gross Assets (£M) 343.19
  • Net Assets (£M) 317.21
  • TER (%) 1.08
  • Historic Dividend Yield (%) 1.59
  • Last AGM 29 Nov 2017
  • Next AGM 03 Dec 2018
  • Last Annual Report Date 31 Oct 2017
  • Next due Report Date 28 Feb 2018
  • Next due Report Type I/R
  • Objective:

    To achieve capital growth through investment in a focused portfolio constructed from a combination of the securities of large, mid and small capitalisation European companies with some investment in the developing markets of Europe.

  • Management Group(s):

  • BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
  • BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd
  • BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
  • Managed by:

  • Sam Vecht Start: 20 Sep 2004
  • Stefan Gries Start: 22 Jun 2017
  • Management Contract & Fees:

    BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (BlackRock) provides management services to the Company under a contract which is terminable on six months' notice. BlackRock also acted as the Secretary and Administrator of the Company throughout the year. BlackRock receives an annual fee of 0.85% of NAV. Where the Company invests in other investment or cash funds managed by BlackRock, any underlying fee charged is rebated. BlackRock is a subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. which is a publicly traded corporation on the New York Stock Exchange operating as an independent firm. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. and Barclays PLC each have a significant economic interest in BlackRock, Inc. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a US public company. The Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited (BNYM), a subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon, is the custodian of the Company's assets. The BNYM fee is payable at rates depending on the number of trades affected and the location of securities held. The custodian agreement is subject to 30 days' notice of termination by either party.