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PARVEST Equity Europe Small Cap Classic Cap

Ranked 6 out of 39 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Damien Kohler

Damien Kohler is currently Head of the European Small & Mid Caps team at BNP Paribas Asset Management. In 1993 he started as an internal auditor for BNP Paribas General Inspection. Damien joined BNP Paribas Asset Management as an analyst in 1997 and later was promoted to a senior portfolio manager before rising to his current position in 2006. Damien graduated from the Ecole des Mines, France and is a CFA Charterholder.

Fiona Wills

Fiona Wills is currently lead manager on the Parvest Equity Europe Mid Cap Fund at BNP Paribas Asset Management. In 1990 Fiona started her career at Banque Hervet Capital Markets. She then joined Paribas Asset Management in 1992 (later acquired by BNP) and worked in marketing and support before becoming Head of Equity Product Specialists. In 2000, Fiona joined the European Equity team as a buy-side analyst and became a portfolio manager in 2007. Fiona graduated from the University College Dublin with a Masters of Business Studies in 1989 and is a CFA Charterholder.


The objective of the sub-fund is to increase the value of its assets over the medium term. This sub-fund invests at least 2/3 of its assets in equities and/or equity equivalent securities issued by companies having market capitalization below the highest market capitalisation of the HSBC Smaller European Companies, EURO STOXX Small, MSCI Europe SmallCap indices, that have their registered offices or conduct the majority of their business activities in Europe. The remaining portion, namely a maximum of 1/3 of its assets, may be invested in any other transferable securities, money market instruments, financial derivative instruments and/or cash, and also, within a limit of 15% of the assets, in debt securities of any kind and, within a limit of 10% of the assets, in UCITS or UCIs.

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European Small & Medium Companies over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.3% 0.6% 0.4%
2017 36.1% 8.6% 11.1% 7.2% 5.3%
2016 -8.7% -1.8% -8.3% 8.6% -6.7%
2015 13.4% 4.7% 7.7% -5.0% 5.8%
2014 -0.6% 6.4% -1.4% -7.3% 2.2%
2013 31.4% 4.7% -0.2% 14.7% 9.6%
2012 37.2% 19.7% -6.6% 11.0% 10.5%
2011 -17.2% 3.6% 4.3% -23.7% 0.5%
2010 18.5% 0.6% -17.0% 23.3% 15.1%
2009 58.2% -5.2% 34.4% 22.4% 1.4%
2008 -52.0% -8.4% -1.0% -28.2% -26.3%
2007 -0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BNP Paribas InstiCash EUR X (C) 3.39%
DS Smith PLC ORD 3.12%
LEG Immobilien AG ORD 2.92%
HomeServe PLC ORD 2.85%
FinecoBank Banca Fineco SpA ORD 2.61%
Sunrise Communications Group AG ORD 2.49%
Britvic PLC ORD 2.48%
Com Hem Holding AB ORD 2.29%
Logitech International SA ORD 2.21%
A2A SpA ORD 2.21%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Croatia
  5. Cyprus
  6. Czech Republic
  7. Denmark
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Germany
  11. Greece
  12. Hong Kong
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Korea
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Norway
  20. Portugal
  21. Singapore
  22. Slovakia
  23. Spain
  24. Sweden
  25. Switzerland
  26. Taiwan
  27. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/09/2007
  • Share Class size446Mn
  • Base currencyUnits
  • ISIN LU0212178916

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


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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).