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Threadneedle European Smaller Cos Ret Net Acc GBX

Ranked 5 out of 39 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Mark Heslop

Mark Heslop was born in 1972 in Wendover, United Kingdom of Great Britain. He attended Harrow School and later went to Durham University where he gained degree in Chemistry. Mark is a membership of the ICAEW and holds Chartered Accountant Qualifications, ACA. He joined Columbia Threadeedle Investments in 2008 where he is currently a fund manager and he focuses on strength of business models and growth in his stock picks. Prior to this he was a research analyst at Citi. Between 1994 and 1999 he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor and shareholder value consultant. Outside of work Mark enjoys golf, tennis, rugby and skiing.

Objective

The main aim of the fund is to achieve capital growth.The fund invests primarily in the equities of smaller companies domiciled in Continental Europe or with significant Continental European operations. If the company considers it desirable it may further invest in other securities (including fixed interest securities, other equities and money market securities). As it invests in smaller companies, the Fund will mainly choose shares from companies that are smaller in size than the top 225 companies in the FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index.

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Performance

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 1.8% 0.7% -1.8%
2017 39.1% 10.3% 14.1% 5.5% 4.9%
2016 -2.4% 0.4% -5.3% 7.5% -4.6%
2015 15.5% 4.7% 5.7% -3.9% 8.6%
2014 -6.1% 4.5% 0.4% -11.4% 1.0%
2013 24.7% 6.4% -0.4% 10.3% 6.8%
2012 34.6% 18.2% -6.0% 13.1% 7.2%
2011 -12.1% 6.3% 4.2% -20.2% -0.6%
2010 28.4% 3.1% -8.6% 18.8% 14.6%
2009 42.4% -9.6% 29.2% 19.1% 2.3%
2008 -45.3% -2.3% -5.4% -22.1% -24.1%
2007 13.9% 11.6% 7.8% -3.2% -2.1%
2006 52.4% 23.0% 0.8% 3.8% 18.4%
2005 18.5% 4.4% 0.6% 14.3% -1.2%
2004 38.2% 2.9% 5.3% 3.9% 22.9%
2003 59.1% -4.6% 22.4% 13.1% 20.5%
2002 3.0% 7.9% 7.1% -17.4% 7.8%
2001 -31.5% -18.8% -4.9% -21.7% 13.2%
2000 -7.9% 36.3% -15.8% -3.1% -17.1%
1999 68.4% -3.8% 4.2% 3.6% 62.2%
1998 31.2% 27.2% 9.5% -18.1% 15.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
IMCD NV ORD 2.36%
Eurofins Scientific SE ORD 2.29%
FinecoBank Banca Fineco SpA ORD 2.23%
Orpea SA ORD 2.16%
Sika AG ORD 2.15%
Elis SA ORD 2.13%
DiaSorin SpA ORD 2.12%
Sartorius AG PFD 2.10%
Davide Campari Milano SpA ORD 2.08%
Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane SpA ORD 2.08%
31/08/2018

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date14/11/1997
  • Share Class size2,460Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0001531424

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,000
  • Min. regular additional investment500

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment3.75%

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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).