Fact sheet: Alken Small Cap Europe

Fund information
Fund name
Alken Small Cap Europe R
Fund manager company
Alken Asset Management
Fund type
No data available.
Fund manager
  • Alken Asset Managementsince 11/06/2007
Fund objective
To achieve annualised capital appreciation in the long term through a risk adjusted outperformance against the benchmark.
Benchmark
  • TOXX Europe TMI Small Index
Investment style
Active,Value
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-0.5%
1 Year rank in sector
44/47
Sector
FO Equity - Small Cap Europe
Yield
-
Fund size
£264m (£259m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
97
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France40%
    Germany23.3%
    UK16.2%
    Others9.6%
    Spain5.5%
  • Consumer Discretionary30.9%
    Financials27.8%
    Industrials17.8%
    Information Technology16.6%
    Telecommunications Utilities6.5%
  • French Equities40%
    German Equities23.3%
    UK Equities16.2%
    International Equities9.6%
    Spanish Equities5.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.6%10.8%0.9%-0.5%44.2%152.5%
Sector1.2%10.5%5.8%9.1%36.4%104%
Rank within sector17 / 4716 / 4743 / 4744 / 4714 / 421 / 39
Quartile2nd2nd4th4th2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-7.5%30.8%9.5%46.2%32.1%
Sector-0.7%23.6%3.2%29.7%22.3%
Rank within sector42 / 475 / 479 / 452 / 415 / 39
Quartile4th1st1st1st1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
1.24
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.14
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.73
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
15.51
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
6.27
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.4
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.85
Price movement
52 week high194.69
52 week low151.74
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price176.87
Region
1France39.98%
2Germany23.3%
3UK16.24%
4Others9.55%
5Spain5.49%
6Italy4.92%
7Ireland2.97%
8Switzerland1.61%
9Netherlands1.23%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary30.86%
2Financials27.77%
3Industrials17.76%
4Information Technology16.57%
5Telecommunications Utilities6.46%
6Consumer Staples3.45%
7Materials1.36%
8Health Care1.07%
9Money Market-5.3%
Asset type
1French Equities39.98%
2German Equities23.3%
3UK Equities16.24%
4International Equities9.55%
5Spanish Equities5.49%
6Italian Equities4.92%
7Irish Equities2.97%
8Swiss Equities1.61%
9Dutch Equities1.23%
Individual holdings
1WIRECARD AG10.99%
2VALEO SA.6.55%
3Pandora A/S ORD5.93%
4DRILLISCH AG5.32%
5Aroundtown Property Holdings PLC ORD5.03%
Management
Fund manager group
Alken Asset Management
Fund manager company
Alken Asset Management
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
To achieve annualised capital appreciation in the long term through a risk adjusted outperformance against the benchmark.
Benchmark
  • TOXX Europe TMI Small Index
Investment style
Active,Value
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Alken Asset Management11/06/2007
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Luxembourg, Offshore
Alken Small Cap Europe A
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price166.23
CurrencyEUR
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJPQL
Alken Small Cap Europe EU1
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price146.66
CurrencyEUR
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFALN
Alken Small Cap Europe GB1
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFALM
Alken Small Cap Europe R
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price176.87
CurrencyEUR
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAER5
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