Fact sheet: Aviva BR Cont European Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Aviva BlackRock Continental European Pn S6
Fund manager company
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Vincent Devlinsince 01/03/2008
Underlying fund
BlackRock Cntl European
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated in, or listed on, a stock exchange in Europe, excluding the United Kingdom. The companies in which the Fund invests will typically be larger companies.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
20.5%
1 Year rank in sector
281/359
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£13m (£12m 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.
102
Bid price
462.13
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn49.2%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn49.1%
RLP EurSpl(NeptuneEurpOpp)Pn47.9%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn47.7%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn47%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France20.8%
    Netherlands15%
    Denmark12.6%
    Germany8.8%
    Sweden8.7%
  • Industrials29.6%
    Consumer Goods19.2%
    Financials14.4%
    Basic Materials8.3%
    Technology7.7%
  • French Equities20.8%
    Dutch Equities15%
    Danish Equities12.6%
    German Equities8.8%
    Swedish Equities8.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.7%5.4%8.2%20.5%32.9%90.8%
Sector3.7%6%10.2%23.1%30.9%77.2%
Rank within sector226 / 372246 / 370258 / 370281 / 35998 / 34261 / 316
Quartile3rd3rd3rd4th2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.9%14.1%15.9%-1%25.8%
Sector5.6%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector257 / 370243 / 35930 / 353229 / 341152 / 330
Quartile3rd3rd1st3rd2nd
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.
0.28
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.
1.04
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.
0.43
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%.
12.14
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.
3.4
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.
0.16
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high467.46
52 week low371.95
Current bid price462.13
Current offer price-
Current mid price-
Region
1France20.81%
2Netherlands14.99%
3Denmark12.56%
4Germany8.8%
5Sweden8.71%
6Switzerland7.82%
7Belgium7.8%
8Ireland5.22%
9Finland4.62%
Industry sector
1Industrials29.57%
2Consumer Goods19.19%
3Financials14.39%
4Basic Materials8.31%
5Technology7.65%
6Consumer Services6.98%
7Health Care6.81%
8Telecommunications5.2%
9Money Market1.9%
Asset type
1French Equities20.81%
2Dutch Equities14.99%
3Danish Equities12.56%
4German Equities8.8%
5Swedish Equities8.71%
6Swiss Equities7.82%
7Belgian Equities7.8%
8Irish Equities5.22%
9Finnish Equities4.62%
Individual holdings
1AXA3.55%
2ASML HOLDING NV3.36%
3KBC GROEP3.35%
4BAYER AG3.28%
5RELX NV3.26%
6VINCI SA2.99%
7SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE2.91%
8ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV2.89%
9THALES2.71%
Management
Fund manager group
Aviva
Fund manager company
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated in, or listed on, a stock exchange in Europe, excluding the United Kingdom. The companies in which the Fund invests will typically be larger companies.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Vincent Devlin01/03/2008Vincent Devlin, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for continental European portfolio management, adopting a flexible style.Mr. Devlin joined BlackRock in 2008 from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP), where he was an Investment Director responsible for managing continental European and Euroland retail unit trusts. Prior to joining SWIP in 2000, he was with Insight Investments from 1998 to 2000, as an investment manager for European portfolios. He began his career in 1994 with Co-operative Insurance Society, where he was an assistant investment manager, responsible for managing emerging market and European portfolios. Mr. Devlin earned a BSc and an MEng, with honours, both in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Manchester in 1992.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aviva BlackRock Continental European Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price562.97
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeN678
Aviva BlackRock Continental European Pn S6
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price462.13
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDES3
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