Fact sheet: Baring Europa

Fund information
Fund name
Baring Europa C NAV USD
Fund manager company
Baring Intl Fund Mgr (Ire) Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • James Buckleysince 01/09/2005
Fund objective
The objective of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets. The policy of the Fund is to hold a diversified portfolio of quoted or traded equity investments in companies incorporated in any European country (including the United Kingdom).
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-1%
1 Year rank in sector
168/224
Sector
FO Equity - Europe inc UK
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
2.89%
Fund size
£86m (£111m 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.
95
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Mirabaud Eqts PanEur SmllMid31.5%
Schroder ISF Eur SpclSits31.2%
IVI European31.1%
JOHCM European Sel Val30.6%
Fidelity Eurp Dyn Gth29.8%
...more in FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK30.2%
    France18.7%
    Switzerland14.2%
    International9.6%
    Ireland8.1%
  • Financials16.9%
    Health Care16%
    Industrials13%
    Consumer Discretionary12.7%
    Information Technology11.4%
  • UK Equities30.2%
    French Equities18.7%
    Swiss Equities14.2%
    International Equities9.6%
    Irish Equities8.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.3%1.5%4.4%-1%-3.1%48.3%
Sector1%1.1%2.8%-1.3%16.8%75.5%
Rank within sector36 / 23396 / 23473 / 230168 / 224192 / 200165 / 175
Quartile1st2nd2nd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-3.6%3.2%-9.7%25.6%24%
Sector-3.7%11.1%4.2%21.1%17.6%
Rank within sector110 / 229187 / 215202 / 20349 / 19025 / 179
Quartile2nd4th4th2nd1st
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.
-4.93
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.
0.92
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
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%.
13.84
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.
7.74
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.
-0.73
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.
0.68
Price movement
52 week high50.05
52 week low40.98
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price47.15
Region
1UK30.2%
2France18.7%
3Switzerland14.2%
4International9.6%
5Ireland8.1%
6Germany6.6%
7Denmark4.6%
8Netherlands4.4%
9Belgium3.4%
Industry sector
1Financials16.9%
2Health Care16%
3Industrials13%
4Consumer Discretionary12.7%
5Information Technology11.4%
6Materials6.9%
7Consumer Staples6.6%
8Telecommunications Utilities6.4%
9Energy5.8%
Asset type
1UK Equities30.2%
2French Equities18.7%
3Swiss Equities14.2%
4International Equities9.6%
5Irish Equities8.1%
6German Equities6.6%
7Danish Equities4.6%
8Dutch Equities4.4%
9Belgian Equities3.4%
Individual holdings
1NOVO-NORDISK AS4.6%
2RYANAIR HLDGS4%
3NESTLE SA3.7%
4ROYAL DUTCH SHELL3.6%
5ACTELION3.1%
6ASTRAZENECA PLC3.1%
7ASML HOLDING NV2.9%
8IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC2.9%
9CAP GEMINI2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Baring
Fund manager company
Baring Intl Fund Mgr (Ire) Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The objective of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets. The policy of the Fund is to hold a diversified portfolio of quoted or traded equity investments in companies incorporated in any European country (including the United Kingdom).
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
James Buckley01/09/2005James was appointed Head of Pan European Large Cap Equities in 2008. He manages the Baring European Growth Fund and the Baring Pan European Europa fund. James joined Baring Asset Management in 2005 from Premier Asset Management where he was responsible for the Premier European Growth Fund. Previously he worked at Solus Investment Funds running the Solus European Growth Fund. James has also worked at HSBC Private Clients. James has a B.A. (Hons.) in English Literature from the University of Ulster (Ireland), a M.Sc in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling (Scotland) and an MBA from Cambridge University.
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, Gulf Cooperation Council, Hong Kong, Ireland, Offshore, Singapore
Baring Europa A NAV EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£3,500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.89%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price42.88
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeW545
Baring Europa A NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.89%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price48.18
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeW546
Baring Europa C NAV EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£3,500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.89%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price41.87
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEAW2
Baring Europa C NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.89%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price47.15
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEAW1
Baring Europa I Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price43.31
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE45W
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