Fact sheet: CF European Growth Personal Pn

Fund information
Fund name
CF European Growth Personal Pn
Fund manager company
Capita Financial Managers Limi
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Asim Rahmansince 11/03/2013
  • John Bennettsince 01/02/2010
Underlying fund
Henderson Europn Selctd Opps
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long-term capital growth by investing in European company shares.
Benchmark
  • CAPS Pooled European Median
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
21.9%
1 Year rank in sector
232/360
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£5m (£5m 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.
106
Bid price
652.42
Offer price
694.06
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn50.3%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn50.3%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn50%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn49.3%
RLP EurSpl(NeptuneEurpOpp)Pn49.2%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany17.2%
    France15.7%
    Switzerland14.8%
    Netherlands11.3%
    Sweden10.8%
  • Banks27.5%
    Biotechnology/Medical9%
    Chemicals7.1%
    Automotive6.9%
    Oil & Gas Exploration & Production6%
  • German Equities17.2%
    French Equities15.7%
    Swiss Equities14.8%
    Dutch Equities11.3%
    Swedish Equities10.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.1%7.7%5.9%21.9%27.7%83.9%
Sector0.4%8.3%7.2%23.9%27.9%73.5%
Rank within sector220 / 372251 / 371226 / 369232 / 360158 / 34285 / 315
Quartile3rd3rd3rd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.1%15.7%8.3%3.1%27.3%
Sector2.1%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector300 / 371206 / 360185 / 35448 / 342105 / 330
Quartile4th3rd3rd1st2nd
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.
1.78
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.
0.91
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.
0.64
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%.
11.14
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.
4.12
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.
0.21
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high667.93
52 week low527.25
Current bid price652.42
Current offer price694.06
Current mid price-
Region
1Germany17.24%
2France15.71%
3Switzerland14.79%
4Netherlands11.31%
5Sweden10.82%
6Not Specified5.99%
7USA4.7%
8Spain4.12%
9Denmark3.04%
Industry sector
1Banks27.52%
2Biotechnology/Medical8.99%
3Chemicals7.13%
4Automotive6.88%
5Oil & Gas Exploration & Production6.03%
6Industrials6.02%
7Derivatives5.99%
8Healthcare & Medical Products4.04%
9Food Producers3.84%
Asset type
1German Equities17.24%
2French Equities15.71%
3Swiss Equities14.79%
4Dutch Equities11.31%
5Swedish Equities10.82%
6International Equities5.99%
7US Equities4.7%
8Spanish Equities4.12%
9Danish Equities3.04%
Individual holdings
1AUTOLIV INC4.02%
2EURO STOXX 50 PRICE EUR4%
3NESTLE SA3.84%
4NORDEA BANK AB3.57%
5NOVARTIS AG3.44%
6ROCHE HLDG AG3.4%
7KBC GROUPE SA2.95%
8BNP PARIBAS2.67%
9ING GROEP N.V.2.6%
Management
Fund manager group
No data available.
Fund manager company
Capita Financial Managers Limi
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long-term capital growth by investing in European company shares.
Benchmark
  • CAPS Pooled European Median
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Asim Rahman11/03/2013Asim Rahman joined Henderson in 2011 as a Fund Manager. He previously worked with John Bennett at Gartmore and GAM where he was an Investment Analyst from 2003. Prior to joining GAM, Asim was a Financial Analyst in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division. Asim holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and is a CFA charterholder.
John Bennett01/02/2010John Bennett has a 28-year track record of managing European equities. He joined Henderson as a Director of European Equities in April 2011, as part of the Gartmore acquisition. John manages a number of Continental and Pan European funds as well as European long/short funds. John joined Gartmore in 2010 from GAM where he spent 17 years as a fund manager. During this time he managed their flagship European long only and European equity long/short hedge fund, which was launched in June 1998. Prior to GAM, John was a fund manager at Ivory and Sime and has been a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland since 1987.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
CF European Growth Personal Pn
Initial charge6%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.22%
Bid price652.42
Offer price694.06
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeOP45
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