Fact sheet: Comgest Growth World

Fund information
Fund name
Comgest Growth World R EUR
Fund manager company
Comgest SA
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Céline Piquemal-Pradesince 01/01/2006
Fund objective
The investment objective of the World Fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what in the opinion of the Investment Manger, are international and diversified growth securities.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
9.2%
1 Year rank in sector
242/471
Sector
FO Equity - International
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.
2.13%
Fund size
£148m (£54m 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.
99
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA33.5%
    Japan26.5%
    China15.2%
    France7.5%
    UK4.6%
  • Information Technology26.3%
    Health Care22.3%
    Consumer Staples19.7%
    Consumer Discretionary13.2%
    Industrials12.3%
  • US Equities33.5%
    Japanese Equities26.5%
    Chinese Equities15.2%
    French Equities7.5%
    UK Equities4.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.8%6.2%7.8%9.2%--
Sector0.7%6%7.6%9.1%19.1%65.3%
Rank within sector48 / 494135 / 489198 / 482242 / 471--
Quartile1st2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund1.9%12.4%---
Sector6.1%0.7%6%21.3%12.7%
Rank within sector348 / 47837 / 433---
Quartile3rd1st
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.
-
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.
-
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.
-
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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high19.42
52 week low16.02
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.96
Region
1USA33.48%
2Japan26.51%
3China15.24%
4France7.54%
5UK4.61%
6Switzerland4.46%
7India3.31%
8Taiwan2.65%
9Spain2.21%
Industry sector
1Information Technology26.27%
2Health Care22.31%
3Consumer Staples19.71%
4Consumer Discretionary13.19%
5Industrials12.3%
6Telecommunications Utilities4.16%
7Financials2.06%
Asset type
1US Equities33.48%
2Japanese Equities26.51%
3Chinese Equities15.24%
4French Equities7.54%
5UK Equities4.61%
6Swiss Equities4.46%
7Indian Equities3.31%
8Taiwanese Equities2.65%
9Spanish Equities2.21%
Individual holdings
1BECTON DICKINSON & CO6.56%
2JOHNSON & JOHNSON5.68%
3MEDTRONIC INC5.65%
4COMCAST CORP(NEW)5.5%
5UNILEVER4.83%
Management
Fund manager group
Comgest
Fund manager company
Comgest SA
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
The investment objective of the World Fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what in the opinion of the Investment Manger, are international and diversified growth securities.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Céline Piquemal-Prade01/01/2006Céline Piquemal-Prade joined Comgest in 2003 as a global equities Analyst working closely alongside Jean-Francois Canton, one of the firm’s founders. Céline became a lead Portfolio Manager of Comgest’s global strategy in 2008 including the Comgest Monde and Comgest Growth World funds as well as the Comgest Growth EAFE Plus fund since its launch in 2012 and a number of global segregated mandates. In 2013, Céline was named Team Manager of the Global, US and Japan equity teams, responsible for the daily supervision and management of the Portfolio Managers and Analysts within the team. Céline began her career in London as an Analyst at J.P. Morgan and then at Morgan Stanley before joining McKinsey in 2000 as a consultant in the Financial Institutions Group practice, where she advised corporations across a number of different industries. She graduated from the HEC business school in Paris with a major in Finance.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Switzerland, Germany, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore, Sweden
Comgest Growth World Acc USD
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£50
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.63%
Total expense ratio (TER)4.79%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.5
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBMI1
Comgest Growth World I Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£750,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.96%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price19.3
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK64O
Comgest Growth World R EUR
Initial charge2%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£10
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.13%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.96
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK4JR
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