Fact sheet: Manulife European Growth

Fund information
Fund name
Manulife European Growth AA
Fund manager company
Manulife Global Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Peter Kyselsince 31/05/2006
  • Manulife Asset Management (Europe)Limitedsince 09/09/1987
Fund objective
The sub-fund aims to achieve capital growth from a diversified portfolio of equities in mainly larger companies quoted on stock markets in Europe (including in the United Kingdom), or companies that have substantial business interests in Europe. The main emphasis of the investment strategy of the sub-fund is on the assessment and selection of individual stocks within the European markets.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-4.8%
1 Year rank in sector
93/227
Sector
FO Equity - Europe inc UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£100m (£87m 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
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SPL Parallel Private Equity IC27%
IVI European23.3%
GS Eur CORE Eq Portfolio20.7%
JOHCM European Sel Val16%
EP Pan European Opportunities14.3%
...more in FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK32.3%
    Switzerland14%
    Netherlands13.6%
    Germany10.1%
    Others7.2%
  • Consumer Staples16.6%
    Health Care15%
    Financials14.7%
    Consumer Discretionary12.4%
    Industrials9.9%
  • UK Equities32.3%
    Swiss Equities14%
    Dutch Equities13.6%
    German Equities10.1%
    International Equities7.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.9%-5.9%-2.8%-4.8%-11%27.4%
Sector3.3%-1.8%-0.9%-5.4%14.5%57.8%
Rank within sector180 / 233207 / 234161 / 23293 / 227198 / 200167 / 175
Quartile4th4th3rd2nd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-2.9%-3.3%-9%24.5%22.7%
Sector-4.4%11.1%4.2%21.1%17.6%
Rank within sector88 / 228209 / 213199 / 20064 / 18839 / 177
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.
-8.25
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.
-0.01
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%.
13.91
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.
8.02
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.
-1.09
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.
0.66
Price movement
52 week high0.75
52 week low0.62
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price0.69
Region
1UK32.27%
2Switzerland14.03%
3Netherlands13.56%
4Germany10.14%
5Others7.24%
6Money Market6.85%
7France6.52%
8Spain4.21%
9Sweden2.77%
Industry sector
1Consumer Staples16.63%
2Health Care14.99%
3Financials14.65%
4Consumer Discretionary12.36%
5Industrials9.94%
6Energy9.25%
7Materials7.56%
8Cash & Cash Equivalents6.85%
9Telecommunications Utilities4.17%
Asset type
1UK Equities32.27%
2Swiss Equities14.03%
3Dutch Equities13.56%
4German Equities10.14%
5International Equities7.24%
6Money Market6.85%
7French Equities6.52%
8Spanish Equities4.21%
9Swedish Equities2.77%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL4.93%
2KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV4.17%
3NOVARTIS AG4.05%
4ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD3.78%
5REPSOL SA3.53%
6HSBC HLDGS2.94%
7GLAXOSMITHKLINE2.87%
8SVENSKA CELLULOSA AB-SCA2.77%
9STANDARD CHARTERED2.67%
Management
Fund manager group
Manulife Global Fund
Fund manager company
Manulife Global Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The sub-fund aims to achieve capital growth from a diversified portfolio of equities in mainly larger companies quoted on stock markets in Europe (including in the United Kingdom), or companies that have substantial business interests in Europe. The main emphasis of the investment strategy of the sub-fund is on the assessment and selection of individual stocks within the European markets.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Peter Kysel31/05/2006Educated at Prague University and Open University in Economics and Management studies. He is an investment manager with twenty years experience in international asset management, investment analysis and investment banking. Previous employment with Charter Consolidated (1971-76) as manager of the new business division and subsequently Hedderwick Steirling Grumbar (1976-78) as an investment analyst, with Touche Remnant Holdings (1978-88) and Lloyds Merchant Bank (1988-1992) as director of international investments, advisor to the Slovak Minister of Finance (1992-93) and managing director of the investment banking division of Komercni Banka, Prague (1993-94). Since 1994 Director of Govett Investment Management Ltd and Head of the International Investment Team with specific resposibilities for European Investments.
Manulife Asset Management (Europe)Limited09/09/1987
Compliance
Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Offshore, Singapore
Manulife European Growth A
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,560,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.587
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeVH16
Manulife European Growth AA
Initial charge5%
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 price0.6919
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeARA6
Manulife European Growth I
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 price0.8713
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKYDE
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