Fact sheet: OMW FP CRUX Eurp Sp Sit

Fund information
Fund name
OMW FP CRUX European Special Situations Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • James Milnesince 07/06/2015
  • Richard Peasesince 30/09/2009
Underlying fund
FP CRUX Eurpn Spl Sits
Fund objective
The OMW Henderson European Special Situations Fund invests solely in the Henderson European Special Situations Fund, a sub-fund of the Henderson OEIC, a UK authorised Open-Ended Investment Company (OEIC), managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The aim of the underlying fund is to achieve a long term capital growth by investing in European (excluding the UK) equities of companies in special situations. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. Some of the investments in the underlying fund can be difficult to sell at times, which could affect the price of units. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
13.3%
1 Year rank in sector
45/359
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£2m (£1m 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
Bid price
104.7
Offer price
110.2
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW Old Mut Euro (ex UK) Sm Cos24.9%
OMW Henderson Euro Sm Cos21.9%
Guardian Choices European Pn21.8%
SIP Hend Eurpn Sm Cos Pn21.7%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn18.9%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Sweden17.8%
    Germany17.7%
    France12.8%
    Switzerland11%
    Netherlands10.9%
  • Support Services20.1%
    Others18.8%
    Banks9.6%
    Chemicals8.7%
    Industrials8.3%
  • Swedish Equities17.8%
    German Equities17.7%
    French Equities12.8%
    Swiss Equities11%
    Dutch Equities10.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-5.6%-5%5.4%13.3%30.3%85.1%
Sector-3.5%-2.2%6.6%9%21.7%70.3%
Rank within sector342 / 369325 / 369249 / 36845 / 35934 / 34058 / 312
Quartile4th4th3rd1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11%12%0.9%23.5%22.8%
Sector7.3%9.4%-0.2%25.6%19.2%
Rank within sector53 / 35986 / 353106 / 341230 / 32967 / 311
Quartile1st1st2nd3rd1st
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.
2.72
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.
0.99
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.
0.47
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
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.
4.55
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.
0.56
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.
0.85
Price movement
52 week high117.7
52 week low85.2
Current bid price104.7
Current offer price110.2
Current mid price-
Region
1Sweden17.8%
2Germany17.7%
3France12.8%
4Switzerland11%
5Netherlands10.9%
6Finland8.3%
7Denmark7.1%
8Money Market4.7%
9Others3%
Industry sector
1Support Services20.1%
2Others18.8%
3Banks9.6%
4Chemicals8.7%
5Industrials8.3%
6Pharmaceuticals7.4%
7Media5.9%
8Computers5%
9Money Market4.7%
Asset type
1Swedish Equities17.8%
2German Equities17.7%
3French Equities12.8%
4Swiss Equities11%
5Dutch Equities10.9%
6Finnish Equities8.3%
7Danish Equities7.1%
8Money Market4.7%
9International Equities3%
Individual holdings
1AURELIUS SE & CO. KGAA4.1%
2NOVARTIS AG3.4%
3SAMPO CORP3.3%
4RELX NV3.2%
5ISS AS3.1%
6BUREAU VERITAS3%
7ELIOR GROUP2.9%
8BRENNTAG AG2.8%
9SIKA AG2.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The OMW Henderson European Special Situations Fund invests solely in the Henderson European Special Situations Fund, a sub-fund of the Henderson OEIC, a UK authorised Open-Ended Investment Company (OEIC), managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The aim of the underlying fund is to achieve a long term capital growth by investing in European (excluding the UK) equities of companies in special situations. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. Some of the investments in the underlying fund can be difficult to sell at times, which could affect the price of units. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
James Milne07/06/2015James worked at Henderson Global Investors as a European equities fund manager from April 2009 until he joined CRUX in June 2015 with the successful merger of the Henderson European Special Situations Fund and the CRUX European Special Situations Fund. He has been with the Fund and Richard Pease since inception at Henderson in October 2009. James previously worked at New Star Asset Management, which he joined in July 2006. James began his career in 2002 at KPMG in London where he qualified as a chartered accountant before moving into corporate finance. He graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford with a double first class degree in Engineering Science.
Richard Pease30/09/2009Richard has nearly three decades of experience in the financial industry which started at the Central Board of Finance for the Church of England where he ran two funds. After a short period at Windsor Investment Management, where he set up and ran the European Unit Trust, he began his long association with John Duffield in 1989 when he joined Jupiter Asset Management. There he started and ran the Jupiter European Unit Trust and several European funds. In 2001, he helped John Duffield set up New Star Asset Management and also started and ran the New Star European OEIC and its sister fund, the New Star Dublin based OEIC. On Henderson Global Investors acquisition of New Star in April 2009, Richard became a Director of European Equities and continues to run the previously mentioned European Funds which came from New Star. In October 2009 he started the Henderson European Special Situations Fund.
Compliance
UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW FP CRUX European Special Situations Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.25%
Bid price104.7
Offer price110.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIUJ7
OMW FP CRUX European Special Situations SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.25%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price111.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIUJ8
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