Fact sheet: OMW HSBC European Growth

Fund information
Fund name
OMW HSBC European Growth Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Nicholas Andrew Dowellsince 01/11/2007
Underlying fund
HSBC European Growth
Fund objective
The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing predominantly in continental Europe. The fund will invest predominantly in securities in continental European markets although it may also invest in any securities throughout the world listed on any stock market. The ACD may also invest at its discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and collective investment schemes.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
5.8%
1 Year rank in sector
316/358
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£3m (£3m 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.
112
Bid price
994.8
Offer price
1047.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW Old Mut Euro (ex UK) Sm Cos28.1%
OMW Henderson Euro Sm Cos24.3%
SIP Hend Eurpn Sm Cos Pn24.1%
Guardian Choices European Pn23.4%
L&G JPM Europe Sm Cos Pn19.5%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany22.6%
    France21.4%
    Switzerland15%
    Netherlands8.2%
    Belgium6.6%
  • Financials21.2%
    Consumer Goods13.4%
    Consumer Services11.9%
    Health Care11%
    Industrials10.9%
  • German Equities22.6%
    French Equities21.4%
    Swiss Equities15%
    Dutch Equities8.2%
    Belgian Equities6.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.1%-3.5%5.5%5.8%11.2%52.7%
Sector-5.8%-0.8%8.9%10.2%20.2%75.9%
Rank within sector243 / 368327 / 367308 / 367316 / 358318 / 339301 / 311
Quartile3rd4th4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.1%9.6%-1.5%20.9%12.9%
Sector8.6%9.4%-0.2%25.6%19.2%
Rank within sector333 / 358134 / 352249 / 340268 / 328293 / 310
Quartile4th2nd3rd4th4th
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.
-2.83
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.
1
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.
0.14
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%.
11.29
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.
4.05
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.
-0.72
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 high1092
52 week low848.5
Current bid price994.8
Current offer price1047.1
Current mid price-
Region
1Germany22.58%
2France21.36%
3Switzerland15.04%
4Netherlands8.23%
5Belgium6.59%
6Denmark6.38%
7Italy5.92%
8Austria3.84%
9Ireland3.75%
Industry sector
1Financials21.17%
2Consumer Goods13.43%
3Consumer Services11.85%
4Health Care11.03%
5Industrials10.89%
6Basic Materials9.66%
7Technology8.81%
8Oil & Gas6.8%
9Telecommunications4.56%
Asset type
1German Equities22.58%
2French Equities21.36%
3Swiss Equities15.04%
4Dutch Equities8.23%
5Belgian Equities6.59%
6Danish Equities6.38%
7Italian Equities5.92%
8Austrian Equities3.84%
9Irish Equities3.75%
Individual holdings
1NESTLE SA5.27%
2SAP SE5.02%
3KBC BANKVERZEKERINGSHOLDING N.V.4.25%
4UNILEVER4.25%
5PUBLICIS GROUPE SA4.09%
6ROCHE HLDG AG4.06%
7AKZO NOBEL NV4.03%
8ERSTE GROUP BANK AG4%
9PROSIEBENSAT1 MEDIA SE3.97%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing predominantly in continental Europe. The fund will invest predominantly in securities in continental European markets although it may also invest in any securities throughout the world listed on any stock market. The ACD may also invest at its discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and collective investment schemes.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Nicholas Andrew Dowell01/11/2007Nicholas Dowell is a fund manager in the European equity team and has been working in the industry since 1993 when he joined HSBC. Prior to his current role Nicholas worked for the global research group. He holds a BSc in Actuarial Science from City University (UK) and is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW HSBC European Growth Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.23%
Bid price994.8
Offer price1047.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeXK79
OMW HSBC European Growth SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.23%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1285.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZX97
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