Fact sheet: StanLife Inv EurpnEqUnctrd

Fund information
Fund name
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D EUR
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments GS
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Stan Pearsonsince 31/08/2011
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in European equity markets, including the UK. The fund typically holds a concentrated portfolio of stocks and is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks, without reference to index weight or size, to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Due to the unconstrained nature of the fund investors must be willing to accept a relatively high degree of stock specific risk.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-11.8%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - Europe inc UK
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.
1.06%
Fund size
£69m (£104m 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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SPL Parallel Private Equity IC27%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK23.3%
    Germany15.3%
    France9.9%
    Switzerland8.4%
    Spain8.1%
  • Financials17.8%
    Industrials15.9%
    Information Technology12.5%
    Health Care10.7%
    Consumer Staples9.9%
  • UK Equities23.3%
    German Equities15.3%
    French Equities9.9%
    Swiss Equities8.4%
    Spanish Equities8.1%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5%-4%-2.8%-11.8%16.2%75.3%
Sector2.5%-2.6%-1.3%-5.8%13.6%56.3%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-11.7%17.2%7.9%20.7%29%
Sector-5.2%11.1%4.2%21.1%17.6%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
0.89
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.
1.04
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.
0.07
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%.
13.58
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.
4.8
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.
0.18
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.
0.88
Price movement
52 week high17.55
52 week low13.98
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price15.25
Region
1UK23.3%
2Germany15.3%
3France9.9%
4Switzerland8.4%
5Spain8.1%
6Ireland7.9%
7Denmark7.4%
8Sweden6.6%
9Netherlands5.8%
Industry sector
1Financials17.8%
2Industrials15.9%
3Information Technology12.5%
4Health Care10.7%
5Consumer Staples9.9%
6Telecommunications Utilities9.3%
7Consumer Discretionary9%
8Materials6.8%
9Energy6.7%
Asset type
1UK Equities23.3%
2German Equities15.3%
3French Equities9.9%
4Swiss Equities8.4%
5Spanish Equities8.1%
6Irish Equities7.9%
7Danish Equities7.4%
8Swedish Equities6.6%
9Dutch Equities5.8%
Individual holdings
1DANSKE BANK A/S5.1%
2INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA4.2%
3CRH PLC4%
4DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG4%
5BANKINTER SA3.9%
6DEUTSCHE POST AG3.9%
7ASML HOLDING NV3.8%
8TOTAL SA3.6%
9SHIRE PLC3.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments GS
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in European equity markets, including the UK. The fund typically holds a concentrated portfolio of stocks and is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks, without reference to index weight or size, to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Due to the unconstrained nature of the fund investors must be willing to accept a relatively high degree of stock specific risk.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Stan Pearson31/08/2011He is is responsible for the management of the European Equities team and European investment performance. He was previously Head of Equities (Dublin) at Pioneer. Before joining Pioneer in 1998, Stan spent 14 years with Scottish Widows, initially as a UK analyst then as European Fund Manager, Head of Fixed Interest and Deputy Head of UK Equities. He is a graduate of Strathclyde University, Glasgow and holds a first degree in Economics and Economic History, as well as an MSc in Finance and Economics.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore, Sweden
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained A CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.7001
CurrencyCHF
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE6GU
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained A Dis EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.8674
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE6GV
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained A EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.1477
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDWS6
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained A GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.8673
CurrencyGBP
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF0U6
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained A HKD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price117.7881
CurrencyHKD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEPR2
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained A SEK
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.204
CurrencySEK
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE6GW
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained B CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.7697
CurrencyCHF
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE6GX
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained B EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.9283
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE6GY
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained B SEK
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.4598
CurrencySEK
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE6GZ
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained B Unhedged GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.2725
CurrencyGBP
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEA8A
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.7728
CurrencyCHF
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE6HA
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D Dis EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.9494
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE6HB
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.2528
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeDWS7
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.4853
CurrencyGBP
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF0U7
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D HKD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price126.9892
CurrencyHKD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeEPR3
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D Hedged USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.0284
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE6HD
Standard Life Investments European Equity Unconstrained D SEK
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.4638
CurrencySEK
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE6HC
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