Fact sheet: Threadneedle Eurpn SmCos

Fund information
Fund name
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Z Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Threadneedle Inv Services Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Mark Heslopsince 01/01/2013
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of smaller companies in Continental Europe or companies that have significant operations there. As it invests in smaller companies, the Fund will mainly choose shares from companies that are smaller in size than the top 225 companies in the FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above. The Fund permanently invests a minimum of 75% of its assets in European Economic Area (excluding Liechtenstein) equities, and is therefore PEA (Plan d’Epargne en Actions) eligible in France.
Benchmark
  • Euromoney Smaller Europe ex UK Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.6%
1 Year rank in sector
7/12
Sector
UT European Smaller Companies
Yield
0.6%
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.
0.88%
Fund size
£1,614m (£1,376m 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.
105
Mid price
174.03
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Henderson European Sm Cos36.1%
Schroder European Smaller Cos29%
M&G European Smaller Cos28.6%
JPM Europe Smaller Comp27%
Aberdeen European Sm Cos26.5%
...more in UT European Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France16.4%
    Germany15.4%
    Italy12.4%
    Sweden11.6%
    Switzerland8.6%
  • Industrials27.6%
    Consumer Discretionary17.8%
    Health Care12.4%
    Information Technology9.3%
    Materials8.9%
  • French Equities16.4%
    German Equities15.4%
    Italian Equities12.4%
    Swedish Equities11.6%
    Swiss Equities8.6%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.5%10.1%7.2%24.6%51.6%121.5%
Sector3.2%9.3%9.6%25%41.4%111.5%
Rank within sector5 / 124 / 127 / 127 / 123 / 117 / 11
Quartile2nd2nd3rd3rd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8.5%17.3%23.1%0.5%23.2%
Sector7.8%16.6%20.2%-1.7%32.4%
Rank within sector5 / 127 / 124 / 115 / 119 / 11
Quartile2nd3rd2nd2nd4th
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.
3.49
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.
0.98
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.
0.96
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%.
10.91
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.
3.07
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.
1.07
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high176.02
52 week low135.85
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price174.03
Region
1France16.4%
2Germany15.4%
3Italy12.4%
4Sweden11.6%
5Switzerland8.6%
6Ireland6.4%
7Belgium6%
8Netherlands5.8%
9Denmark5.4%
Industry sector
1Industrials27.6%
2Consumer Discretionary17.8%
3Health Care12.4%
4Information Technology9.3%
5Materials8.9%
6Consumer Staples8.8%
7Financials6.1%
8Telecommunications Utilities4.2%
9Money Market2.1%
Asset type
1French Equities16.4%
2German Equities15.4%
3Italian Equities12.4%
4Swedish Equities11.6%
5Swiss Equities8.6%
6Irish Equities6.4%
7Belgian Equities6%
8Dutch Equities5.8%
9Danish Equities5.4%
Individual holdings
1SIKA AG2.8%
2ELIS2.7%
3APPLUS SERVICES SA2.1%
4BELIMO HOLDING AG2.1%
5CTS EVENTIM AG & CO KGAA2.1%
6IMCD NV2.1%
7KINGSPAN GROUP2.1%
8DAVIDE CAMPARI2%
9NORMA GROUP SE2%
Management
Fund manager group
Threadneedle
Fund manager company
Threadneedle Inv Services Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of smaller companies in Continental Europe or companies that have significant operations there. As it invests in smaller companies, the Fund will mainly choose shares from companies that are smaller in size than the top 225 companies in the FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above. The Fund permanently invests a minimum of 75% of its assets in European Economic Area (excluding Liechtenstein) equities, and is therefore PEA (Plan d’Epargne en Actions) eligible in France.
Benchmark
  • Euromoney Smaller Europe ex UK Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Mark Heslop01/01/2013Mark Heslop joined the company in 2008 as a smaller companies analyst in the European equities team. He manages the Threadneedle (Lux) Pan European Small Cap Opportunities, the Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Fund and the Threadneedle (Lux) Global Smaller Companies Fund.Before joining the company, Mark spent nine years as an analyst with Citi. He began his career as an accountant and consultant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.He holds a degree in Chemistry from Durham University and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Inst Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£750,000
Min regular saving£40,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.5642
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTA08
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Inst Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price825.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTH46
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Ret Acc EUR
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price8.5405
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTH82
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Ret Acc GBP
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price736.87
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTH45
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Ret Hedged Acc CHF
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.66%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.6508
CurrencyCHF
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMCOP
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Ret Inc EUR
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price8.3163
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBSB2
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Ret Inc GBP
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price717.53
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTI35
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Z Acc EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.88%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.017
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI8DA
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Z Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
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 price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code13AX
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Z Hedged Acc CHF
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.672
CurrencyCHF
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMCOQ
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Z Inc EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.8483
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMF4J
Threadneedle European Smaller Companies Z Inc GBP
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 price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGLVN
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