Fact sheet: Vontobel Eur M&Sm Cap Eq

Fund information
Fund name
Vontobel European Mid and Small Cap Equity B
Fund manager company
Vontobel Asset Management S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • David Houstonsince 08/11/2000
Fund objective
The Fund invests primarily in equities of companies in the European mid-cap segment and provides the opportunity to participate in the performance of what we believe are undervalued European companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe Small Cap Index
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
13.4%
1 Year rank in sector
24/51
Sector
FO Equity - Small Cap Europe
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.
2.08%
Fund size
£116m (£136m 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.
93
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SEB 2 Estn Eur Sm Cap43.5%
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Argos Argonaut28.6%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany24.3%
    UK20.2%
    Ireland10.6%
    Money Market8.7%
    Others7.8%
  • Industrials28.5%
    Financials16.7%
    Information Technology15.4%
    Consumer Discretionary9.4%
    Money Market8.7%
  • German Equities24.3%
    UK Equities20.2%
    Irish Equities10.6%
    Money Market8.7%
    International Equities7.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.8%7.3%10.5%13.4%34.7%83.4%
Sector0.9%7%7.7%13.5%30.8%87.7%
Rank within sector30 / 5321 / 5213 / 5224 / 5121 / 4829 / 39
Quartile3rd2nd1st2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.6%1%22.9%4.3%28.4%
Sector6.1%1%23.6%3.2%29.7%
Rank within sector18 / 5224 / 5128 / 5026 / 4825 / 42
Quartile2nd2nd3rd3rd3rd
Risk statistics
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.
1.07
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.
0.39
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%.
13.81
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.
3.86
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.
0.12
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 high222.98
52 week low175.02
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price220.1
Region
1Germany24.3%
2UK20.2%
3Ireland10.6%
4Money Market8.7%
5Others7.8%
6Sweden7.6%
7Finland7.2%
8Switzerland5.7%
9Austria4.6%
Industry sector
1Industrials28.5%
2Financials16.7%
3Information Technology15.4%
4Consumer Discretionary9.4%
5Money Market8.7%
6Materials7%
7Consumer Staples6.1%
8Others3.6%
9Telecommunications Utilities2.4%
Asset type
1German Equities24.3%
2UK Equities20.2%
3Irish Equities10.6%
4Money Market8.7%
5International Equities7.8%
6Swedish Equities7.6%
7Finnish Equities7.2%
8Swiss Equities5.7%
9Austrian Equities4.6%
Individual holdings
1PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING3.7%
2GRENKE AG3.1%
3LENZING AG2.8%
4ELMOS SEMICONDUCTOR AG2.6%
5DCC2.4%
6FREENET AG2.4%
7KIER GROUP ORD GBP0.012.4%
8JENOPTIK AG2.3%
9MARINE HARVEST ASA2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Vontobel Fund Management
Fund manager company
Vontobel Asset Management S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund invests primarily in equities of companies in the European mid-cap segment and provides the opportunity to participate in the performance of what we believe are undervalued European companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe Small Cap Index
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
David Houston08/11/2000David Houston is Senior Portfolio Manager at Euronova Asset Management UK LLP, managing a European mid and small cap equity portfolio. Prior joining Euronova in 2009, he was with Berenberg Bank, where he founded Berenberg's European smaller company fund management business. During his tenure at Berenberg, he managed the Vontobel Fund - European Mid and Small Cap. In 2000, he co-founded Euronova Asset Management, a European smaller company specialist. He worked as the CEO and was responsible for investment performance. Additionally, he launched the Vontobel Fund - European Mid and Small Cap together with Vontobel. Previously he worked at Kempen Capital Management (UK) as Investment Director where he built the Euro smaller cap asset management department. He started his investment management career in 1987 at Scottish Life Assurance. He has also worked at Ivory and Sime (now Foreign and Colonial) and Global Asset Management. Mr. Houston holds a university degree in Law from the University of Aberdeen.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Vontobel European Mid and Small Cap Equity A
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.65%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£2,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.08%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price207.32
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeHY92
Vontobel European Mid and Small Cap Equity B
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.65%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£2,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.08%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price220.1
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeHY93
Vontobel European Mid and Small Cap Equity C
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.65%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price195.13
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDAH2
Vontobel European Mid and Small Cap Equity I
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.83%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.23%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.19%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price167.06
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeDAH3
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