Fact sheet: Zurich European Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich European Pn CS1
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Paul Doylesince 24/06/2014
Underlying fund
Threadneedle Eurpn
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 companies with good growth prospects in Continental Europe or companies that have significant operations there. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.2%
1 Year rank in sector
344/365
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£436m (£410m 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.
103
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn49.4%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn48.8%
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn48.4%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn48.4%
OMW Neptune European Opps47.8%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France23.7%
    Germany16.2%
    Netherlands12%
    Switzerland10.1%
    Sweden9.5%
  • Financials24.4%
    Industrials22.4%
    Consumer Goods13.9%
    Health Care10.9%
    Consumer Services7%
  • French Equities23.7%
    German Equities16.2%
    Dutch Equities12%
    Swiss Equities10.1%
    Swedish Equities9.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.7%6.6%7.4%19.2%36.8%-
Sector2.2%6.3%8.6%25.6%33.7%92.1%
Rank within sector81 / 371190 / 370254 / 369344 / 36589 / 343-
Quartile1st3rd3rd4th2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund7.4%10.2%13.9%0.8%22.7%
Sector8%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector218 / 369329 / 35853 / 352116 / 340250 / 329
Quartile3rd4th1st2nd4th
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.
1.43
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.
0.87
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.
0.59
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%.
10.46
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.
3.6
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.
0.08
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high1009.5
52 week low807.9
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price1002.1
Region
1France23.7%
2Germany16.2%
3Netherlands12%
4Switzerland10.1%
5Sweden9.5%
6Ireland8.2%
7Denmark5.6%
8Spain5.3%
9Italy2.6%
Industry sector
1Financials24.4%
2Industrials22.4%
3Consumer Goods13.9%
4Health Care10.9%
5Consumer Services7%
6Technology6.4%
7Oil & Gas6.1%
8Basic Materials4.8%
9Telecommunications3.5%
Asset type
1French Equities23.7%
2German Equities16.2%
3Dutch Equities12%
4Swiss Equities10.1%
5Swedish Equities9.5%
6Irish Equities8.2%
7Danish Equities5.6%
8Spanish Equities5.3%
9Italian Equities2.6%
Individual holdings
1ING GROEP N.V.3%
2ALLIANZ SE2.9%
3ROCHE HLDG AG2.9%
4UNILEVER NV2.9%
5AXA2.8%
6L`OREAL2.8%
7RYANAIR HLDGS2.8%
8CRH PLC2.7%
9DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG2.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
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 companies with good growth prospects in Continental Europe or companies that have significant operations there. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Paul Doyle24/06/2014Paul Doyle joined the company in 1995 as a portfolio manager within the European equities team. He manages the Threadneedle European Fund as well as a range of institutional portfolios.Paul started his career with Fidelity as an analyst before moving to Foreign & Colonial as a European fund manager, where he specialised in smaller companies and Mediterranean markets. He holds a degree in History and History of Art from Trinity College, Cambridge.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich European Pn 1% AP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.15%
Bid price793.8
Offer price835.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeA197
Zurich European Pn 3/4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.9%
Bid price494.6
Offer price520.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAL37
Zurich European Pn 3/4 Cap
Initial charge-
Annual charge4.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)4.4%
Bid price170.9
Offer price179.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAL36
Zurich European Pn CS1
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 price1002.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG16J
Zurich European Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price338.3
Offer price338.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZ262
Zurich European Pn ZP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price393.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZL54
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