Fact sheet: Zurich Thrndl Eurpn Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich Threadneedle European Pn CSW
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
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
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1 Year rank in sector
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Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£68m (£61m last year)
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
Fund2.8%6.7%----
Sector2.2%6.3%8.6%25.6%33.7%92.1%
Rank within sector75 / 371184 / 370----
Quartile1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-----
Sector8%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high535.6
52 week low493
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price531.7
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
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
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 Threadneedle European Pn 1 EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price1581.6
Offer price1664.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeES76
Zurich Threadneedle European Pn 2 EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price887.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEA62
Zurich Threadneedle European Pn CSW
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 price531.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNQ0E
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