Fact sheet: British Empire Trust plc

Fund information

Fund name
British Empire Trust plc Ord
Fund company manager
Asset Value Investors
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
John Pennink
since 01/01/2001
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth via a focused portfolio of investments, in particular companies whose share prices stand at a discount to estimated underlying net asset value.
Benchmark
MSCI ACWI ex-US Index
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

52.09 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/23

Sector

IT Global

Yield

1.6667

Fund size

£ 832.8 m

FE Risk score

86

NAV

776.64

Discount/Premium

+-9.6106

Gearing

106

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe
    34%
  • North America
    21%
  • Asia
    17%
  • Japan
    11%
  • International
    8%
  • Conglomerates
    46%
  • Mutual Funds
    43%
  • Property
    10%
  • Others
    1%
  • European Equities
    34%
  • North American Equities
    21%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    17%
  • International Equities
    12%
  • Japanese Equities
    11%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.08 %11.93 %52.09 %48.86 %95.92 %
Sector1.98 %12.64 %38.32 %52.43 %106.59 %
Rank within sector4 / 2314 / 233 / 2314 / 2321 / 23
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.79 %41.88 %-8.6 %8.31 %5.08 %
Sector12.31 %21.14 %6.78 %7.37 %20.98 %
Rank within sector15 / 232 / 2322 / 2312 / 2323 / 23
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.9
Beta1.11
Sharpe0.81
Volatility12.07
Tracking error7.58
Information ratio-0.22
R-Squared0.6

Price movement

52 week high702
52 week low471
Current bid price700.5
Current offer price701.5
Current mid price702

Holdings by region

  • 34% Europe
  • 21% North America
  • 17% Asia
  • 11% Japan
  • 8% International
  • 5% UK
  • 4% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 46% Conglomerates
  • 43% Mutual Funds
  • 10% Property
  • 1% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 34% European Equities
  • 21% North American Equities
  • 17% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 12% International Equities
  • 11% Japanese Equities
  • 5% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.7% WENDEL SA
  • 5.9% PARGESA HLDGS SA
  • 5.6% NB PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS LTD
  • 5.5% JARDINE STRATEGIC HLDGS
  • 5.3% RIVERSTONE ENERGY LTD
  • 5% INVESTOR AB
  • 5% TETRAGON FINANCIAL GROUP LTD
  • 4.7% ADLER REAL ESTATE AG
  • 4.6% JPEL PRIVATE EQUITY
  • 4.6% SYMPHONY INTERNATIONAL HLDGS LTD