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(s)
Joe Bauernfreund
since 01/10/2015
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth through a focused portfolio of investments, particularly in 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

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.79 %

1 Year rank in sector

16/23

Sector

IT Global

Yield

1.6364

Fund size

£ 830.5 m

FE Risk score

92

NAV

800.34

Discount/Premium

+-10.663

Gearing

105

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe
    32%
  • North America
    20%
  • Japan
    18%
  • Asia
    17%
  • International
    8%
  • Conglomerates
    53%
  • Mutual Funds
    42%
  • Property
    5%
  • European Equities
    32%
  • North American Equities
    20%
  • Japanese Equities
    18%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    17%
  • International Equities
    12%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4 %8.16 %18.79 %56.29 %78.05 %
Sector3.91 %12.88 %24.51 %68.04 %105.68 %
Rank within sector10 / 2319 / 2316 / 2318 / 2321 / 23
Quartile th2 nd4 th3 rd4 th4 th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.84 %41.88 %-8.6 %8.31 %5.08 %
Sector19.67 %21.14 %6.78 %7.37 %20.98 %
Rank within sector17 / 232 / 2322 / 2312 / 2323 / 23
Quartile th3 rd1 st4 th3 rd4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha-3.81
Beta1.12
Sharpe0.78
Volatility12.23
Tracking error7.55
Information ratio-0.32
R-Squared0.61

Price movement

52 week high719.5
52 week low603
Current bid price713
Current offer price714.5
Current mid price715

Holdings by region

  • 32% Europe
  • 20% North America
  • 18% Japan
  • 17% Asia
  • 8% International
  • 4% Others
  • 1% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 53% Conglomerates
  • 42% Mutual Funds
  • 5% Property

Holdings by asset type

  • 32% European Equities
  • 20% North American Equities
  • 18% Japanese Equities
  • 17% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 12% International Equities
  • 1% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.2% PARGESA HLDGS SA
  • 5.6% EXOR NV
  • 5.3% RIVERSTONE ENERGY LTD
  • 5.2% SYMPHONY INTERNATIONAL HLDGS LTD
  • 5% WENDEL SA
  • 4.9% JARDINE STRATEGIC HLDGS
  • 4.9% JPEL PRIVATE EQUITY
  • 4.8% TETRAGON FINANCIAL GROUP LTD
  • 4.7% ADLER REAL ESTATE AG