Fact sheet: F&C European Small Cap

Fund information

Fund name
F&C European Small Cap R Acc EUR
Fund company manager
F&C Lux (BMO Global Asset Mana
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Paras Anand
since 01/11/2009
Fund objective
To achieve long-term capital growth by investing in small and medium sized companies listed on various European States Stock Exchanges. At least 75% of assets will be invested in equity securities of companies incorporated in or with their registered office in Europe and at least two thirds of assets (50% of total assets) in smaller companies with a maximum capitalisation of €3bn or equivalent at the time of investment. If the market capitalisation of a company exceeds €3bn or equivalent, such a holding will be sold or counted within the remaining assets of the Fund.
Benchmark
Euromoney Smaller European Companies (incl. UK)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.31 %

1 Year rank in sector

47/59

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 254.1 m

FE Risk score

96

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    22.3%
  • Ireland
    16.4%
  • Germany
    14.8%
  • Others
    14.5%
  • Italy
    8.1%
  • Industrials
    32.7%
  • Consumer Goods
    24.8%
  • Financials
    16.9%
  • Consumer Services
    16%
  • Technology
    4.6%
  • UK Equities
    22.3%
  • Irish Equities
    16.4%
  • German Equities
    14.8%
  • International Equities
    14.5%
  • Italian Equities
    8.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.09 %12.46 %18.13 %32.82 %105.99 %
Sector-0.67 %13.97 %24.69 %44.2 %112.13 %
Rank within sector31 / 6138 / 6047 / 5940 / 52 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund14.05 %-10.41 %20.3 %12.57 %0 %
Sector15.45 %1.02 %23.64 %3.17 %29.66 %
Rank within sector36 / 6058 / 5842 / 553 / 52 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-3.23
Beta1.11
Sharpe0.38
Volatility14.84
Tracking error5.09
Information ratio-0.44
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high14.87
52 week low11.82
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.53

Holdings by region

  • 22.3% UK
  • 16.4% Ireland
  • 14.8% Germany
  • 14.5% Others
  • 8.1% Italy
  • 7% Sweden
  • 6.5% Switzerland
  • 6% Spain
  • 4.5% Norway
  • -0.1% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 32.7% Industrials
  • 24.8% Consumer Goods
  • 16.9% Financials
  • 16% Consumer Services
  • 4.6% Technology
  • 3.8% Health Care
  • 1.3% Basic Materials
  • -0.1% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 22.3% UK Equities
  • 16.4% Irish Equities
  • 14.8% German Equities
  • 14.5% International Equities
  • 8.1% Italian Equities
  • 7% Swedish Equities
  • 6.5% Swiss Equities
  • 6% Spanish Equities
  • 4.5% Norwegian Equities
  • -0.1% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.8% GERRESHEIMER GROUP
  • 3.4% ORIGIN ENTERPRISES PLC
  • 3.3% IRISH CONTINENTAL GROUP
  • 2.9% HOWDEN JOINERY GROUP PLC
  • 2.8% FORBO HLDGS AG
  • 2.8% LECTRA
  • 2.7% AMER SPORTS CORP
  • 2.7% DIGNITY PLC
  • 2.7% INWIDO AB
  • 2.6% RINGKJOBING LANDBOBANK