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(s)
Sam Cosh
since 01/11/2010
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

17.74 %

1 Year rank in sector

51/58

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 218.8 m

FE Risk score

97

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    18.6%
  • Others
    17.5%
  • Germany
    15%
  • Ireland
    14.9%
  • Sweden
    7.7%
  • Industrials
    30.3%
  • Consumer Goods
    25.3%
  • Financials
    18.8%
  • Consumer Services
    14.3%
  • Health Care
    3.9%
  • UK Equities
    18.6%
  • International Equities
    17.5%
  • German Equities
    15%
  • Irish Equities
    14.9%
  • Swedish Equities
    7.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.9 %3.36 %17.74 %42 %89.68 %
Sector3.32 %10.41 %23.69 %66.41 %108.38 %
Rank within sector56 / 5958 / 5951 / 5850 / 50 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund13.58 %-10.41 %20.3 %12.57 %0 %
Sector20.71 %1.02 %23.64 %3.17 %29.66 %
Rank within sector55 / 5856 / 5641 / 533 / 50 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-6.28
Beta1.14
Sharpe0.42
Volatility14.9
Tracking error4.98
Information ratio-0.92
R-Squared0.91

Price movement

52 week high14.87
52 week low11.82
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.47

Holdings by region

  • 18.6% UK
  • 17.5% Others
  • 15% Germany
  • 14.9% Ireland
  • 7.7% Sweden
  • 7.3% Italy
  • 6.6% Switzerland
  • 6.1% Spain
  • 5.8% Norway
  • 0.5% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 30.3% Industrials
  • 25.3% Consumer Goods
  • 18.8% Financials
  • 14.3% Consumer Services
  • 3.9% Health Care
  • 3.9% Technology
  • 3% Basic Materials
  • 0.5% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 18.6% UK Equities
  • 17.5% International Equities
  • 15% German Equities
  • 14.9% Irish Equities
  • 7.7% Swedish Equities
  • 7.3% Italian Equities
  • 6.6% Swiss Equities
  • 6.1% Spanish Equities
  • 5.8% Norwegian Equities
  • 0.5% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.9% GERRESHEIMER GROUP
  • 3.3% AMER SPORTS CORP
  • 3.1% IRISH CONTINENTAL GROUP
  • 3% DIGNITY PLC
  • 3% ORIGIN ENTERPRISES PLC
  • 2.9% CERVED INFORMATION SOLUTIONS SPA
  • 2.9% SPAREBANK 1 SR BANK ASA
  • 2.9% STOREBRAND ASA
  • 2.8% FORBO HLDGS AG
  • 2.6% LECTRA