Fact sheet: Lazard European Sm Cos

Fund information

Fund name
Lazard European Smaller Companies C Acc
Fund company manager
Lazard Fund Managers
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Angus Parker
since 01/03/1993
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth by investing in shares of European companies that are at the smaller end of the capitalisation spectrum. These smaller companies are listed on major stock exchanges and can be bought and sold daily.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe Small Cap Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

31.84 %

1 Year rank in sector

11/12

Sector

UT European Smaller Companies

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 316.2 m

FE Risk score

95

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    35%
  • Germany
    14%
  • Sweden
    12.1%
  • Others
    10.5%
  • Italy
    8.5%
  • Industrials
    27.9%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    13.4%
  • Financials
    11.6%
  • Health Care
    10.2%
  • Real Estate
    8.6%
  • UK Equities
    35%
  • German Equities
    14%
  • Swedish Equities
    12.1%
  • International Equities
    10.5%
  • Italian Equities
    8.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.29 %23.85 %31.81 %73.63 %178.18 %
Sector5.76 %24.57 %37.43 %58.5 %152.43 %
Rank within sector9 / 127 / 1211 / 121 / 114 / 11
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.87 %10.96 %27.72 %5.82 %33.93 %
Sector18.14 %16.64 %20.15 %-1.68 %32.4 %
Rank within sector7 / 1210 / 122 / 111 / 116 / 11
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.95
Beta0.94
Sharpe1.32
Volatility10.86
Tracking error3.81
Information ratio1.08
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high619.5
52 week low453.2
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price619.5

Holdings by region

  • 35% UK
  • 14% Germany
  • 12.1% Sweden
  • 10.5% Others
  • 8.5% Italy
  • 4.7% France
  • 3.9% Netherlands
  • 3% Money Market
  • 2.9% Denmark
  • 2.9% Switzerland

Holdings by sector

  • 27.9% Industrials
  • 13.4% Consumer Discretionary
  • 11.6% Financials
  • 10.2% Health Care
  • 8.6% Real Estate
  • 7.9% Information Technology
  • 6.8% Materials
  • 5.5% Consumer Staples
  • 3% Money Market
  • 2.7% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 35% UK Equities
  • 14% German Equities
  • 12.1% Swedish Equities
  • 10.5% International Equities
  • 8.5% Italian Equities
  • 4.7% French Equities
  • 3.9% Dutch Equities
  • 3% Money Market
  • 2.9% Danish Equities
  • 2.9% Swiss Equities

Individual holdings

  • 2.2% RPC GROUP
  • 2% KINEPOLIS GROUP
  • 1.9% RIGHTMOVE PLC
  • 1.8% POLYPIPE GROUP PLC
  • 1.8% ROYAL UNIBREW A/S
  • 1.8% STABILUS SA
  • 1.7% AALBERTS INDUSTRIES
  • 1.7% DALATA HOTEL GROUP PLC
  • 1.7% LOOMIS AB
  • 1.7% NORMA GROUP SE