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BMO European Smaller Companies Ex UK 1 Acc

Ranked 11 out of 86 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Sam Cosh

Sam Cosh is a senior fund manager in the European equities team, responsible for the management of the BMO European Smaller Companies Fund (SICAV), the BMO European Smaller Companies Ex UK Fund and the European Assets Trust. Cosh joined the firm in 2010 from BNP Investment Partners. He began his career in 2000 as a European institutional analyst at Invesco before moving to Fortis Investments as a portfolio manager within their European small-caps team. Cosh graduated with a BA (Hons) in economics from Nottingham University in 1999, has attained the IMC and is a CFA Charterholder.


The Fund aims to deliver long-term capital growth. The Fund aims to achieve this objective by investing primarily in the shares of smaller companies incorporated in Continental Europe. For this purpose, the term smaller companies is defined as those companies falling within the bottom 25 per cent of the total market capitalisation of all publicly listed equity in Continental Europe.

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European Small & Medium Companies over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.4%
2018 -13.7% -4.2% 3.1% 2.7% -14.9%
2017 21.9% 7.9% 8.8% 2.3% 1.6%
2016 10.8% -0.3% -2.7% 9.9% 3.9%
2015 -1.7% -2.6% 9.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Gerresheimer AG ORD 4.06%
Lenzing AG ORD 4.02%
Ringkjoebing Landbobank A/S ORD 3.99%
Coor Service Management Holding AB ORD 3.92%
Viscofan SA ORD 3.70%
Cts Eventim AG & Co KgaA ORD 3.69%
Cerved Group SpA ORD 3.56%
Forbo Holding AG ORD 3.35%
Sparebank 1 SR Bank ASA ORD 3.27%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date16/03/2015
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment0.00%

Related News

BMO to add hedged share classes for European equity funds

The move will see euro-denominated shares classes added to the firm’s European Small Cap ex UK and European Growth & Income funds.

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).