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Liontrust European Growth Fund (R)

Ranked 88 out of 128 in - Europe Excluding UK over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Samantha Gleave

Samantha Gleave graduated from Aberdeen University in 1995 with an MA Honours degree in Economics & Management. She began her career at Sutherlands Ltd as a consumer analyst before moving on to Fleming Investment Management as senior investment analyst covering Pan Europe where she worked with James Inglis-Jones. Samantha moved to Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Ltd in 2000 and was in a No 1 ranked equity research sector team (Extel & Institutional Investor Surveys). In 2005 she moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch and became a senior equity analyst and director. Samantha joined Liontrust in 2012 as a fund manager to work with James Inglis-Jones in managing the Cashflow Solution investment process.

James Inglis-Jones

James Inglis-Jones was born in London in 1968. He graduated from York University with a degree in modern history and gained a D.Phil in modern history from Christ Church College, Oxford. James started his career in 1997 at Fleming Investment Management where he started out as an investment analyst, and later managed UK and European funds becoming a senior European equity portfolio manager. In 2003 he joined Polar Capital where he managed a hedge fund, and in 2006 he joined Liontrust Asset Management to develop an investment process for European equity portfolios. Outside of fund management his interests include fishing and waterskiing.


The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth through a concentrated portfolio of investments primarily in European companies excluding the UK. Although the Fund may invest in all economic sectors in all parts of the world, it is intended that it will currently invest primarily in equities in companies incorporated in any European Economic Area (“EEA”) Member State, together with P31 -LT 9 Switzerland, but other than the UK, which are listed on a recognized stock exchange of an EEA Member State or Switzerland.

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Europe Excluding UK over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 11.8%
2018 -13.5% -2.4% 7.0% 2.4% -19.1%
2017 11.0% 8.5% 2.5% 0.7% -0.9%
2016 25.3% 5.1% 3.2% 11.6% 3.4%
2015 8.2% 5.6% -5.8% 2.1% 6.5%
2014 3.9% 4.9% 0.5% -3.5% 2.1%
2013 15.7% 9.7% -1.9% 3.7% 3.8%
2012 11.7% 7.4% -10.1% 8.8% 6.5%
2011 -14.4% 1.3% 1.3% -21.1% 5.7%
2010 26.4% 6.2% -10.4% 14.3% 16.2%
2009 22.4% -13.9% 11.1% 27.9% 0.1%
2008 -23.2% -5.4% -5.7% -13.5% -0.4%
2007 15.9% 6.3% 9.1% 0.2% -0.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Simcorp A/S ORD 4.52%
Technogym SpA ORD 4.26%
Moncler SpA ORD 4.19%
Amadeus IT Group SA ORD 4.15%
EDP Energias de Portugal SA ORD 3.49%
Roche Holding AG Par 3.48%
Swedish Match AB ORD 3.34%
Cembra Money Bank AG ORD 3.28%
Total SA ORD 3.28%
Lundin Petroleum AB ORD 3.25%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/11/2006
  • Share Class size02Mn
  • Base currencyGBX

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000


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

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