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MainFirst - Classic Stock Fund A

Ranked 47 out of 55 in - Eurozone over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Thomas Meier

Prior to joining MainFirst, Thomas Meier worked as a fund manager in the Savings Banks subsidiary Deka Investments, where he led European equity team and prior to that, the equity team 'developed markets'. He also launched and successfully managed a global equity product. Before that, Thomas was on the board of directors, as well as a portfolio manager for three years at the privately owned investment boutique Loys. He also worked at Union Investment, where he served as a portfolio manager for eight years. There he managed the flagship product UniGlobal and headed the global equity team.

Christos Sitounis

Christos Sitounis has been working at MainFirst since 2015. He is a member of the MainFirst Global Dividend Stars and MainFirst Classic Stock Fund management team. Prior to joining MainFirst, he was a quantitative portfolio analyst at KPMG iRADAR. There, he was responsible for the analysis and evaluation of financial portfolios and complex financial instruments, primarily for clients from Great Britain and Switzerland. Sitounis completed a master’s degree in business administration, specialising in finance and information management at Goethe University in Frankfurt.

Objective

The Sub-fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation while maintaining a reasonable risk diversification by investing primarily in equities and other equity-related securities. The investment focus is that at least 75% assets is invested in shares and equity-related securities of companies that are based in the eurozone or conduct most of their business in the eurozone. Up to 25% of the assets may be invested in equities from all over the world as well as bonds, convertible bonds which are issued by companies worldwide. Depending on the actual situation, the subfund's investments may have a country or industry-specific focus.

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Performance

Eurozone over : 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.6% -1.3% -0.4%
2017 20.3% 4.9% 7.5% 7.2% -0.5%
2016 20.1% -1.6% 1.4% 10.5% 8.9%
2015 -0.1% 6.2% -4.0% -6.5% 4.7%
2014 -4.7% 6.2% -2.4% -7.7% -0.4%
2013 25.3% 4.6% 3.4% 9.2% 6.2%
2012 18.3% 11.3% -8.5% 7.0% 8.5%
2011 -20.6% 5.3% 5.8% -28.1% -0.9%
2010 14.9% 2.5% -11.3% 18.2% 6.9%
2009 34.2% -10.4% 15.2% 36.1% -4.5%
2008 -21.8% -11.0% -6.0% -6.7% 0.1%
2007 6.6% 7.1% 5.2% -1.6% -3.9%
2006 11.1% 9.7% -7.5% 2.7% 6.6%
2005 21.2% 4.5% 2.2% 7.6% 5.5%
2004 8.7% -2.9% 3.4% -2.7% 11.4%
2003 47.7% -14.1% 34.3% 15.6% 10.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Sixt SE PFD 9.49%
Gestamp Automocion SA ORD 5.81%
Deutsche Post AG ORD 5.45%
Anima Holding SpA ORD 5.38%
RWE AG ORD 3.93%
Siemens Healthineers AG ORD 3.72%
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG ORD 3.71%
Altran Technologies SA ORD 2.80%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ORD 2.76%
UniCredit SpA ORD 2.64%
31/07/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Italy
  7. Liechtenstein
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Norway
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/10/2002
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0152754726

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.20%
  • Initial investment1.20%

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