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Vontobel Fund European M&S Cap Eq B EUR

Ranked 59 out of 86 in - European Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

David Houston

Born in 1957, David Houston attended Aberdeen University where he obtained a degree in Law. After qualifying as a solicitor and working as a shipbroker on the Baltic Exchange for five years, David started his investment career in 1987 as an analyst at Scottish Life before becoming a fund manager at F&C (formerly Ivory and Sime) in 1989. He spent three years at Global Asset Management and in 1997 he became investment director of Kempen Capital Management (UK) and worked to build the European small cap business. In 2000 he co-founded Euronova Asset Management, a European smaller company specialist. In 2004 David joined Berenberg Bank to manage the Berenberg Euro Mid & Small Cap Fund, and was the head of the Berenberg European Smallcap Team based in Edinburgh until February 2009. At present he manages the Vontobel European Mid and Smallcap Fund and since October 2009 rejoined Euronova as a partner bringing the Vontobel fund with him. His investment style is active bottom up stock picking. In his spare time David enjoys golf, walking, skiing, sailing and is a keen sports spectator.

Objective

The sub-fund aims to achieve the highest possible capital growth. The sub-fund mainly invests in equities and equity-like securities. The sub-fund may also hold cash. The sub-fund mainly invests in securities issued by small and mid cap companies that are based and/or conduct the majority of their business activity in Europe.

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Performance

European Small & Medium Companies over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.3%
2018 -21.5% -6.6% 5.5% -0.8% -19.6%
2017 29.7% 8.7% 7.3% 7.5% 3.5%
2016 17.0% 1.8% -0.3% 13.0% 1.9%
2015 16.7% 7.2% -0.4% -3.0% 12.7%
2014 -2.7% 3.0% -1.8% -7.6% 4.1%
2013 31.7% 10.6% -0.7% 10.6% 8.5%
2012 20.5% 20.0% -10.2% 5.6% 6.0%
2011 -23.5% 5.8% 1.4% -25.0% -4.9%
2010 26.1% 6.1% -11.1% 16.1% 15.2%
2009 58.9% -5.6% 23.2% 33.5% 2.3%
2008 -43.5% -3.7% -2.1% -20.8% -24.4%
2007 7.8% 10.0% 7.0% -3.9% -4.7%
2006 35.7% 17.6% -3.9% 2.7% 17.0%
2005 29.0% 5.0% 5.8% 13.3% 2.5%
2004 23.1% 4.4% 3.0% 3.3% 10.8%
2003 34.5% -5.6% 20.3% 8.5% 9.1%
2002 -30.8% 9.4% -10.2% -34.2% 7.2%
2001 -24.9% -9.5% -1.9% -24.4% 11.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/11/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
EUR Cash 6.73%
Draper Esprit PLC ORD 3.62%
Partners Group Holding AG ORD 3.60%
Grenke AG ORD 3.53%
Kingspan Group PLC ORD 3.40%
Hypoport AG ORD 3.06%
S&T AG ORD 2.95%
Hollywood Bowl Group PLC ORD 2.91%
Greencore Group PLC ORD 2.80%
Barco NV ORD 2.69%
30/11/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. Liechtenstein
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Peru
  8. Singapore
  9. Spain
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/11/2000
  • Share Class size27Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0120694483

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.65%
  • Initial investment1.65%

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