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Contact details

Neptune Investment Management, PO Box 9004, Chelmsford, Essex, CM99 2WR
0800 587 5051 (Dealing)
0870 889 0540 (Fax Number)

Fund managers

* Rob Burnett06-May-2005 to Present
Barry Norris» 29-Nov-2002 to 05-May-2005

Investment objectives

To provide capital growth by investing mainly in a focused portfolio of approximately 40- 60 European companies, selected at the manager’s discretion, excluding the UK.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 22 / 102 75 / 95
Quartile 1 4

Fund ratings

SilverMstar OBSR
n/aS&P Rating
FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 14.53 16.26
Alpha 2.28 -0.82
Beta 1.09 0.87
Sharpe 1.07 0.11
Info Ratio 0.51 -0.24
R2 0.80 0.80
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Europe Excluding UK»
performance chart
ACC +9.9+18.7+48.7+33.9-19.3+12.8+11.0
  EUROPE EXCLUDING UK   +8.1+25.3+65.2+40.5-17.5+16.1+13.6
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES C ACC GBP ACC 132.60 (p) 28-Jul-2014 0.99 0.79% GQLB B8LF731
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES C INC GBP INC 114.10 (p) 28-Jul-2014 0.98 0.79% JAYI B909GK1
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES A ACC GBP ACC 434.50 (p) 28-Jul-2014 0.43 1.83% DJ60 3230859
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES B ACC GBP ACC 456.90 (p) 28-Jul-2014 0.73 1.34% DJ61 3231001
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES A ACC EUR ACC 169.90 (EUX) 28-Jul-2014 0.53 1.90% F7L0 B60T5P8
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES B ACC EUR ACC 174.40 (EUX) 28-Jul-2014 0.73 1.34% F7L1 B60T5Q9
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES A INC GBP INC 389.60 (p) 28-Jul-2014 0.43 1.88% QM80 B058ZH0
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES B INC GBP INC 401.30 (p) 28-Jul-2014 0.72 1.35% QM81 B058ZP8

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC)
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£699.9m / $1,188.2m (30-Apr-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly Launch29-Nov-2002
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMonday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Minimum initial£ 1,000
Minimum additional£ 50
Initial charge5.00%
Annual management charge1.75%
Note to chargesInitial Charges: ;
Trustee / DepositaryState Street Trustees Limited
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services (UK) Ltd
Dividend policyJan 01, Jul 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Europe Ex UK Equity Mixed Europe Excluding UK
Regional weightings, 31-May-2014
Italy25.541 25.54% Italy
Germany18.942 18.94% Germany
Spain14.993 14.99% Spain
France12.234 12.23% France
Greece7.085 7.08% Greece
Norway5.136 5.13% Norway
Finland3.937 3.93% Finland
Netherlands3.488 3.48% Netherlands
United Kingdom3.219 3.21% United Kingdom
Portugal2.3810 2.38% Portugal
Sweden2.1211 2.12% Sweden
Cash0.9612 0.96% Cash
Sector weightings, 31-May-2014
Financials32.271 32.27% Financials
Utilities17.592 17.59% Utilities
Telecommunication Se12.883 12.88% Telecommunication Se
Materials12.044 12.04% Materials
Industrials9.315 9.31% Industrials
Consumer Discretiona8.016 8.01% Consumer Discretiona
Energy4.207 4.20% Energy
Information Technolo2.748 2.74% Information Technolo
Cash0.969 0.96% Cash

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

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Asset allocation

German Equities, 22.28%
22.2800% ofGerman Equities
Italian Equities, 19.41%
19.4100% ofItalian Equities
Spanish Equities, 18.27%
18.2700% ofSpanish Equities
French Equities, 14.66%
14.6600% ofFrench Equities
Norwegian Equities, 4.69%
4.6900% ofNorwegian Equities
Greek Equities, 4.62%
4.6200% ofGreek Equities
Finnish Equities, 3.19%
3.1900% ofFinnish Equities
UK Equities, 2.98%
2.9800% ofUK Equities
Money Market, 2.38%
2.3800% ofMoney Market
Portuguese Equities, 2.27%
2.2700% ofPortuguese Equities
Dutch Equities, 2.04%
2.0400% ofDutch Equities
Swedish Equities, 1.67%
1.6700% ofSwedish Equities
Swiss Equities, 1.08%
1.0800% ofSwiss Equities
US Equities, 0.46%
0.4600% ofUS Equities

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