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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 4 / 101 39 / 96
Quartile 1 2

Fund ratings

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


  1y 3y
Volatility 16.52 15.97
Alpha 5.97 0.98
Beta 1.18 0.86
Sharpe 1.54 0.29
Info Ratio 1.16 -0.03
R2 0.81 0.80
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Europe Excluding UK»
performance chart
ACC +29.6+24.2+76.6+9.5-12.5+7.0+32.9
  EUROPE EXCLUDING UK   +16.5+24.0+84.5+22.9-13.4+7.3+38.7
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES C ACC GBP ACC 138.80 (p) 17-Apr-2014 1.26 0.79% GQLB B8LF731
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES C INC GBP INC 120.60 (p) 17-Apr-2014 1.13 0.79% JAYI B909GK1
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES A ACC GBP ACC 455.90 (p) 17-Apr-2014 0.82 1.83% DJ60 3230859
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES B ACC GBP ACC 478.70 (p) 17-Apr-2014 1.02 1.34% DJ61 3231001
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES A ACC EUR ACC 171.20 (EUX) 17-Apr-2014 0.80 1.90% F7L0 B60T5P8
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES B ACC EUR ACC 175.40 (EUX) 17-Apr-2014 1.04 1.34% F7L1 B60T5Q9
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES A INC GBP INC 410.60 (p) 17-Apr-2014 0.80 1.88% QM80 B058ZH0
pdf NEPTUNE EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES B INC GBP INC 423.40 (p) 17-Apr-2014 0.99 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£643.9m / $1,082.5m (28-Feb-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 chargesn/a
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, 28-Feb-2014
Germany25.911 25.91% Germany
France23.142 23.14% France
Spain16.913 16.91% Spain
Italy15.054 15.05% Italy
Netherlands5.245 5.24% Netherlands
Portugal3.266 3.26% Portugal
Norway2.897 2.89% Norway
Finland1.858 1.85% Finland
Sweden1.359 1.35% Sweden
Switzerland1.2010 1.20% Switzerland
Greece1.1011 1.10% Greece
United Kingdom1.0112 1.01% United Kingdom
Belgium1.0113 1.01% Belgium
Cash0.1014 0.10% Cash
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Financials32.991 32.99% Financials
Consumer Discretiona17.282 17.28% Consumer Discretiona
Utilities15.153 15.15% Utilities
Industrials14.964 14.96% Industrials
Telecommunication Se8.635 8.63% Telecommunication Se
Materials5.746 5.74% Materials
Information Technolo5.157 5.15% Information Technolo
Cash0.108 0.10% 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, 25.89%
25.8900% ofGerman Equities
French Equities, 23.14%
23.1400% ofFrench Equities
Spanish Equities, 16.91%
16.9100% ofSpanish Equities
Italian Equities, 15.05%
15.0500% ofItalian Equities
Dutch Equities, 5.24%
5.2400% ofDutch Equities
Portuguese Equities, 3.26%
3.2600% ofPortuguese Equities
Norwegian Equities, 2.89%
2.8900% ofNorwegian Equities
Finnish Equities, 1.85%
1.8500% ofFinnish Equities
Swedish Equities, 1.35%
1.3500% ofSwedish Equities
Swiss Equities, 1.20%
1.2000% ofSwiss Equities
Greek Equities, 1.10%
1.1000% ofGreek Equities
Belgian Equities, 1.01%
1.0100% ofBelgian Equities
UK Equities, 1.01%
1.0100% ofUK Equities
Money Market, 0.10%
0.1000% ofMoney Market

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