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12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL
020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

uk.investor@blackrock.com

Fund managers

* Nimish Patel15-Jul-2005 to Present
 
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Quantitative Investments»15-Jul-2005 to 31-Aug-2012


Investment objectives

The aim of the Fund is to seek to achieve capital growth for investors by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE World Europe ex-UK Index by investing in companies in the Index. Investment will be made directly into constituent companies and via other transferable securities giving exposure to such companies. The Fund may also invest in permitted money market instruments, permitted deposits, and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.

Key Information

Fund ratings

BLANKMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 10.74 14.96
Alpha -0.87 -0.83
Beta 1.04 1.02
Sharpe 0.19 0.74
Info Ratio -0.35 -0.13
R2 0.97 0.89
vs. FTSE World Europe ex UK

FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
BlackRock Continental European Equity Tracker -5.1
126
FTSE World Europe ex UK -5.5
121
FTSE100 -0.6
100
Cash n/a
0
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performance chart
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    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC -5.1+30.6+19.4+25.9+9.3-10.8+2.5
  FTSE WORLD EUROPE EX UK INDEX   -5.5+33.5+23.1+26.0+12.2-11.8+4.6
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER L ACC 158.70 (p) 159.00 (p) 17-Oct-2014 2.53 0.23% EFU3 B08HDG9
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER D ACC 154.60 (p) 155.00 (p) 17-Oct-2014 2.58 0.18% G6HV B83MH18
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER H ACC 92.59 (p) 97.39 (p) 17-Oct-2014 n/a 0.13% K5WI BJL5BS1
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER L INC INC 88.96 (p) 89.13 (p) 17-Oct-2014 n/a 0.23% KDSD BLBP3R8
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER X ACC ACC 130.50 (p) 130.80 (p) 17-Oct-2014 2.79 0.03% 0RVZ B5BPLZ0
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER A ACC 156.50 (p) 164.60 (p) 17-Oct-2014 2.16 0.53% FSA9 B66KJP3
pdf BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER X INC INC 123.80 (p) 123.80 (p) 17-Oct-2014 2.79 0.03% GNAL B42SY18

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 Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£2,411.7m / $3,881.7m (17-Oct-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan  Launch15-Jul-2005
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesn/a
Minimum initial£ 1,000,000
Minimum additional£ 100
Initial charge0.00%
Annual management charge0.20%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryThe Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
RegistrarBlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Multi-Managern/a
IndexFTSE World Europe ex UK
Dividend policyFeb 28 (Final), Aug 31
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Europe Ex UK Equity Mixed Europe Excluding UK
Largest holdings, 31-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
Nestle S.A. 4.02 1 - -
Novartis Ag 3.38 2 - -
Roche Holding Ag 3.33 3 - -
Total S.A 2.14 4 - *
Sanofi S.A. 2.01 5 - -
Banco Santander Sa 1.89 6 - -
Bayer Ag 1.79 7 - -
Siemens Ag 1.59 8 - -
Basf Se 1.52 9 - *
NOVO-NORDISK AS 1.48 10 - -
Total23.15 
Regional weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Region(%)Rank 
France20.561 20.56% France
Switzerland19.972 19.97% Switzerland
Germany19.143 19.14% Germany
Spain7.894 7.89% Spain
Sweden6.675 6.67% Sweden
Netherlands6.246 6.24% Netherlands
Others6.067 6.06% Others
Italy5.388 5.38% Italy
Denmark3.459 3.45% Denmark
Belgium2.6610 2.66% Belgium
Finland1.9811 1.98% Finland
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Financials23.321 23.32% Financials
Consumer Goods17.792 17.79% Consumer Goods
Industrials14.243 14.24% Industrials
Health Care12.824 12.82% Health Care
Basic Materials8.225 8.22% Basic Materials
Oil & Gas5.626 5.62% Oil & Gas
Consumer Services5.457 5.45% Consumer Services
Utilities4.398 4.39% Utilities
Telecommunications4.199 4.19% Telecommunications
Technology3.9610 3.96% Technology
Total100.00 

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

French Equities, 20.56%
20.5600% ofFrench Equities
Swiss Equities, 19.97%
19.9700% ofSwiss Equities
German Equities, 19.14%
19.1400% ofGerman Equities
Spanish Equities, 7.89%
7.8900% ofSpanish Equities
Swedish Equities, 6.67%
6.6700% ofSwedish Equities
Dutch Equities, 6.24%
6.2400% ofDutch Equities
International Equities, 6.06%
6.0600% ofInternational Equities
Italian Equities, 5.38%
5.3800% ofItalian Equities
Danish Equities, 3.45%
3.4500% ofDanish Equities
Belgian Equities, 2.66%
2.6600% ofBelgian Equities
Finnish Equities, 1.98%
1.9800% ofFinnish Equities

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