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* Europe Equity Index Team»10-Dec-2009 to Present

FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
Vanguard Global Small-Cap Index 5.3
110
FTSE100 4.1
100
MSCI The World Small Cap 5.4
110
Cash n/a
0
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Investment objectives

The fund seeks to provide long-term growth of capital by tracking the performance of the Index, a market-capitalisation-weighted index of small-cap companies in developed countries.

Performance

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    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+5.3 +69.5 n/a +33.3 +20.7 -9.2 n/a
  MSCI THE WORLD SMALL CAP INDEX +5.4+71.0+86.9+33.8+21.2-9.3+20.5
Price
  Bid OfferCurrency+/-YieldCiticodeSEDOLISINCodeWKNDate
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX INST ACC EUR 143.08 EUR 0.55 - I2RV B42W4L0 IE00B42W4L06 A1J8CD 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX ACC GBP 177.86 GBP 0.79 - I2X3 B3X1NT0 IE00B3X1NT05 A0YJDR 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX INC GBP 166.59 GBP 0.74 - I2X4 B3X1LS5 IE00B3X1LS57 A0YJDS 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX INST INC USD 185.13 USD 1.05 - IMP4 B42LF92 IE00B42LF923 A0YGMN 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX PLUS EUR 115.89 EUR 0.44 - JWGT BFRTDD8 IE00BFRTDD83 A1W75W 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX INV EUR 148.84 EUR 0.57 - K41J B42W3S0 IE00B42W3S00 n/a 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX PLUS INC GBP 102.06 GBP 0.46 - KQ5F BPT2BC0 IE00BPT2BC07 n/a 24-Nov-2014
pdf VANGUARD GLOBAL SMALL-CAP INDEX PLUS ACC GBP 102.23 GBP 0.46 - KQ5G BPT2BD1 IE00BPT2BD14 n/a 24-Nov-2014
Detailed fund information
Launch date10-Dec-2009
Fund size £427.6m / $672.0m (30-Sep-14)
Minimum initial $ 5,000,000
Minimum additional $ 5,000
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan 
FE Trustnet Sector
Asset ClassEquity
Pricing times17:00
Dealing frequencyn/a
Distributor statusFund distributor status
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Sector
Ireland Equity Equity - International
Largest holdings, 30-Sep-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
HANESBRANDS INC0.201ASHTEAD GROUP0.206
HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC./OH0.202SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC0.207
WABTEC CORP0.203SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS LTD0.208
JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS PLC0.204FOOT LOCKER INC0.209
SIGNET JEWELERS LTD0.205MEDIVATION INC0.1010
 Total1.90 
Regional weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Region(%)Rank 
United States58.471 58.47% United States
Japan10.302 10.30% Japan
United Kingdom7.923 7.92% United Kingdom
Canada4.754 4.75% Canada
Australia2.385 2.38% Australia
Germany2.186 2.18% Germany
Switzerland1.587 1.58% Switzerland
Sweden1.498 1.49% Sweden
France1.499 1.49% France
Italy1.2910 1.29% Italy
Hong Kong0.9911 0.99% Hong Kong
Singapore0.9912 0.99% Singapore
Spain0.9913 0.99% Spain
Norway0.7914 0.79% Norway
Denmark0.6915 0.69% Denmark
Money Market0.6016 0.60% Money Market
Netherlands0.5017 0.50% Netherlands
Belgium0.5018 0.50% Belgium
Finland0.5019 0.50% Finland
New Zealand0.4020 0.40% New Zealand
Israel0.4021 0.40% Israel
Ireland0.3022 0.30% Ireland
Austria0.3023 0.30% Austria
Portugal0.2024 0.20% Portugal
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Financials21.771 21.77% Financials
Industrials17.992 17.99% Industrials
Consumer Discretionary15.113 15.11% Consumer Discretionary
Information Technology13.324 13.32% Information Technology
Health Care9.645 9.64% Health Care
Materials8.056 8.05% Materials
Energy5.867 5.86% Energy
Consumer Staples3.988 3.98% Consumer Staples
Utilities2.889 2.88% Utilities
Telecommunication Services0.8010 0.80% Telecommunication Services
Money Market0.6011 0.60% Money Market
Total100.00 

Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid where applicable) with gross income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in fund’s native currency unless otherwise specified – performance figures can be rebased to Pence Sterling (GBX) using the rebasing option.

 
 
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Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 11.34 12.17
Alpha -0.20 -0.27
Beta 1.00 1.00
Sharpe 0.13 0.91
Info Ratio -1.40 -3.08
R2 1.00 1.00
vs. MSCI The World Small Cap

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position
Quartile

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 4 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

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Asset allocation

US Equities, 58.47%
58.4700% ofUS Equities
Japanese Equities, 10.30%
10.3000% ofJapanese Equities
UK Equities, 7.92%
7.9200% ofUK Equities
Canadian Equities, 4.75%
4.7500% ofCanadian Equities
Australian Equities, 2.38%
2.3800% ofAustralian Equities
German Equities, 2.18%
2.1800% ofGerman Equities
Swiss Equities, 1.58%
1.5800% ofSwiss Equities
French Equities, 1.49%
1.4900% ofFrench Equities
Swedish Equities, 1.49%
1.4900% ofSwedish Equities
Italian Equities, 1.29%
1.2900% ofItalian Equities
Singapore Equities, 0.99%
0.9900% ofSingapore Equities
Spanish Equities, 0.99%
0.9900% ofSpanish Equities
Hong Kong Equities, 0.99%
0.9900% ofHong Kong Equities
Norwegian Equities, 0.79%
0.7900% ofNorwegian Equities
Danish Equities, 0.69%
0.6900% ofDanish Equities
Money Market, 0.60%
0.6000% ofMoney Market
Belgian Equities, 0.50%
0.5000% ofBelgian Equities
Finnish Equities, 0.50%
0.5000% ofFinnish Equities
Dutch Equities, 0.50%
0.5000% ofDutch Equities
Israeli Equities, 0.40%
0.4000% ofIsraeli Equities
New Zealand Equities, 0.40%
0.4000% ofNew Zealand Equities
Austrian Equities, 0.30%
0.3000% ofAustrian Equities
Irish Equities, 0.30%
0.3000% ofIrish Equities
Portuguese Equities, 0.20%
0.2000% ofPortuguese Equities

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