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12 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DJ
0131 270 3801 (Fax Number)
0131 270 3800 (Main Number)

enquiries@edpam.com

Fund managers

* Dale Robertson»01-Feb-2010 to Present
Peter Jarvis»01-Aug-2007 to 31-Jan-2010
Davina Curling»01-Jan-2005 to 31-Jul-2007
Stephen White»01-Jan-1986 to 31-Dec-2004


Investment objectives

The ojective of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in Continental Europe securities.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 6 / 8 7 / 8
Quartile 3 4

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 12.65 16.80
Alpha 1.95 -2.85
Beta 1.13 1.15
Sharpe 0.68 1.03
InfoRatio 0.64 -0.05
R2 0.87 0.82
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. Europe»

Performance

performance chart
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    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
-3.4 +48.0 +60.7 +50.6 +1.8 -4.0 +13.1
  NAV -4.4+34.2+46.5+38.6 +1.3-4.3+14.2
  Europe -0.2+59.9+69.6+41.7+13.0-4.3+10.8
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNIT 731.25 (p) 31-Oct-2014 -6.88 768.34 767.28
30-Oct-2014
100 1.91 1.91
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNIT LONDON 25 42,069,000 301.00 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: EUT; SEDOL: 0329501; ISIN: GB0003295010
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Launched1972
Gross assets£323.2m / $517.6m
Sector Europe
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly
Annual accountsannual (Click to order)
Last report / accounts21-May-2014
Last AGM14-Jan-2014
Next AGMJanuary 2015
EGMn/a
Stockbroker(s)n/a
Management contractThe Company has appointed Edinburgh Partners as manager and to provide secretarial services with effect from 01-Feb-10. Edinburgh Partners will be entitled to receive a management fee of 0.55% per annum of the Company's market capitalisation payable quarterly in arrears. No performance fee will be payable to Edinburgh Partners. The Investment Management Agreement may be terminated by either party giving 3 months written notice.
Borrowing limitn/a
Continuation / Wind-up provisionThe Fund has the authority to purchase its own shares in the market up to a maximum of 14.99% of the issued share capital. The fund has an unlimited life.
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Europe Ex UK Equity Mixed Europe
Largest holdings, 30-Sep-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
DANSKE BANK A/S3.201POSTNL NV3.106
ROCHE HLDG AG3.202BB BIOTECH3.007
BNP PARIBAS3.203SANOFI2.908
GERRESHEIMER GROUP3.204DELTA LLOYD NV2.909
NOVARTIS AG3.105ENI2.9010
 Total30.70 
Regional weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Region (%) Rank  
Switzerland 17.40 1 17.40% Switzerland
Germany 17.00 2 17.00% Germany
France 16.10 3 16.10% France
Netherlands 15.40 4 15.40% Netherlands
Italy 12.30 5 12.30% Italy
Spain 5.20 6 5.20% Spain
Denmark 5.00 7 5.00% Denmark
Sweden 4.20 8 4.20% Sweden
Ireland 2.70 9 2.70% Ireland
Portugal 2.00 10 2.00% Portugal
Finland 1.80 11 1.80% Finland
Cash & Others 0.90 12 0.90% Cash & Others
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Health Care 17.90 1 17.90% Health Care
Industrial Goods & Services 17.00 2 17.00% Industrial Goods & Services
Banks 11.20 3 11.20% Banks
Automobiles & Parts 9.80 4 9.80% Automobiles & Parts
Telecoms 8.50 5 8.50% Telecoms
Oil & Gas 8.00 6 8.00% Oil & Gas
Technology 7.20 7 7.20% Technology
Food & Beverages 6.20 8 6.20% Food & Beverages
Insurance 5.30 9 5.30% Insurance
Media 2.70 10 2.70% Media
Travel & Leisure 2.70 11 2.70% Travel & Leisure
Financial Services 2.60 12 2.60% Financial Services
Cash & Others 0.90 13 0.90% Cash & Others
Total100.00 


All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. NAV total return performance figures are calculated using fully diluted (where applicable) daily estimated NAV figures from Thomson Financial Datastream and with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

 
 
 
 
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Asset allocation

Swiss Equities, 17.40%
17.4000% ofSwiss Equities
German Equities, 17.00%
17.0000% ofGerman Equities
French Equities, 16.10%
16.1000% ofFrench Equities
Dutch Equities, 15.40%
15.4000% ofDutch Equities
Italian Equities, 12.30%
12.3000% ofItalian Equities
Spanish Equities, 5.20%
5.2000% ofSpanish Equities
Danish Equities, 5.00%
5.0000% ofDanish Equities
Swedish Equities, 4.20%
4.2000% ofSwedish Equities
Irish Equities, 2.70%
2.7000% ofIrish Equities
Portuguese Equities, 2.00%
2.0000% ofPortuguese Equities
Finnish Equities, 1.80%
1.8000% ofFinnish Equities
Money Market, 0.90%
0.9000% ofMoney Market

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