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Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London, EC2Y 9AQ
020 7595 5869 (Fax Number)
0800 727 770 (Main Number)

client-enquiry@jpmorgan.com

Fund managers

* Francesco Conte»01-Apr-1990 to Present
* Jim Campbell»01-Apr-1990 to Present


Investment objectives

Capital growth from smaller European companies (excluding the United Kingdom).

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 2 / 4 3 / 4
Quartile 2 3

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 17.04 20.41
Alpha -6.88 -1.97
Beta 1.65 1.05
Sharpe 2.33 0.36
InfoRatio 1.17 -0.23
R2 0.87 0.87
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. European Smaller Companies»

Performance

performance chart
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    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+49.4 +36.2 +156.8 +21.0 -24.6 +26.2 +49.3
  NAV +39.9+27.0+127.9+18.0 -23.1+15.9+54.8
  European Smaller Companies +32.4+40.4+164.4+30.4-18.7+19.1+58.1
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf JP MORGAN EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC UNIT 1186.50 (p) 17-Apr-2014 -7.06 1284.68 1268.10
16-Apr-2014
119 1.35 1.35
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
JP MORGAN EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC UNIT LONDON 25 32,030,000 382.44 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: JESC; SEDOL: 0341969; ISIN: GB0003419693
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Launched1990
Gross assets£490.1m / $822.6m
Sector European Smaller Companies
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 / accounts26-Nov-2013
Last AGM16-Jul-2013
Next AGMJuly 2013
EGMn/a
Stockbroker(s)Credit Lyonnais
Management contractThe investment manager and secretary are employed under a contract terminable on six months notice without penalty. The fee for their services is calculated and paid monthly in arrears, and is charged at a rate of 1.3% p.a. of the Company's market capitalisation. Funds managed or advised by JPMorgan Asset Management or any of its associated companies are excluded from the calculation and therefore attract no further fee.
Borrowing limitBorrowing shall not to exceed the aggregate of the amount paid up on the share capital of the company and the total of the capital and revenue reserves of the group.
Continuation / Wind-up provisionThe investment manager and secretary are employed under a contract terminable on six months notice without penalty. The fee for their services is calculated and paid monthly in arrears, and is charged at a rate of 1.3% p.a. of the Company's market capitalisation. Funds managed or advised by JPMorgan Asset Management or any of its associated companies are excluded from the calculation and therefore attract no further fee.
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 European Smaller Companies
Largest holdings, 28-Feb-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
USG PEOPLE NV3.301UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT2.206
FREENET AG2.502SOGEFI2.107
WIRE CARD AG2.403BUZZI UNICEM SPA2.108
TEMENOS GROUP AG2.304SAFT GROUPE S.A.2.109
GEOX2.205Azimut2.0010
 Total23.20 
Regional weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Region (%) Rank  
Italy 20.70 1 20.70% Italy
Germany 17.00 2 17.00% Germany
France 13.30 3 13.30% France
Switzerland 12.90 4 12.90% Switzerland
Netherlands 10.20 5 10.20% Netherlands
Spain 5.90 6 5.90% Spain
Sweden 5.30 7 5.30% Sweden
Greece 3.60 8 3.60% Greece
Cash 2.50 9 2.50% Cash
Denmark 2.30 10 2.30% Denmark
Belgium 2.00 11 2.00% Belgium
Finland 1.50 12 1.50% Finland
Others 1.40 13 1.40% Others
Portugal 1.40 14 1.40% Portugal
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Industrials 36.60 1 36.60% Industrials
Consumer Discretionary 21.20 2 21.20% Consumer Discretionary
Information Technology 12.60 3 12.60% Information Technology
Financials 11.90 4 11.90% Financials
Materials 6.60 5 6.60% Materials
Telecommunication Services 4.20 6 4.20% Telecommunication Services
Cash 2.50 7 2.50% Cash
Health Care 2.30 8 2.30% Health Care
Energy 1.20 9 1.20% Energy
Consumer Staples 0.90 10 0.90% Consumer Staples
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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Tom O Jun 16th, 2011 at 09:15 AM

Yes.

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David Castle Nov 09th, 2010 at 04:34 AM

Was this trust originally called JP Morgan European Fledgling IT?

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Joseph Cooper Feb 27th, 2010 at 11:13 AM

Why has the performance become so dire, on 21% discount. Can it be wound up.
is it a dustbin fund!

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Asset allocation

Italian Equities, 20.70%
20.7000% ofItalian Equities
German Equities, 17.00%
17.0000% ofGerman Equities
French Equities, 13.30%
13.3000% ofFrench Equities
Swiss Equities, 12.90%
12.9000% ofSwiss Equities
Dutch Equities, 10.20%
10.2000% ofDutch Equities
Spanish Equities, 5.90%
5.9000% ofSpanish Equities
Swedish Equities, 5.30%
5.3000% ofSwedish Equities
Greek Equities, 3.60%
3.6000% ofGreek Equities
Money Market, 2.50%
2.5000% ofMoney Market
Danish Equities, 2.30%
2.3000% ofDanish Equities
Belgian Equities, 2.00%
2.0000% ofBelgian Equities
Finnish Equities, 1.50%
1.5000% ofFinnish Equities
International Equities, 1.40%
1.4000% ofInternational Equities
Portuguese Equities, 1.40%
1.4000% ofPortuguese Equities

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