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Contact details

201 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3AE
0845 608 8703 (Dealing)
0800 832 832 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* John Bennett01-Feb-2010 to Present
Asim Rahman» 11-Mar-2013 to Present
Roger Guy» 01-Mar-1993 to 31-Jan-2010
Guillaume Rambourg» 05-Oct-1997 to 31-Jan-2010

Investment objectives

The fund aims to provide long-term capital growth by investing in European company shares.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 14 / 102 17 / 94
Quartile 1 1

Fund ratings

SilverMstar OBSR
FE Crown Rating: 5 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 9.81 11.28
Alpha 4.25 3.66
Beta 0.96 0.90
Sharpe 0.39 1.32
Info Ratio 1.90 0.80
R2 0.95 0.95
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. IMA Europe Excluding UK»
performance chart
ACC +5.1+60.7+49.0+23.7+23.7-12.9+6.4
  IMA EUROPE EXCLUDING UK   +1.4+53.0+39.6+22.4+23.3-16.8+9.6
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf HENDERSON EUROPEAN SELECTED OPPORTUNITIES I INC INC 156.60 (p) 19-Dec-2014 1.40 0.85% 07O8 B412VB0
pdf HENDERSON EUROPEAN SELECTED OPPORTUNITIES I ACC ACC 1277.00 (p) 19-Dec-2014 1.40 0.85% OP80 3247365
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf HENDERSON EUROPEAN SELECTED OPPORTUNITIES A ACC ACC 1205.00 (p) 19-Dec-2014 0.50 1.71% OP02 3243794

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£1,964.1m / $3,067.0m (19-Dec-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 100.0 Monthly Launch31-Aug-1984
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing times12
Minimum initial£ 1,000
Minimum additional£ 100
Initial charge5.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesInitial Charges: ;
Trustee / DepositaryNational Westminster Bank plc
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services (UK) Ltd
Dividend policyJun 01 (Final), Dec 01
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Europe Ex UK Equity *None IMA Europe Excluding UK
Largest holdings, 31-Oct-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
ROCHE 7.40 1 - -
NOVARTIS 6.60 2 - -
BAYER 5.10 3 - -
FRESENIUS 4.80 4 - -
NESTLÉ 4.20 5 - -
NORDEA BANK 3.80 6 - -
AUTOLIV 3.40 7 - -
HENKEL 2.70 8 - -
NOVO NORDISK 2.60 9 - -
ING GROEP 2.30 10 - -
Regional weightings, 31-Oct-2014
Germany24.801 24.80% Germany
Switzerland21.502 21.50% Switzerland
France13.703 13.70% France
Sweden7.004 7.00% Sweden
Netherlands6.305 6.30% Netherlands
Others6.206 6.20% Others
Belgium5.307 5.30% Belgium
Denmark5.008 5.00% Denmark
Italy3.509 3.50% Italy
USA3.4010 3.40% USA
Finland3.3011 3.30% Finland
Sector weightings, 31-Oct-2014
Health Care26.901 26.90% Health Care
Financials21.702 21.70% Financials
Consumer Goods20.903 20.90% Consumer Goods
Basic Materials8.004 8.00% Basic Materials
Industrials6.805 6.80% Industrials
Utilities5.106 5.10% Utilities
Technology4.007 4.00% Technology
Oil & Gas2.408 2.40% Oil & Gas
Telecommunications2.009 2.00% Telecommunications
Consumer Services1.6010 1.60% Consumer Services
Others0.6011 0.60% Others

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, 24.80%
24.8000% ofGerman Equities
Swiss Equities, 21.50%
21.5000% ofSwiss Equities
French Equities, 13.70%
13.7000% ofFrench Equities
Swedish Equities, 7.00%
7.0000% ofSwedish Equities
Dutch Equities, 6.30%
6.3000% ofDutch Equities
International Equities, 6.20%
6.2000% ofInternational Equities
Belgian Equities, 5.30%
5.3000% ofBelgian Equities
Danish Equities, 5.00%
5.0000% ofDanish Equities
Italian Equities, 3.50%
3.5000% ofItalian Equities
US Equities, 3.40%
3.4000% ofUS Equities
Finnish Equities, 3.30%
3.3000% ofFinnish Equities

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