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BlackRock Greater Europe IT

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BlackRock Greater Europe IT
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    To achieve capital growth, through investment in a focused portfolio constructed from a combination of the securities or large, mid and small capitalisation European companies, together with some investment in the developing markets of Europe.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Sam Vecht Since 20-Sep-2004

    Sam Vecht, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Emerging Europe equity team. He is responsible...


    Vincent Devlin Since 31-Jul-2008

    Vincent Devlin, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental...


  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    FE Analytics
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    BlackRock Greater Europe IT +10.8 +20.1 +9.2 +57.6 +65.2
    Europe +9.6 +20.5 +14.5 +86.1 +89.1
    NAV +6.2 +18.5 +9.3 +52.9 +57.9

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Europe?

    Quartile Ranking

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

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Mstar OBSR

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 14.81 14.47
    ? Alpha -9.56 -6.99
    ? Beta 1.30 1.10
    ? Sharpe 0.19 0.77
    ? Info Ratio -0.84 -1.01
    ? R2 0.77 0.88
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 109
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.50%
    ? TER 0.55%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial n/a
    Additional n/a
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    BlackRock Greater Europe IT GBX 260.00 27 Apr 2015 -3.64 272.16 272.16 103 1.81 1.81


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    BlackRock Greater Europe IT INC London BRGE ZA82 B01RDH7 GB00B01RDH75
    BlackRock Greater Europe IT Sub sub INC n/a BRGS MDT0 B99HJ52 GB00B99HJ527

    Sub shares

      Currency Price Date Exercise date Share Ratio Exercise price Issued
    BlackRock Greater Europe IT Sub sub GBX 23.50 27-Apr-2015 30-Apr-2016 n/a 248.00 n/a
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (28 Feb 2015)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 German Equities 17.00
    2 French Equities 16.40
    3 Swiss Equities 13.50
    4 Italian Equities 11.50
    5 Dutch Equities 7.30
    6 Swedish Equities 6.90
    7 Irish Equities 6.40
    8 Danish Equities 5.40
    9 Belgian Equities 3.30
    10 Others 12.30

    Top Holdings

    Top holdings is not available for this fund
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Fund type: United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
    Nominal value: 0
    Fund Launch: 20-Sep-2004
    Savings plan: NO
    Last AGM: 03-Dec-2014
    Stockbroker(s): Collins Stewart
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Exchange: London
    Issued: 105,676,000
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: N/A
    Next AGM: November 2014
    Management Contract: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (BlackRock... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: N/A
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £274.8m / $418.9m (27-Apr-15)
    Market Value: £ 277.14m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 21-Oct-2014
    EGM: 23-Feb-2012
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL

    020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
    020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

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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