Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 170.20 Offer Price GBX 179.10
Mid Price - Day Change GBX 0.00 (0.00%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 2.13 Fund Size 86,098,119.88
Launch Date 01/10/2007 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.35 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 2.13
ISIN GB00B249JZ41 Min TopUp (£) 1,000.00

Fund Objective

The fund aims to provide capital appreciation over the medium to long term through investment in a portfolio of European equities, excluding the UK.

Fund Managers

Stuart Mitchell
Stuart is the Managing Partner and CIO of S. W. Mitchell Capital and the Investment Manager of two funds; the S. W. Mitchell European Fund and the SWMC European Fund, as well as a number of managed accounts. Prior to founding SWMC in 2005 Stuart was a Principal, Director and Head of Specialist Equities at JO Hambro Investment Management (JOHIM, now Waverton Investment Management). At JOHIM he set up and managed the Charlemagne Fund, a long/short European fund, and the JOHIM European Fund, a long only European fund. The JOHIM European Fund rose by 133% since inception in December 1998 until March 2005 compared with 8% for the benchmark index and was number 1 rated by Micropal within its sector and three star ranked by S&P. Upon leaving university in 1987 Stuart joined Morgan Grenfell Asset Management (MGAM) and soon afterwards assumed responsibility for managing the continental European equity assets for MGAM’s British pension fund clients. Stuart was appointed a director of MGAM in 1996. He was then made Head of European Equities and was responsible for $27 billion of equity assets. Whilst at MGAM he managed the Morgan Grenfell European Fund which rose by 123% from January 1990 to June 1996 compared with 85% for the benchmark index and was awarded 1st place by Micropal (5 year awards) in 1996. Stuart was born in Scotland and educated at Fettes College and St. Andrews University where he read Medieval History. He is also a graduate of the Owner/President Management programme from the Harvard Business School. Stuart speaks English and French.