Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 2,321.00 Day Change GBX +6.00 (0.26%)
Price Date 15 Jan 2018 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.12 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.71 Fund Size 2,583,117,137.71
Launch Date 04/11/1985 Standard Initial Charge (%) 3.50
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.71
ISIN GB0003874798 Min TopUp (£) 250.00

Fund Objective

Aims to provide long-term capital growth. Invests primarily in the shares of continental European companies. The portfolio is likely to have a bias towards medium-sized and smaller companies. Can use derivatives with the aim of risk or cost reduction or to generate additional capital or income in line with the fund's risk profile. The fund has discretion in its choices of investments within its objectives and policies. Income is accumulated in the share price. Shares can usually be bought and sold each business day of the fund. This fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to sell their shares in the fund within 5 years. Investment in the fund should be regarded as a long-term investment.

Fund Managers

Samuel Morse
Sam Morse assumed responsibility for the Fidelity European Fund on 1 January 2010. Sam joined Fidelity in 1990 and spent seven years with the company as a research analyst, covering pan-European retail stocks, and then as a portfolio manager, running funds including Fidelity Income Plus Fund, Fidelity Growth and Income Fund and Fidelity MoneyBuilder Growth Fund. He then left Fidelity to be Head of UK Equities at M&G. Sam returned to Fidelity in 2004 to manage UK equities for institutional clients. He managed the Fidelity MoneyBuilder Growth Fund from December 2006 for three years. On 1st January 2010, Sam handed over his UK equity portfolios to new managers and took on responsibility of the FIF European Fund. Sam has an MBA from INSEAD and a BA from the University of North Carolina.