Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 487.69 Day Change GBX -0.95 (-0.19%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.81 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.95 Fund Size 188,696,839.01
Launch Date 31/12/1984 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.95
ISIN GB00B8N46C80 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The objective of the fund is to achieve capital growth. The fund invests primarily in shares of European smaller companies excluding the UK. The fund may use derivatives (complex instruments) to manage the fund more efficiently, with the aim of reducing risk, minimising costs and/or generating additional capital or income. The fund is actively managed within its objectives and is not constrained by a benchmark.

Fund Managers

Adrian Bignell
Based in Henley-on-Thames, Adrian is responsible for a number of European equity portfolios, with a particular interest in the small cap sector. Adrian began his investment career at Cazenove in 1994 and became a director of the company and vice-head of their European Equities team. In September 2003, Adrian joined hedge fund manager, Park Place Capital, as a European small and mid cap analyst. He joined our company in 2003. He holds an MA (Honours) in French from St Andrews University.
Matthew Perowne
Based in Henley-on-Thames, Matthew is a Fund Manager in the European Equities team at Invesco Perpetual. Matthew began his investment career in 2010, joining Invesco as a European equity analyst. Prior to Invesco, Matthew worked for 3yrs at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. Matthew holds a BA in Combined Arts from Durham University, an MSc in Real Estate from London Southbank University, the IMC, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.