F & C Investments

European Assets Trust

  • We have delivered impressive performance

  • How to Invest

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  • Performance

    Since 1972 the European Assets Trust has offered investors access to the often overlooked benefits of small and mid-cap investing in Europe.

    As a broad, diverse and under-researched opportunity set the European small and mid-cap universe provides an ideal environment for fundamental company research based active fund management. And in the right hands there’s potential for an actively managed investment strategy to deliver both attractive investment returns and meaningful outperformance.

    European Assets Trust has provided its shareholders with strong capital gains, relative outperformance and an attractive dividend of 6%*.

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     European Asset Trust - performance chart

     Source: Lipper. Basis: share price, percentage growth, bid to bid, net income reinvested.

  • Performance (%) as at 31.10.2016

    Cumulative performance 1 month YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years
    NAV 1.55 7.66 14.40 39.86 130.16
    Share price -1.24 -1.03 4.53 29.97 144.67
    Benchmark 2.77 22.76 29.41 42.54 108.45
    Discrete annual performance 2016/2015 2015/2014 2014/2013 2013/2012 2012/2011
    NAV 14.40 20.39 1.55 45.57 13.04
    Share price 4.53 26.46 -1.68 59.47 18.05
    Benchmark 29.41 13.27 -2.76 44.33 1.32

    Source: Lipper and F&C. Basis: Percentage growth, total return, bid to bid price with net income reinvested in sterling. Basis in accordance with the regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority.

    The cumulative performance table refers to periods ending 31.10.2016

    *Calculated with reference December 31 net asset value with dividend payments made in January, May and August of each year.

    **The date the current investment strategy was adopted by the fund.

    On going charges calculated in accordance with AIC recommendations, and management fee rate as at the end of December 2015. Please refer to the latest annual report as to how the fee is structured. The share price may either be below (at a discount) or above (at a premium) to the NAV. Discounts and premiums vary continuously. Performance information excludes any product charges which can be found in the Key Features document for the relevant product.

  • The value of shares and the income from them is not guaranteed and can fall as well as rise due to stock market movements. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. When you sell your shares, you might get back less than you originally invested. If markets fall, gearing can magnify the negative impact on performance. Changes in rates of exchange may have an adverse effect on the value, price or income of investments. Emerging Markets, Unquoted Companies and Smaller companies carry a higher degree of risk and their value can be more sensitive to market movement; their shares may be less liquid and performance may be more volatile.

  • Sam Cosh

    Sam Cosh

    Fund Manager

Past performance is not a guide to future results. The value of investments can go down as well as up.

The shares of the Company are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Information in this section of the website concerning the Company is directed solely at persons who are located in the UK. Nothing on this website is, or is intended to be, an offer, advice, or an invitation, to buy or sell any investments. Potential investors must read our full terms and conditions before proceeding further with any investment product referred to on this website. The information on this website may not be suitable for everyone, and retail investors unsure whether an investment product referenced on this website will meet their individual needs should seek advice before proceeding further with such product.

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