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BSF European Opportunities Extension A2 EUR

Ranked 10 out of 181 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

David Tovey

David Tovey was born in London during the late seventies. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 1998 with a degree in economics. He joined Blackrock (then Merrill Lynch) in the same year as an analyst. Having progressed to become a fund manager, he currently runs the BGF Swiss Small & Mid Cap Opportunities Fund. Outside of fund management he enjoys tennis.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total returns through the use of an extension strategy. The Fund will seek to gain at least 70% of its investment exposure to companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Europe. The Fund will seek to achieve this investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets in equities and equity-related securities (including derivatives) and, when determined appropriate, cash and near-cash instruments.

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Performance

Long/Short Equity over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 10/181 Total Return
  • Rank 167/181 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 141/181 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
8 PTR-Mandarin-I EUR EUR

19.1%

9 Catella Nordic Long/Short Equity RC H-EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

18.5%

10 BSF European Opportunities Extension A2 EUR EUR

18.0%

11 DNB Fund ECO Absolute Return A EUR EUR

17.4%

12 SWMC European B EUR EUR

16.7%

Fund Name Currency Risk
165 Odey Swan I EUR EUR

13.0

166 Rivoli International Fund V9 E

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

13.0

167 BSF European Opportunities Extension A2 EUR EUR

13.2

168 RBR European Long Short (LUX) P EUR EUR

14.1

169 Lamartine Performance Long/Short EUR

14.2

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 8.0%
2016 3.5% -5.5% 0.1% 8.7% 0.7%
2015 36.9% 20.5% 3.1% -3.4% 14.2%
2014 20.0% 10.3% 1.1% 1.6% 5.9%
2013 44.9% 10.7% 2.9% 11.8% 13.8%
2012 22.9% 13.0% -4.9% 10.1% 3.9%
2011 -8.8% -1.0% -1.2% -12.1% 6.0%
2010 19.4% 3.9% -4.1% 8.7% 10.3%
2009 46.8% -5.2% 24.2% 19.0% 4.8%
2008 -36.8% -10.6% 0.7% -16.3% -16.1%
2007 -4.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BlackRock ICS Inst Euro Assets Liq Agency Dist 8.94
EUR Cash 7.94
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 4.25
Stabilus SA ORD 3.62
DCC PLC ORD 3.41
Kinepolis Group NV ORD 3.26
DSV A/S ORD 3.26
Alten SA ORD 3.12
Loomis AB ORD 3.08
Hexagon AB ORD 2.81
31/12/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Hungary
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Jersey
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Poland
  15. Portugal
  16. Singapore
  17. Spain
  18. Sweden
  19. Switzerland
  20. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/08/2007
  • Share Class size464Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0313923228

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).