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Comgest Growth Europe S EUR Acc

Ranked 842 out of 1025 in - Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Arnaud Cosserat

Arnaud Cosserat joined Comgest in 1996 and is today chief executive officer of the Comgest Group. Arnaud is a long-standing portfolio manager within the European equity team and holds the role of chief investment officer, responsible for overseeing the firm’s investment team and ensuring the best practices are in place to entrench the firm’s philosophy to successful long-term investing. Arnaud started his career in 1989 as an analyst at Banque Paribas, before joining Société de Bourse Oddo and then Generali as a portfolio manager. He holds a Master’s degree in Science from the ESSEC business school in Paris, and is a member of the French Society of Financial Analysts (SFAF).

Laurent Dobler

Laurent Dobler is a managing director of Comgest S.A and a lead portfolio manager within the European equity team. As the firm’s longest serving portfolio manager, Laurent joined the firm in 1991 and has since been instrumental in forging and refining the Comgest quality growth investment philosophy. Laurent started his career in Geneva in 1986 with Banque Paribas as an analyst and portfolio manager of a German equity fund before he joined the Geneva fund management team of Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild where he specialised in European and Japanese equities. With a degree in Economics from the Sorbonne University and a Master’s degree in Law from University Paris II, Laurent also studied at Sciences Po (Institut d’Etudes Politiques) in Paris, where he majored in Finance and Fiscal Policy.

Pierre Lamelin

Pierre Lamelin joined Comgest in 2012 and is a portfolio manager and analyst specialising in European equities. He co‐leads the Comgest Growth Europe fund as well as a number of segregated mandates. He contributes widely to the European team’s research coverage for a diverse selection of quality growth stocks across multiple sectors. Pierre started his career in 2004 as an equity analyst at Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux where he spent seven years covering the European luxury goods and cosmetics sectors. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Sciences Po (Institut d’Etudes Politiques) in Paris and is a CIIA holder (Certified International Investment Analyst).


The investment objective of the Europe Shariah Fund is to seek to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in Europe. The Investment Manager intends to invest in Shariah compliant common shares issued by European companies at least two thirds of which will be quoted or traded on Regulated Markets in Member States and in Switzerland.

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Europe over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
  • Rank 842/1025 Total Return
  • Rank 584/1025 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 951/1025 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 7.4% 6.7% 1.8% -1.1% 0.0%
2016 -3.2% -6.6% 2.7% 1.4% -0.6%
2015 15.7% 16.6% -3.9% -3.2% 6.7%
2014 10.6% 2.4% 2.4% -0.1% 5.6%
2013 15.9% 9.5% -4.1% 7.0% 3.1%
2012 32.7% 13.9% 3.0% 6.9% 5.8%
2011 -1.0% -1.0% 2.3% -8.4% 6.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/12/2010
  • Share Class size08Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN IE00B4ZJ4634

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management2.00%

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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).