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SCHRODER EUROPEAN ALPHA INCOME C

SCHRODER EUROPEAN ALPHA INCOME C - Overview

Overview of SCHRODER EUROPEAN ALPHA INCOME C

The Fund aims to achieve a high income with some long-term capital growth by investing in companies incorporated in a member state of the EEA or Switzerland or in companies which derive a predominant proportion of their revenues or profits from these countries or which are predominantly operating in them.

  • Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
  • Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%

Fund summary

Sector Europe Excluding UK
Structure OEIC
Launched August, 2012
Size £305m
Yield 3.4%
Charging basis Capital
Dividends paid Feb, May, Aug, Nov

Charges

Standard initial charge 0.00%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Additional bid/offer spread 0.00%
Annual management charge 1.00%
Total expense ratio 1.19%

Risks

Before investing make sure you have understood the risks relevant to the fund by reviewing our Risk Warnings section. Further information on the risks are contained in the fund's Key Investor Information Document, which we make available to you before you make a decision to invest, alternatively it is available on request.

Bestinvest view

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Portfolio

Allocation Proportion(%)
Equity 97
High yield bonds 0
Quality bonds 0
Property 0
Commodities 0
Hedge 0
Fund cash 3
Allocation Proportion(%)
UK 0
Europe 100
North America 0
Japan 0
Pacific 0
Other Equity 0
Allocation Proportion(%)
Large Caps 45
Mid Caps 41
Small Caps 14

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Investment process

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Bid price(inc) 161.50p
Accum units 176.70p
Fund commentary
Fund data updated on 27/02/15

Asset allocation

Allocation Proportion(%)
Equity 97
High yield bonds 0
Quality bonds 0
Property 0
Commodities 0
Hedge 0
Fund cash 3

Equity Geographic

Allocation Proportion(%)
UK 0
Europe 100
North America 0
Japan 0
Pacific 0
Other Equity 0

Equity Capitalisation

Allocation Propor
tion(%)
Large Caps 45
Mid Caps 41
Small Caps 14

Top 10 holdings

As at: 31/10/2014
5.01% Renault(Regie Nationale Des Usines)
4.79% Pandora As
4.34% Abengoa
4.17% Valeo
4.03% Delta Lloyd Nv
4.01% Wienerberger Ag
3.15% Grupo Catalana De Occidente Sa
3.06% Zurich Insurance Group Ltd
3.01% Ing Groep N.v.
2.92% Eni
Source: Trustnet

Sector breakdown

Financials 33%
Industrials 21%
Consumer Goods 15%
Health Care 9%
Technology 6%
Oil & Gas 4%
Utilities 4%
Telecommunications 3%
Basic Materials 1%
Consumer Services 1%

Portfolio details

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Constraints

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Average monthly relative returns Bestinvest MRI
10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14 14/15   3 years 5 years Career 3 years 5 years Career
-0.07%   0.43%
Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

James Sym

Manager. Sym is a member of the pan-European equity team. Sym graduated from St John’s College, Cambridge with a degree in Natural Science and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Sym has 6 years’ investment experience.

Track record

The track record of James Sym in managing mutual funds in this sector is still too short for us to draw any meaningful conclusions and so our assessment is based largely on qualitative aspects.

Periods of worst performance
Absolute -8% (May 2014 - December 2014)
Relative -7% (March 2014 - November 2014)

Other funds managed

Sector record since August 2013 (2 yr)




About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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