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BSF European Opportunities Extension A2 EUR

Ranked 34 out of 169 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 : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 34/169 Total Return
  • Rank 143/169 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 112/169 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
110 LM MC Japan Abs Alpha M (PF) EUR Dis (A) (H)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-5.6%

111 Threadneedle American Extended Alpha EUR Ret Net A EUR

-5.7%

112 BSF European Opportunities Extension A2 EUR EUR

-5.7%

113 ABN AMRO Total Return Global Equities C EUR

-5.7%

114 InRIS UCITS PLC-R Parus I EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-5.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.6% 6.6% 0.6%
2017 18.2% 8.0% 4.7% 5.3% -0.7%
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

30/06/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BlackRock ICS Inst Euro Assets Liq Agency Dist 8.95%
Novo Nordisk A/S ORD 4.72%
CHF Cash 4.12%
Lonza Group AG ORD 4.08%
Industria de Diseno Textil SA CFD 3.95%
Straumann Holding AG ORD 3.82%
British American Tobacco PLC CFD 3.68%
DSV A/S ORD 3.64%
Stabilus SA ORD 3.44%
Royal Unibrew A/S ORD 3.34%
30/06/2018

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/08/2007
  • Share Class size409Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0313923228

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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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).