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Barings German Growth Tst I GBP Hdgd Acc

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Fund Provider Baring Fund Managers Ltd
Fund Summary The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve capital growth by investing in Germany. The Trust will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 75% of its total assets directly and indirectly in equities and equity related securities of companies incorporated in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Germany, or quoted or traded on the stock exchanges in Germany. For the remainder of its total assets, the Trust may invest directly and indirectly in equities and equity-related securities outside of Germany as well as in fixed income and cash. In order to implement the investment policy the Trust may gain indirect exposure through American depositary receipts, global depositary receipts and other equity related securities including participation notes, structured notes, equity-linked notes and debt securities convertible into equities. The Trust may also obtain indirect exposure through investments in collective investment schemes (including collective investment schemes which are managed by the Manager or an associate of the Manager) and other transferable securities. It may also use derivatives including futures, options, swaps, warrants and forward contracts for efficient portfolio management (including hedging). The Investment Manager considers that equity markets are inefficient and looks to exploit this inefficiency through fundamental analysis. Equity investment teams at the Investment Manager share a common investment approach, best described as Growth at a Reasonable Price (GARP). The Investment Manager considers that long term earnings growth is the driver of stock market performance and that structured fundamental research and a disciplined investment process combining growth, upside/valuation and quality disciplines can identify attractively priced, growth companies. The Investment Manager also considers that the best way of finding unrecognised growth is to identify quality companies with visibility of e
SEDOL code BX8ZV60
Fund code BIGHA
Managers Robert Smith, Paul Morgan
Manager Tenure 12 years
Morningstar Category Other Equity
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £318 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.81%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £7.4940
Buy Price £7.4940
Price Change -0.3854%
Price Date 29th May 2020
Yield 1.72%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 14th August 2017
Fund Status OPEN
Robert joined Barings in 1998 and is responsible for the Barings German Growth Trust. Robert transferred to the Pan European Equity Team in 2008, having previously worked in both the UK & Europe Equity Team and the Pan Euro Small and Mid Cap Team. Robert was appointed Divisional Director in 2005. Before joining Baring Asset Management, Robert worked with HSBC Asset Management and Dresdner RCM Global Investors. Robert is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and has passed the Securities Institute Diploma. He received the Investment Management Certificate in 1995 and was awarded the SFA Registered Representative in 1991.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: -0.289%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017
Fund Performance -22.92% -7.58% +6.14%
Benchmark Performance
(Other Equity)
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Other Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.39% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 week 4.72% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 month 5.71% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
3 months -7.23% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
6 months -18.29% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 year -12.10% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
3 years -5.37% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
5 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -18.70% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
Since inception -3.06% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
SAP SE DEU 9.61%
Airbus SE NLD 8.64%
Allianz SE DEU 7.59%
Siemens AG DEU 5.29%
Volkswagen AG Participating Preferred DEU 5.21%
Deutsche Post AG DEU 4.34%
Lanxess AG DEU 3.51%
Siltronic AG DEU 3.47%
Wirecard AG DEU 3.32%
Merck KGaA DEU 2.64%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd September 2019 0.1473 £8.3710
16th May 2018 0.0966 £9.5780
16th May 2017 0.1163 £8.9300