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Blackrock Greater European Investment Trust

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Fund Provider BlackRock
Fund Summary To achieve capital growth, primarily through investment in a focused portfolio constructed from a combination of the securities of large, mid and small capitalisation European companies, together with some investment in the developing markets of Europe.
SEDOL code B01RDH7
ISIN GB00B01RDH75
Fund code BRGEL
Managers Sam Vecht, Stefan Gries
Manager Tenure 16 years
Morningstar Category Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity
Fund Size Currently unavailable
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 1.08%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £3.1669
Buy Price £3.3033
Price Date 3rd April 2020
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 25th September 2017
Fund Status OPEN
Sam Vecht, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Emerging Europe equity team. Mr. Vecht's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Vecht began his career with MLIM in 2000 as a member of the Global Emerging Markets team.Mr. Vecht earned a BSc degree, with honours, in international relations and history from the London School of Economics in 2000, and he is fluent in Hebrew.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.450%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance -4.95% +9.44% +8.86% +22.65% -3.26% +6.39% +16.72% +21.11% -7.41% +15.41%
Benchmark Performance
(Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity)
-1.08% +5.24% +23.86% -2.08%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.78% -20.70% +21.48%
1 week 4.85% -17.58% +22.43%
1 month -17.97% -21.07% +3.09%
3 months -20.00% -16.48% -3.52%
6 months -11.61% -12.92% +1.31%
1 year -5.96% -2.25% -3.71%
3 years 4.43% +2.19% +2.24%
5 years 6.21% +5.18% +1.03%
10 years 8.17% +7.36% +0.81%
YTD -20.39% -1.99% -18.41%
Since inception 10.31% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
SAP SE DEU 6.67%
Sika AG Registered Shares CHE 5.99%
adidas AG DEU 5.78%
Safran SA FRA 5.71%
Novo Nordisk A/S B DNK 5.69%
Royal UNIBREW A/S DNK 5.55%
DSV Panalpina AS DNK 4.93%
RELX PLC GBR 4.93%
ASML Holding NV NLD 4.88%
Lonza Group Ltd CHE 4.41%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
31st October 2019 0.0410 £3.8000
9th May 2019 0.0175 £3.4800
1st November 2018 0.0400 £3.2600
3rd May 2018 0.0175 £3.3200
2nd November 2017 0.0370 £3.3850
4th May 2017 0.0175 £3.0450