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Lazard European Smaller Companies C Acc

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Fund Provider Lazard Fund Managers Limited
Fund Summary The objective of the Sub-Fund is to achieve capital growth over at least 5 years. The Sub-Fund will invest at least 70% in equity and equity-related securities (namely, common and preferred stock, convertible securities, warrants and rights) of European smaller companies, being generally companies within the market capitalisation range of the MSCI Europe Small Cap Index. The Sub-Fund is actively managed and, at the discretion of the ACD, the Sub-Fund may retain its investments in companies which were within that bracket at the time of acquisition but which grow beyond it in the course of time. The Sub-Fund uses the index as a measure of market capitalisation of companies, but is not constrained to invest in companies within the IndexThe Sub-Fund may invest in any industry sector. The Sub-Fund may also invest in units or shares of other collective investment schemes (which may also include exchange traded funds and listed closed-end funds), cash and near cash. The Sub-Fund may invest in shares or units of collective investment schemes which are managed or operated by the ACD or an associate of the ACD. The Sub-Fund may use derivatives and forward transactions for the purposes of efficient portfolio management. The ACD considers that the use of derivatives for this purpose is not likely to affect the volatility or risk profile of the Sub-Fund. While the Sub-Fund investments will have no direct connection to any specific index or to any sector or industry weights, for performance reporting purposes, a comparison will be made against the MSCI Europe Small Cap Index. However, the Sub-Fund is not constrained by this Index, and nor does the Sub-Fund seek to target the performance of this Index. The ACD believes this is a realistic comparator for the Sub-Fund based on the policy of the Sub-Fund and the constituents of the Index. In certain documents, we may wish to show the performance of the Sub-Fund as compared to some of our peers. In such a case, we will compare the pe
SEDOL code B88ZX47
ISIN GB00B88ZX473
Fund code LZESA
Managers Patricia Biggers, Julie Toran, Edward Rosenfeld, Alan Clifford
Manager Tenure 14 years
Morningstar Category Europe Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector European Smaller Companies
Fund Size £223 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.79%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £5.9330
Buy Price £5.9330
Price Change +0.2027%
Price Date 29th May 2020
Yield 1.48%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 19th June 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Patricia Biggers Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager/Analyst Lazard Asset Management Limited (London) Patricia Biggers is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on the European, International, and Global Small Cap Equity teams. She began working in the investment field in 1992. Prior to joining Lazard in 2004, Patricia was with Deutsche Asset Management, Zurich Scudder Investments, and the Ford Foundation in New York City. She has an MBA from New York University and a BA (Hons) from the University of Texas at Austin.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.010%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance -14.96% -6.78% +14.24% +18.37% +13.37% +12.12% +26.01%
Benchmark Performance
(Europe Small-Cap Equity)
-14.20% -8.11% +11.98% +25.67% +10.21%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Europe Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.20% -6.18% +6.38%
1 week 5.21% +9.58% -4.38%
1 month 7.31% +0.64% +6.67%
3 months -3.88% -3.09% -0.79%
6 months -8.74% +1.23% -9.97%
1 year -4.07% +0.72% -4.79%
3 years -1.43% +7.99% -9.42%
5 years 6.11% +11.35% -5.24%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -12.80% +4.85% -17.65%
Since inception 12.23% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Volution Group PLC GBR 2.35%
JTC PLC Ordinary Shares GBR 2.09%
Kinepolis Group NV BEL 2.08%
Aroundtown SA DEU 2.01%
Karnov Group AB SWE 2.00%
Polypipe Group PLC GBR 1.91%
Dermapharm Holding SE Bearer Shares DEU 1.85%
FinTech Group AG DEU 1.84%
Royal UNIBREW A/S DNK 1.81%
JOST Werke AG DEU 1.64%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st April 2020 0.0018 £4.9309
1st October 2019 0.0975 £6.2279
1st October 2018 0.0839 £6.7131
2nd October 2017 0.0761 £6.6180
3rd April 2017 0.0097 £5.5880