Barings Europe Select Trust
as of 19/07/2019
|Umbrella||Baring Fund Managers Limited|
Share Class Info
|Share Class||Class A EUR Acc|
|Accumulating / Distributing||Accumulative|
|Share Class Inception Date||15/10/2009|
The Barings Europe Select Trust has soft closed, effective 23 May 2016.
We will continue to accept investments from existing unitholders and platform partners, at our discretion. For further details on our decision to soft close this Fund, please view the limited issue notice.
Barings has launched an Irish-domiciled mirror fund - the Barings Europe Select Fund, which is open to new investors. The fund maintains the same portfolio management team, objective, benchmark, fee schedule and other key features as the existing U.K. domiciled fund. The only differentiating feature is that the fund is domiciled in Ireland and subsequently able to preserve its UCITS status regardless of the outcome of Brexit. View more information on the Barings Europe Select Fund.
The Barings Europe Select Trust, managed by Nicholas Williams, Colin Riddles and Rosemary Simmonds, employs a proven process exploiting market inefficiencies. The team employ bottom-up research focused on identifying mispriced stocks. In this under-researched environment, we remain convinced that smaller European companies offer a compelling opportunity to add value through market analysis and effective stock selection.
Summary fund objective
The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in Europe.
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 smaller companies incorporated in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Europe or quoted or traded on the stock exchanges in Europe.
Smaller European companies can be defined as those companies which are constituents of the bottom 30% of total market capitalisation of Europe’s listed companies.
For the remainder of its total assets, the Trust may invest outside of Europe, as well as in larger companies, and in fixed income and cash.
While the Trust will aim to diversify its investments, allocation to certain countries, industries or sectors may be more than 30% of its total assets depending on the Investment Manager’s assessment at different times.
In order to implement the investment policy the Trust may gain 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 invest in collective investment schemes and other transferable securities. It may also use derivatives including futures, options, swaps, warrants and forward contracts for efficient portfolio management (including hedging).
Investors’ attention is drawn to the fact that the Trust is eligible to the personal equity plan (“plan d’epargne en actions” or “PEA”) in France. In this context, the Manager undertakes that the Trust will invest on a permanent basis at least 75% of its assets in securities or rights eligible to the French PEA Savings Plan “PEA” regime, that is shares and warrants issued by companies where the head office is in the European Union (EU) or a European Economic Area (EEA) Country, except Liechtenstein, and subject to corporate income tax under normal conditions the Trust will be suitable for French investors.
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Investment involves risk. The value of any investments and any income generated may go down as well as up and is not guaranteed. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.
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