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Baring German Growth

Ranked 6 out of 73 in - Germany over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR

Managed by

Robert Smith

Robert Smith joined Baring Asset Management in 1998 and in 2000 worked in the UK and Europe equity team before joining the pan European small and mid cap team in 2004. He was appointed divisional director in 2005 and since 2008 he has been responsible for the Baring German Growth Trust and other European income products, and is also a member of the industrials global sector team. Robert holds the Investment Management Certificate and has passed the Securities Institute Diploma. He is an SFA registered representative and is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts.

Objective

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in the German markets.

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Performance

Germany over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 21.9% -1.0%
2014 1.0% 2.2% 1.1% -6.0% 4.0%
2013 30.1% 6.1% 1.2% 8.3% 11.9%
2012 30.6% 17.0% -8.3% 13.4% 7.3%
2011 -16.3% 1.1% 4.9% -25.9% 6.5%
2010 24.6% 3.1% -0.9% 5.8% 15.3%
2009 34.2% -14.0% 23.6% 19.4% 5.6%
2008 -42.7% -19.5% 0.2% -14.5% -16.9%
2007 16.5% 7.0% 12.0% -3.8% 1.1%
2006 26.0% 14.5% -5.3% 5.9% 9.8%
2005 34.7% 6.7% 9.8% 9.2% 5.3%
2004 13.4% 3.3% 4.6% -3.1% 8.3%
2003 49.8% -11.9% 39.1% 5.1% 16.3%
2002 -44.9% 3.1% -20.5% -33.5% 1.0%
2001 -28.1% -14.1% -1.1% -25.6% 13.8%
2000 3.0% 29.1% -11.6% -1.0% -8.9%
1999 70.6% 10.2% 11.9% -2.9% 42.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/11/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Daimler AG ORD 9.76
Bayer AG ORD 8.49
Allianz SE ORD 8.39
Airbus Group SE ORD 5.58
SAP SE ORD 4.38
Deutsche Telekom AG ORD 3.93
BASF SE ORD 3.63
Aareal Bank AG ORD 3.20
Freenet AG ORD 2.63
Aurubis AG ORD 2.33
30/04/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Ireland
  7. Macau
  8. Singapore
  9. Switzerland
  10. Taiwan
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/05/1990
  • Share Class size112Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0000822576

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in EUR).