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abrdn Europe ex UK Smaller Companies Platform 1 Acc GBP

abrdn Europe ex UK Smaller Companies Platform 1 Acc GBP



IA Sector:

IA European Smaller Companies

Risk level:


FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5




24 July 2024

Last change:

icon-down-small -0.68%

1 year change:

icon-up-small 5.97%

5 year annualised return:


12 month yield:


At a glance

At a glance performance and information


Share Dealing Account Yes

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  • abrdn Europe ex UK Smaller Companies Platform 1 Acc GBP
  • IA European Smaller Companies
  • MSCI Europe ex UK Small Cap

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 30/06/19 to 30/06/20 30/06/20 to 30/06/21 30/06/21 to 30/06/22 30/06/22 to 30/06/23 30/06/23 to 30/06/24
abrdn Europe ex UK Smaller Companies Platform 1 Acc GBP 4.26% 37.45% -22.09% 8.52% 5.35%
IA European Smaller Companies -0.64% 36.79% -20.36% 8.38% 7.93%
MSCI Europe ex UK Small Cap -0.40% 42.39% -16.93% 11.70% 9.54%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
abrdn Europe ex UK Smaller Companies Platform 1 Acc GBP 0.24% 5.95% 5.97% -5.02% 5.07%
IA European Smaller Companies 2.34% 7.84% 7.93% -2.71% 5.10%
MSCI Europe ex UK Small Cap 5.22% 10.42% 12.15% 0.64% 7.98%

Fund Objective: To generate growth over the long term (5 years or more) by investing in European smaller capitalisation equities (company shares). Performance Target: To achieve the return of the MSCI Europe ex UK Small Cap Index, plus 3% per annum over rolling five year periods (before charges). There is no certainty or promise that the Performance Target will be achieved. The MSCI Europe ex UK Small Cap Index (the "Index") is a representative index of the stock market for European (excluding UK) smaller companies.

Manager name:

abrdn Fund Managers Limited

Manager start date:

25 August 2014

Investment style:


Region (geographical):

Europe Ex UK

Manager Biography:

Andrew Paisley is Head of Smaller Companies at abrdn. He is responsible for the management of the European Smaller Companies strategy which includes a Luxembourg SICAV fund, UK OEIC fund and a number of segregated mandates. As head of the team, he is responsible for the management of the UK, Europe and Global Small Cap Team and performance. Andrew began his career as a Chartered Accountant at Arthur Andersen, before becoming sector analyst for Sutherlands Stockbrokers. He joined Edinburgh Fund Managers in 1999, joining Kempen Capital Management in 2006. In 2011, he became co-manager of all UK smaller company mandates at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, prior to joining abrdn in August 2014 as Deputy Head of Smaller Companies before being appointed Head of Smaller Companies in March 2020. Andrew has an LLB (Hons), CA, IMC. He has 28 years in the industry and 8 at the company.


MSCI Europe ex UK Small Cap


IA European Smaller Companies

FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5

Fees & charges

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Charge Who receives this? What is it? Amount
Initial charge: The fund manager Charges applied by the fund management company for investing in their fund. Please note that Investment Managers may charge each time you buy new units or shares in a fund or trust. Where Investment Managers would have an entry charge, we will negotiate to have it waived so you will not be charged. 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: The fund manager The annual charge paid to a fund manager to cover the costs of running the fund. It is an estimate based on the actual amount charged in the previous year. 0.92%
Performance Fee: The fund manager A performance fee joins up the interest of the fund manager and their investors. A performance fee is taken when the fund beats pre-set conditions. 0.000000
Typical transaction cost: The fund manager The costs of dealing within a fund, which the Investment Manager must pay to continue managing the assets. This includes where the Manager decides to sell one stock and buy another. The costs will vary from one fund to another based on how often the Investment Manager trades and the costs applied when trading. 0.188%*
Dealing commission: Lloyds The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £1.50

Asset Allocation

Fund size: 33,346,210.47 GBX

Chart date: July 24, 2024

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Nemetschek se 4.70%
Addtech ab 4.60%
Vidrala, s.a. 4.30%
Brunello cucinelli s.p.a. 4.30%
Cts eventim ag & co. kgaa 4.30%
Rational aktiengesellschaft 4.20%
Gaztransport et technigaz 4.20%
Azimut holding s.p.a. 4.10%
Troax group ab 4.10%
Kesko oyj 3.90%


Sectors Weight
Industrials 28.70%
Consumer Discretionary 11.80%
Financials 10.60%
Information Technology 9.40%
Consumer Staples 9.00%
Health Care 7.80%
Materials 7.70%
Others 6.10%
Money Market 4.80%
Communications 4.10%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
Cash & Cash Equivalents 4.79%

What is ESG?

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is an approach for evaluating to what extent a company works towards social goals. For investors this can be used in order to understand how their funds and the assets they are made up of work towards these goals and use that information to help make sustainable investment choices.

ESG Metric


MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile (0-100)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Global Percentile (0-100)


Fund Environmental Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Social Score Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Severe Governance Controversies Involvement (%)





Important legal information

The Lloyds Bank Direct Investments Service is operated by Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG. Registered in England and Wales no. 3195646. Halifax Share Dealing Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN under registration number 183332. A Member of the London Stock Exchange and an HM Revenue & Customs Approved ISA Manager.

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