BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc

Name
BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc
Manager
BlackRock
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB00B01RDH75
Sector
Europe
Launched
20/09/2004
OCF
1.09 %
Risk Rating
4
3 Year Sharpe
1.19
3 Year Alpha
3.57
Yield
1.5 %
Benchmark
FTSE World Eur Ex UK TR EUR
Fund Size
£ 328.3 million
NAV
402
Gearing
101
Discount Premium
-4
The objective is the achievement of 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.
Holding %
Lonza Group Ltd 7.28 %
SAP SE 5.44 %
Safran SA 5.12 %
Novo Nordisk A/S B 4.62 %
Sika AG Registered Shares 4.61 %
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 3.75 %
Thales 3.33 %
Unilever NV DR 3.17 %
Sberbank of Russia PJSC ADR 2.93 %
Ferrari NV 2.93 %
Region %
Eurozone 45.99 %
Europe - ex Euro 35.40 %
Sector %
Industrials 24.13 %
Healthcare 21.34 %
Technology 11.99 %
Basic materials 11.68 %
Financial Services 11.59 %
Consumer Cyclical 10.50 %
Name
BlackRock
Address
02940-8019, Providence, United States
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Stefan Gries
Joined 06/22/2017

Stefan Gries joined BlackRock’s European equity team in 2008, after previous roles at Scottish Widows, Aberdeen Asset Management and Deutsche Bank. Stefan gained his MA in Economics & Spanish from the University of St. Andrews. He started his career in 2005 as European equity analyst and portfolio assistant at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. He joined BlackRock’s European equity team in 2008 and is responsible for covering the energy sector.

Sam Vecht
Joined 09/20/2004

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.

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