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abrdn European Smaller Companies I Acc

abrdn European Smaller Companies I Acc



Risk level:


FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5

IA Sector:

IA European Smaller Companies

Income type:




27 February 2024

Last change:

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1 year change:

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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 European Smaller Companies I Acc
  • IA European Smaller Companies
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Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 31/12/18 to 31/12/19 31/12/19 to 31/12/20 31/12/20 to 31/12/21 31/12/21 to 31/12/22 31/12/22 to 31/12/23
abrdn European Smaller Companies I Acc 31.58% 17.86% 30.06% -25.22% 12.41%
IA European Smaller Companies 20.34% 18.09% 18.52% -21.08% 7.94%
N/A N/A% N/A% N/A% N/A% N/A%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
abrdn European Smaller Companies I Acc 9.76% 12.82% 4.69% 4.76% 9.08%
IA European Smaller Companies 6.40% 7.87% -0.93% 0.24% 6.10%
N/A N/A% N/A% N/A% N/A% N/A%

Fund Objective: To generate growth over the longer term (5 years or more) by investing in European smaller capitalisation equities (company shares). Performance Target: To achieve the return of the FTSE Developed Europe Small Cap Index, plus 3% per annum over rolling five year periods (before charges). The Performance Target is the level of performance that the management team hopes to achieve for the fund. There is however no certainty or promise that they will achieve the Performance Target. The ACD believes this is an appropriate target for the fund based on the investment policy of the fund and the constituents of the index.

Manager name:

abrdn Fund Managers Limited

Manager start date:

23 July 2018

Investment style:


Region (geographical):


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.




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. 0.85%
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%
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: iWeb The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £5.00 (per online trade)

*This is an indication based on the market average. The fund’s actual transaction cost will be shown before you place a trade.

Account charges are not included


Asset Allocation

Fund size: 79,886,097.18 GBX

Chart date: February 27, 2024

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Brunello cucinelli s.p.a. 5.50%
Addtech ab 5.30%
Lagercrantz group ab 5.10%
Gaztransport et technigaz 4.60%
Do & co restaurants & caterung ag 4.30%
Diploma plc 4.10%
Interparfums 3.80%
Cts eventim ag & co. kgaa 3.40%
Azimut holding s.p.a. 3.40%
Tecan group ag 3.30%


Sectors Weight
Industrials 31.73%
Financials 12.67%
Consumer Discretionary 11.45%
Information Technology 10.23%
Health Care 8.56%
Materials 6.17%
Consumer Staples 5.02%
Communications 4.65%
Energy 4.40%
Others 3.75%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
UK 19.35%
Italy 19.29%
Germany 13.88%
Switzerland 11.71%
Sweden 11.67%
France 8.05%
Austria 4.16%
Luxembourg 3.67%
Spain 3.35%
Norway 1.84%

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 (%)