Georgina Brittain adopts a bottom-up stock selection style with a tilt towards value and earnings momentum at JP Morgan Asset Management. Brittain is a UK smaller companies expert and her key fund in the sector is the JPM UK Smaller Companies unit trust. She also manages the Fleming Smaller Companies investment trust and is responsible for the smaller company portions of various other funds. Born in August 1968, Brittain was educated at St Mary's Convent and studied Latin and Greek at Oxford. Brittain identifies seasoned investor Nils Taube as the man she admires most in the industry.
Scotsman Jim Campbell studied Economics and Law at Edinburgh University before entering the financial world. In 1988 he began a seven-year stint at Ivory & Sime where he worked as an investment manager for UK and European Smaller Companies. He subsequently switched to JP Morgan Asset Management in 1995. At JP Morgan, Campbell works closely with colleague Francesco Conte. The duo employ a mixture of bottom up, value and growth stock selection styles in their management of a selection of funds which includes the UK-domiciled JPM Europe Smaller Companies fund. They also claim responsibility for the JPM Europe Small Cap and JPM Europe Recovery SICAVs as well as a variety of segregated mandates. Campbell is a keen football fan who keeps fit with regular trips to the gym.
JP Morgan Asset Management’s European Smaller Companies specialist Francesco Conte has been managing funds for the group since joining in 1998. Conte began his career at specialist mergers and acquisitions boutique Ermgassen and Co. as an associate specialising in cross-border alliances. After a three-year stint he moved to Schroder Securities in 1993 taking on the role of lead sell-side analyst in the Italian equities team. At JP Morgan, Conte runs approximately €2 billion including the JPM Europe Small Cap fund. Born in Trapani, Italy, in 1966, Conte holds a degree in Economics with a focus on International Trade and Development from the London School of Economics. He keeps fit by running regularly and enjoys relaxing at the cinema or at home with a good book.
At least 67% of the Sub-Fund's assets (excluding cash and cash equivalents) will be invested in equity securities of small capitalisation companies that are domiciled in, or carrying out the main part of their economic activity in, a European country. Market capitalisation is the total value of a company's shares and may fluctuate materially over time.
Rank 34/61 Total Return
Rank 38/61 Standard Deviation
Rank 34/61 Max Drawdown
|32||Nordea 1 - European Small and Mid Cap Eq BP EUR||EUR||
|33||SLI Glo SICAV European Smaller Companies A EUR||EUR||
|34||JPM Europe Small Cap A Dis EUR||EUR||
|35||Henderson Gartmore Pan European Sm Cos B EUR Acc||EUR||
|36||Pictet-Small Cap Europe-P EUR||EUR||
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|36||Montanaro European Smaller Companies GBP||EUR||
|37||Deutsche Invest I European Small Cap LC||EUR||
|38||JPM Europe Small Cap A Dis EUR||EUR||
|38||Invesco Continental European Small Cap Eq A AD USD||EUR||
|38||Pioneer Funds European Potential A No Dis EUR||EUR||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom
- Launch date18/04/1994
- Share Class size255Mn
- Base currencyEUR
- Min. initial investment0
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management1.50%
- Initial investment5