Henderson EuroTrust plc invests predominantly in large and medium sized companies which are percieved to be undervalued in view of their growth prospects or on account of significant changes in management or structure.
Value of Investment
The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and you may not get back your original investment.
Past performance is not a guide to future performance.
More information can be found on the prices and performance page. http://www.henderson.com/sites/trusts/bankers-trust/pricesandperformance.aspx
Full details of risks. http://www.henderson.com/sites/trusts/bankers-trust/keyrisks.aspx
The effect of borrowing money for investment purposes. The amount a company can “gear” is the amount it can borrow in order to invest. Gearing is used in the expectation that the returns on the investments bought will exceed the costs of the borrowings that funded the purchase. Where a negative gearing figure is shown, this number represents the percentage of the portfolio held as cash. "
Tim Stevenson, Fund Manager
Tim Stevenson joined Henderson Global Investors in 1986 and has been managing European portfolios since 1984. He has been involved in Henderson EuroTrust plc since its launch in 1992 and has been manager since October 1994. He also manages the European portfolios of The Bankers Investment Trust PLC and the Law Debenture Corporation plc. He describes his investment style as stock picking with a growth bias.
Mark Tapley, Chairman
Mark was appointed to the Board in 2000 and as Chairman in November 2007. He has over 35 years’ experience in the investment management industry. He is a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management, and an adviser to the investment committees of Lloyd's Register and the
Consumer Association. He was previously managing director and group chief investment officer of WestLB Asset Management, a member of the CFA Society of the UK and Executive Director of the Hedge Fund Centre at London Business School.
Joop Feilzer, Director
Joop was appointed to the Board in November 2007. He is a member of the supervisory board of the Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the body which regulates the Dutch financial sector. He held various executive positions at the Fortis and Fortis Bank group of companies for a number of years, and was formerly a director of various BNP Paribas companies and of AG Insurance. He is a former Vice Chairman of CTP Property NV and a supervisory board member of several Dutch foundations.
John Cornish, Director
John was appointed to the Board in November 2007 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Previously he was a partner at Deloitte LLP where he led the firm’s services to the investment trust industry. He served as Chairman of Framlington Innovative Growth Trust plc for four years until 2010 and currently he is a director of RIT Capital Partners plc, RCM Technology Trust PLC, Strategic Equity Capital plc and treasurer of the Royal Alexandra and Albert Foundation.
David Marsh, Chairman
David joined the Board on 24 May 2011. He is Co-Chairman of Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (‘OMFIF’) and Chairman of management consultancy SCCO International. He is a deputy Chairman of German-British Forum, an advisory board member of the Centre for European Reform and board member of the British Chamber of
Commerce in Germany. A former ‘Financial Times’ journalist, David is a frequent media commentator and the author of four books including ‘The Euro – the Politics of the New Global Currency’.