Candriam Equities L Europe Innovation
  • Fund Manager  
    Koen Popleu
  • Currency  
    EUR
  • Sector  
  • Fund Type  
    Open Ended
  • Fund Size  
    €486.36m
  • Launch Date  
    30/05/2008
  • Lipper Total Return  

The fund mainly invests in European stocks having a high capacity to innovate successfully (notably in terms of organisation, product and marketing). The fund may invest up to 10 % in another funds.

Koen Popleu has been Deputy Head of Fundamental Equity Management at Candriam since 2013. His first role was in 1999 as an analyst covering the energy and materials sectors for KBC Asset Management.

He joined Candriam five years later in a similar role, covering the capital goods sector. In 2007 he was made an SRI fund manager, and in 2011 was appointed Head of SRI European Equity Management.

He took up his current role in 2013. Koen has a master’s degree in commercial engineering from the University of EHSAL in Belgium.

Performance

1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Candriam Equities L Europe Innovation I Cap 7.31% 46.99% -
MSCI Europe TR EUR 14.19% 22.69% 66.95%
Figures correct as at 18/08/17
As at 18/08/17
HLDG Top Holdings as at 31/10/2016
Top 10 Holdings % of fund
BIOMERIEUX SA ORD
3.28%
BEIERSDORF AG ORD
2.97%
NOVOZYMES A/S ORD
2.94%
SYMRISE AG ORD
2.94%
NESTLE SA ORD
2.92%
RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC ORD
2.91%
L'OREAL SA ORD
2.91%
INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA ORD
2.91%
KERRY GROUP PLC ORD
2.9%
CHR HANSEN HOLDING A/S ORD
2.9%

Fees

Charge Amount Rating
Total Expense Ratio0.97
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