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European Growth Fund

James Inglis-Jones & Samantha Gleave

The Fund

The Fund has been managed since launch in November 2006 by James Inglis-Jones, with Samantha Gleave becoming co-manager in 2012. The Fund invests in companies listed in Europe excluding the UK, focuses on companies with strong cash flows and has an equally weighted and concentrated portfolio.

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The Cashflow Solution team

Liontrust Cashflow team
James Inglis-Jones & Samantha Gleave

James Inglis-Jones and Samantha Gleave have 40 years of combined investment experience, first working together in 1998. James previously managed money at Fleming Investment Management and Polar Capital while Samantha was formerly at Credit Suisse and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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The Cashflow Solution Process

The process is based on the belief the most important determinant of shareholder returns is company cash flows. The fund managers invest in companies that generate strong cash returns from their capital, appear cheap on those cash flows and are run by managers committed to an intelligent use of capital.

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100 days of Trump

James Inglis-Jones

As President Trump approaches his 100th day in office (29 April), Liontrust’s fund managers take a look at his impact on markets. Read more

Awards and ratings

FE Crown Rated - 5
Liontrust European Growth Fund
FE Crown Rating: 5
Rayner Spencer Mills - R Rated Fund
Liontrust European Growth Fund
Rayner Spencer Mills rated
Square Mile Rated A - Liontrust
Liontrust European Growth Fund
Square Mile: A rated

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European Growth Fund

Read the latest update for the Liontrust European Growth Fund.

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Citywire - Fund Manager rated A
James Inglis-Jones
Citywire rated A
Citywire - Fund Manager rated A
Samantha Gleave
Citywire rated A


Discrete performance

31-03-2016 -
31-03-2015 -
31-03-2014 -
31-03-2013 -
31-03-2012 -
Liontrust European Growth 30.27% 8.37% 5.21% 11.35% 14.75%
IA Europe Excluding UK 23.72% -1.78% 6.86% 17.39% 19.31%
MSCI Europe ex UK 17.64% -12.63% 18.85% 20.59% 14.78%
Liontrust European Growth
IA Europe Excluding UK
MSCI Europe ex UK
Cumulative performance

To previous working day 6 months 1 year 3 year 5 year 10 year Since launch
Liontrust European Growth 9.63% 36.32% 53.45% 104.33% 120.39% 160.01%
IA Europe Excluding UK 8.53% 26.08% 34.31% 93.25% 71.79% 91.98%
MSCI Europe ex UK 15.38% 16.26% 25.37% 78.63% 21.58% 34.05%
To previous working day
Liontrust European Growth
IA Europe Excluding UK
MSCI Europe ex UK

Risk warning

• Past performance is not a guide to future performance. • Do remember that the value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Investment in Funds managed by the Cashflow Solution Team involves foreign currencies and may be subject to fluctuations in value due to movements in exchange rates.  • The European Growth Fund holds a concentrated portfolio which could mean that it will be volatile when compared to its benchmark. 

• The information and opinions provided should not be construed as advice for investment in any product or security mentioned.  • Always research your own investments and consult with a regulated investment adviser before investing.

Source: Financial Express, total return, bid-to-bid. Citywire information is proprietary and confidential to Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd ('Citywire'), may not be copied and Citywire excludes any liability arising out of its use.

Explore in detail

For more information (including prices) and to explore all of the Fund's share classes in more detail please visit our interactive fund centre.


Key fund information

  • Launch date15/11/2006
  • IA sectorIA Europe Excluding UK
  • BenchmarkMSCI Europe ex UK
  • Fund size£130,314,800.00
  • Number of holdings40
  • Active Share91.94%
  • Historic yield1.12%

Fund size, number of holdings and active share data is as at previous month end. Historic yield and performance data is as at previous working day.

Historic yield: Reflects distributions declared over the past 12 months as a percentage of the mid-market unit price. It does not include any preliminary charge and investors may be subject to tax on their distributions.

Active Share: The percentage of a portfolio invested differently to its benchmark. A 100% active share is a portfolio with no weightings in the benchmark, a 0% active share is a portfolio identical to the benchmark.

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