Jupiter European Opportunities Trust Plc
Founded in 1985 as a specialist boutique, Jupiter Asset Management has become one of the UK’s most respected and successful fund management groups.
Jupiter European Opportunities Trust Plc's (JEO’s) objective is to invest in securities of European companies and in sectors or geographical areas which are considered to offer good prospects for capital growth. The company adopts a stock picking approach in the belief that a thorough analysis and understanding of a company is the best way to identify long-term superior growth prospects. Alexander Darwall has been JEO’s Portfolio Manager for over 15 years and has delivered stellar performance over this time period.
As of 13 May 2015 the company had net assets of GBP543 million and had returned 22.7% p.a over the last 5 years versus 8.1% p.a. for its benchmark (MSCI AC EUROPE).
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