Head of Equities
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth over any five-year period, after all costs and charges have been taken. The Fund’s comparator benchmark is the MSCI Europe ex UK Index.
LF Canlife European Fund
For further details on the objective and investment policy, visit the Literature section to view fund KIIDs and Prospectus.
How the Fund is managed
The Fund uses a blend of top-down macro views and bottom-up stock selection to identify investment ideas in which have the highest conviction, it is flexible, pragmatic and mindful of prevailing macroeconomic and market conditions, for example; employment, inflation and gross domestic product
Europe boasts a wide range of investment opportunities across compelling sectors where its companies are world leaders, such as technology, engineering and luxury goods
To make the most of Europe’s potential, it is necessary to be unconstrained and have the freedom to invest anywhere in the region. The Fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years
Mike Willans has more than 25 years’ of investment experience. He joined Canada Life Asset Management in October 1999 and was appointed Head of International Equities in March 2010. Mike heads up an experienced team that can also draw on the insights of other equity and fixed income specialists at Canada Life Asset Management. Rino joined the Canada Life Asset Management’s equities team in September 2015 and also co-manages the LF Canlife UK Equity Fund and LF Canlife UK Equity Income Fund
The value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount invested
Due to the underlying assets held, the price of the fund is classed as having above average to high volatility.
Rising yields give a rare opportunity to buy quality growth companies at reasonable prices
Consumers have a record cash hoard burning a hole in their pockets. Investors may be drastically underestimating the strength and speed of the impending economic recovery