Investment Trusts

EP Global Opportunities Trust


EP Global Opportunities Trust

  • Price (GBX)266.00
  • Today's Change4.00 / 1.53%
  • Shares traded102.98k
  • 1 Year change-9.44%
  • Beta0.9284
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About the company

EP Global Opportunities Trust plc is an investment company. The Company's objective is to provide shareholders with an attractive real long-term total return by investing globally in undervalued securities. The Company invests in various sectors, including financials, healthcare, consumer goods, consumer services, telecommunications, oil and gas, basic materials and industrials. The Company invests in a focused portfolio of 30 to 40 securities of issuers across the world, predominantly in quoted equities. The Company primarily invests in listed companies. The Company may also invest in unquoted securities, which are not anticipated to exceed approximately 10% of its total assets at the time of investment (excluding shares held in Edinburgh Partners). The Company may also invest a portion of its assets in debt instruments, cash or cash equivalents. The Company's investment manager is Edinburgh Partners Limited.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)9.28m
  • Net income in GBP7.63m
  • Incorporated2003
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    EP Global Opportunities Trust27-31 MELVILLE STREETEDINBURGH EH3 7JFUnited KingdomGBR
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorGlobal
Launch date15 Dec 2003
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To provide Shareholders with an attractive real long-term total return by investing globally in undervalued securities. The portfolio will be managed without reference to the composition of any stock market index.

Managed by

Sandy Nairn

Management & contract fees

The AIFM receives a management fee of 0.75% p.a. (payable monthly in arrears) of the month-end market cap of the issued Ords (excluding treasury shares) up to GBP 100m and 0.65% above GBP 100m. No performance fee will be paid. The Management Agreement may be terminated by either party giving 12 months written notice.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Franchise Brands PLC44.01m2.71m100.03m229.0030.663.0026.852.270.03430.03430.55620.35050.864765.873.15192,196.505.325.187.607.5537.2239.986.165.561.0211.010.314227.5924.0958.8516.5630.6081.40--
Foresight 4 VCT plc7.79m4.84m102.86m0.0019.740.812--13.200.02690.02690.0440.65270.0676--0.5359--,475.65------
Pembroke VCT PLC4.72m2.93m103.04m--17.800.7982--21.820.05340.05340.07741.190.0639--0.9878--3.977.643.987.7469.6082.1662.1392.94----0.00--44.0957.2743.5665.37----
Gabelli Value Plus + Trust PLC4.25m2.20m103.69m0.0046.560.7207--24.370.02270.02270.04281.460.0294--6.14--1.52--1.52--71.02--51.60------0.00--262.72--200.08------
ProVen VCT plc-4.71m-7.20m104.91m0.00--0.7621-----0.0547-0.0547-0.03830.807-0.0404-------6.187.29-6.387.47--65.13--60.44----0.00164.07177.1927.17251.9023.22---23.23
JPEL Private Equity Ltd6.39m1.08m104.99m0.00--0.4333--16.43-0.0002-0.00020.06852.380.0256--83.45--0.43457.110.43617.7061.5289.0116.9776.60----0.000.00-130.00---154.03------
Invesco Perpetual Select Trust Plc17.05m15.41m106.09m0.007.060.775--6.220.20610.20610.22691.880.1161--15.31--10.505.8411.466.5494.6689.3090.4083.34----0.037747.78-134.73---171.97----4.48
Henderson Alternative Strategis Trst PLC-300.00k-1.51m106.75m0.00--0.8278-----0.0391-0.0391-0.00783.33-0.0023-------1.15---1.15--------------0.00--------------
EP Global Opportunities Trust PLC9.28m7.63m107.23m0.0014.730.8291--11.560.18060.18060.22173.210.0702--16.72--5.777.535.787.5690.1692.1082.1986.52----0.0023.99206.1319.35173.1326.24--12.70
Majedie Investments plc-39.58m-42.80m112.42m3.00--0.9573-----0.8063-0.8063-0.74492.21-0.2413-----13,192,330.00-26.094.45-26.274.48--79.38--64.57----0.14959.69-267.81---1,159.97----8.73
Artemis Alpha Trust PLC5.59m3.98m113.99m0.0029.230.7981--20.390.09850.09850.13893.610.0376--11.49--2.672.162.762.3682.6378.3971.1965.81----0.0062.08-170.63---192.40----9.34
Invesco Enhanced Income Ltd-7.42m-8.84m114.10m0.00--1.05-----0.0504-0.0504-0.04370.6212-0.0539-------6.425.32-7.786.81--83.60--78.68----0.0099.89288.214.03863.168.89--0.00
Proven Growth and Income VCT PLC-5.30m-7.94m114.52m0.00--0.8066-----0.0475-0.0475-0.0330.6323-0.0465-------6.984.43-7.044.50--62.84--56.39----0.00211.30-22.684.95-23.46-1.82---25.42
Hargreave Hale Aim Vct PLC-19.17m-22.18m115.59m0.00--0.8144-----0.1207-0.1207-0.09550.706-0.1277-------14.780.5186-14.840.5207--42.99--19.58----0.001,136.15-210.15---247.91-----2.47
AVI Japan Opportunity Trust PLC16.46m14.41m116.44m--6.570.9049--7.070.15430.15430.18321.12----------------93.56--87.53----610.880.1112--------------
Octopus AIM VCT plc3.56m992.00k117.08m0.00107.270.9489--32.930.00830.00830.02870.93260.0278--47.72--0.77551.890.8351.9745.79--27.9047.53------274.35134.37--107.57----0.7436
Data as of Jun 05 2020. Currency figures normalised to EP Global Opportunities Trust's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

63.89%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Edinburgh Partners of 02 Mar 20208.65m21.44%
1607 Capital Partners LLCas of 31 Mar 20204.88m12.10%
Brewin Dolphin of 10 Mar 20203.02m7.49%
Rathbone Investment Management of 10 Mar 20202.41m5.98%
D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. Pension Fundas of 10 Mar 20201.53m3.78%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 10 Mar 20201.52m3.76%
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd. (Investment Management)as of 02 Mar 20201.14m2.83%
Valu-Trac Investment Management of 02 Mar 20201.00m2.48%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Mar 2020835.00k2.07%
Legal & General Investment Management of 02 Mar 2020791.00k1.96%
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