Investment Trusts

EP Global Opportunities Trust


EP Global Opportunities Trust

  • Price (GBX)242.00
  • Today's Change-5.00 / -2.02%
  • Shares traded52.56k
  • 1 Year change-21.18%
  • Beta0.8684
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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
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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
(5 yr avg)
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)
Hargreave Hale Aim Vct PLC-19.17m-22.18m89.90m0.00--0.6303-----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
Oryx International Growth Fund Limited15.39m13.01m90.83m0.006.980.6251--5.900.9170.9171.0810.240.1105--68.74--9.3410.559.3810.6289.1090.1384.5684.38--186,075.300.000.00-19.09-17.79-23.14-20.77----
Octopus AIM VCT plc-21.03m-23.75m91.93m0.00--0.7025-----0.1677-0.1677-0.1610.9893-0.1586-------17.920.8258-18.720.8496------27.94----0.00616.53-217.48---302.24----0.00
Downing One VCT PLC-6.76m-9.72m93.59m0.00--0.8591-----0.0728-0.0728-0.05060.7566-0.0617-------8.871.57-8.921.58--57.53--38.37----0.00439.21-122.10---188.32----4.56
ProVen VCT plc-4.71m-7.20m93.70m0.00--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
Artemis Alpha Trust PLC5.59m3.98m94.00m0.0024.110.6582--16.810.09850.09850.13893.610.0376--11.49--2.672.162.762.3682.6378.3971.1965.81----0.0062.08-170.63---192.40----9.34
Invesco Enhanced Income Ltd11.43m9.99m94.73m0.009.120.7347--8.290.05970.05970.06870.74180.0769--118.44--6.725.328.076.8190.2083.6087.3978.68----0.0099.89288.214.03863.168.89--0.00
Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd1.41m-2.98m95.90m0.00--0.739--67.90-0.0343-0.03430.01681.590.0102--597.19---2.167.93-2.198.01--85.77-211.2874.85----0.0021.57-162.70---180.62------
British Smaller Companies VCT plc8.53m6.18m97.22m0.0013.980.9732--11.400.05040.05040.06860.72440.0913--8.86--6.616.576.626.6980.7470.0072.4063.48----0.00179.2452.832.0290.40-0.3706---6.17
EP Global Opportunities Trust PLC9.28m7.63m97.62m0.0013.400.7543--10.520.18060.18060.22173.210.0702--16.72--5.777.535.787.5690.1692.1082.1986.52----0.0023.99206.1319.35173.1326.24--12.70
Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC36.46m34.47m98.36m0.003.040.6036--2.702.442.442.6112.330.2228--431.43--21.068.9422.439.1295.7091.8794.5688.62----0.000.00-70.77-14.64-75.86-17.37----
Pembroke VCT PLC4.72m2.93m99.18m--17.800.7982--21.000.05340.05340.07741.190.0639--0.9878--3.977.643.987.7469.6082.1662.1392.94----0.00--44.0957.2743.5665.37----
Strategic Equity Capital PLC36.14m33.79m101.27m0.003.030.5593--2.800.52760.52760.5652.860.2163--111.02--20.237.4820.297.5795.1184.3293.5279.97----0.005.44-4.01-31.66-15.14-39.71--13.97
Proven Growth and Income VCT PLC-5.30m-7.94m101.70m0.00--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
BMO Managed Portfolio Trust PLC13.47m11.79m103.09m--11.200.9723--7.650.14870.14870.171.710.0982--40.76--8.59--8.63--92.22--87.52----109.330.00---73.55---89.18------
JZ Capital Partners Limited29.48m-17.17m105.11m0.00--0.175--3.56-0.2149-0.21490.36257.750.0339--74.19---1.972.15-2.052.2346.5161.77-58.2533.31---0.05260.257649.5011.91-17.0039.36------
Data as of Mar 27 2020. Currency figures normalised to EP Global Opportunities Trust's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

54.18%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Edinburgh Partners of 02 Mar 20206.70m16.54%
1607 Capital Partners LLCas of 18 Mar 20204.78m11.79%
Brewin Dolphin of 12 Mar 20193.02m7.45%
D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. Pension Fundas of 21 Nov 20191.53m3.77%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 12 Mar 20191.52m3.74%
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd. (Investment Management)as of 02 Mar 20201.14m2.82%
Valu-Trac Investment Management of 02 Mar 20201.00m2.47%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Mar 2020835.00k2.06%
Legal & General Investment Management of 02 Mar 2020788.00k1.95%
Rathbone Investment Management of 12 Mar 2019649.50k1.60%
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