5★5 Europe Fund is an actively managed fund which aims to achieve growth through focusing on Zurich Life's strong sector and stock selections in the Europe region, normally holding up to fifty equities in five different sectors. The fund has a concentrated portfolio which leads to increased levels of stock specific risk. In the future, the sectoral and equity selection of the fund may be varied to avail of changing market dynamics and so enhance the performance of the fund. For tactical reasons, the fund may also invest in cash or cash equivalents. This fund invests some of its assets outside the eurozone so a currency risk arises for a euro investor. As the fund is managed from the point of view of a euro investor any currency hedging that may be conducted will be into euros.
This fund is managed by Zurich Life.
Current Fund Price* (as at 29/04/2021)
Annualised Performance (%)*
*Notes: Annual management charges (AMC) apply. The fund performance shown is before the full AMC is applied on your policy.
Returns are based on offer/offer performance and do not represent the return achieved by individual policies linked to the fund.
The fund price/performance shown is for the Pension / Gross of Tax Funds category.
*Source: Zurich Life
**Note: Asset Splits are updated quarterly.
Our investment team is based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin and is responsible for managing funds of approximately €30.2 billion*. The most senior members of the investment team have been together for more than fifteen years. It is the close co-operation of our fund managers in making investment decisions across assets, sectors and markets that differentiates us from other fund managers. We have an integrated team-based investment process which ensures that we implement our investment strategy quickly and effectively. We are active investment managers with a macro-economic approach, which is top-down and asset allocation driven. We construct our portfolios to allow us to take advantage of opportunities over all parts of the economic cycle. Zurich has an excellent reputation for investment performance and customer service.
*Source: Zurich, September 2021.