Investor Event

ShareSoc Webinar with The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC (ESCT)
9 Nov 2023

Presenters:
Ollie Beckett (Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors)

Company: The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC (ESCT)
Date:
9th November 2023
Time: 5pm
Format: Webinar
Presenter: Ollie Beckett (Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors)

Company Information: The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC (ESCT) seeks to grow investor’s capital by investing in small and mid-sized companies that are quoted, domiciled, listed or have operations in Europe (excluding the UK). ESCT has consistently delivered on this aim, topping its AIC sector and outperforming its benchmark over three and five years.

ESCT maintains a true focus on small companies, on the understanding that smaller companies offer greater growth potential. As a result, c.50% of its stocks have a market cap under €1bn and its portfolio has a lower average market cap than those of its sector peers.

Within this context, the managers take a value-conscious approach, buying growth only at a reasonable price and seeking to identify the latent opportunities that others may have missed.

Speaker’s bio:
Ollie Beckett – Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors

Ollie Beckett is a Portfolio Manager on the European Equities Team at Janus Henderson Investors. Ollie first joined Henderson as an assistant portfolio manager for European equities upon the firm’s merger with AMP Asset Management in 1998 and was named fund manager in 1999. He moved to the Global Technology Team in 2000. He left Henderson in 2003 to pursue other interests before returning to his current role with the firm in 2005.
Ollie received a BA degree (Hons) in economics and government from the University of Manchester. He has 28 years of financial industry experience.

SIGnet After Meeting
SIGnet is a UK-wide network of investor groups that meet regularly  (in-person or online) to discuss investing topics and companies of interest to members.
The meeting will take place straight after the webinar. If you want to take part in the after-meeting, please do not leave the webinar. After the recording is stopped, your camera and microphone will be activated to allow you to discuss the presenting company. The meetings are chaired to provide structure and enable all members to take part. 

Registration

If you are already a member of ShareSoc you must log in prior to registering, then just click “REGISTER” below. If you are not already a member of ShareSoc, please complete the form below to sign up as an Associate member and then click “REGISTER”.

Click here for help on logging in.

Once you have registered you will receive an email notification, as well as reminders 1 day and 1 hour before the event starts.

Register for Webinar

Add to calendar
Event Details:
  • Event: ShareSoc Webinar with The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC (ESCT) - 9 Nov 2023
  • Date: 09/11/2023
  • Time: Presentation Starts at 5pm
  • Location: Webinar
Add to calendar
Event Details:
  • Event ShareSoc Webinar with The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC (ESCT) - 9 Nov 2023
  • Date 09/11/2023
  • Time Presentation Starts at 5pm
  • Location Webinar
  • Description Presenters:
    Ollie Beckett (Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors)