Oct 10th 2013 - Edison Investment Research today published a report on JPMorgan European Smaller Companies Trust Closed Fund (JESC.L, LSE:JESC, LON:JESC) entitled "Strong Year So Far, Ready For Next Phase". In summary, the report says:
JPMorgan European Smaller Companies Trust (JESC) invests in small-cap Continental European equities. Within the portfolio there are four investment themes: secular growth, quality financials, cyclically sensitive stocks and restructuring plays. A combination of screening and stock picking based on fundamental research and the managers’ substantial combined experience have allowed the trust to outperform its benchmark over one, three, five and 10 years, to the end of August.
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