DNCA Invest

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October 2018

Despite a surge at end of October, the world equity markets posted their worst monthly performance for six years in October. A lot of investors think that earnings have hit a peak in the US, and trade tensions can only further amplify the downturn. The European markets are still not flavor of the month due to political factors, and are falling on a par with global indices. The near 4-year lag in the economic cycle between the two sides of the Atlantic is of no help, nor is the hefty valuation discount for European equities to their US counterparts.

Bond markets in the euro area continued to...

Jean-Charles Mériaux - Philippe Champigneulle - Romain Grandis - Damien Lanternier - Adrien Le Clainche - Baptiste PlanchardText completed on 5 November 2018

At 13/12/2018



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Recommended minimum investment horizon

3 Years

Net assets
(At 30/11/2018)


Inception date

Past performance is not an indicator of future performance
Management fees are included in performance. The performances are calculated net of any fees by DNCA FINANCE.
This is not a capital guarantee fund

Fund Managers

Jean-Charles Mériaux

Jean-Charles Mériaux is a graduate of HEC Paris School of Management.

After starting his career at Crédit Foncier de France, he joined Oddo & Cie in 1987. In 1994, he joined LCF Edmond Rothschild Asset Management, where he became a member of the Executive Board and Head of French and European Equities Management. He launched and managed funds Tricolore Rendement and Saint-Honoré Convertibles.

He joined DNCA Finance in October 2002 as managing partner and portfolio manager of Eurose and Centifolia. In October 2005 he became Chief Investment Officer of DNCA Finance.

Philippe Champigneulle

Philippe Champigneulle graduated as an actuary from the University of Lyon (ISFA).

After starting his career at CDC, he joined Schelcher Prince Finance in 1984, where he occupied various bond manager positions and became head of trading activities in European derivatives and bond markets, before being appointed associate director and risk controller in 2001.

Philippe joined DNCA Finance in May 2005 as product manager and then moved to the fund management team in May 2009.

Romain Grandis

Romain Grandis, CFA charterholder, holds a degree in civil engineering from the Ecole des Mines and an Actuarial qualification from the ISFA financial science and insurance institute in Lyon.

He began his career at CIC Lyonnaise de Banque in 2004, and in 2005 joined MMA Finance, part of the Covéa group, as a fund manager and quantitative analyst on European equities. In 2010, he joined Covéa Finance, using his quantitative analysis skills across all asset classes. In 2011, Covéa Finance appointed him to manage insurance mandates for the group’s various entities.

Romain joined DNCA Finance in May 2016 as co-fund manager in both the bond and diversified fund management teams.

Damien Lanternier

Damien Lanternier, is a CFA charterholder and also holds a Master’s degrees from HEC.

He began his career in 2002 at BNP Paribas Corporate Finance as an M&A analyst. In 2003 Damien joined Lazard Frères Asset Management as a buy-side analyst. He then joined La Financière de l’Echiquier in 2004 as a European equity analyst. He became manager of Agressor, a €1.7 bn European equity portfolio, flagship of the asset management company.

In October 2017, Damien joined DNCA Finance. He will manage DNCA’s European equity portfolio, Opportunités Zone euro. He will also co-manage Centifolia with Jean-Charles Mériaux as well as the equity segment of Eurose.

Adrien Le Clainche

Adrien Le Clainche holds a master's degree in Financial Management from Paris X Nanterre University.

He began his career in 2006 with various asset management experiences in the banking groups Candriam, Credit Suisse and Rothschild & Co.

In October 2010, he joined DNCA Finance as a management assistant in the bond and diversified team. He became manager-analyst in 2014 and extended his skills to French and European equities.

Baptiste Planchard

Baptiste Planchard, CFA, is a graduate of business school ESC Reims and holds a degree in History.

Following an initial role in Sales trading at Oddo & Cie in 2013, he joined DNCA Finance in July 2014 and is involved in both the bond and diversified fund management teams.


Fund evolution
Performance over the year
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DNCA Invest Eurose-5,6%
Composite Index Eurose NR (2)-1.31%
(1) The inception date of the Fund is 25/05/2010
(2) 80% Euro MTS Global; 20% DJ Eurostoxx 50 NR


The overall invesment strategy of the Sub-Fund is to seek to enhance the return on a wealth investment through active management of the portfolio of Euro denominated equities and fixed income products. It aims to provide an alternative to investments in bonds and convertibles bonds (directy or through mutual funds) as well as an alternative to Euro denominated funds benefitting from a capital guarantee. The Sub-Fund however dos not benefit from a guarantee on capital invested.

What objective?

The Sub-Fund seeks to outperform the 20% Eurostoxx 50 + 80% FTSE MTS Global composite index calculated with dividends reinvested, over the recommended investment period.

What breakdown?

Equities : 0 to 35%
Bonds : 0 to 100%
Convertibles bonds : 0 to 100%

For what type of investor?

For the investor wishing to diversify and energise his savings in a cautious way.

Which characteristics?

Pricing : Daily
Fund Legal Type : SICAV mutual fund governed by Luxembourg law
Country Of Domicile : LU
Min Subscription Amount :
2500 (Share H-A (CHF), Share A, Share AD, Share H-A (USD))
200000 (Share ID, Share I (CHF), Share H-I (CHF), Share I)
Nil (Share N, Share B, Share ND)
Min Subscription Shares :
None (Share H-A (CHF), Share ID, Share I (CHF), Share A, Share N, Share H-I (CHF), Share AD, Share B, Share ND, Share I, Share H-A (USD))
Subscription Fees : 3% max

Legal information

The above information is not a confirmation of any transaction and does not comprise investment advice. Past performances are not a reliable indicator of future performances. Management fees are included in performances. Access to products and services presented may be restricted regarding certain persons or countries. Tax treatment depends on the individual situation of each investor. For full information regarding strategies and fees, please refer to the prospectus, KIID documents and other regulatory information available on this website or free of charge on demand from the investment management company’s registered offices.