OP-Europe Rising Stars (Fund) is an equity Fund which invests its assets mainly in the equities of small and mid-cap companies in the European equity market. The equity-linked instruments’ share of the Fund’s value may vary between 75% and 105%. The Fund basically has 100‒150 equities but the number may vary depending on the market situation and the view of portfolio managers.
The Fund mainly invests directly in equities.
The Fund may invest in standardised and non-standardised derivative contracts in order to hedge against the risk of adverse market movements, to replace direct investments and to otherwise promote effective portfolio management. The Fund's
portfolio management makes investment decisions on the basis of the prevailing market view at the time. The Fund’s investment decisions specifically highlight the portfolio manager’s view of individual companies.
The Fund's benchmark index is MSCI Europe SMID Cap. With active investing, the Fund seeks to outperform its benchmark index in the long term. The Fund mainly takes notable active risk and it may differ significantly from the composition, weights and risk level of the benchmark index.