THE EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC

201 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2M 3AE

Company Number: 02520734
Incorporation date: 10-Jul-1990
Status: Active
Company type: Public Limited Company

SIC codes:
64301 Activities of investment trusts






FINANCIALS (BETA)


Accounts Filed: FULL

P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
30-Oct-2020 GBP 7,540,000 141,000
30-Jun-2019 GBP 14,657,000 209,000
31-Oct-2018 GBP
30-Jun-2017 GBP 13,669,000 170,000


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
30-Oct-2020 GBP 57,000 4,453,000 5,941,000 6,264,000 120,364,000
30-Jun-2019 GBP 3,000 585,024,000 11,000 6,264,000 120,364,000 29,281,000 1,000
31-Oct-2018 GBP 121,000 2,291,000 6,264,000 120,364,000 574,591,000
30-Jun-2017 GBP 121,000 2,291,000 6,264,000 120,364,000 27,986,000

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
Active HENDERSON SECRETARIAL SERVICES LIMITED 0000-00-00 42 - 301

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Active BURGESS, Daniel Richard 25 Nov 2019 Consultant British 3 - 70 (0.0%)
Active GREVELIUS, Ann 23 Sep 2019 Senior Advisor Swedish 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Active HEIDEMPERGHER, Simona 01 Sep 2014 Director Italian 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Resigned TUFNELL, Rosina Jane 01 Sep 2012 17 Nov 2014 Fund Manager British 3 - 60 (0.0%)
Active METTENHEIMER, Alexander 01 Jul 2011 Independent Director German 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Active CASEY, Christopher Michael 01 Mar 2010 None British 2 - 01 (50.0%)
Resigned MARTIN SMITH, Andrew Everard 19 May 2008 29 Nov 2021 Company Director British 9 - 159 (37.5%)
Resigned CLARK, Bernard Colin 15 Aug 2003 07 Nov 2011 Company Director British 1 - 32 (50.0%)
Resigned LANCASTER, Jeremy 20 May 2002 02 Nov 2009 Company Director British 0 - 174 (23.5%)
Resigned JEENS, Robert Charles Hubert 20 May 2002 30 Jun 2014 Chartered Accountant British 3 - 4524 (50.0%)
Resigned NEYNABER, Jochen 03 Aug 2001 08 Nov 2010 Banker German 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned ANTTILA, Juhani Arvo Elis 01 Jul 2001 24 Mar 2003 President & Ceo Finnish 0 - 20 (0.0%)
Resigned TWISTON DAVIES, Audley William 31 Jan 2000 25 Nov 2019 Investment Fund Manager British 2 - 186 (30.0%)
Resigned David Fletcher CODLING 07 Sep 1998 03 Nov 2003 Company Director British 0 - 158 (53.3%)
Resigned PEAK, Stephen Victor 05 Sep 1994 26 Oct 2004 Investment Director British 0 - 73 (42.9%)
Resigned SHAW, John Calman, Sir 30 Nov -0001 20 May 2002 Chartered Accountant British 0 - 3112 (38.7%)
Resigned PRICE, Jonathan Meredith 30 Nov -0001 21 Sep 2001 Finance Director Austrian 0 - 20 (0.0%)
Resigned MAUMUS, Oliver Jean Dominique 30 Nov -0001 22 Sep 2000 Company Director French 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned James Geoffrey LITTLER 30 Nov -0001 12 Oct 1998 Bank Director British 0 - 93 (33.3%)
Resigned Peter George GLOSSOP 30 Nov -0001 08 Nov 2002 Investment Manager British 1 - 2212 (52.2%)
Number of active directors: 5
Average tenure of active directors: 7.3 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 6.0 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 10.0%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

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SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

no shareholder data

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

no shareholding data

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



no controlling companies

THE EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC

no controlled companies

LATE PAYMENTS REPORT


This company has not filed any late payment reports possibly because it is not considered \'Large\'.

COURT CASES


No Court Cases found

PATENTS


No Patents found

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 64301 Activities of investment trusts)

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WALSINGHAM CAPITAL LIMITED , , CHESTNUT HOUSE LINTON ROAD, HADSTOCK, CAMBRIDGE, , ENGLAND, CB21 4NU 09392397 2017-03-31 8,357,785 0
ANCHORHOLDS LIMITED , , 118 COLUMBIA AVENUE, , LIVINGSTON, WEST LOTHIAN, , EH54 6PT SC468481 2018-03-31 86,377 0 64302-Activities of unit trusts
64304-Activities of open-ended investment companies
69201-Accounting and auditing activities
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EDDLESTON INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED , , 42 BURDON LANE, CHEAM, SUTTON, SURREY, , , SM2 7PT 02100053 2018-12-31 40,124 0
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64306-Activities of real estate investment trusts
66300-Fund management activities
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LIQUIDATION RISK (BETA)



This company is Active. Statistically, Active companies have a low probability of being liquidated within a year.
Here are our probability predictions:
Basis Liquidation within 3 months Liquidation within 6 months Liquidation within 12 months Prediction confidence
THE EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC 1.0% 3.9% 7.1% Medium
Other companies Active in the same sector 1.5% 6.7% 18.5% Medium
Age 0.3% 1.3% 2.4% Medium
Company Type 1.7% 4.0% 5.9% Medium
Accounts category 0.7% 2.2% 3.8% Medium
Accounting Month 0.7% 5.7% 7.5% Medium
Sic code count 0.7% 3.5% 7.0% Medium

VALUATION (BETA)




Valuation ratios as at 2022-01-31


Market Cap GBP Enterprise Value GBP PE EV/Revenue EV/EBITDA
THE EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC 0 56.7
Closed End Investments
( 245 companies)
140,313,860,000 140,346,258,350 12.3
(median)
7.0
(median)
0.8
(median)
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