William Higgons


William Higgons

Academic Background

  • William Higgons is a graduate of INSEAD MBA and of Sciences Po Paris. He is a member of the SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers).

Professional Background

  • President - Portfolio manager of Indépendance et Expansion since 1992

Showcase Investment Fund

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Showcase Investment Fund

Indépendance et Expansion France Small


Investment Strategy

Value investing using fundamental analysis




Showcase Investment Fund



€ 229,700,000



Class X ( C )


Ongoing Charges

Management fees: 1,95%. Performance fees: 10%

10 Main Holdings

Holdings % of Fund
SII 6.00%
Catana 6.00%
Ipsos 4.00%
Derichebourg 4.00%
Rheinmetall 4.00%
Rheinmetall 4.00%
Delta Plus 3.00%
ALD 3.00%
Groupe Guillin 3.00%
Bilendi 3.00%

Table of Returns

The table of returns below show the total, relative and relevant benchmark returns for the fund manager since they first started to manage.

as at: 30 June 2021

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Start Date

31 December 1993


Total Years


Total Returns

Total Annualised
Since Inception 3558.94% 13.99%
10 Year Return 355.51% 16.37%
5 Year Return 73.61% 11.67%

Benchmark(s) Returns

Total Annualised
Since Inception 726.90% 7.98%
10 Year Return 120.49% 8.23%
5 Year Return 61.85% 10.11%

Relative Returns

Total Annualised
Since Inception 2832.04% 6.01%
10 Year Return 235.02% 8.14%
5 Year Return 11.76% 1.56%


CAC Mid & Small NR

List of Funds

All equity funds managed by the fund manager

Fund Region Market Cap Focus AUM Notes
Indépendance et Expansion France Small France Small & Mid Caps € 229,700,000 -