Fidelity European Trust PLC, formerly Fidelity European Values PLC, is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The investment objective of the Company is to achieve long term capital growth principally from the stock markets of continental Europe. The Company invests approximately 80% of gross assets in companies from countries, which are included in the Benchmark Index. It invests approximately 20% of gross assets in companies of European countries, which are not included in the Company's Benchmark Index and will include investing in the United Kingdom companies. The Company invests approximately 5% of gross assets in companies of non-European countries, which have some exposure to, or connection with Europe. Approximately 5% of the Company's gross assets may be held in unquoted securities in aggregate at any one time. The portfolio of stocks is concentrated at approximately between 40 to 50 diversified stocks. Fil Investments International is the Company's investment manager.