Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 235.80 Day Change GBX +0.60 (0.26%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.52 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.69 Fund Size 204,369,300.00
Launch Date 04/03/2011 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.69
ISIN GB00B5901V32 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The aim of this Fund is to provide long-term capital growth.

Fund Managers

Nigel Thomas
Nigel joined AXA Investment Managers in 2002. He is the lead manager for the AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Fund. He trained as an accountant with Robson Rhodes, leaving to join Carrington Pembroke (subsequently ABN AMRO and now Artemis Unit Trust Managers) as a Private Client Portfolio Manager. He subsequently joined Hill Samuel to run the Hill Samuel Smaller Companies Unit Trust for two years before rejoining Carrington Pembroke in 1986, launching and managing their UK Growth Fund. Nigel graduated from University College London with a degree in Economics and Geography in 1976.
Chris St John
Chris joined AXA Investment Managers in 2005 as a portfolio manager on the UK small cap desk, responsible for the management of a number of pension funds focused on UK small and mid cap companies. In February 2008 he was appointed Portfolio Manager of the UKSmaller Companies Fund. Previous to his appointment at AXA Investment Managers, Chris worked at ISIS (which later became Foreign & Colonial) where he progressed from equity analyst to lead fund manager on four institutional FTSE Small Cap funds. In 2003 he was promoted to lead fund manager of the UK Small Cap retail funds. Chris began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1995 as part of the London Middle Market Business Advisory Service. After a short period in the Corporate and International Tax department, he moved to Corporate Finance. Chris graduated from Durham University in 1995 with an honours degree in Philosophy and Psychology. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1998.