Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 177.60 Offer Price GBX 187.60
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +0.50 (0.28%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.97 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 232,624,041.11
Launch Date 31/10/2011 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.70 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 10,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00B4MWP739 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in a concentrated portfolio of shares of companies incorporated or listed on a stock exchange in the United Kingdom. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class set out above.

Fund Managers

Luke Chappell
Luke Chappell, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is co-head of the UK Equity team within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity division of the Alpha Strategies Group. He is a member of the Leadership Committee. Mr. Chappell's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Chappell was an equity portfolio manager, responsible for managing UK Specialist equity portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, he worked at another investment management house in a range of research and fund management roles, with particular emphasis on specialist accounts and mid-cap stocks. Mr. Chappell earned an MA degree, with honours, in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford University in 1990.
Imran Sattar
Imran Sattar, Director, Fund Manager and CFA Charterholder, is a member of the UK Specialist Equity team. He is responsible for co-ordinating company research in the general financials sector. Imran began his investment career when he joined BlackRock as a graduate, having studied Mathematics and Economics at the University of Warwick. He initially worked in the Charities and Private Clients divisions before joining the UK Institutional team, and has over 14 years experience with the firm.