|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 149.30||Day Change||GBX -0.90 (-0.60%)|
|Price Date||5 Jun 2015||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||1.39 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.16||Fund Size||202,356,400.00|
|Launch Date||29/12/2011||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||0.00||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||5,000,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.16|
|ISIN||GB00B6VFZ333||Min TopUp (£)||250,000.00|
The Fund aims to achieve longterm capital growth primarily from investment in a portfolio of equities quoted on world stock markets. The Fund aims to meet its objective by investing primarily in a concentrated portfolio of global equities. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, other transferable securities and debt instruments, cash and near cash deposits, warrants and money market instruments. The portfolio is unconstrained by reference to global stock market indices or by market cap. The Manager employs a fundamental, long-term approach to stock selection with a thematic overlay which seeks to identify macro and micro trends within global markets.
Simon has worked in fund management for over 18 years. Before joining Alliance Trust Investments in August 2012, Simon spent 12 years at Aviva Investors (previously Morley Fund Management) where, most recently, he was Head of Global Equities. In his early career, Simon worked as a Portfolio Accountant and Risk and Performance Analyst before joining Aviva Investors to help develop its global equity and SRI propositions. Simon is lead manager of the Alliance Trust Equity Portfolio, the SF Absolute Growth Fund, and the SF Global Growth Fund. Simon holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Newcastle, Australia and a graduate diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from Securities Institute of Australia. He is also a CFA charterholder and holds the CFA Society of the UK Investment Management Certificate.