Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 128.44 Day Change GBX +0.86 (0.67%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.39 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.05 Fund Size 86,902,100.00
Launch Date 01/05/2008 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.75 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.05
ISIN GB00B2QVX896 Min TopUp (£) 250,000.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in securities issued by companies around the globe that are expected to benefit from a long term increase in the prices of commodities and natural resources, and in related derivatives.

Fund Managers

George Cheveley
George is a portfolio manager and metals and mining specialist in the Commodities & Resources team at Investec Asset Management having joined the firm in 2007. Prior to this, he was a market analyst for three years at BHP Billiton, working in The Hague and Singapore. He was recruited to BHP Billiton in 2004 from CRU (Commodities Research Unit), an independent metals/chemicals related research company based in London. At CRU, he spent three years in the Carbon Steel team and five years as a Research Manager – Copper, providing in-depth research and forecasts to the industry, banks and hedge funds. George began his career in 1990 in operations at British Steel Strip Products, working for three years in the Tinplate division. George graduated from the University of Oxford in 1989 with an honours degree in Classics and in 1995 was awarded an MBA from Warwick University.
Tom Nelson
Tom is a portfolio manager in the Commodities & Resources team at Investec Asset Management. He joined Investec Asset Management in London, after spending seven years at Guinness Asset Management. Tom was part of the team that managed the outsourced Investec Global Energy Fund from 2005 to 2008, and was subsequently instrumental in the launch of the Guinness Global Energy Fund in 2008. Tom was co-portfolio manager of the Guinness Global Energy Fund with a specific responsibility for exploration and production companies and was also co-portfolio manager of the Guinness Thematic Equity Fund from its launch in 2010. He was also co-portfolio manager of the Guinness Energy Hedge Fund. Tom holds the UKSIP Level 3 Certificate in Investment Management and an MA in Modern Languages (French and German) from the University of Oxford.