Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 166.90 Offer Price GBX 175.20
Mid Price - Day Change GBX -0.10 (0.00%)
Price Date 21 Feb 2014 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.82 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.76 Fund Size 11,228,435.00
Launch Date 05/01/1998 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.76
ISIN GB0002403904 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

To achieve long-term capital growth. Investment may be made in a global portfolio of equities, as well as fixed income securities, collective investment schemes, cash in sterling or other currencies and money market instruments. Investment may be made in any and all economic sectors, although under normal market conditions there will be an emphasis on the UK. The Fund will invest in derivatives and indirectly in alternative asset classes such as commodities or property.

Fund Managers

Philip Brides
Philip Brides, CFA, CAIA, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the BlackRock Multi-Asset Client Solutions (BMACS) group, which is responsible for developing, assembling and managing investment solutions involving multiple strategies and asset classes. Mr. Brides is involved in asset allocation led Relative Return and Diversified Growth Strategies. He is also a co-manager of the Fund of Alternatives for BMACS. Mr. Brides' service with the firm dates back to 2002, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Brides began his career at MLIM as part of the MLIM graduate program. During the program he spent time on the BMACS team and the European Specialist Team. Mr. Brides became a permanent member of the BMACS team in September 2004.Mr. Brides earned a BA degree, with first class honours, in mathematics from Dublin University in 2002 and an MA degree, with distinction, in financial engineering from Birkbeck College in 2009.