Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 295.10 Offer Price GBX 295.50
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +2.10 (0.72%)
Price Date 17 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.17 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.23 Fund Size 860,920,361.77
Launch Date 19/08/2005 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.20 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 5,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.23
ISIN GB00B08HDC59 Min TopUp (£) 50,000.00

Fund Objective

The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in underlying funds involved in equities which track appropriate indices with an emphasis on markets outside the UK. The Fund may hold positions in government securities or other fixed interest investments in the UK, overseas, in cash or near cash. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.

Fund Managers

Stephen Walker
Steve Walker, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Beta Strategies Group. Within Beta Strategies, Mr. Walker is head of the Index Asset Allocation team in EMEA. Mr. Walker's service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Client Solutions team. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Walker was a portfolio manager in the discretionary investment team at Coutts & Co bank for over 12 years.