|Bid Price||GBX 156.30||Offer Price||GBX 156.40|
|Mid Price||-||Day Change||GBX +0.30 (0.19%)|
|Price Date||15 Feb 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.49 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||31 August 2018||Dividend Frequency||Semi-annually|
|Sector||UK Index Linked Gilts||Fund Size||1,770,582,900.00|
|Launch Date||29/06/2012||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.01%||Annual Management Charge||0.00%|
The Fund aims to achieve a return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE Actuaries UK Index Linked Gilts Over 5 Years Index, the Fund’s benchmark index. The Fund invests in fixed income securities (such as bonds) that make up the benchmark index and, at the time of purchase, comply with the credit rating requirements of the benchmark index.
Simon Blundell, Director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio Team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income.Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Blundell was Head of Institutional Credit Portfolio Management at Aviva Investors where he oversaw £9 billion in assets across Euro, Sterling, and Global credit and aggregate products. Prior to joining Aviva in 2009, Mr. Blundell spent 10 years at ABN AMRO Asset Management (later acquired by Fortis Investments where he stayed on for a year), most recently as head of credit. He previously held positions at HSBC Asset Management and Morgan Grenfell Asset Management. He began his investment career in 1994.