Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 164.40 Offer Price GBX 164.60
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +0.40 (0.24%)
Price Date 24 May 2019 Crown Rating
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.47 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 28 February 2019 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Index Linked Gilts Fund Size 1,895,236,200.00
Launch Date 29/06/2012 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 0.01% Annual Management Charge 0.00%
ISIN GB00B7X4P029 Sedol B7X4P02

Fund Objective

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.

Fund Managers

Simon Blundell
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.
David Curtin
Lena Badea