Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 191.88 Day Change GBX -0.23 (-0.12%)
Price Date 28 Jun 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.52 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.53 Fund Size 894,000,000.00
Launch Date 29/09/2003 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 100,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.53
ISIN GB00B7S3QT06 Min TopUp (£) 5,000.00

Fund Objective

To maximise total return and to outperform the FTSE All-Share Index over the long term through investment in a concentrated portfolio of predominantly UK equities

Fund Managers

Chris Field
Chris Field is an Executive Director of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with 29 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. Chris is responsible for co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, Chris had been a Director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch, now BlackRock), where he was also a member of the UK Investment Group. While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.7bn. Chris joined Rowan Investment Managers (a predecessor firm to Mercury Asset Management) in 1980. He holds the ASIP qualification and is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.
James de Uphaugh
James de Uphaugh is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Majedie Asset Management. He is a fund manager and analyst with 27 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. James is responsible for co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. He also leads Majedie's efforts in Responsible Capitalism. Before co-founding Majedie in 2002, James had been a Managing Director at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch, now BlackRock), where he was also Chairman of the UK Investment Group and Alpha Team Leader. While at Mercury, he was responsible for managing institutional portfolios with combined UK equity assets of £1.4bn. James joined Mercury Asset Management in 1988. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Jesus College, Cambridge. He holds the ASIP qualification and is an Associate Member of the CFA Society of the UK.
Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith is a fund manager and analyst with 22 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. Matthew is responsible for lead managing the Tortoise Fund and co-managing both the UK Equity and UK Focus funds. Before joining Majedie in 2006, Matthew had been a Director at Deutsche Bank, where he was Pan European Support Services Analyst. Until 2004 he had been a Director and Transport Analyst at Credit Suisse. Prior to that, he was a fund manager and analyst at NPI, where he managed the NPI UK Extra Income Unit Trust. Matthew joined NPI in 1994. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Geophysics from the University of Southampton.
Chris Reid
Chris Reid is a fund manager and analyst with 17 years' investment experience in UK and international equity markets. Chris is responsible for lead managing the UK Income Fund and for co-managing the UK Focus Fund. Before joining Majedie in 2008, Chris had been a Director at Deutsche Bank, where he was Pan European Travel & Leisure Analyst. Until 2005 he had been Transport Analyst at Credit Suisse. Prior to that, he was a consultant at PA Consulting Group. Chris joined PA Consulting in 1995. He holds a Master of Sciences degree in Natural Sciences from Downing College, Cambridge, where he also completed the Cambridge Advanced Course in Design, Manufacturing and Management. He is SFA qualified and holds an MBA with Distinction from London Business School, in addition to the ACCA Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance.