|Bid Price||GBX 555.40||Offer Price||GBX 557.00|
|Mid Price||-||Day Change||GBX +3.70 (0.67%)|
|Price Date||18 Oct 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.64 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.92||Fund Size||2,560,201,414.88|
|Launch Date||01/03/2002||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||0.75||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||100,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.92|
|ISIN||GB00B8440Z89||Min TopUp (£)||100.00|
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in Europe, but excluding the United Kingdom. Depending on market conditions, the Fund will invest in shares of companies that are, in the Portfolio Manager's opinion, undervalued or have good growth potential.
Alister Hibbert, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He has responsibility for continental European portfolio management, adopting a flexible style, as well as being the lead portfolio manager of a long/short equity absolute return fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr. Hibbert was an investment director with Scottish Widows Investment Partnership from 2005, responsible for continental European portfolios. Mr. Hibbert was a European equity portfolio manager with Oechsle International from 2004-2005, and Invesco Perpetual from 1996-2004. He began his career with Ernst & Young in 1994. Mr. Hibbert earned a BSc degree in economics from Bristol University in 1992.