Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 1,840.95 Offer Price GBX 1,864.25
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +6.96 (0.38%)
Price Date 17 Aug 2018 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.77 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.51 Fund Size 1,688,254,898.12
Launch Date 12/07/1995 Standard Initial Charge (%) 1.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.00 Sector UK Smaller Companies
Min Investment (£) 50,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.51
ISIN GB00B5KM1Q30 Min TopUp (£) 1,000.00

Fund Objective

The objective of the scheme is to provide investors with capital growth by following a speculative policy investing in smaller companies, new issues and companies going through a difficult period with good recovery prospects.

Fund Managers

Giles Hargreave
Giles Hargreave is Chairman of Hargreave Hale Ltd. After starting his career in 1969 as an analyst with James Capel, Giles joined Management Agency and Music as a private fund manager in 1974 before founding Hargreave Investment Management in 1986. Giles then merged Hargreave Investment Management with Hargreave Hale & Co, a provincial stockbroking firm controlled by other members of his family, in 1988 and took over as Chief Executive. Giles chairs the investment committee's weekly meetings in which the team reviews existing and potential investments.
Eustace Santa Barbara
Eustace, a graduate of Harvard University, joined the investment team from Close Brothers in December 2013. He has worked as both an analyst and fund manager and has over 12 years’ experience on the buy-side. Eustace co-manages the Marlborough Special Situations Fund with Giles Hargreave.