Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 1,668.05 Day Change GBX +9.76 (0.59%)
Price Date 18 Sep 2019 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.92 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 20 June 2019 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Smaller Companies Fund Size 1,340,066,125.79
Launch Date 12/07/1995 Standard Initial Charge 1.00%
Ongoing cost 1.03% Annual Management Charge 1.00%
ISIN GB00B5KM1Q30 Sedol B5KM1Q3

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 is head of the UK equity funds team. He is regarded as one of the UK’s leading small-cap investors and has earned numerous awards. Giles has managed Marlborough Special Situations since 1998 and now runs the fund jointly with Eustace Santa Barbara. Giles is also Co-Manager of the Marlborough UK Micro-Cap Growth and Marlborough Nano-Cap Growth funds.
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.