Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 1,011.00 Offer Price GBX 1,019.00
Mid Price - Day Change GBX -3.00 (-0.30%)
Price Date 18 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 1,132,578,300.00
Launch Date 07/04/1988 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.88 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 50,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00B99BF015 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in global shares of companies which derive a significant proportion of their income from gold mining or commodities such as precious metals. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class and sector set out above.

Fund Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro, Managing Director, is the joint Chief Investment Officer of the Natural Resources Equity team within BlackRock's EMEA Fundamental Equity Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for the management of BGF World Mining, BGF World Gold, BlackRock Gold and General Fund and BlackRock World Mining Trust. He is also co-manager of BlackRock's Natural Resources Hedge Fund and manger of a number of segregated portfolios. Mr. Hambro's service with the firm dates back to 1994, including his years with Mercury Asset Management & Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Hambro earned a BSc degree, with honours, in Agricultural Food marketing, from Newcastle University in 1994.
Tom Holl
Thomas Holl, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Natural Resources team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He is responsible for covering the mining and gold sectors. Mr. Holl moved to his current role in 2008. His service with the firm dates back to 2006, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Holl was a member of the Global Equity team and the Real Estate team as a member of the graduate training program. Mr. Holl earned a BA degree, with honors, in Land Economy from Cambridge University in 2006.