Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 150.51 Day Change GBX +0.20 (0.13%)
Price Date 19 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Inc. Yield 2.69 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.41 Fund Size 20,706,460,000.00
Launch Date 08/12/2006 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.25 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.41
ISIN GB00B1H05379 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The fund aims to provide a total return (the combination of income and growth of capital) to investors based on exposure to optimal income streams in investment markets.

Fund Managers

Richard Woolnough
Richard Woolnough joined M&G in January 2004 and is fund manager of the M&G Optimal Income Fund, the M&G Corporate Bond Fund and the M&G Strategic Corporate Bond Fund, three of the company's flagship fixed interest funds. Richard began his career at Lloyds Merchant Bank in 1985, moving to Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali two years later, followed by SG Warburg. In 1995, he became a fund manager at Old Mutual. Richard graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in Economics.
Stefan Isaacs
Stefan Isaacs is Deputy Head of Retail Fixed Interest for M&G's mutual fund range. He joined M&G as a graduate in 2001 and was subsequently promoted to corporate bond dealer specialising in high yield bonds and euro-denominated credit. Stefan joined the fund management team in 2006 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G European Corporate Bond Fund in April 2007 and the M&G Global High Yield Bond Fund in October 2010. Stefan is also deputy fund manager of the M&G Optimal Income Fund, the M&G European High Yield Fund and the M&G Global Floating Rate High Yield Fund.