|Bid Price||GBX 266.57||Offer Price||GBX 281.94|
|Mid Price||-||Day Change||GBX +0.17 (0.06%)|
|Price Date||27 Jun 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||2.57 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||1.21||Fund Size||249,034,125.62|
|Launch Date||05/08/1987||Standard Initial Charge (%)||5.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.12||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||1,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.21|
|ISIN||GB0031544876||Min TopUp (£)||1,000.00|
The objective of the scheme is to provide both income and capital growth by investing mainly in fixed interest securities.
Geoff Hitchin was born in Clitheroe in 1942 and attended Brentwood school in Essex. On completing school he became a Trainee Accountant. He focused on tax and worked as a Tax Officer / Consultant for nearly 20 years before setting up Marlborough Fund Managers Ltd and the Marlborough Global Bond Fund in 1987. This was to provide tax efficient savings for his clients. In 1998 he started the Marlborough Bond Income Fund, a corporate bond fund which he continues to run alongside various other Marlborough funds.
Nicholas Cooling was born in Liverpool in 1964 and was educated at Monmouth School. After graduating from Portsmouth University in 1985 with a BA (Hons) degree in Geography, Nicholas joined Lloyds Life Assurance Limited in Peterborough.In 1991 Nicholas joined, as a Fund Manager, the asset management company which later became Marlborough Investment Management Limited. He was responsible for a total re-organisation of its investment processes, the positive results of which formed the platform for significant expansion of the business.He was appointed investment director of Marlborough Fund Managers Limited during 1998. On a day-to-day basis Nicholas, together with colleagues Gurjit Soggi and Raj Manon, is responsible for the management of Marlborough's three risk graded Fund of Funds products. He is the front line manager for the successful Marlborough Balanced Fund.