Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 358.00 Day Change GBX +0.60 (0.17%)
Price Date 28 May 2020 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.00 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 16 January 2020 Dividend Frequency Annually
Sector Technology & Telecommunication Fund Size 892,022,500.00
Launch Date 10/05/1999 Standard Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing cost 0.57% Annual Management Charge 0.50%

Fund Objective

The Fund invests in shares of listed companies engaged in the research; design and development of technologies in all sectors including IT and the internet which the fund manager believes will provide above-average returns. The Fund invests in companies of anysize which can be based anywhere in the world; albeit the Fund tends to be biased towards the US as this is where the majority of technology related companies are based. The fund manager selects shares based upon analysis of a company's financial status; quality of its management; expected profitability and prospects for growth. The fund manager has full discretion to select investments for the Fund in line with the above investment policy andin doing so may take into consideration the MSCI World InformationTechnology Index.

Fund Managers

Jeremy Gleeson
Jeremy joined AXA Investment Managers in July 2007 and is the lead fund manager of the AXA Framlington Global Technology Fund. In 2017 he was named winner of the Tech Fund Manager of the Year Award at the UK Tech Awards. Previously he was named winner of the Investment Week Tech & Telecoms Fund Manager of the Year Award for 2011 and 2012. Previously, he was a senior portfolio manager at Close Investments (formerly Reabourne Technology), a subsidiary of Close Brothers Group PLC, from 2003 to 2007, having been a portfolio manager for the previous three years and an assistant portfolio manager from 1997 to 2000 with Reabourne Technology. During his time at Close Investments / Reabourne, Jeremy was the lead fund manager on several technology funds and won the FTSE techMARK Technology Fund Manager of the Year award in 2003 and 2005. Jeremy holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics (1st class) and an MSc. in Systems Engineering from Cardiff University (1992-1996). He is also a CFA charterholder.
Tom Riley