|Mid Price||GBX 144.08||Day Change||GBX +0.15 (0.10%)|
|Price Date||18 Sep 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.00 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||28 June 2019||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Sector||Asia Pacific Excluding Japan||Fund Size||53,929,233.35|
|Launch Date||03/11/2014||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||1.02%||Annual Management Charge||0.85%|
The investment objective of the VT Halo Global Asian Consumer Fund is to achieve annualised total return before fees of 8-12% over an economic cycle (5-7 years typically). Capital is in fact at risk and there is no guarantee that a positive return will be achieved over that or any period.
Andrew Williamson-Jones, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for covering the energy, materials and utilities sectors.Mr. Williamson-Jones' service with the firm dates back to 2003, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Williamson-Jones was a senior portfolio manager for the Private Investors UK equity team and research analyst responsible for covering the food, beverages and tobacco sectors for the UK institutional equity team. Prior to joining MLIM in 2003, Mr. Williamson-Jones worked with Singer and Friedlander for six years as a senior investment manager with a dual role as the analyst for the UK pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors.Mr. Williamson-Jones is a chartered accountant. He earned a BSc degree, with honours, in economics from Southampton University in 1993.