Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 157.47 Day Change GBX -0.14 (-0.09%)
Price Date 13 Sep 2019 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Acc. 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%

Fund Objective

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.

Fund Managers

Andrew Williamson-Jones
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.