|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||USD 10.54||Day Change||USD 0.01 (-0.75%)|
|Price Date||15 Jan 2018||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||2.82 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||1.42||Fund Size||21,874,200,000.00|
|Launch Date||08/12/2006||Standard Initial Charge (%)||4.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.25||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||1,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.42|
|ISIN||GB00BSKRTM18||Min TopUp (£)||75.00|
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.
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 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.