Quick Stats

Bid Price GBP 149.50 Offer Price GBP 157.30
Mid Price - Day Change GBP +1.30 (0.88%)
Price Date 19 Jan 2018 Crown Rating
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.98 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 9,452,975.50
Launch Date 01/12/2014 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBP ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.80 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00BS7K5Q93 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests principally in the equity securities of companies incorporated or listed on stock exchanges in European developed market countries excluding the UK. The Fund may make use of quantitative (i.e. mathematical or statistical) models to achieve a systematic (i.e. rule based) approach when selecting shares. As part of this, shares are selected based on their expected contribution to portfolio returns when taking risk and transaction cost forecasts into account.

Fund Managers

Simon Weinberger
Mr. Simon Weinberger serves as Portfolio Manager of BlackRock Investment Management LLC and BlackRock Strategic Funds - BlackRock European Diversified Equity Absolute Return Fund. Mr. Weinberger is an Investment Professional at BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited (alternate name Barclays Global Investors Limited. He is responsible for investment management at Barclays Global Investors.
Muzo Kayacan
Muzo Kayacan is the Current Equity Portfolio Manager . He does oversight and research for company valuation-driven quantitative strategies used in the management of $5.2bn in market neutral hedge fund, partial short and long only European equity assets. Day-to-day management of $4.8bn in long-only institutional European and UK long only portfolios. Performing sector and stock reviews, using in-depth research to refine model implementation and stock positions. Fundamental analysis of IPOs. Researching and implementing opportunistic and thematic trades. He worked as a Proprietory Future Traders in London Capital Group from November 2004 - September 2005. He then worked as a product executive in M&G from October 2005 - February 2007. He then worked as a Senior Portfolio Manager in Alliance Bernstein from February 2007 to March 2010. Muzo has completed his Bscpsychologyy from University of Warwick and is also a CFA holder.