Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 1,617.21 Offer Price GBX 1,647.04
Mid Price - Day Change GBX -10.86 (-0.67%)
Price Date 18 Jun 2018 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 114,619,960.04
Launch Date 13/12/1994 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.00 Sector UK All Companies
Min Investment (£) 0.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB0097804446 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to provide a long term total return by investing primarily in a broad range of smaller companies incorporated and listed in the UK or Ireland, with some exposure to larger companies.

Fund Managers

Mike Prentis
Mike Prentis is co-manager of the BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc, and manager of BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc and is a member of the UK Equity Team. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2005 Mike worked at 3i in both their asset management and private equity businesses. Mike has a degree in geography.
Roland Arnold
Roland Arnold, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Mr Arnold's primary responsibility is managing small and mid cap UK equity portfolios, with a sector emphasis on Technology.Mr Arnold's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 2000, Mr Arnold worked at a UK retail bank as a performance and credit analyst. Mr Arnold earned a BA (Hones) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.
Matthew Betts