|Bid Price||GBX 1,462.07||Offer Price||GBX 1,491.04|
|Mid Price||-||Day Change||GBX -5.53 (-0.38%)|
|Price Date||15 Dec 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.00 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.00||Fund Size||114,375,529.62|
|Launch Date||13/12/1994||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.00||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||0.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.00|
|ISIN||GB0097804446||Min TopUp (£)||0.00|
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.
Mike Prentis is manager of BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc and is co-manager of the BlackRock Throgmorton 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, 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.