Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 7,857.01 Day Change GBX -20.70 (-0.26%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.07 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.90 Fund Size 966,300,000.00
Launch Date 03/02/2003 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.75 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 50,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.90
ISIN GB0032482498 Min TopUp (£) 2,500.00

Fund Objective

The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in equity securities issued world-wide.

Fund Managers

Vladimir Demine
Vladimir is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2009 and has eight years of investment management experience. Prior to joining the firm, Vladimir worked for UBS Global Asset Management in London, where he was an analyst responsible for stock selection of consumer staples holdings in key client mandates. Vladimir received a M.Sc. in investment management with Distinction from City University (CASS) Business School and a Master's in finance with Distinction from St Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance
Bruno Paulson
Bruno is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, Bruno worked for Sanford Bernstein in London, where he was a Senior Analyst covering the financial sector, particularly banks and insurers, for eight years. Previously, he was a manager at the Boston Consulting Group where he focused on the financial services industry. Bruno has an MBA from INSEAD where he received the Ford Prize for graduating top of class. He was also a Research Fellow in Political Economy at Nuffield College, Oxford, and received a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics with 1st Class Honors from Keble College, Oxford.
Christian Derold
Christian is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 Christian is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 and has 18 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Christian was director of research at Millgate Capital, a long short equity hedge fund. Prior to this, he worked at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board where he managed the Board's international equity portfolio. Christian received an M.A. in business administration from the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, Austria.
William Lock
William is a portfolio manager and head of the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1994 and has 24 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston’s Corporate Finance Group, and was a management consultant with Arthur D. Little. William received a B.A. in modern history from Keble College, Oxford.
Marcus Watson
Marcus is a member of the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and has five years of investment experience. He received a B.Sc in psychology from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Dirk Hoffmann-Becking
Mr. Dirk Hoffmann-Becking serves as the Portfolio Manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management Limited. Mr. Hoffmann-Becking serves as Portfolio Manager of Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Global Franchise Portfolio; Morgan Stanley Investment Funds - Global Brands Fund, Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - International Equity Portfolio; Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc.; SunAmerica Series Trust - International Diversified Equities Portfolio; The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc. - Global Franchise Portfolio; and Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Global Quality Portfolio. He served as a Equity Analyst at Societe Generale Cross Asset Research from March 2012 to August 2013. He covered banking research within financials sector. Previously, Mr. Hoffmann-Becking served as a Senior Security Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC, Research Division.