Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 108.50 Offer Price GBX 114.10
Mid Price - Day Change GBX -0.20 (-0.18%)
Price Date 18 Jan 2018 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.29 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 388,662,359.25
Launch Date 29/04/2005 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.67 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 50,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00BW9Z0H63 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return for investors and, as such, the Fund will not be managed against any UK equity index. The Fund will be managed with the aim of delivering absolute (more than zero) returns on a 12 month basis in any market conditions.

Fund Managers

Nigel Ridge
Nigel Ridge is a member of the UK Equity Team and a member of the UK and Pan European Model Portfolio Team in London. He joined us in 1994 after six years at Schroder Investment Management. Nigel has a BSc from Loughborough University.
Nick Osborne
Nick Osborne, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He co-manages the UK Absolute Alpha Fund and is responsible for managing UK equity portfolios for institutional and retail investors and also covers the Utilities and Telecommunications sectors.Mr Osborne's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He began his career with MLIM in 1999 as an investment analyst on the UK and Emerging Market teams.Mr. Osborne earned a BSc in Economics from Bristol University in 1999.