Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 139.10 Offer Price GBX 146.50
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +0.40 (0.29%)
Price Date 16 Jan 2018 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.40 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 2,840,101,857.17
Launch Date 01/03/2002 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 10,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00BWG06P47 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in Europe, but excluding the United Kingdom. Depending on market conditions, the Fund will invest in shares of companies that are, in the Portfolio Manager’s opinion, undervalued or have good growth potential.

Fund Managers

Alister Hibbert
Alister Hibbert, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He has responsibility for continental European portfolio management, adopting a flexible style, as well as being the lead portfolio manager of a long/short equity absolute return fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr. Hibbert was an investment director with Scottish Widows Investment Partnership from 2005, responsible for continental European portfolios. Mr. Hibbert was a European equity portfolio manager with Oechsle International from 2004-2005, and Invesco Perpetual from 1996-2004. He began his career with Ernst & Young in 1994. Mr. Hibbert earned a BSc degree in economics from Bristol University in 1992.