Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 93.11 Offer Price GBX 98.09
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +0.19 (0.20%)
Price Date 27 Jun 2017 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.13 %
Total Expense Ratio 2.36 Fund Size 10,567,582.12
Launch Date 31/05/1994 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.25
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 2.36
ISIN GB0008542184 Min TopUp (£) 1,000.00

Fund Objective

To provide an above average and subsequently increasing level of income with the potential for some capital growth by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of units / shares of collective investment schemes, (including, but not restricted to, Exchange Traded Funds, collective investment schemes which themselves invest in property and/or the shares of property companies, and index-linked collective investment schemes), and transferable securities (including, but not restricted to, shares in investment companies including investment trusts which themselves invest in equities, property and/or the shares of property investment companies, equity linked transferable securities and fixed interest securities), on a global basis. From time to time the scheme may also invest in fixed interest securities, variable rate and index related securities issued by corporate bodies, government and local and regional agencies on a global basis. The scheme is also permitted to invest in money market instruments, government and public securities, cash and near cash, warrants and deposits as permitted for non-UCITS retail schemes in accordance with COLL.

Fund Managers

Gurjit Soggi
Gurjit Soggi was born in Derby in 1973. He attended the University of the West of England, achieving a BA (Hons) in Financial Services. Whilst at university he developed a keen interest in the philosophy, process and general methodology of fund management. Gurjit joined Marlborough during 1996. He worked within the investment team from day one, initially analysing unit trusts and OEICs, and working closely with the investment director Nicholas Cooling. This has provided him with the skills needed to manage his own fund. His pragmatic and research driven investment style has given him performance to be proud of, especially in his Cautious Fund which launched him into the media spotlight.
Nicholas Cooling
Nicholas Cooling was born in Liverpool in 1964 and was educated at Monmouth School. After graduating from Portsmouth University in 1985 with a BA (Hons) degree in Geography, Nicholas joined Lloyds Life Assurance Limited in Peterborough.In 1991 Nicholas joined, as a Fund Manager, the asset management company which later became Marlborough Investment Management Limited. He was responsible for a total re-organisation of its investment processes, the positive results of which formed the platform for significant expansion of the business.He was appointed investment director of Marlborough Fund Managers Limited during 1998. On a day-to-day basis Nicholas, together with colleagues Gurjit Soggi and Raj Manon, is responsible for the management of Marlborough's three risk graded Fund of Funds products. He is the front line manager for the successful Marlborough Balanced Fund.
Rajesh Manon
Raj Manon was born in Middlesbrough in 1979 and was educated in Leicester. He graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in Financial Services.During his time at University, he developed a broad interest in all aspects of the financial services industry and in particular, gained valuable insights into the principles of investment management, financial market behaviour and corporate strategy which confirmed his interest in pursuing a career in fund management.Raj was recruited into the Fund of Funds team during 2003. On a daily basis he, together with his colleagues Nicholas Cooling and Gurjit Soggi, discusses and reflects upon investment ideas and macro issues. His enthusiasm and drive enabled him to become professionally qualified within six months of joining, and to be fast tracked to commencing management of a fund within a year of appointment.
Sarah Todino
Ms. Sarah Sampson serves as an Analyst at Marlborough Fund Managers Limited. Ms. Sampson serves as Fund Manager of Marlborough OEIC - Marlborough Defensive Fund. She graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Within the programme, she studied modules within the areas of Economics, Accounting, and Marketing.