Quick Stats

Mid Price GBP 1.27 Day Change GBP +0.00 (0.30%)
Price Date 22 May 2019 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Acc. Yield 2.10 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 08 March 2019 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Gilts Fund Size 457,174,392.32
Launch Date 03/04/1998 Standard Initial Charge 3.75%
Ongoing cost 0.53% Annual Management Charge 0.45%
ISIN GB0002777745 Sedol 0277774

Fund Objective

The aim of the Fund is to provide income with the potential to grow the amount you invested.The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in UK Government bonds (which are similar to a loan and pay a fixed or variable interest rate) as well as bonds issued in British Pounds by governments worldwide and large international organisations such as the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.

Fund Managers

Dave Chappell
Dave Chappell is a Senior Portfolio Manager in the interest rate and currency team within Fixed Income and is at the core of US and UK rate and economic forecasting for the company. Dave manages a broad range of US and UK fixed income mandates for numerous insurance companies. He also manages a number of global government portfolios.Dave joined the company in 1997 when Scudder Investments became part of Threadneedle Asset Management Limited. He joined Scudder Investments as a fixed income dealer, and in 1997 became an Insurance Asset Portfolio Manager.He started his career in 1987 at Royal Bank of Scotland as an Operations Supervisor before moving to Irving Trust company as an Operations Manager.