|Mid Price||GBX 5,688.29||Day Change||GBX -0.94 (-0.02%)|
|Price Date||22 Mar 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||1.18 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||03 September 2018||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Sector||UK All Companies||Fund Size||90,311,800.00|
|Launch Date||20/06/2002||Standard Initial Charge||4.00%|
|Ongoing cost||1.43%||Annual Management Charge||1.25%|
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by investing in all economic sectors of the UK.
The Merchants Trust PLC is managed by Simon Gergel who is Chief Investment Officer at AllianzGI and has 27 years investment experience. He is pictured here with Matthew Tillet, UK equity portfolio manager. Simon joined AllianzGI in April 2006 from HSBC Halbis Partners where he managed over £900m in high income funds as well as core institutional and life UK equity portfolios. Prior to joining HSBC, Simon worked for 14 years at Phillips & Drew Fund Management / UBS Asset Management.
Matthew joined RCM in 2006 as part of the Global Graduate Programme. In 2007 he joined the Research Department as a pan-European media analyst, and in 2008 he moved to portfolio management as part of the UK Equity Team. Prior to joining RCM, Matthew worked as an intern at Datamonitor and the Office for National Statistics. He graduated from Bristol University with a first class degree in Economics and Economic History. He also holds a Masters (with distinction) in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. Matthew holds the IMC designation and has passed all three levels of the CFA.