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BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio Fund Class S Acc

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Fund Provider BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Fund Summary The aim of the Fund is to provide a return on your investment (generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund) (gross of fees) with the opportunity for additional income generation (i.e. income received on the Fund™s assets) depending on market conditions.
Fund code MCGSA
Managers Adam Ryan, Conan McKenzie, Jason Byrom
Manager Tenure 1 year
Morningstar Category GBP Moderately Adventurous Allocation
IMA Sector Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares
Fund Size £186 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.88%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.4550
Buy Price £1.5350
Price Date 22nd November 2019
Yield 1.67%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 6th May 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Adam Ryan, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the BlackRock Multi-Asset Client Solutions (BMACS) group, which is responsible for developing, assembling and managing investment solutions involving multiple strategies and asset classes. Within BMACS he is lead portfolio manager of the Diversified Growth Strategy and also a member of the BMACS management team. Mr. Ryan's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Ryan was head of the fixed income and absolute return team for the private client business. He was responsible for the team's fixed income investment policy, representing the asset class at the Investment Policy Committee, and the use of alternative investments within private client portfolios.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.606%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance +4.90% +8.53% +12.01% +12.41% +0.79%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderately Adventurous Allocation)
+3.86% +5.10% +9.07% +15.70% +0.07%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderately Adventurous Allocation)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.48% +12.67% -13.15%
1 week -0.34% +1.60% -1.95%
1 month 3.36% +0.87% +2.49%
3 months -0.69% +3.79% -4.48%
6 months 3.88% +9.51% -5.63%
1 year 12.17% +6.02% +6.15%
3 years 8.08% +6.22% +1.87%
5 years 7.08% +6.34% +0.73%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 15.02% -0.22% +15.25%
Since inception 6.90% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
iShares Global Govt Bond ETF USD Dist IRL 9.39%
BlackRock UK Smaller Companies A Acc GBR 8.65%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF USD Acc IRL 8.40%
iShares Global Corp Bond ETF USD Dist IRL 8.27%
iShares $ Corp Bond ETF USD Acc IRL 5.77%
BlackRock Continental Euro A Acc GBR 5.07%
iShares £ Ultrashort Bond ETF GBP Dist IRL 4.35%
BlackRock ICS £ Ultra Shrt Bd Agcy Acc IRL 2.72%
BGF Emerging Markets X2 USD LUX 2.58%
iShares JP Morgan $ EM Bond ETF USD Dist IRL 2.49%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd September 2019 0.0147 £1.4700
1st March 2019 0.0091 £1.3240
3rd September 2018 0.0121 £1.4020
1st March 2018 0.0186 £1.3030
1st September 2017 0.0119 £1.2960
1st March 2017 0.0141 £1.2380