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BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio Fund Class S Inc

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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.
SEDOL code BK1PK81
Fund code MCGSI
Managers Adam Ryan, Conan McKenzie, Jason Byrom
Manager Tenure 2 years
Morningstar Category GBP Moderately Adventurous Allocation
IMA Sector Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares
Fund Size £184 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 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 £0.0132
Buy Price £0.0139
Price Date 29th May 2020
Yield 1.95%
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: 0.419%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance -1.98% +5.73% +1.95% +20.06% -5.50% +10.15%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderately Adventurous Allocation)
-8.04% +3.97% +1.40% +17.37% -2.93%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Moderately Adventurous Allocation)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.38% -6.09% +5.71%
1 week 2.18% +4.29% -2.11%
1 month 5.05% -1.11% +6.16%
3 months 6.86% -4.70% +11.56%
6 months 2.00% +0.67% +1.33%
1 year 8.47% +1.72% +6.75%
3 years 5.25% +3.98% +1.28%
5 years 6.17% +5.14% +1.03%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 0.91% +2.22% -1.31%
Since inception 6.88% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
iShares MSCI USA SRI ETF USD Acc IRL 13.30%
iShares Global Govt Bond ETF USD Dist IRL 12.54%
BlackRock UK Smaller Companies A Acc GBR 9.60%
iShares Global Corp Bond ETF USD Dist IRL 8.56%
iShares $ Corp Bond ETF USD Acc IRL 6.48%
BlackRock Continental Euro A Acc GBR 5.20%
BGF Emerging Markets X2 USD LUX 2.75%
iShares MSCI Japan SRI ETF IRL 1.94%
BlackRock ICS £ Ultra Shrt Bd Agcy Acc IRL 1.86%
BlackRock UK Smaller Companies A Inc GBR 1.58%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd March 2020 0.0112 £1.2280
2nd September 2019 0.0131 £1.2970
1st March 2019 0.0082 £1.1800
3rd September 2018 0.0110 £1.2590
1st March 2018 0.0171 £1.1800
1st September 2017 0.0111 £1.1910