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BlackRock European Absolute Alpha Fund Class D Acc

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Fund Provider Blackrock
Fund Summary The fund's objective is to achieve a positive absolute return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in a portfolio of equities and equity-related securities (including derivatives) of companies incorporated or listed in the European Economic Area and Switzerland, although from time to time cash and near cash may be held.
SEDOL code B4Y62W7
ISIN GB00B4Y62W78
Fund code MCAAA
Managers Stefan Gries, David Tovey
Manager Tenure 6 years
Morningstar Category Alt - Market Neutral - Equity
IMA Sector Targeted Absolute Return
Fund Size £164 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.01%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.452
Buy Price £1.452
Price Change +0.1379%
Price Date 19th July 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 31st March 2009
Fund Status OPEN
Stefan Gries joined BlackRocks European equity team in 2008, after previous roles at Scottish Widows, Aberdeen Asset Management and Deutsche Bank. Stefan gained his MA in Economics & Spanish from the University of St. Andrews. He started his career in 2005 as European equity analyst and portfolio assistant at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. He joined BlackRocks European equity team in 2008 and is responsible for covering the energy sector.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.227%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +5.96% +4.96% -2.60% +5.24% +6.14% +0.08% +5.61% +12.65% +3.04% +0.84%
Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Market Neutral - Equity)
+3.13%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Market Neutral - Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.07% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 week -0.34% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 month -0.96% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
3 months 2.69% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
6 months 3.13% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
1 year 5.08% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
3 years 8.05% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
5 years 20.75% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
10 years 48.31% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 2.77% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
Since inception 52.14% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
BlackRock ICS Sterling Liq Agency Inc IRL 6.27%
LMA SA 0% FRA 4.72%
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. London branch 0.8% JPN 4.13%
Nordea Bank ABP 0% FIN 3.54%
Novo Nordisk A/S B DNK 3.45%
Royal UNIBREW A/S DNK 2.98%
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Brussels 0% JPN 2.95%
Transport For London 0% GBR 2.95%
Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A. 0% NLD 2.95%
RELX PLC GBR 2.65%

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