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BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha Fund Class D Acc

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Fund Provider Blackrock
Fund Summary A performance fee applies to this fund. To achieve a positive absolute return for investors and, as such, the fund will not be managed against any UK equity index.
SEDOL code B5ZNQ99
ISIN GB00B5ZNQ990
Fund code MCABA
Managers Nicholas Osborne, Nigel Ridge
Manager Tenure 11 years
Morningstar Category Alt - Long/Short Equity - UK
IMA Sector Targeted Absolute Return
Fund Size £266 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.42%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.514
Buy Price £1.514
Price Change +0.0661%
Price Date 21st June 2019
Yield 0.30%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 31st March 2006
Fund Status OPEN
Nick Osborne, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He co-manages the UK Absolute Alpha Fund and is responsible for managing UK equity portfolios for institutional and retail investors and also covers the Utilities and Telecommunications sectors.Mr Osborne's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He began his career with MLIM in 1999 as an investment analyst on the UK and Emerging Market teams.Mr. Osborne earned a BSc in Economics from Bristol University in 1999.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.160%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +1.30% -1.22% +4.84% +3.53% +8.90% +5.68% -3.28% -4.16% +2.91% +9.76%
Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Long/Short Equity - UK)
+5.05%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Alt - Long/Short Equity - UK)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.13% -0.54% Currently unavailable
1 week 0.40% -0.94% Currently unavailable
1 month -0.39% -2.81% Currently unavailable
3 months 1.82% -4.93% Currently unavailable
6 months 7.30% -6.09% Currently unavailable
1 year 2.30% -9.08% Currently unavailable
3 years 6.02% +15.44% Currently unavailable
5 years 23.79% +28.24% Currently unavailable
10 years 26.17% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 6.92% -5.17% Currently unavailable
Since inception 58.97% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
BlackRock ICS Sterling Liq Agency Inc IRL 9.87%
RELX PLCCFD GBR 5.62%
The Toronto-Dominion Bank 0.92% CAN 5.60%
Tesco PLCCFD GBR 4.96%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited 0.84% JPN 4.85%
Svenska Handelsbanken Ab (Publ) 0% SWE 4.84%
BNP Paribas 1.01% FRA 4.49%
Norinchukin Bank Ltd 0% JPN 4.47%
ING Bank N.V. 0% NLD 4.46%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC BCFD GBR 4.36%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st March 2019 0.0017 £1.4870
3rd September 2018 0.0028 £1.4580
1st September 2017 0.0037 £1.4790