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BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Fund Class D Inc

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Fund ProviderBlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Fund SummaryThe 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) over the long term (5 or more consecutive years beginning at the point of investment) by investing in shares of smaller companies incorporated or listed in the UK.
SEDOL codeB8BS332
Fund codeMCSCI
ManagersRoland Arnold
Manager Tenure5 years
Morningstar CategoryUK Small-Cap Equity
IMA SectorUK Smaller Companies
Fund Size£427 million
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)0.92%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£0.0736
Buy Price£0.0753
Price Date25th September 2020
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date13th May 2013
Fund StatusOPEN
Roland Arnold, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Mr Arnold's primary responsibility is managing small and mid cap UK equity portfolios, with a sector emphasis on Technology. Mr Arnold's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 2000, Mr Arnold worked at a UK retail bank as a performance and credit analyst. Mr Arnold earned a BA (Hones) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.373%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Fund Performance-4.74%-6.63%+21.78%+37.97%-2.86%+13.39%+16.64%+31.03%-6.84%+44.04%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-0.03%-13.17%+13.14%
1 week-2.69%-1.92%-0.77%
1 month-3.50%+3.29%-6.79%
3 months-0.39%+27.67%-28.06%
6 months23.21%-0.85%+24.06%
1 year-4.98%+0.74%-5.72%
3 years0.76%+6.02%-5.26%
5 years7.63%+10.55%-2.92%
10 years11.28%+8.93%+2.35%
Since inception9.66%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
YouGov PLCGBR2.27%
Games Workshop Group PLCGBR2.10%
IntegraFin Holdings PLCGBR2.03%
Breedon Group PLCGBR1.91%
Stock Spirits Group PLCGBR1.85%
4imprint Group PLCGBR1.68%
IG Design Group PLCGBR1.66%
Serco Group PLCGBR1.52%
Treatt PLCGBR1.49%
Impax Asset Management Group PLCGBR1.47%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
1st September 20200.0003£7.6500
2nd March 20200.0471£8.2520
2nd September 20190.0651£7.7310
1st March 20190.0388£7.2410
3rd September 20180.0645£8.4650
1st March 20180.0210£7.7950