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BlackRock UK Smaller Companies 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) 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 code BW1YLZ6
ISIN GB00BW1YLZ63
Fund code MCLSA
Managers Roland Arnold
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £423 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.84%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £0.0148
Buy Price £0.0157
Price Date 22nd May 2020
Yield 1.62%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 20th July 2015
Fund Status OPEN
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: 0.381%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance -12.32% -3.88% +20.48% +22.67% +8.80%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-17.82% -2.81% +13.74% +18.14% +8.81%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 1.44% -20.32% +21.77%
1 week 3.44% +5.47% -2.04%
1 month 4.61% -21.65% +26.26%
3 months -23.30% -13.20% -10.09%
6 months -12.57% -12.03% -0.53%
1 year -6.47% -1.28% -5.19%
3 years 1.39% +4.31% -2.91%
5 years 7.09% +5.55% +1.54%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -20.78% +3.58% -24.37%
Since inception 8.18% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
IntegraFin Holdings PLC GBR 2.62%
4imprint Group PLC GBR 2.41%
YouGov PLC GBR 2.37%
Watches of Switzerland Group PLC GBR 2.01%
IG Design Group PLC GBR 1.91%
Johnson Service Group PLC GBR 1.77%
Sirius Real Estate Ltd DEU 1.70%
Breedon Group PLC GBR 1.69%
Team17 Group PLC GBR 1.60%
QinetiQ Group PLC GBR 1.57%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd March 2020 0.0104 £1.7020
2nd September 2019 0.0138 £1.5850
1st March 2019 0.0084 £1.4710
3rd September 2018 0.0137 £1.7100
1st March 2018 0.0048 £1.5770
1st September 2017 0.0113 £1.4990