• Search Funds
  • Model Portfolios
  • Provider
  • Sector
  • Manager

Search by provider name

Search by sector name

Search by manager name

Search by Risk Level

BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund Class D Acc

  • Fund Info & charges
  • Performance
  • Fund breakdown
  • Dividend History
Fund Provider Blackrock
Fund Summary The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the equity securities (e.g. shares) of companies incorporated or listed in the United Kingdom and will normally have an emphasis on small and medium sized companies.
SEDOL code B3V1C06
ISIN GB00B3V1C060
Fund code MCSSA
Managers Roland Arnold
Manager Tenure 7 years
Morningstar Category UK Flex-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK All Companies
Fund Size £628 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.92%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £49.57
Buy Price £49.97
Price Change +0.02%
Price Date 23rd July 2019
Yield 1.69%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st July 1988
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: 1.184%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -0.54% +16.11% +29.89% -6.00% +8.02% +6.96% +23.21% -5.31% +37.17% +28.44%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Flex-Cap Equity)
-0.63% +10.14% +28.10% -4.61% +13.57%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Flex-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.02% -0.35% +0.37%
1 week -0.36% +0.93% -1.29%
1 month 0.73% +0.41% +0.32%
3 months 2.25% +4.03% -1.78%
6 months 13.98% +10.61% +3.37%
1 year -0.54% -5.43% +4.89%
3 years 42.94% +26.39% +16.55%
5 years 53.66% +32.27% +21.39%
10 years 224.07% +177.41% +46.66%
YTD 19.91% +12.67% +7.24%
Since inception 1530.45% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Rio Tinto PLC GBR 5.76%
RELX PLC GBR 4.96%
BlackRock ICS Sterling Liq Agency Inc IRL 4.21%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B GBR 3.41%
Prudential PLC GBR 3.33%
Standard Chartered PLC GBR 2.60%
London Stock Exchange Group PLC GBR 2.43%
British American Tobacco PLC GBR 2.18%
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC GBR 2.13%
Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC GBR 2.07%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st March 2019 0.2208 £45.5500
3rd September 2018 0.6185 £49.4600
1st March 2018 0.1062 £45.3300
1st September 2017 0.6077 £44.7600
1st March 2017 0.2542 £40.3800
1st September 2016 0.5015 £36.4600