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BlackRock UK Special Situations S Inc

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Fund Provider BlackRock
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 companies incorporated or listed in the UK.
SEDOL code BVW2JH0
ISIN GB00BVW2JH06
Fund code BLSSI
Managers Roland Arnold
Manager Tenure 7 years
Morningstar Category UK Flex-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK All Companies
Fund Size £627 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £1.275
Buy Price £1.349
Price Change +0.5966%
Price Date 23rd August 2019
Yield 1.79%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 20th March 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: 1.020%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance -0.47% +16.19% +30.10% -6.02%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Flex-Cap Equity)
-0.65% +10.17% +28.19%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Flex-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.63% -0.35% +0.98%
1 week 2.08% +0.93% +1.15%
1 month -1.77% +0.41% -2.18%
3 months 0.47% +4.03% -3.56%
6 months 7.08% +10.61% -3.53%
1 year -1.71% -5.43% +3.72%
3 years 32.99% +26.39% +6.60%
5 years Currently unavailable +32.27% Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable +177.41% Currently unavailable
YTD 17.80% +12.67% +5.13%
Since inception 38.96% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Rio Tinto PLC GBR 4.81%
RELX PLC GBR 4.77%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B GBR 3.45%
BlackRock ICS Stlg LiqEnvtlyAwr Agcy Inc IRL 3.35%
Prudential PLC GBR 3.02%
London Stock Exchange Group PLC GBR 2.94%
Standard Chartered PLC GBR 2.47%
British American Tobacco PLC GBR 2.34%
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC GBR 2.29%
4imprint Group PLC GBR 2.03%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st March 2019 0.0063 £1.1930
3rd September 2018 0.0170 £1.3010
1st March 2018 0.0033 £1.2080
1st September 2017 0.0169 £1.1950
1st March 2017 0.0074 £1.0930
1st September 2016 0.0143 £0.9934