BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Fund D Acc

Name
BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Fund D Acc
Manager
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Type
Unit Trust
ISIN
GB00B4LHDZ30
Sector
UK Smaller Companies
Launched
10/06/2011
OCF
0.92 %
Risk Rating
3
3 Year Sharpe
0.86
3 Year Alpha
4.02
Yield
1.2 %
Benchmark
Numis SC Plus AIM Ex Invt Com TR GBP
The aim of the BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth for investors. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of smaller companies incorporated or listed in the UK which we consider to have above-average growth prospects. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes. Smaller companies are those whose market capitalisations are similar to that of companies in the Numis Smaller Companies plus AiM ex-Investment Trusts Index at the time of the Fund’s investment.
Holding %
BlackRock ICS Sterling Liq Agency Inc 2.65 %
YouGov PLC 2.48 %
4imprint Group PLC 2.34 %
Diversified Gas & Oil PLC 1.93 %
Premier Asset Management Group PLC 1.90 %
Liontrust Asset Management PLC 1.84 %
Johnson Service Group PLC 1.82 %
Sirius Real Estate Ltd 1.80 %
Advanced Medical Solutions Group PLC 1.80 %
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC A 1.78 %
Region %
United Kingdom 92.78 %
Sector %
Consumer Cyclical 22.08 %
Industrials 20.24 %
Financial Services 16.25 %
Technology 10.40 %
Basic materials 8.14 %
Healthcare 6.66 %
Energy 6.23 %
Name
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Address
EC2N 2DL, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Unit Trust

Managers

Roland Arnold
Joined 03/26/2015

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.

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