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12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL
020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

uk.investor@blackrock.com

Fund managers

* Beta Strategies Team01-Mar-2013 to Present
 
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Mason Woodworth»01-Aug-2012 to 28-Feb-2013
Quantitative Investments»19-Aug-2005 to 31-Jul-2012


Investment objectives

The aim of the Fund is to seek to achieve a total return by investment primarily in units of collective investment schemes. These collective investment schemes may gain exposure globally to the following asset classes: equity securities, fixed income securities (both government and non-government securities), money-market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and alternative asset classes (such as property and commodities). The Fund may also invest directly in transferable securities (equity securities and fixed income securities), money-market instruments, deposits and cash and near cash. At any one time, the Fund will aim to have no less than 40% and no more than 85% of its investment exposure to equity securities. Any exposure to property and commodities will only be gained indirectly by the Fund. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 41 / 136 82 / 122
Quartile 2 3

Fund ratings

BLANKMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 3 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 6.87 7.60
Alpha -0.30 -0.05
Beta 1.21 0.97
Sharpe 0.44 0.82
Info Ratio 0.45 -0.22
R2 0.96 0.96
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. IMA Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shrs»
performance chart
chart
    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +1.9+26.2+36.8+12.9+9.7-2.8+11.5
  IMA MIXED INVESTMENT 40%-85% SHRS   +0.9+27.6+36.3+14.6+10.4-3.7+11.0
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldTER help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf BLACKROCK NURS II CONSENSUS 85 ACC 156.10 (p) 156.60 (p) 22-Oct-2014 1.98 0.23% EFT9 B08HD92
pdf BLACKROCK NURS II CONSENSUS 85 D ACC 156.00 (p) 156.50 (p) 22-Oct-2014 1.98 0.23% GFZL B8D0SR5
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldTER help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf BLACKROCK NURS II CONSENSUS 85 A ACC 154.90 (p) 163.10 (p) 22-Oct-2014 1.50 0.63% GFZM B8D7RH9

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£6,839.2m / $10,969.3m (22-Oct-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan  Launch19-Aug-2005
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMon-Fri 08:30 to 17:30
Minimum initialn/a
Minimum additionaln/a
Initial charge0.00%
Annual management charge0.20%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryThe Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
RegistrarBlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Multi-ManagerFettered Fund of Funds
Indexn/a
Dividend policyMar 01 (Final), Sep 01
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Mixed Asset n/a IMA Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shrs
Largest holdings, 31-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
BCIF UK EQUITY TRACKER L ACC GBP 27.70 1 * -
BCIF CONT EUROPE EQ TKR L ACC GBP 14.10 2 * -
BCIF NORTH AMER EQ TKR L ACC GBP 11.50 3 * -
BCIF-BLK 100 UK EQ TKR FD D ACC 6.20 4 * -
BCIF-BLK OS CORP BOND TRACKER L ACC 5.50 5 * -
BCIF PAC EX JPN EQTY TKR L ACC GBP 3.90 6 * -
BCIF JAPAN EQUITY TKR L ACC GBP 3.90 7 * -
BCIF CORPORATE BOND TRACKER L ACC 3.30 8 * -
BLACKROCK EMERGING MARKETS EQUITY TRACKER L 3.00 9 * -
BCIF-BLK US EQUITY TRACKER D ACC 3.00 10 * -
Total82.10 
Regional weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Region(%)Rank 
UK43.601 43.60% UK
Continental Europe14.102 14.10% Continental Europe
North America11.503 11.50% North America
Money Market7.704 7.70% Money Market
International7.005 7.00% International
Global Emerging Markets5.106 5.10% Global Emerging Markets
Japan3.907 3.90% Japan
Asia Pacific ex Japan3.908 3.90% Asia Pacific ex Japan
USA3.009 3.00% USA
Others0.2010 0.20% Others
Total100.00 

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

 
 
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Asset allocation

UK Equities, 34.90%
34.9000% ofUK Equities
Europe ex UK Equities, 14.10%
14.1000% ofEurope ex UK Equities
North American Equities, 11.50%
11.5000% ofNorth American Equities
Cash & Cash Equivalents, 7.70%
7.7000% ofCash & Cash Equivalents
Global Corporate Fixed Interest, 5.50%
5.5000% ofGlobal Corporate Fixed Interest
Japanese Equities, 3.90%
3.9000% ofJapanese Equities
Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities, 3.90%
3.9000% ofAsia Pacific ex Japan Equities
UK Corporate Fixed Interest, 3.30%
3.3000% ofUK Corporate Fixed Interest
US Equities, 3.00%
3.0000% ofUS Equities
UK Gilts, 3.00%
3.0000% ofUK Gilts
Global Emerging Market Equities, 3.00%
3.0000% ofGlobal Emerging Market Equities
UK Index-Linked Gilts, 2.40%
2.4000% ofUK Index-Linked Gilts
Global Emerging Market Government Fixed Interest, 2.10%
2.1000% ofGlobal Emerging Market Government Fixed Interest
Property Shares, 0.80%
0.8000% ofProperty Shares
Global Government Fixed Interest, 0.70%
0.7000% ofGlobal Government Fixed Interest
Others, 0.20%
0.2000% ofOthers

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