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BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha

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BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha D Acc
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return for investors and, as such, the Fund will not be managed against any UK equity index. The Fund will be managed with the aim of delivering absolute (more than zero) returns on a 12 month basis in any market conditions.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers

    Who manages this fund?

    Nick Osborne Since 17-Jan-2008

    Nick Osborne, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division...


    Nigel Ridge Since 28-Mar-2013

    Nigel Ridge is a member of the UK Equity Team and a member of the UK and Pan European Model Portfolio Team in London....


  • How has this fund performed?

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    Cumulative Performance as at 21/07/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha D Acc +0.5 +1.6 +3.9 +20.2 +23.3
    IA Targeted Absolute Return +1.7 +2.4 +3.8 +8.4 +18.5

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  • Ratios and Analysis

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    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 2.36 4.12
    ? Alpha 4.13 3.25
    ? Beta 0.28 1.18
    ? Sharpe 0.77 0.69
    ? Info Ratio 0.39 1.02
    ? R2 0.04 0.25

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 24
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial 0.00%
    Annual 0.75%
    ? OCF 0.92%
    ? Performance Fee 0... More
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 100,000
    Additional £ 100
  • Prices

      Unit type Currency Bid Offer Date Yield Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha D Acc ACC GBX 148.30 148.50 21 Jul 2017 0.00 FMP0 B5ZNQ99 GB00B5ZNQ990

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  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (30 Jun 2017)

    Rank Asset (estimated from fund's sector average) %    
    1 Alternative Investment Strategies 100.00

    Top Holdings (30 Jun 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 RELX PLC 5.45
    4 TESCO PLC 3.39
    5 SHIRE PLC 2.88
    6 CARNIVAL PLC 2.78
    7 WOLSELEY PLC 2.68
    8 3I GROUP PLC 2.53
    9 CRH PLC 2.52
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: UNIT
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Trustee / Depositary: J.P. Morgan Bank
    Registrar: BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
    Multi-Manager: NO
    Dividend policy: Mar 01 (Final), Sep 01 (Interim)
    Fund size: £359.7m / $466.8m (30-Jun-17)
    Unit Launch: 01-Jul-2009
    Fund Launch: 29-Apr-2005
    Savings plan: NO
    Pricing times: 12:00 Daily
    Dealing times: Mon-Fri 08:30 to 17:30
    Dealing frequency: Daily
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  • Contact Details

    12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL

    020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
    020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

Initial Charges: Max.;

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 Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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