BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio Fund aims to achieve capital growth with the opportunity for additional income generation depending on market conditions. Investment may be made in a global portfolio of equities and fixed income securities, as well as collective investment schemes, cash in sterling or other currencies (in the form of deposits and / or forward contracts) and money market instruments. Investment may be made in any and all economic sectors. In order to achieve the investment objective and policy the Fund will invest in a variety of investment strategies and instruments. For this purpose, it intends to take full advantage of the ability to invest in derivatives. It may also hold indirect exposure to alternative asset classes such as commodities or property through eligible index derivatives, eligible collective investment schemes or structured securities.