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Fund Objective: 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.

Annual Rebate Annual rebate on
£10,000 holding
Ongoing Charges   Initial Charge /
Dealing Charge
- - 0.97% 0.00% / £10
 Star Rating Fund Risk Level   12 Month Performance
3 Low-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-Medium 360.60 322.80
Quick Stats Purchase info
Currency: GBX Change on day -0.24% Sector UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares Min: £20.00
Bid price: 332.10 YTD return -2.61% Fund size(£m) 178.62 ISA: Yes
Mid price: 0.00 Yield 2.39% Fund type UNIT
Offer price 333.90 Type Accumulation Unit Launch date 10/10/2012
Performance - View all
Key Chart Instrument 1 mth 6 mths 1 yr 3 yrs
BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio D Acc -5.97% 1.56% -0.87% 23.05%
UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares -3.75% 0.95% -1.16% 23.22%



Sector/Region weightings are currently unavailable

Fund Objective

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.

Fund Manager

Adam Ryan

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Since: 01/05/2018

Biography:Adam Ryan, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies (MAS) group which is responsible for developing, assembling and managing investment strategies involving multiple asset classes. He is Head of the Diversified Strategies team and is lead portfolio manager of Dynamic Diversified Growth (DDG). Mr Ryan's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. His background is in fixed income portfolio management where he was Head of Fixed Income for MLIM's Private Client business before developing and managing diversified multi-asset portfolios for both private and institutional clients. Mr Ryan earned a BA degree with honours in engineering from Cambridge University in 1991.

Fund Manager

Conan McKenzie

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Since: 01/05/2018

Biography:Conan McKenzie, CFA, Associate, is a portfolio manager and a member of the Diversified Strategies team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies (MAS) group, which is responsible for developing, assembling and managing investment strategies involving multiple asset classes. Within Diversified Strategies, Mr. McKenzie is involved in managing both benchmarked and unconstrained funds. He also leads the team's research on alternative investment opportunities. Mr. McKenzie's service with the firm dates back to 2011. Mr. McKenzie holds a BA degree in History & Politics from the University of Oxford, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Fund Manager

Jason Byrom

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Since: 01/05/2018

Biography:

Quick Stats
Citi code GU0A Legal structure UnitTrust Fund Currency GBX
ISIN code GB00B7XQBS82 Fund size £178.62 M at 16/10/2018 Price date 16/10/2018
Fund Risk Level Low-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-MediumLow-Medium Star rating 3 Pricing freq Daily
Sector UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares Valor code 19841372 WKN Code -
Bid price 332.10 Mid price 0.00 Offer Price 333.90
Benchmark No Specified Index Yield 2.39% Launch date 10/10/2012
Domicile United Kingdom Type Accumulation ISA Yes
Purchase & Other Information
Min.investment £20.00
Min.top-up £20.00
Standard (Fund Manager) Initial Charge 0.00%
Interactive Investor Initial Charge 0.00%
Annual Rebate -
Ongoing Charges 0.97% at 18/06/2018
Performance Fee 0%
Compliant UCITS IV Compliant,
Dividend dates Mar 01, Sep 01
For sale in United Kingdom,
Performance Chart in (GBX)

Bid-to-bid with income reinvested.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Fund performance data doesn’t take into account fees and expenses which are specific to individual plans. Details are available on request.

Cumulative Performance in GBX
  3 mth 6 mth 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
Fund -5.14% 1.56% -0.87% 23.05% 35.44%
Sector -3.87% 0.95% -1.16% 23.22% 33.14%
Relative to sector -1.27% 0.61% 0.29% -0.17% 2.30%
Rank within sector 242/303 110/297 116/286 128/249 91/225
Quartile 4th 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd
Discrete Annual Performance to Last Quarter End in GBX
  0-12m 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
Fund 8.53% 11.90% 12.38% 0.62% 6.84%
Sector 5.85% 9.08% 15.33% 0.37% 5.45%
Relative to sector 2.68% 2.82% -2.95% 0.25% 1.39%
Rank within sector 48/285 42/274 197/248 124/236 66/224
Quartile 1st 1st 4th 3rd 2nd
Performance by Calendar Year in GBX
  YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund -2.61% 11.58% 11.17% 3.81% 3.24%
Sector -2.60% 10.04% 13.29% 2.25% 4.96%
Relative to sector -0.01% 1.54% -2.12% 1.56% -1.72%
Rank within sector 141/291 83/274 192/262 70/238 204/229
Quartile 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 4th
Fund Price Movement in GBX
12 month high 360.60 (British Pence) 12 month low 322.80 (British Pence)
Risk Statistics
Volatility Alpha Beta Sharpe Tracking Error Information Ratio R2
Fund 6.98 0.34 1.05 1.06 2.54 0.32 0.87
Asset Weightings as at September 30, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange International Equities 79.82%
2 NoChange Global Fixed Interest 19.62%
3 Riser Alternative Assets 0.56%
  •  Faller
  •  Riser
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  • new  New entry
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Sector Weightings are currently unavailable
Fund Holdings are currently unavailable