Equity

BlackRock UK Equity Absolute Return Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed. Investment risk is concentrated in specific sectors, countries, currencies or companies. This means the Fund is more sensitive to any localised economic, market, political or regulatory events. The Fund uses derivatives as part of its investment strategy including the establishment of both ‘long’ and ‘synthetic short’ positions and the creation of market leverage for the purposes of increasing the economic exposure of a Fund beyond the value of its net assets. The Manager employs a risk management process to oversee and manage derivative exposure within the Fund. However, the use of derivatives in this manner may have the effect of increasing the overall risk profile of the Fund. Investors should understand that the Fund is not guaranteed to produce a positive return and as an absolute return product, performance may not move in line with general market trends or fully benefit from a positive market environment. The Fund utilises derivatives as part of its investment strategy. Compared to a fund which only invests in traditional instruments such as stocks and bonds, derivatives are potentially subject to a higher level of risk and volatility. The strategies utilised by the Fund involve the use of derivatives to facilitate certain investment management techniques including the establishment of both ‘long’ and ‘synthetic short’ positions and creation of market leverage for the purposes of increasing the economic exposure of a Fund beyond the value of its net assets. The use of derivatives in this manner may have the effect of increasing the overall risk profile of the Fund. Investors in this Fund should understand that the Fund is not guaranteed to produce a positive return and as an absolute return product, performance may not move in line with general market trends or fully benefit from a positive market environment. The Manager employs a risk management process to oversee and manage derivative exposure within the Fund. The insolvency of any institutions providing services such as safekeeping of assets or acting as counterparty to derivatives or other instruments, may expose the Fund to financial loss.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in GBP.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 15-Feb-19 GBP 45.105
Base Currency GBP
Fund Launch Date 18-Aug-16
Inception Date 18-Aug-16
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Alt - Long/Short Equity - UK
Benchmark Index LIBOR 3 Month (GBP)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1430596699
Bloomberg Ticker BSUAD2E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 20.00%
SEDOL BZB1SR9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jan-19
Name Weight (%)
RELX PLC 5.55
TESCO PLC 4.73
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 4.35
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 4.35
RENTOKIL INITIAL PLC 4.30
Name Weight (%)
FERGUSON PLC 4.13
CARNIVAL PLC 3.82
STANDARD CHARTERED PLC 3.71
3I GROUP PLC 3.17
RIO TINTO PLC 2.98
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 101.19 0.17 0.17 103.70 97.28 - LU1430596699 - -
Class D2 GBP None 103.50 0.17 0.16 105.25 99.38 - LU1430596426 - -
Class I2 Hedged USD - 101.13 -0.40 -0.39 102.06 97.35 - LU1808491226 - -
Class D2 EUR None 103.02 0.67 0.65 104.82 96.19 - LU1495982784 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 100.14 0.16 0.16 102.89 96.31 - LU1430596772 - -
Class I2 Hedged JPY None 10,226.26 16.60 0.16 10,451.15 9,826.46 - LU1430596855 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 97.89 0.16 0.16 100.14 94.07 - LU1640626351 - -
Class A4 Hedged EUR Annual 98.87 0.16 0.16 101.84 95.15 - LU1430596343 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 97.77 0.15 0.15 101.02 94.16 - LU1495982198 - -
Class E2 EUR None 98.04 0.63 0.65 100.98 91.74 - LU1495981976 - -
Class X2 GBP None 107.29 0.18 0.17 108.40 102.87 - LU1430596939 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 99.48 0.16 0.16 102.46 95.74 - LU1430596269 - -
Class A2 GBP None 101.84 0.16 0.16 104.08 97.88 - LU1430596186 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nigel Ridge
Nigel Ridge

Literature

Literature