Fixed Income

iShares UK Gilts All Stocks Index Fund (UK)

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.

The value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount is not 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. Two main risks related to fixed income investing are interest rate risk and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in the market value of bonds. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the issuer of the bond will not be able to repay the principal and make interest payments.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged Share Class 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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 22-May-20 GBP 4,972.195
Price Yield as of 22-May-20 1.00
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Launch Date 18-Jul-05
Share Class launch date 15-Aug-12
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index FTSE Actuaries UK Conventional Gilts All Stocks Index
Investment Association Category -
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB00B41JDF95
Bloomberg Ticker BUKGAXI
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B41JDF9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTASNIGILT
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 100
Use of Income Distributing

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile The fund’s ESG Percentile compared to its Lipper peer group. as of - -
Fund Lipper Global Classification The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification. as of 01-May-20 Bond GBP Government
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 01-May-20, based on holdings as of 31-Oct-19. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Transparency on Business Involvement metrics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics using links below.


Business Involvement metrics are calculated using MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this research to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a Fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement.

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for iShares UK Gilts All Stocks Index Fund (UK), Class X, as of 30-Apr-20 rated against 176 GBP Government Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 08-Feb-19)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Apr-20
Name Weight (%)
UK CONV GILT 4.25 06/07/2032 3.64
UK CONV GILT 4.25 12/07/2055 3.41
UK CONV GILT 4.75 12/07/2030 3.27
UK CONV GILT 4 01/22/2060 3.24
UK CONV GILT 4.5 09/07/2034 3.11
Name Weight (%)
UK CONV GILT 3.75 09/07/2020 3.09
UK CONV GILT 5 03/07/2025 2.93
UK CONV GILT 4.25 12/07/2027 2.91
UK CONV GILT 4.75 12/07/2038 2.90
UK CONV GILT 4.25 03/07/2036 2.88
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Apr-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
Class X Daily 1.33 GB00B41JDF95 -
Class D None 1.97 GB00B83HGR24 -
Class A Daily 1.69 GB00B66KJR50 -
Class A None 1.92 GB00B66KJT74 -
Class X None 1.47 GB00B56HL176 -
Class D Daily 1.75 GB00B89VCR08 -
Class H Daily 1.29 GB00BPFJDF23 -
Class H None 1.40 GB00BPFJDD09 -
Class L None 1.98 GB00B08HD364 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

David Curtin
David Curtin

Literature

Literature