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BlackRock Global Allocation Class D2 - Accumulation (Hedged GBP)

Sell:3,139.00p Buy:3,139.00p Change: 1.00p (0.03%)
Prices as at 20 September 2019
Sell:3,139.00p
Buy:3,139.00p
Change: 1.00p (0.03%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 20 September 2019
Sell:3,139.00p
Buy:3,139.00p
Change: 1.00p (0.03%)
Prices as at 20 September 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

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This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

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Performance Analysis

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Investment Philosophy

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Fund Track Record

20/09/14 to 20/09/15 20/09/15 to 20/09/16 20/09/16 to 20/09/17 20/09/17 to 20/09/18 20/09/18 to 20/09/19
Annual return -3.45% 3.65% 10.44% 0.29% 0.67%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

Manager Name: Russ Koesterich
Manager start date: 1 January 2017
Manager located in: Princeton, NJ

Russ Koesterich, CFA, JD, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group. Mr. Koesterich's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. He joined the BlackRock Global Allocation team in 2016 as Head of Asset Allocation and was named a portfolio manager of the Fund in 2017. Previously, he was BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Strategist and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Model Portfolio Solutions business, and formerly served as the Global Head of Investment Strategy for scientific active equities and as senior portfolio manager in the US Market Neutral Group. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Koesterich was the Chief North American Strategist at State Street Bank and Trust. He began his investment career at Instinet Research Partners where he occupied several positions in research, including Director of Investment Strategy for both U.S. and European research, and Equity Analyst. He is a frequent contributor to financials news media and the author of three books, including his most recent "Portfolio Construction for Today's Markets." Mr. Koesterich earned a BA in history from Brandeis University, a JD from Boston College and an MBA from Columbia University. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Manager Name: David Clayton
Manager start date: 1 January 2017
Manager located in: Princeton, NJ

David Clayton, CFA, JD, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group. Mr. Clayton joined the BlackRock Global Allocation team in 2010 and was named a portfolio manager of the Fund in 2017. Prior to his current role, he was head of portfolio oversight, as well as a senior investor and investment group leader, on the Fund, primarily responsible for coverage of the energy, real estate, autos, industrials, materials and utilities sectors. Prior to joining BlackRock, he was Of Counsel in the Financial Restructuring Group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Previously he was a Managing Director and analyst with The Blackstone Group, responsible for distressed and special situations investments across multiple industries. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Clayton spent six years at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), initially as an attorney specializing in corporate finance transactions and restructurings, and most recently as a Vice President and analyst in the Global High Yield Bond & Bank Debt Group. Mr. Clayton began his career as an attorney specializing in corporate finance transactions, first at Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Toronto and then at Milbank in New York. Mr. Clayton earned a BA degree, with honors, in economics from the University of Western Ontario in 1990 and MBA and LLB degrees from Dalhousie University in 1994. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Manager Name: Rick Rieder
Manager start date: 1 April 2019
Manager located in: New York

Rick Rieder, MD, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the MA Strategies Group, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council. Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Mr. Rieder was President and CEO of R3 Capital Partners. He served as Vice Chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury and is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets. Mr. Rieder currently serves on the Alphabet/Google Investment Advisory Committee and the UBS Research Advisory Board. He was awarded the Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Manager of the Year for 2015 by Institutional Investor, was nominated for Fixed Income Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor for 2014 and was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Fixed Income Hall of Fame in 2013. From 1987 to 2008, Mr. Rieder was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team, a global proprietary investment platform. He was also global head of the firm's credit businesses, Chairman of the Corporate Bond and Loan Capital Commitment Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees for the corporate pension fund. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta. Mr. Rieder earned a BBA degree in Finance from Emory University in 1983 and an MBA degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. He is a member of the board of Emory University, Emory's Business School, and the University's Finance Committee, and is the Vice Chairman of the Investment Committee. Mr. Rieder is founder and chairman of the business school's BBA investment fund and community financial literacy program. Mr. Rieder serves as Chairman of the Board of North Star Academy's thirteen Charter Schools in Newark, New Jersey and is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Graduation Generation Public School Collaboration in Atlanta. He is a Trustee for the US Olympic Foundation, and is on the International Advisory Council and Board of Advisors for the Hospital for Special Surgery. He serves on the National Leadership Council of the Communities in Schools Educational Foundation and on the board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Newark and Essex County Mr. Rieder was honored at the Choose Success Awards ceremony in Atlanta in 2015 for his dedication to public education in Atlanta through CIS and Graduation Generation.

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Manager Name: Dan Chamby
Manager start date: 1 March 2011
Manager located in: Princeton, USA

Dan Chamby, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group. Mr. Chamby's service with the firm dates back to 1993, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Chamby joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1993 as a research analyst for the Merrill Lynch Global Allocation Fund. He was named associate portfolio manager of the Fund in 2003 and named portfolio manager of the Fund in 2011. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, he worked for Fujitsu Ltd. in their Tokyo headquarters as a research analyst. He began his investment career at Mellon Bank in 1982 as an Asia/Pacific credit analyst, and later managed the International Money Market Desk. Mr. Chamby received his BA degree in political science and French literature from Duquesne University in 1982, and an MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988. Mr. Chamby speaks Japanese and French

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