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BlackRock Style Advantage Class D2 - Accumulation (USD)

Sell:$119.33 Buy:$119.33 Change: $0.16 (0.13%)
Prices as at 15 July 2024
Sell:$119.33
Buy:$119.33
Change: $0.16 (0.13%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
Prices as at 15 July 2024
Sell:$119.33
Buy:$119.33
Change: $0.16 (0.13%)
Prices as at 15 July 2024
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and 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.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on the Wealth Shortlist of funds our analysts believe have the potential to outperform their peers over the long term. This is not a recommendation to sell; however, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth Shortlist is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth Shortlist »

Our view on the sector

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Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

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question mark Manager Track Record Based on HL Quantitative Research

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Fund Track Record

15/07/19 to 15/07/20 15/07/20 to 15/07/21 15/07/21 to 15/07/22 15/07/22 to 15/07/23 15/07/23 to 15/07/24
Annual return -21.75% -9.62% 26.32% 3.66% 14.09%

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: Phil Hodges
Manager start date: 29 February 2016
Manager located in: San Francisco

Philip Hodges, PhD, Managing Director, is Head of Research for BlackRock's Factor-Based Strategies Group which manages macro and style factor multi-asset funds. The group optimizes factors to help meet investment outcomes, such as retirement savings, factor advisory mandates and bespoke factor solutions, and develops factor analytics tools leveraging BlackRock's Aladdin platform. Dr. Hodges is deputy CIO for the team's flagship factor strategies: Market Advantage and Style Advantage. Dr. Hodges' service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Previously, Dr. Hodges has served as a research officer within the Client Solutions group in San Francisco and a quantitative analyst within the Liability Driven Investment team in London. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Hodges was a post-doctoral research associate in physical chemistry at the University of Oxford and University Lyon I. Dr. Hodges earned a MChem degree in chemistry and a D.Phil. in molecular spectroscopy from the University of Oxford in 2002 and 2006, respectively.

Manager Name: Ked Hogan
Manager start date: 29 February 2016
Manager located in: TBC

Ked Hogan, PhD, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer and Head of Investments for BlackRock's Factor-Based Strategies Group. Dr. Hogan is responsible for delivering investment performance and driving innovation in research for BlackRock's factor investment platform, including the firm's flagship macro and style factor funds, Market Advantage and Style Advantage. Dr. Hogan's service with the firm dates back to 1997, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Previously, Dr. Hogan has served as the head of Thematic Equity Investing for SAE, and as the Head of Equity and Emerging Market Research in GMSG. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Hogan was a professor of finance at McGill University. He has published in many academic journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Quantitative Analysis and the Journal of International Economics. In addition, Dr. Hogan was rewarded the William Sharpe award for the best paper of 2007 in the Journal of Financial Quantitative Analysis. Dr. Hogan earned a BA degree and PhD both in economics from Arizona State University in 1982 and 1990, respectively.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account