BlackRock European Absolute Alpha


Fund Strategy Equity Long / Short
Fund Geography Europe
Investment Advisor BlackRock Investment Management
Portfolio Manager David Tovey, Stefan Gries
Fund Currency GBP
Fund AUM £187.7m
Fund AUM as of 30 August 2019
Max Gearing / Exposure 150% Gross
Fund Inception 31 March 2009
Fund Indices AH Equity Long / Short UCITS Index
Sub Index - Equity Long / Short Conservative

Fund Objective

BlackRock European Absolute Alpha Fund aims to achieve a positive absolute return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in a portfolio of equities and equity-related securities (including derivatives) of companies incorporated or listed in the European Economic Area and Switzerland, although from time to time cash and near cash may be held. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, permitted money market instruments, permitted deposits and units in collective investment schemes. The Fund will invest in derivatives providing both long and synthetic short positions principally through the use of contracts for difference.

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