BGF European Equity Income H D5G GBP

Buy/Sell Price  (as of 18/09/2018) £11.97   Day Change :  0.17%     Fund Code:  BGEED 

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Alice Gaskell, ASIP, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. Ms. Gaskell's service with the firm dates back to 1994, including her years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, she was responsible for managing Europe ex UK and Eurozone equity portfolios. Ms. Gaskell began her career with MLIM, and has managed European equity portfolios for institutional and retail clients since 1999. Ms. Gaskell earned a BA degree in politics and philosophy from Oxford University in 1994.


Andreas Zoellinger, CFA, Director and assistant portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity Style Diversified team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. Mr. Zoellinger is assistant portfolio manager for the BGF Euro Markets Fund and is responsible for covering Material stocks. Mr. Zoellinger service with the firm dates back to 2001, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM as an analyst within the European Equity team, he was a trainee with a major German bank. Mr. Zoellinger earned a Diplom-Kaufmann degree in Business Administration from the University of Munich & the University of Edinburgh in 2001.
Investment HouseBlackRock
Fund ProviderBlackRock (Luxembourg) SA
ManagerAlice Gaskell   Biography
ManagerAndreas Zoellinger   Biography

Fund Objective The European Equity Income Fund seeks anabove average income from its equityinvestments without sacrificing long termcapital growth. The Fund invests at least 70% ofits total assets in equity securities of companiesdomiciled in, or exercising the predominant partof their economic activity in, Europe. This Funddistributes income gross of expenses. Riskmanagement measure used: Relative VaR usingMSCI Europe Total Return Index as theappropriate benchmark.

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Fund Status
12-Month NAV High £12.57
12-Month NAV Low £11.53
Fund Comparative Index -
Morningstar CategoryTMSector Equity Other
Dividend FrequencyQuarterly
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