BlackRock European Focus Fund

This was our first introduction to the fund. Much of the discussion was around European views rather than the process itself. The fund has been managed by Nigel Bolton since 2008. He has a career going back 30 years and is Co-Head of Fundamental Equities at BlackRock. The performance of the fund in recent years has been poor and Nigel himself was caught up in an alleged insider trading scandal, but BlackRock fully supported him during this time. In terms of the performance we have seen a co-manager come on board, and BlackRock have a strong European team so although performance is poor this is one investment house that has the ability to turn this around….read more

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