BlackRock UK Emerging Companies Absolute Return Fund

This is a brand-new strategy launched in October 2018. The team run the BlackRock UK Emerging Companies Hedge Fund; this fund was launched 14 years ago but is a Cayman Island strategy. It has a 60-day notice period for investments. Dan Whitestone took over the management of the fund in 2015 and the plan has been to develop a UCITs version of this fund available to UK investors. The philosophy and process are the same but the UCITs fund has to be more liquid and is weekly priced. The means around 20% of the strategy from the hedge fund can’t come across. They did consider daily pricing but decided against this….read more

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