Prudential FRIA BlackRock UK Special Situations

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Portfolio data accurate as at:

Performance

Discrete performance - to last month end

31/05/14
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31/05/15
31/05/15
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31/05/16
31/05/16
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31/05/17
31/05/17
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31/05/18
31/05/18
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31/05/19
Fund 7.7% -7.7% 27.3% 13.0% -2.9%
Sector 9.8% -6.3% 20.4% 5.1% -5.0%
Rank 463/735 478/760 37/771 11/784 242/786
Quartile 3 3 1 1 2

Annualised performance

Annualised
3 Years to
31/05/19
5 Years to
31/05/19
10 Years to
31/05/19
Fund 11.8% 6.8% n/a
Sector 6.4% 4.4% 9.2%
Rank 20/771 105/735 n/a
Quartile 1 1 n/a

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight
Rio Tinto 5.47
RELX 4.92
Prudential 3.34
Royal Dutch Shell B 3.23
Standard Chartered 3.08
Spirax-Sarco Engineering 2.75
British American Tobacco 2.35
London Stock Exchange Group 2.20
Dechra Pharmaceuticals 2.05
4imprint Group 2.03
Total 31.42

Fund Aims

The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth for investors by investing primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the UK and will normally have an emphasis on small or medium sized companies. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes.

Fund Manager

Luke Chappell manager of the underlying fund for 3 years and 10 months

Photo of Luke Chappell Luke Chappell, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is co-head of UK Equities and head of the UK Specialist team within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity Portfolio Management Group. He is a member of the Leadership Committee. Mr. Chappell's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Chappell was an equity portfolio manager, responsible for managing UK Specialist equity portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, he worked at another investment management house in a range of research and fund management roles, with particular emphasis on specialist accounts and mid-cap stocks. Mr. Chappell earned an MA degree, with honours, in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford University in 1990.

Fund Overview

Bid n/a
Offer (14/06/2019) 301.60
Fund size (31/03/2019) £1.32m
Underlying Fund size £636.80m
Number of holdings 319
Launch date 13/07/2009

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.45%
Additional Charges 0.17%
Total Charges 1.62%

Asset Allocation

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  UK Equities 90.76%
  Property 3.32%
  International Equities 1.98%
  Cash and Equivalents 1.97%
  International Bonds 0.69%
  Money Market 0.44%
  Other Assets 0.84%
Portfolio data accurate as at: 30/04/19

Important Information

Source of portfolio data: FundsLibrary. Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund Performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with gross income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Portfolio data accurate as at:

Asset Allocation

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  UK Equities 90.76%
  Property 3.32%
  International Equities 1.98%
  Cash and Equivalents 1.97%
  International Bonds 0.69%
  Money Market 0.44%
  Other Assets 0.84%

Equity Sector Breakdown

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Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
 
Basic Materials 6.23% - - -
 
Basic Resources - 6.23% - -
 
Mining - - 6.23% -
 
General Mining - - - 6.23%
 
Consumer Goods 6.70% - - -
 
Personal & Household Goods - 5.25% - -
 
Household Goods & Home Construction - - 2.46% -
 
Home Construction - - - 1.88%
 
Nondurable Household Products - - - 0.58%
 
Tobacco - - 2.35% -
 
Tobacco - - - 2.35%
 
Leisure Goods - - 0.43% -
 
Toys - - - 0.43%
 
Food & Beverage - 1.45% - -
 
Beverages - - 1.45% -
 
Soft Drinks - - - 1.45%
 
Consumer Services 26.41% - - -
 
Media - 14.05% - -
 
Media - - 14.05% -
 
Media Agencies - - - 9.14%
 
Publishing - - - 4.92%
 
Travel & Leisure - 7.15% - -
 
Travel & Leisure - - 7.15% -
 
Restaurants & Bars - - - 5.67%
 
Airlines - - - 1.48%
 
Retail - 5.21% - -
 
General Retailers - - 5.21% -
 
Apparel Retailers - - - 2.55%
 
Specialty Retailers - - - 1.13%
 
Broadline Retailers - - - 1.09%
 
Specialized Consumer Services - - - 0.44%
 
Financials 24.46% - - -
 
Financial Services - 8.52% - -
 
Financial Services - - 8.52% -
 
Investment Services - - - 3.42%
 
Asset Managers - - - 3.14%
 
Specialty Finance - - - 1.96%
 
Banks - 6.22% - -
 
Banks - - 6.22% -
 
Banks - - - 6.22%
 
Insurance - 5.17% - -
 
Life Insurance - - 3.34% -
 
Life Insurance - - - 3.34%
 
Nonlife Insurance - - 1.83% -
 
Property & Casualty Insurance - - - 1.83%
 
Real Estate - 4.55% - -
 
Real Estate Investment Trusts - - 3.32% -
 
Industrial & Office REITs - - - 2.42%
 
Specialty REITs - - - 0.90%
 
Real Estate Investment & Services - - 1.23% -
 
Real Estate Holding & Development - - - 1.23%
 
Health Care 3.46% - - -
 
Health Care - 3.46% - -
 
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology - - 2.61% -
 
Pharmaceuticals - - - 2.05%
 
Biotechnology - - - 0.56%
 
Health Care Equipment & Services - - 0.84% -
 
Medical Supplies - - - 0.84%
 
Industrials 17.25% - - -
 
Industrial Goods & Services - 15.23% - -
 
Support Services - - 8.77% -
 
Business Support Services - - - 7.24%
 
Business Training & Employment Agencies - - - 1.53%
 
Industrial Engineering - - 4.51% -
 
Industrial Machinery - - - 4.51%
 
Aerospace & Defence - - 1.30% -
 
Defence - - - 1.30%
 
Electronic & Electrical Equipment - - 0.65% -
 
Electronic Equipment - - - 0.65%
 
Construction & Materials - 2.01% - -
 
Construction & Materials - - 2.01% -
 
Heavy Construction - - - 1.05%
 
Building Materials & Fixtures - - - 0.97%
 
Oil & Gas 7.92% - - -
 
Oil & Gas - 7.92% - -
 
Oil & Gas Producers - - 7.92% -
 
Integrated Oil & Gas - - - 4.73%
 
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production - - - 3.19%
 
Technology 1.84% - - -
 
Technology - 1.84% - -
 
Software & Computer Services - - 1.84% -
 
Computer Services - - - 1.21%
 
Software - - - 0.63%
 
Investment Grade Corp Bonds 0.00% - - -
 
Investment Grade Corp Bonds - 0.00% - -
 
Investment Grade Corp Bonds - - 0.00% -
 
Investment Grade Corp Bonds - - - 0.00%
 
Non-Classified 3.32% - - -
 
Cash and Equivalents 2.41% - - -

Regional Allocation

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  UK 90.81%
  Property 3.32%
  Cash and Equivalents 2.41%
  Developed Europe - Excl UK 1.30%
  North America 1.01%
  Non-Classified 0.79%
  Other Regions 0.35%

Fixed Interest Currencies

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  Non-Fixed Interest Assets 97.60%
  Cash 1.67%
  Pound Sterling 0.74%

Regional Breakdown

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Region Country
 
UK 90.81% -
 
United Kingdom - 90.81%
 
Property 3.32% -
 
Cash and Equivalents 2.41% -
 
Developed Europe - Excl UK 1.30% -
 
Luxembourg - 1.09%
 
France - 0.16%
 
Netherlands - 0.05%
 
Finland - 0.00%
 
North America 1.01% -
 
United States - 0.92%
 
Canada - 0.09%
 
Non-Classified 0.79% -
 
Japan 0.16% -
 
Japan - 0.16%
 
Developed Asia 0.11% -
 
Singapore - 0.11%
 
Hong Kong - 0.01%
 
Australia & New Zealand 0.08% -
 
Australia - 0.08%

Breakdown By Market Cap (%)

Mega
 
 
29.09%
Large
 
 
15.92%
Medium
 
 
31.51%
Small
 
 
17.00%
Micro
 
 
0.95%
Non-Classified
 
 
2.39%
Bonds
 
 
0.74%
Cash
 
 
2.41%

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight Sector Country
1 Rio Tinto 5.47% Mining United Kingdom
2 RELX 4.92% Media United Kingdom
3 Prudential 3.34% Life Insurance United Kingdom
4 Royal Dutch Shell B 3.23% Oil & Gas Producers United Kingdom
5 Standard Chartered 3.08% Banks United Kingdom
6 Spirax-Sarco Engineering 2.75% Industrial Engineering United Kingdom
7 British American Tobacco 2.35% Tobacco United Kingdom
8 London Stock Exchange Group 2.20% Financial Services United Kingdom
9 Dechra Pharmaceuticals 2.05% Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology United Kingdom
10 4imprint Group 2.03% Media United Kingdom

Dual Aspect Equity Analysis

UK Equities Int'l Equities UK Bonds Int'l Bonds UK Gilts Property Other Cash & Equiv Total
Basic Materials 6.23% - - - - - - - 6.23%
Consumer Goods 6.70% - - - - - - - 6.70%
Consumer Services 25.31% 1.09% - - - - - - 26.41%
Financials 21.14% - - - - 3.32% - - 24.46%
Health Care 3.46% - - - - - - - 3.46%
Industrials 17.25% - - - - - - - 17.25%
Oil & Gas 7.03% 0.89% - - - - - - 7.92%
Technology 1.84% - - - - - - - 1.84%
Telecommunications - - - - - - - - -
Utilities - - - - - - - - -
Property - - - - - - - - -
Cash and Equivalents - - - - - - - 1.97% 1.97%
Bonds - - 0.05% 0.69% - - - - 0.73%
Non-Classified 1.79% - - - - - 0.79% 0.44% 3.03%
Commodities - - - - - - - - -
Alternative Trading Strategies - - - - - - - - -

Identification Codes

Sedol Code B3RQ959
Mex Code PUBRUL
Isin Code GB00B3RQ9593
Citi Code FNI9

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.45%
Additional Charges 0.17%
Total Charges 1.62%

Aims and Benchmark

Aims The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth for investors by investing primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the UK and will normally have an emphasis on small or medium sized companies. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes.
Benchmark IA UK All Companies Sector Average
ABI Sector UK All Companies

Ratings

Morningstar Analyst Rating™ Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze
FE Crown Crown Rating of 4

Important Information

Our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Important Information

Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund Performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with gross income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

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