BlackRock Absolute Return Bond Fund Class D Acc

Name of CompanyBlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Website -
Address12 Throgmorton Avenue
 London   EC2N 2DL
 United Kingdom
Other Share Classes
BlackRock Absolute Return Bond Fund Class P Acc
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DomicileUnited Kingdom
Legal StructureUnit Trust
Inception Date30/09/2011
Fund Advisor(s)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
Fund ManagerSimon Blundell
Manager Start Date08/01/2020
Simon Blundell, Director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio Team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Blundell was Head of Institutional Credit Portfolio Management at Aviva Investors where he oversaw £9 billion in assets across Euro, Sterling, and Global credit and aggregate products. Prior to joining Aviva in 2009, Mr. Blundell spent 10 years at ABN AMRO Asset Management (later acquired by Fortis Investments where he stayed on for a year), most recently as head of credit. He previously held positions at HSBC Asset Management and Morgan Grenfell Asset Management. He began his investment career in 1994.
Fund ManagerIan Winship
Manager Start Date30/09/2011
University of Strathclyde, B.A.
Ian Winship, Managing Director, is Head of Sterling Bond Portfolios within BlackRock's Fundamental Fixed Income. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Winship was with Brevan Howard where he was head of Global Fixed Income. From 1997 to 2005, he was head of Global Fixed Income at Deutsche Aberdeen Asset Managers. Prior to this, Mr. Winship was head of Global Fixed Income at Scottish Amicable Investment Managers. From 1995 to 1996, he was with Dunedin Fund Managers as a global rate manager. Mr. Winship is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland. He earned a BA degree, with honours, in economics and marketing from the University of Strathclyde in 1985.
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