Fund Managers’ Favourites: Need-To-Know Small-Caps

VIDEO: BlackRock fund manager Mike Prentis, who runs two trusts that have Gold- and Silver-ratings, reveals the three small-cap companies he’s been buying

Alanna Petroff 2 January, 2013 | 6:00AM
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In the video series, "Fund Managers' Favourites", Morningstar speaks with UK-based fund managers to learn about their top investment picks. In this video, Morningstar journalist Alanna Petroff speaks with BlackRock fund manager Mike Prentis about the three small-cap stocks that he’s been loading into his portfolio over the last couple of months.

Video Transcript:

Alanna Petroff: In the ‘Fund Managers' Favourites’ series, we’ve heard from a number of different fund managers at a number of different fund houses and now we’re getting to hear from BlackRock. I am joined now by Mike Prentis from BlackRock. He runs two trusts there - one is gold rated and one is silver rated - and we’re going to be talking about his favourite investment ideas right now.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BlackRock Smaller Companies Ord2,158.90 GBX0.41
BlackRock Throgmorton Trust Ord1,007.38 GBX0.74
Dunelm Group PLC1,462.60 GBX-0.03
Victrex PLC2,506.00 GBX1.46Rating

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Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.

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