LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces the initiation of full coverage of BlackRock Hedge Selector (LSE: BHUE), an LSE-listed investment company focused on maximising total returns by investing primarily in mid- and small-cap UK equities, while limiting correlation with the UK equity market.
Edison has recently published a comprehensive report Long/short expertise in UK small- and mid-caps, which highlights that BlackRock Hedge Selector currently has one class of share (BHUE) acting
as a feeder for the BlackRock UK Emerging Companies Hedge Fund. Edison's Associate Director, Investment companies and trusts, Andrew Mitchell, explains how the strong run enjoyed by small- and mid-cap companies over the last three years may have led to investors appreciating the merits of a fund focused on taking advantage of differentiation between companies in this area through a long/short strategy.
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Overview of company: BlackRock Hedge Selector is structured to issue a range of classes of feeder fund shares, each providing exposure to an investment fund managed by BlackRock. At present, only one class is in issue, which invests directly in the BlackRock UK Emerging Companies Hedge Fund. This fund's investment objective is to seek to maximise total returns by investing primarily in mid- and small-cap UK equities, while limiting correlation with the UK equity market.
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