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52.060 +2.350    +4.73%
08:00:00 - Closed. Currency in EUR ( Disclaimer )
Type:  Fund
Market:  Luxembourg
Issuer:  BlackRock (Luxembourg) SA
ISIN:  LU0171310443 
Asset Class:  Equity
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  • Total Assets: 4.17B
BlackRock Global Funds - World Technology Fund A2 52.060 +2.350 +4.73%

Sector Equity Technology

Total Assets




Inception Date

Mar 03, 1995

Investment Strategy

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is in the technology sector.

Contact Information

Address 6D route de Trèves
Luxembourg, L-2633
Phone +44 20 77433000
Fax +44 20 77431143

Top Executives

Name Title Since Until
Tony Kim Managing Director 2017 Now
Biography Tony Kim is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013. Prior to joining BlackRock, he was a Senior Research Analyst at Artisan Partners from 2006 to 2013.
William De Gale Specialist 2008 2017
Biography Mr. De Gale's service with the firm dates back to 1997, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was the global equity team's technology specialist and was responsible for portfolio construction for a number of core mandates with tailored benchmarks. Prior to joining MLIM in 1997, he spent five years serving with the British Army, where he reached the rank of Captain.
Dominic Vignola Portfolio Manager 2004 2008
Biography Mr. Vignola joined SunAmerica in July 2010. In addition to his portfolio management responsibilities, Mr. Vignola is a member of the research team at SunAmerica covering the technology industry. Prior to joining SunAmerica, Mr. Vignola managed a technology fund and worked in the research department of Merrill Lynch Investment Management (now BlackRock Financial), was a technology sector analyst with Deutsche Bank, and was an analyst and marketing specialist with Prudential Financial. He received his B.S. from the City University of New York College of Staten Island and M.B.A. from the Zicklin School of Business of the City University of New York—Baruch College.
Rob Zidar Director, Portfolio Manager 2004 2008
Biography Zidar serves as director and portfolio manager with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, his employer since June 1998. Prior to joining the firm, he was an analyst with Robertson Stephens Investment Management from November 1994 to June 1998.
David Poiesz Senior Vice President 2002 2005
Biography Poiesz is a senior vice president of OppenheimerFunds, which he joined in May 2006. He has been a senior vice president and director of OFI since June 2004. Prior to joining OFI, Poiesz was senior portfolio manager at Merrill Lynch from October 2002 to May 2004, founding partner of RiverRock Capital LLC, a hedge fund product, from April 1999 to July 2001 and portfolio manager at Jennison Associates from November 1992 to March 1999. Poiesz holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
R. Elise Baum Managing Director 2001 2005
Biography Baum has been a managing director of and portfolio manager with BlackRock, Inc. since 2006, was a managing director of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, L.P. (MLIM) from 2000 to 2006, was a first vice president of MLIM from 1999 to 2000 and was a director of MLIM from 1997 to 1999. Baum holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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