以盡量提高總回報為目標。本基金將不少於70%的總資產投資於在英國註冊成立或上市的公司之股票。 在遵守適用的監管限制及內部指引下，餘下的30%資產可投資於全球經濟體系任何行業任何規模的公司或發行人所發行的金融工具，例如符合本基金目標的股本證券及現金。 預期本基金在具吸收虧損特點的債務工具（包括但不限於或然可換股債券）的最大總投資為少於其資產淨值的30%。此等工具可能須在發生觸發事件時應急沖銷或應急轉換為普通股。本基金在或然可換股債券的投資以其總資產的5%為限。
Nick Little, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the UK Equity team. He specialises in managing portfolios that invest in the UK stock market. He is also responsible for co-ordinating company research into the mining, industrial metals and life assurance sectors. Nick's service with the firm dates back to 2001, including his years with MLIM. Prior to joining MLIM as a graduate, Nick worked in Arthur Andersen's corporate tax department. He earned an MA degree in economics, with first class honours, from Cambridge University and has over 10 years experience with the firm.