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UK Income Fund

Investment Objective

The Unicorn UK Income Fund aims to provide a high and rising income from a portfolio of UK equities. The ACD may also invest at its discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and collective investment schemes.

Investment Policy/Strategy

The strategy is run a diversified portfolio up to 50 investments with a small to mid cap bias. Companies should be dividend paying with the potential to grow.


Fraser Mackersie
Simon Moon

Fund Facts

Fund Size – £m: 
557.29 (30 September)
Number of holdings: 43
Launch date: 24/05/2004
IA Sector: UK Equity Income
Dividend Dates: 31/03, 30/06, 30/09, 31/12
Dividend pay Dates: 31/05, 31/08, 30/11, 28/02
Valuation Point: 10:00 forward
Domicile: UK
Financial year end: 30-Sep


Top 10 Holdings

Updated 30/09


% of Fund



BBA Aviation


Phoenix Group




Primary Health Properties


Polar Capital


4Imprint Group




Hill & Smith


Secure Trust Bank




Sector Breakdown

Updated 30/09


% of Fund

Financial Services






Building & Construction


Logistics & Transportation




Travel & Leisure




Software & Computer Services






Market Cap breakdown

Updated 30/09

Market Cap breakdown


No of companies






















Dividend History

Unicorn UK Income Retail A Shares Accumulation

Dividend Type Dividend Amount Ex Dividend Date Payment Date
Quarterly 4.0330 01/07/18 31/08/18
Quarterly 2.0287 01/04/18 31/05/18
Quarterly 2.6456 02/01/18 28/02/18
Quarterly 3.4669 01/10/17 31/11/17
Quarterly 4.4246 01/07/17 31/08/17
Quarterly 1.6217 01/04/17 31/05/17
Quarterly 2.2092 01/01/17 28/02/17
Quarterly 2.8046 01/10/16 30/11/16
Quarterly 4.0531 01/07/16 31/08/16
Quarterly 2.0574 01/04/16 31/05/16
Quarterly 2.3601 01/01/16 27/02/16
Quarterly 2.5756 01/10/15 30/11/15
Quarterly 3.7153 01/07/15 31/08/15
Quarterly 1.0526 01/04/15 31/05/15
Quarterly 1.8672 01/01/15 27/02/15
Final 7.2850 01/10/14 30/11/14
Half Year 4.3921 01/04/14 31/05/14

Unicorn UK Income Institutional B Shares Accumulation

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Quarterly 4.3622 01/07/18 31/08/18
Quarterly 2.1907 01/04/18 31/05/18
Quarterly 2.8521 02/01/18 28/02/18
Quarterly 3.7311 01/10/17 30/11/17
Quarterly 4.7503 01/07/17 31/08/17
Quarterly 1.7377 01/04/17 31/05/17
Quarterly 2.3628 01/01/17 28/02/17
Quarterly 2.9911 01/10/16 30/11/16
Quarterly 4.3244 01/07/16 31/08/16
Quarterly 2.1895 01/04/16 31/05/16
Quarterly 2.5052 01/01/16 27/02/16
Quarterly 2.7295 01/10/15 30/11/15
Quarterly 3.9292 01/07/15 31/08/15
Quarterly 1.1120 01/04/15 31/05/15
Quarterly 1.9677 01/01/15 27/02/15
Final 7.6528 01/10/14 30/11/14
Half Year 4.5967 01/04/14 31/05/14

Unicorn UK Income Retail A Shares Income

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Quarterly 3.2732 01/07/18 31/08/18
Quarterly 1.6579 01/04/18 31/05/18
Quarterly 2.1799 02/01/18 28/02/18
Quarterly 2.8883 01/10/17 30/11/17
Quarterly 3.7431 01/07/17 31/08/17
Quarterly 1.3780 01/04/17 31/05/17
Quarterly 1.8946 01/01/17 28/02/17
Quarterly 2.4340 01/10/16 30/11/16
Quarterly 3.5747 01/07/16 31/08/16
Quarterly 1.8298 01/04/16 31/05/16
Quarterly 2.1171 01/01/16 27/02/16
Quarterly 2.3339 01/10/15 30/11/15
Quarterly 3.4156 01/07/15 31/08/15
Quarterly 0.9708 01/04/15 31/05/15
Quarterly 1.7376 01/01/15 27/02/15
Final 6.9960 01/10/14 30/11/14
Half Year 4.2945 01/04/14 31/05/14
Final 4.7363 01/10/13 30/11/13
Half Year 2.2065 01/04/13 31/05/13
Final 3.6840 01/10/12 30/11/12
Half Year 2.5710 01/04/12 31/05/12
Final 4.5240 01/10/11 30/11/11
Half Year 2.3380 01/04/11 31/03/11
Final 2.6160 01/10/10 30/11/10
Half Year 3.1500 01/04/10 31/05/10
Final 3.2130 01/10/09 30/11/09
Final 6.1370 01/04/08 30/11/08
Final 7.0260 01/10/07 30/11/07
Final 4.7790 01/10/06 30/11/06
Final 4.1940 01/10/05 30/11/05
Final 1.4700 01/10/04 30/11/05

Unicorn UK Income Institutional B Shares Income

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Quarterly 3.5420 01/07/18 31/08/18
Quarterly 1.7915 01/04/18 31/05/18
Quarterly 2.3509 02/01/18 28/02/18
Quarterly 3.1097 01/10/17 30/11/17
Quarterly 4.0188 01/07/17 31/08/17
Quarterly 1.4794 01/04/17 31/05/17
Quarterly 2.0272 01/01/17 28/02/17
Quarterly 2.5953 01/10/16 30/11/16
Quarterly 3.8140 01/07/16 31/08/16
Quarterly 1.9477 01/04/16 31/05/16
Quarterly 2.2488 01/01/16 27/02/16
Quarterly 2.4744 01/10/15 30/11/15
Quarterly 3.6139 01/07/15 31/08/15
Quarterly 1.0274 01/07/15 31/05/15
Quarterly 1.8319 01/01/15 27/02/15
Final 7.3510 01/10/14 30/11/14
Half Year 4.4977 01/04/14 31/05/14
Final 4.9364 01/10/13 30/11/13
Half Year 2.2944 01/04/13 31/05/13
Final 3.8140 01/10/12 30/11/12
Half Year 2.6510 01/04/12 31/05/12
Final 4.6870 01/10/11 30/11/11
Half Year 2.3390 01/04/11 31/05/11
Final 3.7580 01/10/10 30/11/10
Half Year 1.2100 01/04/10 31/05/10
Final 3.2680 01/10/09 30/11/09
Final 6.2250 01/10/08 30/11/08
Final 6.9660 01/10/07 30/11/07
Final 4.8060 01/10/06 30/11/06
Final 4.2000 01/10/05 30/11/05
Final 1.4694 01/10/04 30/11/04

Unicorn UK Income Overseas O Shares Income

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Quarterly 1.3589 01/07/18 31/08/18
Quarterly 0.6883 01/04/18 31/05/18
Quarterly 0.9050 02/01/18 28/02/18
Quarterly 1.1990 01/10/17 30/11/17
Quarterly 1.5527 01/07/17 31/08/17
Quarterly 0.5732 01/04/17 31/05/17
Quarterly 0.7865 01/01/17 28/02/17
Quarterly 1.0107 01/10/16 30/11/16
Quarterly 1.4850 01/07/16 31/08/16
Quarterly 0.7598 01/04/16 31/05/16
Quarterly 0.8789 01/01/16 27/02/16
Quarterly 0.9677 01/10/15 30/11/15
Quarterly 1.4176 01/07/15 31/08/15
Quarterly 0.4037 01/04/15 31/05/15
Quarterly 0.7215 01/01/15 27/02/15
Final 2.9068 01/10/14 30/11/14
Half Year 0.3532 01/04/14 31/05/14

Unicorn UK Income Overseas O Shares Accumulation

Dividend type Dividend amount Ex dividend date Payment date
Quarterly 1.6126 01/07/18 31/08/18
Quarterly 0.8117 01/04/18 31/05/18
Quarterly 1.0583 02/01/18 28/02/18
Quarterly 1.3871 01/10/17 30/11/17
Quarterly 1.7706 01/07/17 31/08/17
Quarterly 0.6474 01/04/17 31/05/17
Quarterly 0.8837 01/01/17 28/02/17
Quarterly 1.1205 01/10/16 30/11/16
Quarterly 1.6237 01/07/16 31/08/16
Quarterly 0.8231 01/04/16 31/05/16
Quarterly 0.9442 01/01/16 27/02/16
Quarterly 1.0303 01/10/15 30/11/15
Quarterly 1.4864 01/07/15 31/08/15
Quarterly 0.4214 01/04/15 31/05/15
Quarterly 0.7468 01/01/15 27/02/15
Final 2.9151 01/10/14 30/11/14
Half Year 0.3488 01/04/14 31/05/14

Share class information

Share Class Information Retail “A” Shares Institutional “B” Shares Overseas “O” Shares Retail “A” Shares Institutional “B” Shares Overseas “O” Shares
Launch Date 24/05/2004 24/05/2004 28/2/2014 28/05/2013 28/05/2013 28/02/2014
Initial Charge 5.50% 2.50% 5.50% 5.50% 2.50% 5.50%
Annual Charge 1.50% 0.75% 1.50% 1.50% 0.75% 1.50%
Ongoing charges 1.55% 0.80% 1.55% 1.55% 0.80% 1.55%
Sedol Code B00Z1S9 B00Z1R8 BJTMQB2 B9XQFW4 B9XQFY6 BJTMQ90
Initial Investment £2,500 £100,000 £10,000 £2,500 £100,000 £10,000
Income/ Accumulation Income Income Income Accumulation Accumulation Accumulation

Application forms and KIIDs

A Accumulation Shares

A Income Shares

B Accumulation Shares

B Income Shares

O Accumulation Shares

O Income Shares

KIID UK Income Fund A Accumulation Shares UK Income Fund A Income Shares UK Income Fund B Accumulation Shares UK Income Fund B Income Shares UK Income Fund O Accumulation Shares UK Income Fund O Income Shares
Application Form Application-Form-A Application-Form-A Application-Form-B Application-Form-B Application-Form-O Application-Form-O
NISA Application Form NISA-Application NISA-Application
NISA Transfer NISA-Transfer-Form NISA-Transfer-Form
NISA Terms & Conditions NISA-Terms-Conditions NISA-Terms-Conditions


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