Following the announcement on Wednesday 4th September 2019, regarding the proposed merger of Premier Asset Management plc and Miton Group plc, we can confirm that we have not made any changes at this stage to the ratings of funds from either group. Completion of the deal is subject to shareholder and regulatory approval and therefore we do not anticipate either business making any changes to their funds until the merger is complete. This is expected to be in November 2019. We will provide further updates in due course.