Fixed Income

BGF Euro Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 31-Mar-2019

11.96 -0.05 -0.11 2.51 1.23
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of 31-Mar-2019

11.21 0.67 -0.58 2.37 2.19

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in EUR.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 23-May-2019 EUR 5,296.760
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 31-Mar-1994
Share Class launch date 02-Oct-2000
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0118259232
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSEID
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4561860
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEHEUR500P
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Modified Duration as of 30-Apr-2019 6.67
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Apr-2019 2.73
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Apr-2019 3.11
5y Beta as of 30-Apr-2019 0.940

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class A1, as of 30-Apr-2019 rated against 1138 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective 15-Sep-2017)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Apr-2019
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 03/12/2021 2.56
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.5 05/25/2050 1.88
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2 05/25/2048 1.38
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 1.4 04/30/2028 1.27
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.7 05/01/2020 1.22
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.20
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.05 04/15/2021 0.92
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.85 07/25/2027 0.89
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.87
NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN LAND OF MTN RegS 1.1 03/13/2034 0.84
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Apr-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 30-Apr-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class A1 EUR Daily 19.87 0.01 0.05 19.90 19.14 - LU0118259232 - -
Class A2 USD None 32.74 -0.07 -0.21 33.77 32.00 - LU0171279184 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 11.83 0.01 0.08 11.84 11.36 - LU0938162699 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 26.67 0.01 0.04 26.71 25.66 - LU0430265933 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 23.57 -0.07 -0.30 23.65 22.46 - LU0204069685 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.03 0.00 0.00 10.05 9.97 - LU1960220827 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 22.13 -0.04 -0.18 22.86 21.64 - LU0171278889 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 22.16 -0.05 -0.23 22.90 21.68 - LU0827877639 - -
Class D2 USD None 34.17 -0.08 -0.23 35.14 33.34 - LU0827877472 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 13.54 0.01 0.07 13.55 12.69 - LU0869640077 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.75 0.01 0.09 10.76 10.25 - LU1376384365 - -
Class D3 EUR Monthly 19.90 0.01 0.05 19.93 19.17 - LU0827877555 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 13.24 0.01 0.08 13.25 12.45 - LU0869650977 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 22.13 -0.04 -0.18 22.86 21.65 - LU0172748641 - -
Class D2 EUR None 30.69 0.01 0.03 30.74 29.47 - LU0297941469 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 23.67 -0.07 -0.29 23.78 22.54 - LU0827877712 - -
Class A2 EUR None 29.40 0.01 0.03 29.45 28.29 - LU0050372472 - -
Class A3 EUR Monthly 19.87 0.01 0.05 19.90 19.14 - LU0172396516 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Krautzberger
Head, BlackRock’s Pan-European Fixed Income Team

     

Literature

Literature