Equity

BGF Latin American Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of 30-Sep-2019

-36.22 24.25 23.48 -9.34 8.18
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Latin America - Net Dividends<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 30-Sep-2019

-38.65 28.65 25.59 -9.09 6.70

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 USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 22-Oct-2019 USD 1,062.247
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 09-Jan-1997
Share Class launch date 09-Jan-1997
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Latin America Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Latin America - Net Dividends
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0072463663
Bloomberg Ticker MERLTAI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5301300
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGFL
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Latin American Fund, Class A2, as of 30-Sep-2019 rated against 259 Latin America Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Sep-2019
Name Weight (%)
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA 9.67
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 8.13
BANCO BRADESCO SA 7.69
VALE SA 6.46
AMBEV SA 4.75
Name Weight (%)
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 4.39
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 4.37
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 3.84
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 3.84
BANCO DO BRASIL SA 3.45
Holdings 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 A2 USD None 71.74 1.49 2.12 78.20 64.11 - LU0072463663 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 60.92 1.39 2.33 66.07 53.46 - LU0408221785 - -
Class D2 EUR None 71.01 1.63 2.35 76.43 61.60 - LU0252965164 - -
Class A2 EUR None 64.44 1.48 2.35 69.52 56.25 - LU0171289498 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 51.63 1.37 2.73 58.75 47.09 - LU0827884098 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 51.67 1.37 2.72 58.46 47.08 - LU0204063647 - -
Class D2 GBP None 61.18 1.61 2.70 68.71 55.08 - LU0827883876 - -
Class D2 USD None 79.06 1.66 2.14 85.99 70.16 - LU0252970081 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 60.87 1.39 2.34 66.39 53.51 - LU0827883959 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 55.00 1.14 2.12 60.31 50.09 - LU0827884254 - -
Class A2 GBP None 55.52 1.46 2.70 62.49 50.32 - LU0171289738 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 46.02 0.95 2.11 50.43 41.58 - LU0827884411 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma

Literature

Literature