Fixed Income

BGF Global High Yield Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


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 GBP, 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 27-Mar-2020 USD 1,070.128
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 22-Dec-1998
Share Class launch date 08-Aug-2008
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global High Yield Bond - GBP Hedged
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Global High Yield Constrained (HW0C) 100% USD Hedged Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0372548783
Bloomberg Ticker BGGHGD2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3BDFC5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML_GHYUSDH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Modified Duration as of 28-Feb-2020 4.58
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 29-Feb-2020 3.78
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Sep-2019 5.04
5y Beta as of 29-Feb-2020 0.975

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global High Yield Bond Fund, Class D2 Hedged, as of 29-Feb-2020 rated against 175 Global High Yield Bond - GBP Hedged Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 09-Oct-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2020
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $ 1.68
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 144A 5.093 01/15/2030 0.48
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.47
VERSCEND ESCROW CORP 144A 9.75 08/15/2026 0.44
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.44
Name Weight (%)
BANFF MERGER SUB INC 144A 9.75 09/01/2026 0.42
ALTICE FINANCING SA 144A 7.5 05/15/2026 0.41
PANTHER BF AGGREGATOR 2 LP 144A 8.5 05/15/2027 0.41
SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP 4.875 09/01/2024 0.41
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC 144A 5.125 08/15/2027 0.40
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% 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 D2 Hedged GBP None 17.02 0.43 2.59 20.46 15.48 - LU0372548783 - -
Class A2 USD None 23.04 0.63 2.81 27.32 20.86 - LU0171284937 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 8.62 0.46 5.64 10.59 8.03 - LU1960223250 - -
Class AI5 Hedged EUR - 8.59 0.45 5.53 10.56 8.01 - LU1960223334 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 5.96 0.16 2.76 7.11 5.40 - LU0764618640 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 15.70 0.42 2.75 18.77 14.24 - LU0368267034 - -
Class A5 EUR Quarterly 9.68 0.25 2.65 11.85 8.95 - LU1125545993 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 6.89 0.18 2.68 8.21 6.24 - LU0171284770 - -
Class D3 Hedged EUR Monthly 4.41 0.11 2.56 5.30 4.01 - LU0827882472 - -
Class A3 Hedged EUR Monthly 4.39 0.12 2.81 5.27 3.98 - LU0172401704 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 6.99 0.19 2.79 8.32 6.33 - LU0827882126 - -
Class D5 Hedged GBP Quarterly 7.65 0.20 2.68 9.33 6.96 - LU1072327023 - -
Class A2 Hedged GBP None 16.07 0.40 2.55 19.34 14.63 - LU0567554463 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 14.73 0.39 2.72 17.63 13.37 - LU0093504206 - -
Class D2 USD None 24.64 0.67 2.80 29.20 22.31 - LU0297941899 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 6.95 0.19 2.81 8.27 6.29 - LU0172401969 - -
Class A1 EUR Daily 4.42 0.11 2.55 5.32 4.02 - LU0118259661 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
James Keenan
Jose Aguilar
Jose Aguilar
David Delbos
David Delbos
Mitchell Garfin
Mitchell Garfin
James Turner
James Turner

Literature

Literature