Equity

BGF Global SmallCap Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of 30-Jun-2019

18.27 -12.18 15.51 9.05 -1.46
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI AC World Small Cap Index<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-Jun-2019

24.70 -4.45 17.35 11.19 -0.51

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 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 21-Aug-2019 USD 199.056
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 04-Nov-1994
Share Class launch date 19-May-2003
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Small-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC World Small Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171288334
Bloomberg Ticker MERGSMA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B03R591
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSWRSMLEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global SmallCap Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Jul-2019 rated against 236 Global Small-Cap Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
DOUGLAS EMMETT REIT INC 1.07
PARK HOTELS RESORTS INC 1.05
IDACORP INC 1.04
ROYAL UNIBREW 1.02
LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL SA 1.02
Name Weight (%)
ESSENT GROUP LTD 1.00
MASIMO CORP 0.99
HILLENBRAND INC 0.99
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL REIT INC 0.96
EURONEXT NV 0.91
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 EUR None 89.21 0.41 0.46 93.81 74.97 - LU0171288334 - -
Class A2 USD None 99.02 0.60 0.61 109.43 85.68 - LU0054578231 - -
Class D2 EUR None 96.95 0.46 0.48 101.17 81.06 - LU0376433602 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Raffaele Savi
Raffaele Savi
Kevin Franklin
Kevin Franklin

Literature

Literature