Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate 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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 21-Aug-2019 USD 2,107.979
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 19-Oct-2007
Share Class launch date 29-Aug-2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - GBP Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0816460231
Bloomberg Ticker BRGCA3G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8MLN63
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Modified Duration as of 31-Jul-2019 6.69
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Jun-2019 3.13
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Jul-2019 3.25
5y Beta as of 31-Jul-2019 0.985

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

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 08-Apr-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
ISH EUR HY CRP BND ETF EUR DIST 2.61
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 1.45
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.272 01/15/2036 1.17
BAWAG GROUP AG MTN RegS 2.375 03/26/2029 0.87
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY MTN 3.196 06/17/2027 0.77
Name Weight (%)
CITIGROUP INC 3.352 04/24/2025 0.70
SAP SE RegS 0.25 03/10/2022 0.65
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.452 12/05/2029 0.65
ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES LLC 4.7 02/01/2036 0.65
FORTUM OYJ MTN RegS 1.625 02/27/2026 0.63
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-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 A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 10.84 0.02 0.18 10.84 9.86 - LU0816460231 - -
Class D2 USD None 15.57 0.03 0.19 15.58 13.75 - LU0326960662 - -
Class A2 USD None 14.84 0.03 0.20 14.85 13.15 - LU0297942194 - -
Class D5 Hedged GBP None 10.68 0.02 0.19 10.68 9.73 - LU1814255474 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 13.37 0.02 0.15 13.38 12.12 - LU0297942434 - -
Class A5 USD Quarterly 11.29 0.02 0.18 11.29 10.14 - LU0825403933 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 14.02 0.03 0.21 14.02 12.66 - LU0326951752 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 10.48 0.02 0.19 10.49 9.39 - LU1222731728 - -
Class A4 Hedged EUR Annual 9.45 0.02 0.21 9.45 8.56 - LU0303846876 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 11.37 0.03 0.26 11.37 10.29 - LU0788109634 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

     

Literature

Literature