Equity

BSF European Absolute Return Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.


Important Information:
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of 31-Dec-2019

8.08 -7.32 3.39 3.91 1.07
Benchmark (%) Index: 3 Month Euro Libor Rate<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-Dec-2019

-0.03 -0.28 -0.37 -0.37 -0.39

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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 02-Apr-2020 EUR 1,251.462
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 27-Feb-2009
Share Class launch date 25-Oct-2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Alt - Market Neutral - Equity
Benchmark Index 3 Month Euro Libor Rate
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827970921
Bloomberg Ticker BEARD4E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 20.00%
SEDOL B82ZX98
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ECC0TR03
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income -

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2020
Name Weight (%)
ROYAL UNIBREW A/S 4.11
RELX PLC 3.47
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.31
SAFRAN SA 3.12
STRAUMANN HOLDING AG 3.11
Name Weight (%)
LONZA GROUP AG 3.08
EXPERIAN PLC 2.95
DSV PANALPINA A/S 2.85
SIKA AG 2.67
ADIDAS AG 1.99
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Long Short 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 D4 EUR Annual 141.97 -0.50 -0.35 143.12 135.13 - LU0827970921 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 138.29 -0.49 -0.35 139.41 131.81 - LU0414668557 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 152.29 -0.51 -0.33 153.54 143.46 - LU0802637750 - -
Class A2 EUR None 138.34 -0.49 -0.35 139.46 131.86 - LU0411704413 - -
Class D2 EUR None 144.31 -0.52 -0.36 145.48 137.37 - LU0414666189 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

David Tovey
David Tovey
Stefan Gries
Stefan Gries

Literature

Literature