Equity

BGF Continental European Flexible Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 31-Mar-2020

-6.54 13.61 8.20 3.67 -3.81
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE World Europe x UK TR - in EUR<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-Mar-2020

-12.55 18.54 1.71 4.35 -10.37

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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 03-Apr-2020 EUR 3,189.545
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 24-Nov-1986
Share Class launch date 18-Mar-2015
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe ex-UK Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE World Europe x UK TR - in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1202926504
Bloomberg Ticker BCOD4RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BWBXRH7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTREERXU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Continental European Flexible Fund, Class D4, as of 31-Mar-2020 rated against 577 Europe ex-UK Equity 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 05-Jul-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2020
Name Weight (%)
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.80
SAFRAN SA 4.79
ASML HOLDING NV 4.77
SAP SE 4.69
SIKA AG 4.19
Name Weight (%)
NOVO NORDISK A/S 4.11
DSV PANALPINA A/S 3.62
STMICROELECTRONICS NV 3.32
FERRARI NV 3.30
LONZA GROUP AG 3.25
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 D4 EUR Annual 22.29 0.06 0.27 30.49 19.81 - LU1202926504 - -
Class A2 USD None 24.48 -0.07 -0.29 33.60 21.77 - LU0769137737 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 21.29 0.06 0.28 29.46 18.90 - LU0827876409 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 19.38 0.11 0.57 25.34 18.04 - LU0071969892 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.21 0.03 0.33 12.60 8.18 - LU1960219654 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 22.18 0.06 0.27 30.37 19.72 - LU0628613803 - -
Class D2 USD None 26.65 -0.08 -0.30 36.55 23.70 - LU1984140423 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 19.61 0.11 0.56 25.62 18.25 - LU0827876318 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 12.08 0.03 0.25 16.50 10.72 - LU1196525536 - -
Class D4 Hedged USD Annual 35.52 0.11 0.31 48.45 31.50 - LU0669554353 - -
Class A4 Hedged GBP Annual 21.01 0.06 0.29 29.10 18.66 - LU0534241806 - -
Class D2 EUR None 24.70 0.07 0.28 33.79 21.95 - LU0406496546 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 22.36 0.06 0.27 30.94 19.85 - LU0827876235 - -
Class A2 EUR None 22.69 0.07 0.31 31.06 20.17 - LU0224105477 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 33.27 0.10 0.30 45.39 29.51 - LU0827876151 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Alister Hibbert
Managing Director

  

Giles Rothbarth
Giles Rothbarth

Literature

Literature