Equity

BGF Emerging Markets 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:
Investors must read the Prospectus for any fund in which they wish to invest. Please contact us at the BlackRock Advisors UK Limited-Dubai Branch for the relevant Prospectus.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

Returns not available as there is less than one year’s performance data.
Returns not available as there is less than one year’s performance data.
Returns not available as there is less than one year’s performance data.

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

Reinvestments

This product does not have any distributions data as of now.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 26-May-2020 USD 1,103.577
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Nov-1993
Share Class launch date 18-Dec-2019
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category -
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU2087590274
Bloomberg Ticker BGBEMAE
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BJBCJ11
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile The fund’s ESG Percentile compared to its Lipper peer group. as of 01-May-2020 35.32
Fund Lipper Global Classification The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification. as of 01-May-2020 Equity Emerging Mkts Global
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 01-May-2020, based on holdings as of 31-Oct-2019. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Transparency on Business Involvement metrics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics using links below.


Business Involvement metrics are calculated using MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this research to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a Fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement.

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Apr-2020
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 9.22
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 5.48
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.64
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 2.79
ENN ENERGY HOLDINGS LTD 2.62
Name Weight (%)
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO LTD 2.13
ANHUI CONCH CEMENT CO LTD 2.03
ICICI BANK LTD 2.02
CNOOC LTD 1.95
HANG LUNG PROPERTIES LTD 1.91
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 Hedged EUR - 8.65 0.26 3.10 10.56 6.81 - LU2087590274 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR - 8.66 0.26 3.10 10.56 6.81 - LU2087590357 - -
Class A4 USD - 9.08 0.28 3.18 10.03 7.30 - LU2125290366 - -
Class A2 USD None 34.95 1.05 3.10 42.35 28.09 - LU0047713382 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.00 0.23 2.35 12.01 8.17 - LU1960220405 - -
Class A2 EUR None 31.83 0.71 2.28 38.25 26.01 - LU0171275786 - -
Class D2 USD None 38.88 1.17 3.10 46.98 31.21 - LU0252970164 - -
Class D2 EUR None 35.41 0.79 2.28 42.46 28.90 - LU0252967376 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Gordon Fraser
Managing Director

Gordon Fraser, CFA, Managing Director, is a portfolio manager on the Global Emerging Markets Equities Team within the Fundamental Active Equity division.

Kevin Jia
Kevin Jia

Literature

Literature