Equity

BGF Global Dynamic Equity Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.
Loading

Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

Performance chart data not available for display.
View full chart

Reinvestments

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.
  From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
From
31-Dec-2018
To
31-Dec-2019
From
31-Dec-2019
To
31-Dec-2020
From
31-Dec-2020
To
31-Dec-2021
Total Return (%)

as of Dec 31, 2021

4.16 -8.67 27.78 13.30 23.53
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
23.53 21.38 11.21 11.81 7.43
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
23.53 2.70 5.90 23.53 78.84 70.13 205.36 211.16
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Number of Issuers 297
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 20, 2022 USD 602.274
12m Trailing Yield -
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Feb 28, 2006
Share Class Currency Euro
Share Class Inception Date Feb 28, 2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Large-Cap Blend Equity
SFDR Classification Other
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 2.34%
ISIN LU0238689896
Bloomberg Ticker MERGDEE
Annual Management Fee 2.00%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43L4W7
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

P/E Ratio as of Dec 31, 2021 32.89
Average Market Cap (Millions) as of Dec 31, 2021 USD 434,202.0 M
3y Volatility as of Dec 31, 2021 16.56

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics provide investors with specific non-traditional metrics. Alongside other metrics and information, these enable investors to evaluate funds on certain environmental, social and governance characteristics. Sustainability Characteristics do not provide an indication of current or future performance nor do they represent the potential risk and reward profile of a fund. They are provided for transparency and for information purposes only. Sustainability Characteristics should not be considered solely or in isolation, but instead are one type of information that investors may wish to consider when assessing a fund.


The metrics are not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. Unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, the metrics do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’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 methodologies behind Sustainability Characteristics using the links below.

MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC) as of Jan 7, 2022 AA
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of Jan 7, 2022 90.53
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of Jan 7, 2022 7.66
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of Jan 7, 2022 39.30
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of Jan 7, 2022 Equity Global
Funds in Peer Group as of Jan 7, 2022 4,407
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of Jan 7, 2022 131.00
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity % Coverage as of Jan 7, 2022 86.71
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of Jan 7, 2022, based on holdings as of Jul 31, 2021. As such, the fund’s sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s gross weight must come from securities with ESG coverage by MSCI ESG Research (certain cash positions and other asset types deemed not relevant for ESG analysis by MSCI are removed prior to calculating a fund’s gross weight; the absolute values of short positions are included but treated as uncovered), 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.


Business Involvement metrics are not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’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.

MSCI - Controversial Weapons as of Dec 31, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of Dec 31, 2021 1.02%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of Dec 31, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of Dec 31, 2021 0.15%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of Dec 31, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of Dec 31, 2021 0.43%
MSCI - Tobacco as of Dec 31, 2021 0.00%

Business Involvement Coverage as of Dec 31, 2021 94.56%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of Dec 31, 2021 5.45%
BlackRock business involvement exposures as shown above for Thermal Coal and Oil Sands are calculated and reported for companies that generate more than 5% of revenue from thermal coal or oil sands as defined by MSCI ESG Research. For the exposure to companies that generate any revenue from thermal coal or oil sands (at a 0% revenue threshold), as defined by MSCI ESG Research, it is as follows: Thermal Coal 0.61% and for Oil Sands 1.61%.

Business Involvement metrics are calculated by BlackRock using data from MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this data 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. Business Involvement metrics are only displayed if at least 1% of the fund’s gross weight includes securities covered by MSCI ESG Research.

ESG Integration

ESG Integration

ESG integration is the practice of incorporating material environmental, social and governance (ESG) information or insights alongside traditional measures into the investment decision process to improve long term financial outcomes of portfolios. Unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation or included within the Fund's investment objective, inclusion of this statement does not imply that the Fund has an ESG-aligned investment objective, but rather describes how ESG information is considered as part of the overall investment process.


The Global Allocation Investment Team believes that a company’s ability to manage material environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) issues may be essential to the company’s ability to sustain growth and generate value for shareholders over the long term, and thus ESG performance indicators are considered as part of our investment process. For long-term investors like Global Allocation, incorporating ESG information into its research and investment decisions has been, and remains, very important to our fundamental investment process and our goal of seeking to maximize risk-adjusted returns.


The team analyzes ESG data when conducting research and due diligence on new investments, and when monitoring existing investments within the portfolio. The team’s ongoing monitoring of the portfolio involves regular portfolio risk reviews with the Risk and Quantitative Analysis group. These reviews include discussion of the portfolio's exposure to material ESG risks, as well as exposure to sustainability-related business involvements, climate-related metrics, and other factors.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4 stars
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Dynamic Equity Fund, Class E2, as of Mar 31, 2012 rated against 2257 Global Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Low Risk High Risk
Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2021
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 3.51
APPLE INC 3.17
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 2.60
AMAZON COM INC 2.16
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 1.82
Name Weight (%)
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.33
SIEMENS N AG 1.33
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 1.32
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 1.23
ABBVIE INC 1.19
as of Dec 31, 2021
Name Weight (%)
BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY 0.16
APTIV PLC 0.14
2020 CASH MANDATORY EXCHANGEABLE T 144A 0.13
Name Weight (%)
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 0.05
STEM INC 144A 0.5 12/01/2028 0.00
CHINA MILK PRODUCTS GROUP LTD 0 01/05/2012 0.00
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 31, 2021

% of Net Assets

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
as of Dec 31, 2021

% of Net Assets

Type Fund
as of Dec 31, 2021

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Dec 31, 2021

% of Net Assets

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.

% of Net Assets represents the Fund’s exposure based on the economic value of securities and is adjusted for futures, options, and swaps (except with respect to fixed income securities), and convertible bonds. On a market value basis the Fund is comprised of 89% equities, 2% fixed income, 9% cash equivalents. The Funds will not use borrowing to purchase additional investments but may be expected, via derivative positions, to obtain market exposure in excess of net asset value.



Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
E2 EUR Accumulating 25.30 -0.06 -0.24 26.63 21.80 - LU0238689896 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 40.25 -0.09 -0.22 42.29 36.16 - LU0331284876 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 20.64 -0.05 -0.24 21.81 18.89 - LU0326425609 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 31.08 -0.07 -0.22 32.77 28.37 - LU0238689110 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 28.70 -0.07 -0.24 30.30 26.31 - LU0238689201 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 30.35 -0.07 -0.23 31.88 25.84 - LU0827880856 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 199.79 -0.39 -0.19 209.90 178.82 - LU1254117549 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 22.48 -0.05 -0.22 23.70 19.51 - LU0331285097 - -
D4 EUR Annual 25.02 -0.06 -0.24 26.28 21.32 - LU0938162772 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.13 -0.03 -0.19 17.10 15.02 - LU0326425435 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.25 -0.05 -0.26 20.37 17.74 - LU0238690555 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 34.43 -0.08 -0.23 36.26 31.23 - LU0368268198 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 27.40 -0.06 -0.22 28.81 23.49 - LU0238689623 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.14 -0.04 -0.22 19.21 16.79 - LU0238690985 - -
A4 EUR Annual 27.32 -0.06 -0.22 28.73 23.43 - LU0408221603 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

David Clayton, CFA, JD
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

David Clayton

Russ Koesterich
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and member of the Global Allocation team

Russ Koesterich, CFA, JD, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

 

 

Rick Rieder
Chief Investment Officer, Global Fixed Income

Rick Rieder, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council.

Literature

Literature