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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond 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.
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Performance

Performance

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
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30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

19.41 8.68 -13.23 8.94 -2.10
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

17.06 7.32 -7.40 10.13 -1.45
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-4.08 -1.44 2.88 -1.02 1.26
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-3.81 1.27 3.94 -0.64 1.21
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-6.42 0.93 -1.77 -4.08 -4.26 15.26 -9.71 15.69
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-5.92 0.43 -1.92 -3.81 3.87 21.31 -6.22 15.04
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

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 1, 2020 USD 2,471.447
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 157
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Sep 1, 2008
Asset Class -
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 0.78%
ISIN LU0383940458
Bloomberg Ticker BGFLEMD
Annual Management Fee 0.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3CPTC8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ELMIPLUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Oct 30, 2020 5.27%
Modified Duration as of Oct 30, 2020 5.84 yrs
Effective Duration as of Oct 30, 2020 5.75 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Oct 30, 2020 8.07 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 12.05
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.196
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 11.70
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.126
WAL to Worst as of Oct 30, 2020 8.07 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class D2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 720 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 3.25
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 2.81
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 2.54
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 2.04
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 07/01/2023 1.92
Name Weight (%)
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.80
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.69
COLOMBIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.5 08/26/2026 1.66
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 0 07/01/2022 1.62
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 7.5 06/03/2027 1.57
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

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Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

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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
D2 USD Accumulating 26.35 0.11 0.42 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP Monthly 9.88 0.04 0.41 10.67 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.54 0.03 0.46 7.06 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 23.81 0.09 0.38 26.02 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.53 0.03 0.46 7.15 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.23 0.04 0.39 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 22.03 0.09 0.41 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.75 0.01 0.27 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
Class AI5 EUR Quarterly 9.36 0.04 0.43 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.63 0.04 0.53 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.61 0.04 0.72 5.80 4.95 - LU1688375267 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.81 0.03 0.39 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 22.31 0.09 0.41 24.47 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
I2 GBP - 19.80 0.12 0.61 20.55 17.54 - LU1741217027 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 9.37 0.04 0.43 9.88 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.18 0.08 0.79 11.22 9.75 - LU1554267051 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.13 0.01 0.32 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.52 0.03 0.46 7.04 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.52 0.04 0.47 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.77 0.09 0.44 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.96 0.04 0.45 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
I2 CHF - 23.88 0.09 0.38 26.06 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.69 0.11 0.45 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 20.58 0.09 0.44 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
A4 USD Annual 15.12 0.07 0.47 16.12 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
D3 USD Monthly 15.62 0.07 0.45 16.55 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.60 0.05 0.40 14.75 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.18 0.03 0.49 6.65 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.40 0.03 0.41 8.11 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.15 0.02 0.64 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 29.27 0.12 0.41 31.15 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 21.97 0.09 0.41 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.18 0.04 0.49 8.86 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.83 0.03 0.38 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.17 0.02 0.33 6.67 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 17.31 0.07 0.41 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.33 0.05 0.60 9.01 7.56 - LU1694209807 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.78 0.02 0.53 4.00 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 90.58 0.38 0.42 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 13.02 0.06 0.46 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 14.68 0.06 0.41 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 23.04 0.10 0.44 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.63 0.05 0.40 14.80 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.41 0.04 0.39 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.75 0.01 0.27 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.51 0.03 0.40 8.30 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 26.43 0.11 0.42 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.09 0.04 0.50 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 121.05 0.52 0.43 128.86 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.89 0.04 0.45 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 19.21 0.09 0.47 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
D4 USD Annual 15.15 0.06 0.40 16.17 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.23 0.03 0.42 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.17 0.02 0.33 6.67 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP Quarterly 9.51 0.03 0.32 10.25 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.49 0.04 0.54 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.44 0.03 0.40 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 81.35 0.35 0.43 88.22 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.00 0.03 0.38 8.79 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.95 0.04 0.40 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.00 0.04 0.40 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.24 0.03 0.48 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.13 0.04 0.49 8.90 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 540.45 2.88 0.54 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Managing Director, Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income

Sergio Trigo Paz, Managing Director, is Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income.

Laurent Develay
Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Local Debt Investments

Laurent Develay, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Local Debt Investments within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group.

Michal Wozniak, CFA
Vice President, Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio Management team

Michal Wozniak, CFA, Director, is a Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio Management team for Blackrock Global Fixed Income Group.

Literature

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