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BGF Global High Yield 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

  • Returns

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.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 21, 2019 USD 1,243.338
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 22, 1998
Share Class Inception Date May 20, 2011
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global High Yield Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Global High Yield Index (HW00), 100% EUR Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0628613712
Bloomberg Ticker BGHYE2E
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B45BFP5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML_GHYEUH
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

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 3.79
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 4.99
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2019 0.694

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.73
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 6.85 06/05/2115 0.70
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 144A 5.093 01/15/2030 0.66
BOMBARDIER INC 144A 7.875 04/15/2027 0.50
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 0.49
Name Weight (%)
BWAY HOLDING CO RegS 4.75 04/15/2024 0.47
CENTENE CORPORATION 144A 5.375 06/01/2026 0.47
SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP 4.875 09/01/2024 0.46
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.44
ALTICE FRANCE SA (FRANCE) 144A 7.375 05/01/2026 0.44
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

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
E2 EUR Accumulating 21.30 -0.02 -0.09 21.73 18.63 - LU0628613712 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.02 0.00 0.00 8.04 7.43 - LU0171284770 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 10.32 0.01 0.10 10.43 9.78 - LU0500207039 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.19 0.01 0.06 18.21 16.57 - LU0368267034 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 28.05 0.01 0.04 28.05 24.93 - LU0297941899 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.46 0.01 0.06 15.49 14.22 - LU0093505864 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.90 0.01 0.10 9.95 9.34 - LU1830001522 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.12 0.01 0.06 17.14 15.68 - LU0093504206 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 105.22 0.07 0.07 105.60 98.71 - LU1919856135 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 5.22 0.00 0.00 5.25 4.95 - LU0827882472 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 11.10 0.01 0.09 11.10 9.80 - LU0580566189 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.54 0.01 0.07 13.57 12.53 - LU0147394596 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 20.69 0.02 0.10 20.69 18.73 - LU0147394752 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 22.65 0.01 0.04 22.66 20.45 - LU0331284447 - -
D3 USD Monthly 8.12 0.00 0.00 8.14 7.52 - LU0827882126 - -
A1 EUR Daily 5.24 0.01 0.19 5.26 4.98 - LU0118259661 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 14.49 0.01 0.07 14.49 13.05 - LU0849758007 - -
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 5.36 0.00 0.00 5.38 5.09 - LU0147394323 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 19.74 0.01 0.05 19.74 17.83 - LU0372548783 - -
A5 EUR Quarterly 11.17 0.00 0.00 11.41 10.06 - LU1125545993 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Quarterly 9.12 0.01 0.11 9.22 8.56 - LU1072327023 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 52.65 0.04 0.08 52.89 49.70 - LU0784402520 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 13.54 0.01 0.07 13.56 12.39 - LU0797429023 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 10.52 0.00 0.00 10.53 9.57 - LU1791806000 - -
Class AI5 Hedged EUR - 10.26 0.01 0.10 10.27 10.08 - LU1960223334 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.80 0.00 0.00 6.84 6.42 - LU0871640040 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 10.29 0.01 0.10 10.30 9.95 - LU1960223250 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 28.25 0.02 0.07 28.25 25.07 - LU0369584726 - -
A6 USD Monthly 6.99 0.01 0.14 7.02 6.56 - LU0764618640 - -
I3 USD Monthly 10.52 0.01 0.10 10.55 9.74 - LU0764819032 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 91.16 0.05 0.05 91.46 84.88 - LU1023055319 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 12.66 0.01 0.08 12.66 11.32 - LU1153585705 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 23.77 0.02 0.08 23.77 21.32 - LU0171285157 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 26.31 0.02 0.08 26.31 23.51 - LU0171284937 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 5.19 0.00 0.00 5.22 4.93 - LU0172401704 - -
X4 Hgd EUR Annual 8.98 0.01 0.11 9.43 8.62 - LU0984200880 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 18.70 0.01 0.05 18.72 16.99 - LU0567554463 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.22 0.00 0.00 8.24 7.62 - LU0331284363 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.08 0.01 0.12 8.10 7.48 - LU0172401969 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit

 James E. Keenan

Jose Aguilar
Jose Aguilar
David Delbos
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

David Delbos

Mitchell Garfin
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

Mitchell Garfin

James Turner
Managing Director, Head of European Leveraged Finance

James Turner

Literature

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