Fixed Income

BGF Euro Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

12.33 0.31 0.21 2.87 1.60
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+<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 Mar 31, 2019

11.21 0.67 -0.58 2.37 2.19
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 Apr 17, 2019 EUR 5,214.516
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Jun 8, 2007
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0297941469
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSED2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B441Z78
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEHEUR500P
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2019 2.77
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2019 3.12
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2019 0.940

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class D2, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 1150 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective Jul 27, 2018)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2 05/25/2048 1.65
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.5 05/25/2050 1.37
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 1.4 04/30/2028 1.30
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.7 05/01/2020 1.24
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.24
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.05 04/15/2021 0.94
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 1.85 07/25/2027 0.90
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.90
NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN LAND OF MTN RegS 1.1 03/13/2034 0.85
UK CONV GILT RegS 5 03/07/2025 0.84
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 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
D2 EUR Accumulating 30.48 -0.01 -0.03 30.61 29.47 - LU0297941469 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.11 0.00 0.00 10.16 9.77 - LU1808491655 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.97 0.00 0.00 10.01 9.97 - LU1960220827 - -
A3 USD Monthly 22.32 0.01 0.04 24.28 21.65 - LU0172748641 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 34.46 0.02 0.06 37.28 33.34 - LU0827877472 - -
A1 EUR Daily 19.75 0.00 0.00 19.83 19.14 - LU0118259232 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 29.85 0.01 0.03 32.58 28.98 - LU0171279937 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 10.40 0.00 0.00 10.44 9.86 - LU1808491812 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 105.77 -0.01 -0.01 106.22 101.46 - LU1499592381 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 33.02 0.01 0.03 35.85 32.00 - LU0171279184 - -
D4 GBP Annual 23.13 0.05 0.22 23.78 22.54 - LU0827877712 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 19.77 -0.01 -0.05 19.86 19.17 - LU0827877555 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.66 0.00 0.00 10.70 10.25 - LU1376384365 - -
A4 GBP Annual 23.04 0.05 0.22 23.65 22.46 - LU0204069685 - -
D3 USD Monthly 22.35 0.01 0.04 24.32 21.68 - LU0827877639 - -
A1 USD Daily 22.32 0.01 0.04 24.29 21.64 - LU0171278889 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 24.65 0.00 0.00 24.76 23.92 - LU0500207468 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 29.21 -0.01 -0.03 29.34 28.29 - LU0050372472 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.68 -0.01 -0.09 10.73 10.26 - LU1376384282 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.48 0.01 0.04 28.02 24.81 - LU0331283399 - -
A4 EUR Annual 26.49 -0.01 -0.04 26.61 25.66 - LU0430265933 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 19.74 -0.01 -0.05 19.83 19.14 - LU0172396516 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 26.41 -0.01 -0.04 26.53 25.63 - LU0090830810 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.14 0.00 0.00 10.18 9.80 - LU1722863484 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 22.54 -0.01 -0.04 22.65 21.94 - LU0147393358 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.60 -0.01 -0.07 14.67 14.11 - LU0368229703 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.37 0.00 0.00 11.41 10.75 - LU1376384100 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 32.57 0.00 0.00 32.71 31.40 - LU0298377911 - -
D4 EUR Annual 11.74 -0.01 -0.09 11.80 11.36 - LU0938162699 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,030.00 -1.00 -0.10 1,035.00 996.00 - LU1668661629 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.41 0.01 0.07 13.46 12.69 - LU0869640077 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,022.00 0.00 0.00 1,026.00 990.00 - LU1668663914 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.82 0.00 0.00 11.87 11.45 - LU1266592374 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.11 0.00 0.00 13.16 12.45 - LU0869650977 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 749.52 -0.59 -0.08 756.18 727.48 - LU1791174284 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.49 0.00 0.00 10.53 10.16 - LU1180456292 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Krautzberger
Head, BlackRock’s Pan-European Fixed Income Team

Michael Krautzberger, CFA, EFFAS, Managing Director. Michael is Head of the Fundamental Pan European Fixed Income team.

Literature

Literature