Fixed Income

BGF Euro Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

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
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

5.44 -2.22 -0.70 7.92 0.08
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

6.45 -2.32 0.10 9.40 0.46
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
0.08 2.36 2.03 3.35 3.45
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

0.46 3.23 2.73 3.83 3.92
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.36 1.05 1.52 0.08 7.25 10.57 38.98 42.71
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

2.78 1.03 1.50 0.46 10.01 14.40 45.57 49.53
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 Oct 30, 2020 EUR 5,245.724
12m Trailing Yield as of Aug 31, 2016 0.01
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 845
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Apr 12, 2010
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.47%
ISIN LU0500207468
Bloomberg Ticker BGEBE5E
Annual Management Fee 1.25%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B5VRPT8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEHEUR500P
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 0.25%
Modified Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 7.96 yrs
Effective Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 7.85 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Sep 30, 2020 8.79 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 3.59
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.106
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 3.42
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.024
WAL to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 8.79 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class E5, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 1155 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 23, 2020)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25 07/04/2039 1.71
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.36
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 11/15/2024 1.30
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.07
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.85 07/01/2025 1.06
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.05 04/15/2021 0.95
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.75 07/04/2040 0.92
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.91
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 2.75 10/31/2024 0.89
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 08/15/2030 0.85
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% 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
E5 EUR Quarterly 26.22 -0.02 -0.08 26.27 24.25 - LU0500207468 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 31.33 -0.01 -0.03 31.37 28.88 - LU0050372472 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 115.86 -0.05 -0.04 115.99 106.26 - LU1499592381 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 27.70 -0.01 -0.04 28.10 23.82 - LU0331283399 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.69 0.01 0.09 10.70 9.85 - LU1960220827 - -
D3 USD Monthly 24.79 -0.02 -0.08 25.14 21.15 - LU0827877639 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.56 -0.01 -0.09 11.57 10.64 - LU1376384282 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 38.39 -0.02 -0.05 38.92 32.69 - LU0827877472 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 21.22 -0.02 -0.09 21.25 19.56 - LU0827877555 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.82 0.00 0.00 10.83 9.98 - LU1808491655 - -
A4 GBP Annual 25.70 -0.04 -0.16 26.00 23.10 - LU0204069685 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 36.60 -0.01 -0.03 37.11 31.23 - LU0171279184 - -
A1 USD Monthly 24.74 -0.01 -0.04 25.09 21.11 - LU0171278889 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 32.86 -0.02 -0.06 32.90 30.23 - LU0297941469 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 32.83 -0.01 -0.03 33.29 28.10 - LU0171279937 - -
A3 USD Monthly 24.73 -0.01 -0.04 25.07 21.10 - LU0172748641 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 11.48 0.00 0.00 11.49 10.53 - LU1808491812 - -
A4 EUR Annual 28.37 -0.01 -0.04 28.41 26.16 - LU0430265933 - -
A1 EUR Monthly 21.18 -0.01 -0.05 21.20 19.52 - LU0118259232 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.53 -0.01 -0.09 11.55 10.61 - LU1376384365 - -
D4 GBP Annual 25.80 -0.04 -0.15 26.09 23.17 - LU0827877712 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.85 -0.01 -0.09 10.87 10.01 - LU1722863484 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 35.41 -0.02 -0.06 35.45 32.46 - LU0298377911 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.78 -0.01 -0.06 15.80 14.51 - LU0368229703 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.67 -0.01 -0.08 12.68 11.58 - LU1376384100 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.50 0.00 0.00 14.51 13.29 - LU0869650977 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 23.71 -0.01 -0.04 23.76 22.03 - LU0147393358 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,096.00 0.00 0.00 1,097.00 1,010.00 - LU1668663914 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.57 -0.01 -0.08 12.59 11.59 - LU0938162699 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,113.00 -1.00 -0.09 1,114.00 1,023.00 - LU1668661629 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 21.17 -0.01 -0.05 21.20 19.51 - LU0172396516 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 28.10 -0.01 -0.04 28.15 25.99 - LU0090830810 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.25 0.00 0.00 11.26 10.37 - LU1180456292 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.64 -0.01 -0.08 12.66 11.66 - LU1266592374 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.91 0.00 0.00 14.92 13.63 - LU0869640077 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 856.12 -0.41 -0.05 858.00 761.34 - LU1791174284 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ronald van Loon
Ronald van Loon
Michael Krautzberger
Managing Director, Head of EMEA Fundamental Fixed Income

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

Literature

Literature