Fixed Income

BGF Euro 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

  From
30-Jun-2015
To
30-Jun-2016
From
30-Jun-2016
To
30-Jun-2017
From
30-Jun-2017
To
30-Jun-2018
From
30-Jun-2018
To
30-Jun-2019
From
30-Jun-2019
To
30-Jun-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

6.28 -0.98 0.97 5.00 1.62
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 Jun 30, 2020

7.23 -2.04 1.49 5.59 1.82
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 25, 2020 EUR 5,139.671
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Sep 1, 2003
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 LU0172396516
Bloomberg Ticker MLYEBEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7659483
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

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 3.58
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 3.41
5y Beta as of Aug 31, 2020 1.020

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Aug 31, 2020 rated against 1153 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

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

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25 07/04/2039 1.81
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.42
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 11/15/2024 1.29
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.07
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.05 04/15/2021 0.95
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.75 07/04/2040 0.90
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.90
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 2.75 10/31/2024 0.89
UNEDIC MTN RegS 0.875 05/25/2028 0.82
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 09/15/2022 0.80
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 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
A3 EUR Monthly 20.99 -0.01 -0.05 21.00 19.51 - LU0172396516 - -
A1 USD Monthly 24.43 -0.02 -0.08 24.99 21.11 - LU0171278889 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 11.37 0.00 0.00 11.38 10.53 - LU1808491812 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.72 0.00 0.00 10.74 9.98 - LU1808491655 - -
A4 GBP Annual 25.83 0.02 0.08 26.00 23.10 - LU0204069685 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 37.90 -0.03 -0.08 38.75 32.69 - LU0827877472 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 36.14 -0.03 -0.08 36.97 31.23 - LU0171279184 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 114.81 -0.04 -0.03 114.85 106.26 - LU1499592381 - -
A4 EUR Annual 28.14 0.00 0.00 28.14 26.16 - LU0430265933 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.45 -0.01 -0.09 11.47 10.64 - LU1376384282 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 27.39 -0.02 -0.07 28.05 23.82 - LU0331283399 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.60 0.00 0.00 10.60 9.85 - LU1960220827 - -
A3 USD Monthly 24.42 -0.02 -0.08 24.98 21.10 - LU0172748641 - -
D3 USD Monthly 24.48 -0.02 -0.08 25.04 21.15 - LU0827877639 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 21.05 0.00 0.00 21.05 19.56 - LU0827877555 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.43 0.00 0.00 11.43 10.61 - LU1376384365 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 32.44 -0.02 -0.06 33.19 28.10 - LU0171279937 - -
A1 EUR Monthly 21.00 -0.01 -0.05 21.01 19.52 - LU0118259232 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 31.07 -0.01 -0.03 31.08 28.88 - LU0050372472 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 32.58 -0.01 -0.03 32.59 30.23 - LU0297941469 - -
D4 GBP Annual 25.92 0.02 0.08 26.09 23.17 - LU0827877712 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,086.00 -1.00 -0.09 1,087.00 1,010.00 - LU1668663914 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 23.54 -0.01 -0.04 23.79 22.03 - LU0147393358 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,103.00 0.00 0.00 1,103.00 1,023.00 - LU1668661629 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.88 -0.01 -0.04 27.96 25.99 - LU0090830810 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.77 0.00 0.00 14.77 13.63 - LU0869640077 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.46 -0.01 -0.08 12.47 11.59 - LU0938162699 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.54 0.00 0.00 12.54 11.66 - LU1266592374 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.55 -0.01 -0.08 12.56 11.58 - LU1376384100 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.64 -0.01 -0.06 15.65 14.51 - LU0368229703 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.37 0.00 0.00 14.37 13.29 - LU0869650977 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 842.29 0.87 0.10 843.10 761.34 - LU1791174284 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.76 0.00 0.00 10.77 10.01 - LU1722863484 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 35.09 -0.01 -0.03 35.10 32.46 - LU0298377911 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 26.02 -0.01 -0.04 26.09 24.25 - LU0500207468 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.15 -0.01 -0.09 11.16 10.37 - LU1180456292 - -

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