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BGF US Dollar 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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jul 19, 2019 USD 2,104.150
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Nov 14, 2011
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Other Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc US Corp High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0706698544
Bloomberg Ticker BGUA4RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B78K1J6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jun 30, 2019 4.37
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jun 30, 2019 5.54
5y Beta as of Jun 30, 2019 0.943

Ratings

Ratings

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 Oct 16, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 1.01
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 144A 9.25 02/15/2024 0.95
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.90
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 0.89
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 0.88
Name Weight (%)
FINANCIAL & RISK US HOLDINGS INC 144A 6.25 05/15/2026 0.81
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.73
PANTHER BF AGGREGATOR 2 LP 144A 6.25 05/15/2026 0.72
ARDAGH PACKAGING FINANCE PLC 144A 7.25 05/15/2024 0.64
1011778 BC UNLIMITED LIABILITY CO 144A 5 10/15/2025 0.64
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 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
A4 GBP Annual 11.00 0.00 0.00 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.78 0.01 0.17 5.79 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 26.67 0.02 0.08 26.70 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 18.00 0.01 0.06 18.02 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 31.42 0.02 0.06 31.44 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.78 0.01 0.09 10.80 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 221.46 0.13 0.06 221.79 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.42 0.01 0.09 11.52 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 104.16 0.06 0.06 104.61 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 209.74 0.13 0.06 210.11 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.07 0.00 0.00 5.16 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 36.13 0.03 0.08 36.14 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.31 0.00 0.00 9.61 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.38 0.00 0.00 11.40 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.10 0.01 0.10 10.20 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.16 0.00 0.00 11.25 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.79 0.01 0.17 5.80 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.97 -0.02 -0.07 28.02 24.97 - LU0277197595 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 34.22 0.02 0.06 34.24 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.56 0.01 0.10 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.79 0.01 0.10 9.89 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.12 0.01 0.09 11.14 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.75 0.01 0.10 9.95 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.77 0.01 0.07 14.78 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
D3 USD Monthly 10.02 0.01 0.10 10.03 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.02 0.01 0.09 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.59 0.07 0.08 92.14 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.23 0.01 0.06 17.25 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.32 0.01 0.11 9.57 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.43 0.00 0.00 9.45 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.41 0.00 0.00 9.67 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.64 0.01 0.07 14.65 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.98 0.02 0.05 39.15 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 39.90 0.02 0.05 39.90 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.82 0.01 0.09 10.86 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.83 0.01 0.10 9.93 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.39 0.01 0.07 15.40 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.84 0.00 0.00 5.85 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

 James E. Keenan

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

David Delbos

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

Mitchell Garfin

Literature

Literature

 

 

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