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Fixed Income

BGF Euro Short Duration Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 16, 2019 EUR 11,678.536
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Dec 22, 1998
Share Class Inception Date Jan 4, 1999
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 1-3 Years, 500 MM Minimum
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0093503810
Bloomberg Ticker MERESGI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5599075
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEUR500M13
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 Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 0.48
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 0.44
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2019 1.014

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Short Duration Bond Fund, Class A2, as of Sep 30, 2019 rated against 469 EUR Diversified Bond - Short Term 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 19, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.65 04/23/2020 4.02
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.35 07/30/2023 3.67
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #402 0.1 07/01/2021 2.94
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.75 07/30/2021 2.32
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.45 06/01/2021 2.22
Name Weight (%)
IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) 0 10/18/2022 2.12
KFW MTN RegS 0 06/30/2022 1.95
KFW 0 06/30/2021 1.87
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.66
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 10/08/2021 1.60
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
A2 EUR Accumulating 15.85 0.00 0.00 15.91 15.72 - LU0093503810 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 17.21 0.00 0.00 17.24 16.95 - LU0147388861 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 12.24 0.00 0.00 12.37 12.24 - LU0147388606 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.97 0.00 0.00 11.01 10.89 - LU0827877985 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.38 0.00 0.00 12.38 11.97 - LU0456865749 - -
Class SI2 USD Hedged USD - 10.22 0.00 0.00 10.22 10.00 - LU1966277078 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.23 0.00 0.00 11.26 11.03 - LU0555993434 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.03 0.00 0.00 10.06 9.99 - LU1960221122 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.40 0.00 0.00 14.46 14.33 - LU0093504115 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 16.49 0.00 0.00 16.53 16.30 - LU0468289250 - -
Class SI2 EUR EUR - 10.06 0.00 0.00 10.08 10.00 - LU1966276856 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.70 0.00 0.00 10.75 10.65 - LU0521028638 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 16.34 0.01 0.06 16.37 16.16 - LU1523256227 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 12.20 0.00 0.00 12.25 12.10 - LU0172403825 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.27 0.00 0.00 12.30 12.14 - LU0827878017 - -
A1 EUR Daily 12.19 0.00 0.00 12.23 12.08 - LU0118255248 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.25 0.01 0.10 10.26 10.05 - LU0827891978 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 16.53 0.01 0.06 16.57 16.34 - LU0329592371 - -
A4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.13 0.00 0.00 11.15 10.94 - LU0448387455 - -
A4 Hgd USD Annual 11.62 0.00 0.00 11.62 11.23 - LU0448387703 - -
A4 EUR Annual 14.88 0.00 0.00 14.93 14.76 - LU0448386994 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.03 0.00 0.00 11.03 10.63 - LU1202926330 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.85 0.00 0.00 10.85 10.45 - LU1499592035 - -
D4 Hgd USD Annual 11.22 0.01 0.09 11.22 10.83 - LU0903533064 - -
D4 EUR Annual 14.95 0.00 0.00 15.02 14.81 - LU0827878108 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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.

Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen
Jozef Prokes
Jozef Prokes

Literature

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