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Fixed Income

BGF Euro Short Duration 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

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

as of Sep 30, 2019

-0.20 0.20 -0.07 -1.43 -0.41
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 1-3 Years, 500 MM Minimum<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 Sep 30, 2019

0.41 0.83 -0.04 -0.48 0.98
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 Dec 6, 2019 EUR 11,373.093
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 LU0093504115
Bloomberg Ticker MERESGE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5599097
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 Nov 30, 2019 0.49
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 0.45
5y Beta as of Nov 30, 2019 1.014

Ratings

Ratings

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 Nov 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.35 07/30/2023 4.30
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 10/08/2021 4.25
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #402 0.1 07/01/2021 2.95
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.75 07/30/2021 2.39
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.45 06/01/2021 2.28
Name Weight (%)
IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) 0 10/18/2022 2.18
KFW MTN RegS 0 06/30/2022 2.00
KFW 0 06/30/2021 1.92
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 04/09/2021 1.43
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.23
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 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
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.35 -0.01 -0.07 14.46 14.33 - LU0093504115 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 12.19 0.00 0.00 12.32 12.19 - LU0147388606 - -
A4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.12 0.00 0.00 11.15 10.94 - LU0448387455 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 16.30 -0.01 -0.06 16.37 16.16 - LU1523256227 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.67 0.00 0.00 10.75 10.65 - LU0521028638 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.24 -0.01 -0.08 12.30 12.14 - LU0827878017 - -
A1 EUR Daily 12.16 0.00 0.00 12.23 12.08 - LU0118255248 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.24 0.00 0.00 10.26 10.05 - LU0827891978 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.94 -0.01 -0.09 11.01 10.89 - LU0827877985 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 17.19 0.00 0.00 17.24 16.95 - LU0147388861 - -
A4 Hgd USD Annual 11.63 0.00 0.00 11.63 11.23 - LU0448387703 - -
A4 EUR Annual 14.85 0.00 0.00 14.93 14.76 - LU0448386994 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.01 0.00 0.00 10.06 9.99 - LU1960221122 - -
Class SI2 USD Hedged USD - 10.24 0.00 0.00 10.24 10.00 - LU1966277078 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 12.17 -0.01 -0.08 12.25 12.10 - LU0172403825 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 15.81 -0.01 -0.06 15.91 15.72 - LU0093503810 - -
Class SI2 EUR EUR - 10.05 0.00 0.00 10.08 10.00 - LU1966276856 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 16.49 -0.01 -0.06 16.57 16.34 - LU0329592371 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.23 0.00 0.00 11.26 11.03 - LU0555993434 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 16.46 0.00 0.00 16.53 16.30 - LU0468289250 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.40 0.00 0.00 12.40 11.97 - LU0456865749 - -
D4 EUR Annual 14.92 -0.01 -0.07 15.02 14.81 - LU0827878108 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.04 -0.01 -0.09 11.05 10.63 - LU1202926330 - -
D4 Hgd USD Annual 11.23 0.00 0.00 11.23 10.83 - LU0903533064 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.87 0.00 0.00 10.87 10.45 - LU1499592035 - -

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

Literature