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BGF Global 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 Apr 3, 2020 USD 1,047.789
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 22, 1998
Share Class Inception Date Apr 5, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global High Yield Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Global High Yield Constrained (HW0C) 100% USD Hedged Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0764819032
Bloomberg Ticker BGGHI3U
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B468PT9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MLGHYCUSH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 8.47
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 7.69
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2020 0.923

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global High Yield Bond Fund, Class I3, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 556 Global High Yield 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 Oct 9, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $ 1.68
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 144A 5.093 01/15/2030 0.48
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.47
VERSCEND ESCROW CORP 144A 9.75 08/15/2026 0.44
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.44
Name Weight (%)
BANFF MERGER SUB INC 144A 9.75 09/01/2026 0.42
ALTICE FINANCING SA 144A 7.5 05/15/2026 0.41
PANTHER BF AGGREGATOR 2 LP 144A 8.5 05/15/2027 0.41
SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP 4.875 09/01/2024 0.41
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC 144A 5.125 08/15/2027 0.40
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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
I3 USD Monthly 8.93 -0.15 -1.65 10.77 8.19 - LU0764819032 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.47 -0.19 -1.63 13.88 10.51 - LU0147394596 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.15 -0.21 -1.57 15.89 12.05 - LU0093505864 - -
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 4.48 -0.07 -1.54 5.44 4.11 - LU0147394323 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 19.08 -0.20 -1.04 22.82 17.43 - LU0628613712 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 19.56 -0.32 -1.61 23.43 17.86 - LU0331284447 - -
A1 EUR Daily 4.38 -0.07 -1.57 5.32 4.02 - LU0118259661 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.59 -0.15 -1.72 10.51 7.88 - LU0500207039 - -
A5 EUR Quarterly 9.80 -0.10 -1.01 11.85 8.95 - LU1125545993 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 9.69 -0.16 -1.62 11.58 8.85 - LU0580566189 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.74 -0.30 -1.66 21.40 16.25 - LU0147394752 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.59 -0.24 -1.62 17.63 13.37 - LU0093504206 - -
D3 USD Monthly 6.90 -0.11 -1.57 8.32 6.33 - LU0827882126 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Quarterly 7.57 -0.13 -1.69 9.33 6.96 - LU1072327023 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 24.43 -0.41 -1.65 29.20 22.31 - LU0297941899 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 88.81 -1.51 -1.67 107.45 81.45 - LU1919856135 - -
A1 USD Daily 6.83 -0.11 -1.59 8.21 6.24 - LU0171284770 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 4.35 -0.07 -1.58 5.30 4.01 - LU0827882472 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.55 -0.26 -1.64 18.77 14.24 - LU0368267034 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 8.25 -0.13 -1.55 10.07 7.59 - LU1830001522 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 16.85 -0.28 -1.63 20.46 15.48 - LU0372548783 - -
Class AI5 Hedged EUR - 8.88 0.07 0.79 10.56 8.01 - LU1960223334 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 44.29 -0.74 -1.64 53.62 40.67 - LU0784402520 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 9.00 -0.15 -1.64 10.87 8.25 - LU1791806000 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 8.91 0.08 0.91 10.59 8.03 - LU1960223250 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 20.59 -0.34 -1.62 24.64 18.80 - LU0171285157 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 76.23 -1.34 -1.73 93.35 70.34 - LU1023055319 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 22.84 -0.38 -1.64 27.32 20.86 - LU0171284937 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 24.62 -0.41 -1.64 29.43 22.48 - LU0369584726 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 11.55 -0.20 -1.70 13.95 10.56 - LU0797429023 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 12.40 -0.20 -1.59 15.03 11.38 - LU0849758007 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.65 -0.09 -1.57 6.92 5.19 - LU0871640040 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 10.93 -0.18 -1.62 13.17 10.00 - LU1153585705 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.88 -0.10 -1.67 7.11 5.40 - LU0764618640 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 4.33 -0.07 -1.59 5.27 3.98 - LU0172401704 - -
C1 USD Daily 7.00 -0.12 -1.69 8.42 6.40 - LU0331284363 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 15.92 -0.26 -1.61 19.34 14.63 - LU0567554463 - -
A3 USD Monthly 6.86 -0.12 -1.72 8.27 6.29 - LU0172401969 - -
X4 Hgd EUR Annual 7.70 -0.12 -1.53 9.43 7.05 - LU0984200880 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

 James E. Keenan

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

David Delbos

Mitchell S. Garfin, CFA
Managing Director, Co-Head of Leveraged Finance

Mitchell Garfin

James Turner
Managing Director, Head of European Leveraged Finance

James Turner

Literature

Literature