Fixed Income

BGF World Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jun 14, 2019 USD 1,465.063
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Apr 2, 2004
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Aggregate Index (USD Hedged)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0012053665
Bloomberg Ticker MERWBA1
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B00MZP5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of May 31, 2019 2.56
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of May 31, 2019 2.52
5y Beta as of May 31, 2019 0.919

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Bond Fund, Class A1, as of May 31, 2019 rated against 256 Global Bond - USD Hedged 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 Jan 16, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of May 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 2.22
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.17 01/08/2028 1.63
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #398 0.1 03/01/2021 1.36
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #24 0.1 03/10/2029 1.24
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.21
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 1.05
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 0.92
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 5YR #138 0.1 12/20/2023 0.87
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.29 10/18/2023 0.86
EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK MTN 2.125 01/15/2024 0.79
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of May 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of May 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 31, 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
A1 USD Daily 58.33 0.09 0.15 58.33 54.53 - LU0012053665 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 89.24 0.13 0.15 89.24 82.07 - LU0184697158 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.35 0.02 0.19 10.35 9.79 - LU1830001282 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 115.45 0.18 0.16 115.45 108.69 - LU0862984498 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 206.63 0.31 0.15 206.63 194.18 - LU0692855462 - -
C1 USD Daily 58.72 0.09 0.15 58.72 54.88 - LU0184697588 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 73.89 0.11 0.15 73.89 68.65 - LU0184697075 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.50 0.01 0.11 9.50 9.06 - LU1484780744 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 83.59 0.13 0.16 83.59 77.19 - LU0297941972 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.91 0.02 0.17 11.91 11.00 - LU1288049783 - -
D3 USD Monthly 58.29 0.09 0.15 58.29 54.47 - LU0827888321 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 65.72 0.28 0.43 65.72 58.67 - LU0277197678 - -
A3 USD Monthly 58.22 0.09 0.15 58.22 54.41 - LU0184696853 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.61 0.03 0.21 14.61 13.77 - LU0372548510 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.82 0.02 0.19 10.82 9.98 - LU1087925589 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.86 0.02 0.17 11.86 11.12 - LU0808759830 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 13.64 0.03 0.22 13.64 12.68 - LU0739658705 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 191.89 0.28 0.15 191.89 181.57 - LU0330917880 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 103.25 0.16 0.16 103.25 97.63 - LU1529944784 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.41 0.02 0.19 10.41 9.85 - LU0308772333 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 97.35 0.14 0.14 97.35 92.38 - LU1484780827 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.73 0.02 0.16 12.73 11.86 - LU0757589873 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 79.64 0.12 0.15 79.64 73.74 - LU0184696937 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.87 0.02 0.17 11.87 11.11 - LU0871639547 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 196.87 0.29 0.15 196.87 185.78 - LU0827888594 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income

Rick Rieder

Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)

Literature

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