Equity

BGF Continental European Flexible Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  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
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

1.35 29.64 2.40 -3.29 25.34
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

3.88 26.73 -0.85 0.50 5.30
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
16.77 6.19 8.99 - 10.23
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-4.29 -0.62 3.92 - 6.50
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
9.79 -1.99 2.64 16.77 19.73 53.82 - 130.43
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-8.81 -6.05 -4.79 -4.29 -1.84 21.22 - 71.56
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 27, 2020 EUR 5,568.062
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 53
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 24, 1986
Share Class Inception Date Apr 5, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe ex-UK Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE World Europe ex UK Net TR Index - in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.81%
ISIN LU0769137737
Bloomberg Ticker BGCEA2A
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7SC6P3
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTREERXU
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 Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 17.13
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.024
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 15.34
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.004

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

5
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Continental European Flexible Fund, Class A2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 582 Europe ex-UK Equity 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 Jul 5, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.24
ASML HOLDING NV 4.94
SIKA AG 4.53
DSV PANALPINA A/S 4.25
LONZA GROUP AG 4.15
Name Weight (%)
THG HOLDINGS PLC 3.87
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.47
STMICROELECTRONICS NV 3.37
SAFRAN SA 3.21
HEXAGON AB 2.84
Holdings 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 USD Accumulating 41.57 0.30 0.73 41.57 21.77 - LU0769137737 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 51.64 0.19 0.37 51.64 29.51 - LU0827876151 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 18.78 0.07 0.37 18.78 10.71 - LU1207311066 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 32.87 0.13 0.40 32.87 18.90 - LU0827876409 - -
D4 Hgd USD Annual 55.12 0.19 0.35 55.12 31.50 - LU0669554353 - -
X4 GBP Annual 30.90 0.18 0.59 30.90 18.38 - LU0462858084 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 26.15 0.10 0.38 26.15 15.05 - LU0888974473 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 28.96 0.10 0.35 28.96 16.93 - LU0224105808 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 38.08 0.14 0.37 38.08 21.95 - LU0406496546 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 45.48 0.32 0.71 45.48 23.70 - LU1984140423 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 20.65 0.12 0.58 20.65 12.26 - LU1330249563 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 34.52 0.13 0.38 34.52 19.85 - LU0827876235 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 32.25 0.12 0.37 32.25 18.75 - LU0224105980 - -
A4 GBP Annual 30.24 0.18 0.60 30.24 18.04 - LU0071969892 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 41.78 0.16 0.38 41.78 23.91 - LU0224106442 - -
A4 Hgd GBP Annual 32.28 0.12 0.37 32.28 18.66 - LU0534241806 - -
D4 GBP Annual 30.75 0.18 0.59 30.75 18.25 - LU0827876318 - -
D4 EUR Annual 34.36 0.13 0.38 34.36 19.81 - LU1202926504 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 34.81 0.13 0.37 34.81 20.17 - LU0224105477 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 18.66 0.07 0.38 18.66 10.72 - LU1196525536 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 14.12 0.05 0.36 14.12 8.18 - LU1960219654 - -
A4 EUR Annual 34.03 0.13 0.38 34.03 19.72 - LU0628613803 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Alister Hibbert
Alister Hibbert
Giles Rothbarth
Giles Rothbarth

Literature

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