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BGF US Growth 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
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-10.20 22.97 7.66 23.91 2.42
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Growth Index in EUR<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 Mar 31, 2020

-3.38 23.33 5.45 23.49 3.27
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 Apr 7, 2020 USD 414.932
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 30, 1999
Share Class Inception Date May 19, 2003
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Growth Equity
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Growth Index in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171298135
Bloomberg Ticker MEREQAA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B0ZL6H6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker RS1KGEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Growth Fund, Class A2, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 559 US Large-Cap Growth 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 Aug 8, 2016)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
AMAZON.COM INC 9.27
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 6.89
VISA INC 5.07
MASTERCARD INC 4.19
NETFLIX INC 3.66
Name Weight (%)
ALPHABET INC 3.23
ADOBE INC 2.89
SERVICENOW INC 2.72
S&P GLOBAL INC 2.71
FACEBOOK INC 2.51
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 EUR Accumulating 21.81 0.98 4.70 26.48 18.18 - LU0171298135 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.00 0.90 4.71 24.29 16.67 - LU0171298218 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.05 0.31 3.18 12.77 8.77 - LU1960224571 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 26.10 1.44 5.84 31.32 21.51 - LU0341380367 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 23.81 1.31 5.82 28.60 19.63 - LU0097036916 - -
D4 EUR Annual 26.95 1.22 4.74 32.68 22.45 - LU0938162269 - -
A4 EUR Annual 27.30 1.23 4.72 33.14 22.75 - LU0890295032 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 23.91 1.07 4.68 29.00 19.92 - LU0827887604 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 16.29 0.90 5.85 19.55 13.43 - LU1495983162 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 20.26 1.10 5.74 24.50 16.75 - LU0942511766 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 21.83 1.20 5.82 26.24 18.00 - LU0147387970 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 18.67 1.03 5.84 22.47 15.40 - LU0147387467 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Lawrence Kemp
Lawrence Kemp
Phil Ruvinsky
Phil Ruvinsky

Literature

Literature