Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 29, 2020 USD 2,077.153
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 19, 2007
Share Class Inception Date Oct 19, 2007
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - EUR Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0297942434
Bloomberg Ticker MLCHEGA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B24CY47
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
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 Aug 31, 2020 5.96
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 4.99
5y Beta as of Aug 31, 2020 0.972

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund, Class A2 Hedged, as of Aug 31, 2020 rated against 235 Global Corporate Bond - EUR Hedged Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
CITIGROUP INC 4.412 03/31/2031 0.88
BMW US CAPITAL LLC 144A 3.9 04/09/2025 0.72
BARCLAYS PLC MTN RegS 3.375 04/02/2025 0.66
COMCAST CORPORATION 4.6 10/15/2038 0.64
T-MOBILE USA INC 144A 3.75 04/15/2027 0.53
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 2.513 08/19/2024 0.53
TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 23 RegS 3 12/31/2049 0.53
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.272 01/15/2036 0.52
UBS AG RegS 5.125 05/15/2024 0.52
NORDEA BANK ABP 144A 0.75 08/28/2025 0.50
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 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
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.73 0.01 0.07 13.93 11.53 - LU0297942434 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.90 0.01 0.08 13.10 10.87 - LU0307653898 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 11.02 0.00 0.00 11.18 9.31 - LU0816460231 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.63 0.00 0.00 11.81 9.82 - LU0788109634 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 9.41 0.01 0.11 9.67 8.01 - LU0303846876 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 12.57 0.00 0.00 12.76 10.59 - LU0816460074 - -
A5 USD Quarterly 11.73 0.01 0.09 11.92 9.81 - LU0825403933 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.87 0.01 0.09 11.01 9.10 - LU1222731728 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.15 0.01 0.10 10.30 8.59 - LU1149717313 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 16.55 0.01 0.06 16.76 13.73 - LU0326960662 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 106.25 0.07 0.07 107.65 89.15 - LU1220227653 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 12.73 0.01 0.08 12.92 10.72 - LU0803752475 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 12.43 0.01 0.08 12.59 10.35 - LU1153585614 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.50 0.01 0.06 15.70 12.95 - LU0414062249 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.52 0.00 0.00 11.70 9.74 - LU0871639976 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.94 0.00 0.00 11.09 9.17 - LU1625162489 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.55 0.00 0.00 10.90 9.00 - LU1403442228 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 17.69 0.01 0.06 17.90 14.64 - LU0434566104 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.26 0.01 0.10 10.42 8.69 - LU1435395121 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 109.61 0.05 0.05 111.19 91.69 - LU1162516634 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 15.69 0.01 0.06 15.90 13.05 - LU0297942194 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.46 0.01 0.07 14.66 12.12 - LU0326951752 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 11.62 0.01 0.09 11.79 9.77 - LU0816460157 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.82 0.01 0.09 11.00 9.13 - LU1814255474 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 12.71 0.01 0.08 12.87 10.54 - LU1181254019 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 86.69 0.04 0.05 88.06 73.10 - LU0788109550 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 14.69 0.00 0.00 14.90 12.26 - LU0326961470 - -
X4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.88 0.01 0.10 10.24 8.44 - LU0414062165 - -

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.

Stephan Bassas
Lead Portfolio Manager for US Investment Grade Credit

Stephan Bassas

Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers

Literature

Literature