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Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate 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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 22, 2019 USD 1,859.958
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 Oct 31, 2019 3.21
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 3.32
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2019 0.979

Ratings

Ratings

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 Apr 8, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 1.37
ISH EUR HY CRP BND ETF EUR DIST 1.30
BAWAG PSK BANK FUER ARBEIT UND WIR MTN RegS 0.375 09/03/2027 1.26
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.272 01/15/2036 1.25
COOPERATIEVE RABOBANK UA RegS 3.25 12/31/2049 1.11
Name Weight (%)
BAWAG GROUP AG MTN RegS 2.375 03/26/2029 0.90
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY MTN 3.196 06/17/2027 0.80
CITIGROUP INC 3.352 04/24/2025 0.71
ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES LLC 4.7 02/01/2036 0.68
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.452 12/05/2029 0.68
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 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
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.25 -0.02 -0.15 13.45 12.12 - LU0297942434 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.56 -0.02 -0.19 10.74 9.73 - LU1814255474 - -
X4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.65 -0.02 -0.21 10.02 8.88 - LU0414062165 - -
A5 USD Quarterly 11.22 -0.01 -0.09 11.36 10.14 - LU0825403933 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.90 -0.02 -0.14 14.10 12.66 - LU0326951752 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.51 -0.02 -0.19 10.66 9.56 - LU1625162489 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.83 -0.02 -0.13 15.02 13.43 - LU0414062249 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 83.82 -0.11 -0.13 85.25 77.22 - LU0788109550 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.93 -0.02 -0.17 12.02 10.53 - LU1181254019 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.50 -0.02 -0.16 12.71 11.49 - LU0307653898 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.02 -0.01 -0.10 10.20 9.22 - LU1435395121 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.43 -0.01 -0.10 10.55 9.39 - LU1222731728 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 15.56 -0.02 -0.13 15.68 13.75 - LU0326960662 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.25 -0.02 -0.18 11.44 10.29 - LU0788109634 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 12.35 -0.02 -0.16 12.54 11.23 - LU0803752475 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 14.81 -0.02 -0.13 14.94 13.15 - LU0297942194 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 9.92 -0.01 -0.10 10.09 9.11 - LU1149717313 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.73 -0.01 -0.09 10.91 9.86 - LU0816460231 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 102.11 -0.16 -0.16 103.63 93.61 - LU1220227653 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 9.20 -0.01 -0.11 9.50 8.56 - LU0303846876 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.26 -0.01 -0.09 11.45 10.35 - LU0871639976 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 12.20 -0.02 -0.16 12.39 11.11 - LU0816460074 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 105.35 -0.16 -0.15 106.88 96.18 - LU1162516634 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 16.55 -0.02 -0.12 16.65 14.54 - LU0434566104 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 13.93 -0.02 -0.14 14.07 12.43 - LU0326961470 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 11.19 -0.01 -0.09 11.35 10.17 - LU0816460157 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.78 -0.02 -0.17 11.88 10.48 - LU1153585614 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.31 -0.01 -0.10 10.66 9.48 - LU1403442228 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andreas Doerrenhaus
Andreas Doerrenhaus
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.

Literature

Literature