Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate 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 May 20, 2019 USD 1,948.067
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 LU0303846876
Bloomberg Ticker MLHEGA4
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43L3K8
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 3.05
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 3.15
5y Beta as of Apr 30, 2019 0.983

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund, Class A4 Hedged, as of Apr 30, 2019 rated against 198 Global Corporate Bond - EUR 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 Apr 8, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 2.79
ISHARES CORE GBP CRP BND ETF GBP D 1.92
ERSTE GROUP BANK AG MTN RegS 5.125 12/31/2049 0.91
BAWAG GROUP AG MTN RegS 2.375 03/26/2029 0.89
CITIGROUP INC 3.352 04/24/2025 0.71
Name Weight (%)
SAP SE RegS 0.25 03/10/2022 0.69
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE 2.905 07/24/2023 0.68
BARCLAYS PLC 3.932 05/07/2025 0.67
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.452 12/05/2029 0.66
ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES / ANHEUSE 144A 4.7 02/01/2036 0.61
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 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
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 8.99 0.01 0.11 9.00 8.56 - LU0303846876 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 80.71 0.02 0.02 80.90 77.22 - LU0788109550 - -
X4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.41 0.00 0.00 9.42 8.88 - LU0414062165 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.65 0.00 0.00 9.67 9.22 - LU1435395121 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 97.99 0.04 0.04 98.22 93.61 - LU1220227653 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.06 0.00 0.00 10.07 9.56 - LU1625162489 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 14.01 0.00 0.00 14.02 13.15 - LU0297942194 - -
A5 USD Quarterly 10.71 0.01 0.09 10.71 10.14 - LU0825403933 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.85 0.00 0.00 10.87 10.35 - LU0871639976 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.72 0.00 0.00 12.74 12.12 - LU0297942434 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.33 0.01 0.10 10.35 9.86 - LU0816460231 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.04 0.01 0.08 12.06 11.49 - LU0307653898 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 14.68 0.00 0.00 14.69 13.75 - LU0326960662 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 9.55 0.00 0.00 9.57 9.11 - LU1149717313 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.16 0.00 0.00 14.17 13.43 - LU0414062249 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 9.92 0.00 0.00 9.93 9.39 - LU1222731728 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.84 0.01 0.08 11.85 11.23 - LU0803752475 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.17 0.00 0.00 10.18 9.73 - LU1814255474 - -
A6 USD Monthly 10.81 0.00 0.00 10.83 10.29 - LU0788109634 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.25 0.00 0.00 11.26 10.53 - LU1181254019 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.32 0.01 0.08 13.34 12.66 - LU0326951752 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.71 0.00 0.00 10.73 10.17 - LU0816460157 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 13.21 0.00 0.00 13.22 12.43 - LU0326961470 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.71 0.00 0.00 11.73 11.11 - LU0816460074 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 101.03 0.01 0.01 101.17 96.18 - LU1162516634 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.03 0.00 0.00 10.04 9.48 - LU1403442228 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 15.57 0.01 0.06 15.57 14.54 - LU0434566104 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.15 0.00 0.00 11.16 10.48 - LU1153585614 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andreas Doerrenhaus
Andreas Doerrenhaus
Michael Krautzberger
Head, BlackRock’s Pan-European Fixed Income Team

Michael Krautzberger, CFA, EFFAS, Managing Director. Michael is Head of the Fundamental Pan European Fixed Income team.

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