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Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

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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.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jul 15, 2019 USD 2,034.565
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 19, 2007
Share Class Inception Date May 14, 2009
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0326960662
Bloomberg Ticker MLGCBD2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4NRGT6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jun 30, 2019 3.13
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jun 30, 2019 3.24
5y Beta as of Jun 30, 2019 0.990

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund, Class D2, as of Jun 30, 2019 rated against 186 Global Corporate Bond - USD 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 Jun 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ISH EUR HY CRP BND ETF EUR DIST 2.77
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 1.50
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.272 01/15/2036 1.20
BAWAG GROUP AG MTN RegS 2.375 03/26/2029 0.88
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY MTN 3.196 06/17/2027 0.77
Name Weight (%)
CITIGROUP INC 3.352 04/24/2025 0.71
APPLE INC 3.85 05/04/2043 0.69
ERSTE GROUP BANK AG MTN RegS 5.125 12/31/2049 0.68
SAP SE RegS 0.25 03/10/2022 0.67
BARCLAYS PLC 3.932 05/07/2025 0.66
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 28, 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
D2 USD Accumulating 15.16 0.02 0.13 15.27 13.75 - LU0326960662 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.10 0.02 0.18 11.18 10.29 - LU0788109634 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 9.23 0.01 0.11 9.30 8.56 - LU0303846876 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 82.81 0.14 0.17 83.34 77.22 - LU0788109550 - -
X4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.70 0.01 0.10 9.77 8.88 - LU0414062165 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.41 0.01 0.10 10.49 9.73 - LU1814255474 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.90 0.02 0.20 9.97 9.22 - LU1435395121 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.22 0.01 0.10 10.30 9.39 - LU1222731728 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 100.53 0.14 0.14 101.28 93.61 - LU1220227653 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.57 0.03 0.21 14.68 13.43 - LU0414062249 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.62 0.01 0.09 11.71 10.53 - LU1181254019 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 14.46 0.02 0.14 14.56 13.15 - LU0297942194 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 11.01 0.02 0.18 11.09 10.17 - LU0816460157 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.69 0.02 0.15 13.79 12.66 - LU0326951752 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 12.16 0.01 0.08 12.25 11.23 - LU0803752475 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 9.79 0.01 0.10 9.87 9.11 - LU1149717313 - -
A5 USD Quarterly 11.00 0.02 0.18 11.08 10.14 - LU0825403933 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 13.62 0.02 0.15 13.72 12.43 - LU0326961470 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.35 0.02 0.16 12.45 11.49 - LU0307653898 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.59 0.01 0.09 10.68 9.86 - LU0816460231 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.34 0.01 0.10 10.42 9.56 - LU1625162489 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.13 0.02 0.18 11.21 10.35 - LU0871639976 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.07 0.02 0.15 13.17 12.12 - LU0297942434 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.50 0.02 0.17 11.58 10.48 - LU1153585614 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 12.03 0.02 0.17 12.12 11.11 - LU0816460074 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 103.78 0.16 0.15 104.58 96.18 - LU1162516634 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 16.09 0.02 0.12 16.20 14.54 - LU0434566104 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.33 0.01 0.10 10.41 9.48 - LU1403442228 - -

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.

Literature

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