Fixed Income

BGF Euro 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

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30-Jun-2015
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30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2018
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Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

23.74 5.38 1.42 6.28 3.40
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro-Aggregate: 500MM in GBP<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 Jun 30, 2020

25.78 3.50 2.22 6.84 3.44
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Aug 4, 2020 EUR 5,156.453
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Aug 4, 2010
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro-Aggregate: 500MM in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0204069685
Bloomberg Ticker BGEBA4G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4QSBW4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEUR500GBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jul 31, 2020 7.11
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jul 31, 2020 8.99
5y Beta as of Jun 30, 2020 0.956

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class A4, as of Jul 31, 2020 rated against 1149 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 23, 2020)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25 07/04/2039 1.92
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.47
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.32
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 11/15/2024 1.32
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.05 04/15/2021 0.98
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.96
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 2.75 10/31/2024 0.91
UNEDIC MTN RegS 0.875 05/25/2028 0.84
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 09/15/2022 0.82
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2 05/25/2048 0.80
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 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
A4 GBP Annual 25.38 0.09 0.36 25.99 23.10 - LU0204069685 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 30.98 0.11 0.36 31.19 28.88 - LU0050372472 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 114.44 0.40 0.35 114.44 106.26 - LU1499592381 - -
D3 USD Monthly 24.60 0.08 0.33 24.76 21.15 - LU0827877639 - -
A3 USD Monthly 24.55 0.09 0.37 24.71 21.10 - LU0172748641 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.57 0.04 0.38 10.64 9.85 - LU1960220827 - -
A1 EUR Monthly 20.94 0.07 0.34 21.08 19.52 - LU0118259232 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 20.98 0.07 0.33 21.11 19.56 - LU0827877555 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.45 0.04 0.35 11.48 10.64 - LU1376384282 - -
D4 GBP Annual 25.51 0.09 0.35 26.13 23.17 - LU0827877712 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 32.63 0.11 0.34 32.85 28.10 - LU0171279937 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 11.37 0.05 0.44 11.37 10.53 - LU1808491812 - -
A1 USD Monthly 24.56 0.09 0.37 24.72 21.11 - LU0171278889 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 25.97 0.09 0.35 26.27 24.25 - LU0500207468 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.73 0.04 0.37 10.82 9.98 - LU1808491655 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 36.33 0.13 0.36 36.57 31.23 - LU0171279184 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 38.08 0.13 0.34 38.33 32.69 - LU0827877472 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.41 0.04 0.35 11.44 10.61 - LU1376384365 - -
A4 EUR Annual 28.06 0.10 0.36 28.29 26.16 - LU0430265933 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 32.47 0.11 0.34 32.59 30.23 - LU0297941469 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 27.58 0.09 0.33 27.77 23.82 - LU0331283399 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.83 0.10 0.36 28.15 25.99 - LU0090830810 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 34.95 0.12 0.34 34.95 32.46 - LU0298377911 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.59 0.05 0.32 15.62 14.51 - LU0368229703 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.50 0.05 0.40 12.50 11.58 - LU1376384100 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,083.00 4.00 0.37 1,091.00 1,010.00 - LU1668663914 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.50 0.04 0.32 12.60 11.66 - LU1266592374 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 23.52 0.08 0.34 23.96 22.03 - LU0147393358 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 20.93 0.07 0.34 21.08 19.51 - LU0172396516 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,099.00 4.00 0.37 1,102.00 1,023.00 - LU1668661629 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.45 0.04 0.32 12.56 11.59 - LU0938162699 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.71 0.06 0.41 14.71 13.63 - LU0869640077 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.76 0.04 0.37 10.84 10.01 - LU1722863484 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.12 0.04 0.36 11.19 10.37 - LU1180456292 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.31 0.05 0.35 14.31 13.29 - LU0869650977 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 811.66 -0.78 -0.10 829.88 761.34 - LU1791174284 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ronald van Loon
Ronald van Loon
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