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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

  • Returns

  From
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

-8.85 6.19 3.46 -2.06 2.11
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+ in USD<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 Sep 30, 2019

-9.27 7.17 2.76 -1.65 2.69
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 Nov 11, 2019 EUR 5,500.004
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Sep 1, 2003
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+ in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0172748641
Bloomberg Ticker MLYEBUA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B441Z56
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEUR500USD
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2019 6.85
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2019 7.59
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2019 0.976

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Sep 30, 2019 rated against 1126 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective Jul 19, 2019)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 03/12/2021 2.43
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2 05/25/2048 1.93
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 2.75 10/31/2024 1.49
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.27
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.22
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 11/15/2024 1.22
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.5 05/25/2050 1.13
KFW MTN RegS 0.75 01/15/2029 0.93
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.91
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 4.4 10/31/2023 0.90
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
A3 USD Monthly 22.66 0.04 0.18 23.46 21.65 - LU0172748641 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 111.26 0.14 0.13 113.67 101.71 - LU1499592381 - -
A4 EUR Annual 27.53 0.03 0.11 28.29 25.66 - LU0430265933 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 20.57 0.02 0.10 21.11 19.17 - LU0827877555 - -
A1 EUR Monthly 20.54 0.02 0.10 21.08 19.14 - LU0118259232 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.14 0.01 0.09 11.44 10.26 - LU1376384365 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 30.40 0.04 0.13 31.19 28.29 - LU0050372472 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 33.54 0.06 0.18 34.72 32.00 - LU0171279184 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 35.07 0.07 0.20 36.26 33.34 - LU0827877472 - -
D3 USD Monthly 22.70 0.04 0.18 23.49 21.68 - LU0827877639 - -
D4 GBP Annual 23.73 -0.07 -0.29 26.13 22.54 - LU0827877712 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.70 0.05 0.19 26.69 24.81 - LU0331283399 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.49 0.02 0.19 10.82 9.77 - LU1808491655 - -
A1 USD Monthly 22.67 0.05 0.22 23.46 21.64 - LU0171278889 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.37 0.01 0.10 10.64 9.97 - LU1960220827 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 10.96 0.01 0.09 11.24 9.93 - LU1808491812 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.17 0.02 0.18 11.48 10.28 - LU1376384282 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 30.24 0.06 0.20 31.34 28.98 - LU0171279937 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 31.78 0.04 0.13 32.59 29.48 - LU0297941469 - -
A4 GBP Annual 23.67 -0.07 -0.29 25.99 22.46 - LU0204069685 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 25.57 0.03 0.12 26.27 23.92 - LU0500207468 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.40 0.03 0.11 28.15 25.63 - LU0090830810 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.52 0.02 0.19 10.84 9.80 - LU1722863484 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 20.54 0.03 0.15 21.08 19.14 - LU0172396516 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 23.29 0.03 0.13 23.96 21.94 - LU0147393358 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,063.00 1.00 0.09 1,091.00 990.00 - LU1668663914 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.27 0.01 0.08 12.60 11.45 - LU1266592374 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.19 0.02 0.16 12.56 11.36 - LU0938162699 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,075.00 2.00 0.19 1,102.00 996.00 - LU1668661629 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.05 0.01 0.08 12.29 10.85 - LU1376384100 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 34.06 0.04 0.12 34.89 31.42 - LU0298377911 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.20 0.02 0.14 14.48 12.80 - LU0869640077 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.24 0.02 0.13 15.62 14.11 - LU0368229703 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.86 0.02 0.14 14.14 12.54 - LU0869650977 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 775.50 1.68 0.22 807.64 728.24 - LU1791174284 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.90 0.01 0.09 11.19 10.16 - LU1180456292 - -

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