Fixed Income

BGF World 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

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 Sep 29, 2020 USD 1,354.156
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Dec 1, 2006
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg USD Hedged to EUR Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0277197678
Bloomberg Ticker MERWEE2
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DK81
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGA_500EUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 6.88
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 7.10
5y Beta as of Aug 31, 2020 0.943

Ratings

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 0.125 08/31/2022 3.48
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 3.27
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.5 04/15/2024 1.59
GNMA2 30YR TBA(REG C) 1.16
AUSTRALIA (COMMONWEALTH OF) 3 03/21/2047 0.66
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.63
TREASURY NOTE 0.25 06/30/2025 0.62
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.26 01/14/2029 0.60
DNB BOLIGKREDITT AS MTN RegS 1.875 11/21/2022 0.56
WI TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.125 04/15/2025 0.55
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 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
E2 EUR Accumulating 67.21 -0.29 -0.43 71.21 65.63 - LU0277197678 - -
A1 USD Daily 61.57 0.03 0.05 62.03 55.56 - LU0012053665 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 12.79 0.01 0.08 12.86 11.46 - LU1288049783 - -
A3 USD Monthly 61.45 0.03 0.05 61.89 55.48 - LU0184696853 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 85.50 0.04 0.05 86.05 76.76 - LU0184696937 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.68 0.01 0.09 10.85 9.74 - LU1830001282 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 122.66 0.07 0.06 123.26 109.76 - LU0862984498 - -
C1 USD Daily 61.90 0.03 0.05 62.41 55.94 - LU0184697588 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 78.81 0.04 0.05 79.37 70.94 - LU0184697075 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 90.20 0.05 0.06 90.73 80.82 - LU0297941972 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 97.06 0.05 0.05 97.55 86.70 - LU0184697158 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.71 0.01 0.09 11.77 10.47 - LU1087925589 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 199.61 0.10 0.05 201.35 180.57 - LU0330917880 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 217.77 0.11 0.05 219.11 195.98 - LU0692855462 - -
D3 USD Monthly 61.54 0.03 0.05 61.97 55.56 - LU0827888321 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 14.60 0.01 0.07 14.68 13.11 - LU0739658705 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 15.33 0.01 0.07 15.42 13.81 - LU0372548510 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.46 0.01 0.08 12.56 11.24 - LU0808759830 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 13.55 0.00 0.00 13.63 12.17 - LU0757589873 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.84 0.01 0.09 10.92 9.79 - LU0308772333 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 108.35 0.08 0.07 109.01 98.01 - LU1529944784 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 205.84 0.10 0.05 207.28 185.84 - LU0827888594 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.54 0.01 0.08 12.62 11.29 - LU0871639547 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Chief Investment Officer, Global Fixed Income

Rick Rieder, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council.

Russell Brownback
Russell Brownback
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Trevor Slaven
Trevor Slaven

Literature

Literature