Equity

BGF Asian Dragon Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  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
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

21.46 11.95 -0.34 7.00 2.29
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.06 16.62 3.26 2.88 9.55
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.29 2.94 8.20 6.44 6.98
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

9.55 5.19 9.51 6.99 8.43
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-4.37 -1.82 1.91 2.29 9.08 48.32 86.66 242.32
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

0.90 0.45 5.99 9.55 16.38 57.51 96.59 337.80
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 21, 2020 USD 1,878.422
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 64
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 2, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Asia ex Japan Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 2.34%
ISIN LU0171270985
Bloomberg Ticker MERDREE
Annual Management Fee 2.00%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B41FDQ8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACXJPEUR
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 Sep 30, 2020 15.87
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.092
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 14.17
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.101

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 9.38
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 8.29
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 8.12
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 7.10
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP 2.57
Name Weight (%)
YUM CHINA HOLDINGS INC 2.25
LI NING CO LTD 2.23
PRUDENTIAL PLC 1.77
BHARTI AIRTEL LTD 1.77
CHINA MOBILE LTD 1.75
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
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 37.29 0.14 0.38 39.35 27.81 - LU0171270985 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 36.96 -0.16 -0.43 37.14 28.27 - LU0171270639 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 131.23 0.96 0.74 131.23 89.43 - LU1499592209 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 36.28 0.26 0.72 36.28 24.74 - LU0147401474 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 30.58 0.11 0.36 32.44 22.91 - LU0331282235 - -
I2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.50 0.08 0.70 11.50 7.80 - LU1664188957 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 48.49 0.35 0.73 48.49 32.84 - LU0072462343 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 10.33 -0.04 -0.39 10.37 7.92 - LU1260044513 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.79 0.10 0.68 14.79 10.07 - LU1279613282 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 40.66 -0.17 -0.42 40.85 30.96 - LU0827875187 - -
A4 GBP Annual 35.49 -0.14 -0.39 35.66 27.14 - LU0204061278 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 53.34 0.38 0.72 53.34 35.97 - LU0411709560 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.02 0.11 0.74 15.02 10.24 - LU1279613522 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 58.74 0.42 0.72 58.74 39.38 - LU0462857276 - -
D4 GBP Annual 35.76 -0.15 -0.42 35.92 27.41 - LU0827875260 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 44.97 0.17 0.38 47.05 33.30 - LU0329592298 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 40.88 0.15 0.37 42.99 30.40 - LU0171269466 - -
X4 GBP Annual 34.00 -0.14 -0.41 34.23 26.15 - LU0462858753 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.24 0.10 0.71 14.25 9.74 - LU1279613100 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.44 0.11 0.77 14.46 9.88 - LU1279613365 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 44.23 0.32 0.73 44.23 30.04 - LU0147401631 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.35 0.11 0.77 14.35 9.66 - LU1214678440 - -
Class I4 USD Annual 13.54 0.09 0.67 13.58 9.20 - LU1250982748 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 15.77 0.11 0.70 15.90 10.76 - LU1023056804 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 11.43 0.04 0.35 12.05 8.53 - LU1330249480 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 12.10 0.05 0.41 12.63 8.94 - LU1250987382 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 23.62 0.18 0.77 23.67 16.04 - LU1697774625 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.90 0.11 0.74 14.90 10.14 - LU1048588211 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stephen Andrews
Stephen Andrews
Nicholas Chui
Nicholas Chui

Literature

Literature