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BGF Asian Tiger 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
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

2.27 6.09 2.17 4.63 -0.51
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan Asia Credit Index<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 Mar 31, 2020

4.08 4.80 1.72 5.53 2.34
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 Apr 9, 2020 USD 2,781.210
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Feb 2, 1996
Share Class Inception Date May 9, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Asia Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan Asia Credit Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0776122383
Bloomberg Ticker BGATBDU
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7L27L3
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JACI_INX
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 Mar 31, 2020 4.44
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 3.99
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2020 1.228

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Tiger Bond Fund, Class D2, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 309 Asia Bond 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 Aug 16, 2019)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ELECT GLOBAL INVESTMENTS LIMITED RegS 4.4 12/31/2049 1.35
PHILIPPINES (REPUBLIC OF) 9.5 02/02/2030 1.11
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 4.75 01/08/2026 0.97
SINOPEC GROUP OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT RegS 3.25 04/28/2025 0.92
OVERSEAS CHINESE TOWN ASIA HOLDING RegS 4.3 12/31/2049 0.84
Name Weight (%)
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.86 07/22/2049 0.80
CHINA HUADIAN OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT RegS 4 12/31/2049 0.79
UHI CAPITAL LTD RegS 3 06/12/2024 0.76
LG CHEM LTD RegS 3.625 04/15/2029 0.76
BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC CO LTD (HONG K MTN RegS 3.733 09/25/2034 0.74
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 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
D2 USD Accumulating 13.72 -0.14 -1.01 14.99 13.10 - LU0776122383 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 12.16 -0.12 -0.98 13.27 11.61 - LU1111085012 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 31.98 -0.32 -0.99 34.98 30.56 - LU0147399470 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.55 -0.11 -1.03 11.62 10.10 - LU1062842700 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.13 -0.10 -0.98 11.19 9.71 - LU0841155764 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 79.86 -0.81 -1.00 87.82 76.62 - LU0784395997 - -
Class I5 EUR Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.53 -0.09 -1.04 9.49 8.16 - LU1196525700 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.34 -0.10 -0.96 11.34 9.91 - LU0496654236 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.65 -0.11 -1.02 11.77 10.21 - LU0803752632 - -
D6 USD Monthly 11.16 -0.11 -0.98 12.25 10.71 - LU0827875427 - -
D3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.35 -0.10 -0.96 11.36 9.92 - LU0827875690 - -
A3 USD Monthly 12.02 -0.11 -0.91 13.17 11.51 - LU0172393414 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 41.16 -0.41 -0.99 44.97 39.31 - LU0063729296 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 8.72 -0.09 -1.02 9.63 8.37 - LU1149717156 - -
C1 USD Daily 12.16 -0.12 -0.98 13.33 11.64 - LU0147399041 - -
I3 USD Monthly 10.42 -0.11 -1.04 11.42 9.99 - LU1456638573 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 92.56 -0.95 -1.02 101.72 88.74 - LU1257007309 - -
A8 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.05 -0.11 -1.08 11.09 9.65 - LU1200839881 - -
A6 Hgd EUR Monthly 8.97 -0.09 -0.99 10.02 8.62 - LU1200839535 - -
D3 USD Monthly 12.03 -0.12 -0.99 13.18 11.53 - LU0827875344 - -
X3 USD Monthly 10.01 -0.09 -0.89 10.97 9.60 - LU0984171172 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.43 -0.11 -1.04 11.47 9.98 - LU1250973911 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.89 -0.11 -1.00 12.04 10.45 - LU1200839709 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.09 -0.11 -1.08 11.10 9.66 - LU1250980452 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.66 -0.07 -1.04 7.41 6.41 - LU1200839618 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.02 -0.11 -1.09 11.02 9.59 - LU1559745671 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.30 -0.13 -0.97 14.60 12.71 - LU0540000063 - -
A1 USD Daily 11.99 -0.12 -0.99 13.15 11.47 - LU0063728728 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.25 -0.09 -0.96 10.35 8.85 - LU1250978043 - -
A6 USD Monthly 10.67 -0.11 -1.02 11.72 10.24 - LU0764618053 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 34.49 -0.49 -1.40 37.93 33.34 - LU0277197249 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.35 -0.09 -0.95 10.30 8.97 - LU0830182670 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 10.05 -0.10 -0.99 11.04 9.61 - LU1728037687 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.24 -0.09 -0.96 10.33 8.84 - LU1250979793 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.74 -0.12 -1.01 12.91 11.23 - LU0969580132 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 97.98 -0.91 -0.92 108.16 94.03 - LU1023054775 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.85 -0.13 -1.00 14.11 12.28 - LU0969580215 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.39 -0.11 -1.05 11.49 9.97 - LU0871639620 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 37.69 -0.38 -1.00 41.20 36.01 - LU0147399801 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 8.48 -0.09 -1.05 9.38 8.15 - LU0841166456 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Neeraj Seth
Managing Director, Head of Asian Credit

Neeraj seth

Artur Piasecki
Artur Piasecki
Ronie Ganguly
Ronie Ganguly

Literature

Literature