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Fixed Income

BGF Emerging Markets 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

-0.80 10.21 0.46 0.59 -15.39
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified 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

4.19 8.92 4.30 4.21 -6.84
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 3, 2020 USD 1,691.946
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Share Class Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0200681673
Bloomberg Ticker MLEMUC2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B0347N0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JPGCCOMP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 9.62
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 8.38
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2020 1.179

Ratings

Ratings

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 Sep 25, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UKRAINE (GOVERNMENT OF) RegS 0 05/31/2040 2.13
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS RegS 6.84 01/23/2030 1.67
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 1.27
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS 4.817 03/14/2049 1.14
ABU DHABI (EMIRATE OF) MTN RegS 2.5 09/30/2029 1.14
Name Weight (%)
NIGERIA (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 7.143 02/23/2030 1.08
CHILE (REPUBLIC OF) 2.55 01/27/2032 1.01
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 5.75 09/30/2049 0.96
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (GOVERNMENT) RegS 6.5 02/15/2048 0.87
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 5 01/27/2045 0.85
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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
C2 USD Accumulating 13.25 -0.24 -1.78 16.05 12.26 - LU0200681673 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.21 -0.15 -1.79 10.01 7.60 - LU0200681327 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 8.54 -0.16 -1.84 10.41 7.91 - LU2075911060 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 13.83 -0.17 -1.21 16.65 12.78 - LU0200684180 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 8.65 -0.16 -1.82 10.60 8.02 - LU1806518533 - -
CLASS AI5 EUR - 8.16 -0.15 -1.81 10.24 7.56 - LU1960220074 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.49 -0.15 -1.74 10.37 7.88 - LU0200680782 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 18.97 -0.34 -1.76 22.92 17.54 - LU0200682721 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.02 -0.26 -1.82 17.11 12.99 - LU0413376566 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 79.23 -1.54 -1.91 98.35 73.95 - LU1109561420 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 7.87 -0.09 -1.13 9.53 7.30 - LU0200684008 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.39 -0.30 -1.80 19.97 15.18 - LU0343170543 - -
I4 Hgd GBP - 8.52 -0.16 -1.84 10.44 7.91 - LU2075910922 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.14 -0.17 -1.83 11.16 8.47 - LU1062842882 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 17.35 -0.31 -1.76 20.98 16.04 - LU0297941386 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 14.91 -0.18 -1.19 17.94 13.77 - LU0200683885 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.50 -0.18 -1.23 17.44 13.40 - LU1048586868 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 14.92 -0.27 -1.78 18.07 13.80 - LU0200681830 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 88.66 -1.67 -1.85 109.20 82.36 - LU1919856051 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.21 -0.15 -1.79 10.02 7.61 - LU0200680436 - -
A1 EUR Daily 7.61 -0.10 -1.30 9.20 7.04 - LU0200683703 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 7.83 -0.14 -1.76 9.84 7.25 - LU1323999216 - -
A4 EUR Annual 10.96 -0.14 -1.26 13.20 10.13 - LU1072326561 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 8.51 -0.16 -1.85 10.75 7.89 - LU1904800973 - -
Class I4 USD - 8.56 -0.16 -1.83 10.57 7.92 - LU1806518293 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.65 -0.27 -1.81 17.87 13.58 - LU0827877399 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 16.08 -0.20 -1.23 19.34 14.85 - LU0827877043 - -
D3 USD Monthly 8.50 -0.16 -1.85 10.39 7.90 - LU0827876821 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 17.58 -0.22 -1.24 21.13 16.24 - LU0988581723 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.49 -0.14 -1.83 9.52 6.99 - LU1408527916 - -
A6 USD Monthly 7.35 -0.14 -1.87 9.11 6.84 - LU0764617162 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.31 -0.16 -1.89 10.12 7.70 - LU1618350562 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 7.88 -0.10 -1.25 9.56 7.31 - LU0827877126 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 54.74 -1.00 -1.79 67.93 50.92 - LU0764619960 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 7.07 -0.14 -1.94 8.92 6.59 - LU0871639893 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 7.53 -0.14 -1.83 9.49 6.98 - LU1722865000 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 16.08 -0.30 -1.83 19.46 14.88 - LU0200680600 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 413.23 -3.77 -0.90 452.50 382.21 - LU1791181735 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 8.50 -0.16 -1.85 10.38 7.88 - LU1960219902 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.95 -0.18 -1.78 12.13 9.22 - LU1057294727 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.82 -0.15 -1.88 9.81 7.28 - LU1408528054 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 15.64 -0.29 -1.82 18.92 14.47 - LU1180455567 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 7.84 -0.14 -1.75 9.85 7.29 - LU1408528138 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 9.93 -0.19 -1.88 12.19 9.22 - LU1057296771 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 7.63 -0.14 -1.80 9.56 7.07 - LU1062842965 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Managing Director, Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income

Sergio Trigo Paz, Managing Director, is Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income.

Michel Aubenas, CFA
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt

Michel Aubenas, CFA

Literature

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