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

  From
30-Jun-2015
To
30-Jun-2016
From
30-Jun-2016
To
30-Jun-2017
From
30-Jun-2017
To
30-Jun-2018
From
30-Jun-2018
To
30-Jun-2019
From
30-Jun-2019
To
30-Jun-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

6.93 7.32 -5.04 8.13 -5.11
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 Jun 30, 2020

9.79 6.04 -1.60 12.45 0.49
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 1,626.103
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Share Class Inception Date Feb 1, 2008
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - EUR Biased
Benchmark Index JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0343170543
Bloomberg Ticker BGFEMX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B41FGZ8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JPGCCOMP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 10.58
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 8.95
5y Beta as of Aug 31, 2020 1.222

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund, Class X2 Hedged, as of Aug 31, 2020 rated against 579 Global Emerging Markets Bond - EUR Biased 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 Sep 25, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UKRAINE (GOVERNMENT OF) RegS 0 05/31/2040 1.55
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS RegS 6.84 01/23/2030 1.49
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS 4.817 03/14/2049 1.31
EGYPT (ARAB REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 8.875 05/29/2050 1.19
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 1.14
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 5 01/27/2045 1.05
PANAMA REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 3.875 03/17/2028 1.04
NIGERIA (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 7.143 02/23/2030 1.00
CHILE (REPUBLIC OF) 2.55 01/27/2032 0.96
OMAN SULTANATE OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 6.5 03/08/2047 0.92
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
as of Aug 31, 2020

% 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
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.15 -0.07 -0.36 19.97 15.18 - LU0343170543 - -
I4 Hgd GBP - 9.65 -0.03 -0.31 10.44 7.91 - LU2075910922 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.85 -0.13 -0.87 16.65 12.78 - LU0200684180 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 17.42 -0.06 -0.34 18.07 13.80 - LU0200681830 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.97 -0.03 -0.33 9.69 7.25 - LU1323999216 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.05 -0.13 -0.80 17.94 13.77 - LU0200683885 - -
C1 USD Daily 9.49 -0.03 -0.32 9.98 7.60 - LU0200681327 - -
A1 EUR Daily 8.09 -0.07 -0.86 9.20 7.04 - LU0200683703 - -
CLASS AI5 EUR - 9.35 -0.03 -0.32 10.08 7.56 - LU1960220074 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 20.36 -0.07 -0.34 21.06 16.04 - LU0297941386 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 8.38 -0.07 -0.83 9.53 7.30 - LU0200684008 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 9.63 -0.04 -0.41 10.41 7.91 - LU2075911060 - -
A4 EUR Annual 11.43 -0.10 -0.87 13.20 10.13 - LU1072326561 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 10.11 -0.04 -0.39 10.60 8.02 - LU1806518533 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 15.41 -0.05 -0.32 16.05 12.26 - LU0200681673 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.63 -0.33 -0.36 98.10 73.95 - LU1109561420 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.27 -0.06 -0.37 17.11 12.99 - LU0413376566 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 22.35 -0.08 -0.36 23.10 17.54 - LU0200682721 - -
A3 USD Monthly 9.83 -0.03 -0.30 10.34 7.88 - LU0200680782 - -
A1 USD Daily 9.49 -0.04 -0.42 9.98 7.61 - LU0200680436 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 101.78 -0.35 -0.34 108.41 82.36 - LU1919856051 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 9.75 -0.04 -0.41 10.54 7.89 - LU1904800973 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.58 -0.04 -0.38 11.16 8.47 - LU1062842882 - -
Class I4 USD - 9.67 -0.03 -0.31 10.35 7.92 - LU1806518293 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.05 -0.07 -0.41 17.87 13.58 - LU0827877399 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.36 -0.15 -0.86 19.34 14.85 - LU0827877043 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 62.56 -0.22 -0.35 67.00 50.92 - LU0764619960 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 8.40 -0.07 -0.83 9.56 7.31 - LU0827877126 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.40 -0.03 -0.36 8.99 6.84 - LU0764617162 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.85 -0.04 -0.40 10.37 7.90 - LU0827876821 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.74 -0.03 -0.34 9.41 7.07 - LU1062842965 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.51 -0.03 -0.35 9.29 6.99 - LU1408527916 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.69 -0.04 -0.41 10.12 7.70 - LU1618350562 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.63 -0.03 -0.35 9.34 6.98 - LU1722865000 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 19.06 -0.16 -0.83 21.13 16.24 - LU0988581723 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 18.82 -0.07 -0.37 19.47 14.88 - LU0200680600 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 8.07 -0.03 -0.37 8.77 6.59 - LU0871639893 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.67 -0.13 -0.82 17.44 13.40 - LU1048586868 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 435.44 -4.18 -0.95 452.50 382.21 - LU1791181735 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.87 -0.03 -0.30 10.38 7.88 - LU1960219902 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.58 -0.04 -0.34 12.13 9.22 - LU1057294727 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.57 -0.04 -0.34 12.19 9.22 - LU1057296771 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 18.37 -0.07 -0.38 19.00 14.47 - LU1180455567 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.89 -0.03 -0.34 9.65 7.28 - LU1408528054 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.95 -0.03 -0.33 9.70 7.29 - LU1408528138 - -

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

Literature