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BGF Emerging Markets 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
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-15.17 19.07 26.06 -2.53 -13.09
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)<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

-12.03 17.21 24.93 -7.41 -17.69
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 7, 2020 USD 1,064.813
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Dec 1, 1993
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0047713382
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSEMI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4938237
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGF
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

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Fund, Class A2, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 2189 Global Emerging Markets Equity 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 Jun 21, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 9.41
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 5.76
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.98
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 2.81
ENN ENERGY HOLDINGS LTD 2.51
Name Weight (%)
WAL MART DE MEXICO SAB DE CV 2.24
HANG LUNG PROPERTIES LTD 2.21
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO LTD 2.18
CNOOC LTD 2.00
SJM HOLDINGS LTD 1.82
Holdings 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
A2 USD Accumulating 32.83 1.18 3.73 42.35 28.09 - LU0047713382 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 13.20 0.47 3.69 16.96 11.29 - LU0462857433 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 30.08 0.77 2.63 38.25 26.01 - LU0171275786 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 29.53 1.05 3.69 38.15 25.28 - LU0090830653 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 12.09 0.31 2.63 15.34 10.45 - LU0562137082 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 817.25 9.16 1.13 959.43 722.49 - LU1791183517 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 36.48 1.31 3.72 46.98 31.21 - LU0252970164 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 33.42 0.85 2.61 42.46 28.90 - LU0252967376 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.45 0.25 2.72 12.01 8.17 - LU1960220405 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.06 0.69 2.62 34.43 23.41 - LU0171276081 - -
I5 USD - 9.76 0.35 3.72 12.58 8.35 - LU1866970491 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.41 0.91 3.71 32.87 21.76 - LU0147403504 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 23.28 0.59 2.60 29.65 20.14 - LU0337200090 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 11.58 0.30 2.66 14.70 10.01 - LU1559747883 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Gordon Fraser
Managing Director, Fundamental Active Equity (FAE)

Gordon Fraser, CFA, Managing Director, is a portfolio manager on the Global Emerging Markets Equities Team within the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equities Group.

Kevin Jia
Kevin Jia

Literature

Literature