Equity

BGF Emerging Markets 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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30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2019
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30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

21.73 22.40 0.38 6.97 12.62
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.78 22.46 -0.81 -2.02 10.54
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
10.29 6.87 11.75 3.58 5.48
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

8.25 1.94 7.92 2.42 5.16
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.97 3.34 2.63 10.29 22.05 74.29 42.15 116.03
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

0.87 2.06 2.64 8.25 5.93 46.36 27.02 106.82
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 Nov 27, 2020 USD 1,683.153
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 70
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date May 19, 2006
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.11%
ISIN LU0252970164
Bloomberg Ticker MEMESDU
Annual Management Fee 0.75%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B441YY8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGF
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 Oct 31, 2020 18.87
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.009
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 17.13
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.992

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

5
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Fund, Class D2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 2241 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 1, 2020)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 8.84
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 7.72
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 5.55
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.52
MEITUAN 3.12
Name Weight (%)
JD.COM INC 2.83
ICICI BANK LTD 2.47
ENN ENERGY HOLDINGS LTD 2.30
SK HYNIX INC 2.03
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 1.91
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
D2 USD Accumulating 52.02 0.08 0.15 52.02 31.21 - LU0252970164 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 35.77 0.05 0.14 35.77 21.76 - LU0147403504 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.11 -0.03 -0.20 15.14 10.01 - LU1559747883 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 15.86 -0.03 -0.19 15.89 10.45 - LU0562137082 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 34.99 -0.06 -0.17 35.06 23.41 - LU0171276081 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 13.81 0.13 0.95 13.81 8.35 - LU1866970491 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 29.95 -0.06 -0.20 30.02 20.14 - LU0337200090 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 12.25 -0.02 -0.16 12.28 8.17 - LU1960220405 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 46.59 0.07 0.15 46.59 28.09 - LU0047713382 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 43.56 -0.07 -0.16 43.64 28.90 - LU0252967376 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 41.78 0.06 0.14 41.78 25.28 - LU0090830653 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 1,021.91 -0.96 -0.09 1,025.16 722.49 - LU1791183517 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 18.94 0.03 0.16 18.94 11.29 - LU0462857433 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 39.01 -0.07 -0.18 39.09 26.01 - LU0171275786 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Gordon Fraser, CFA
Co-Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities, Fundamental Active Equity, BlackRock

Gordon Fraser, CFA, Managing Director, is Co-Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities for the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equity Group.

Kevin Jia
Kevin Jia

Literature

Literature