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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

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30-Sep-2014
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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2016
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30-Sep-2016
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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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

-22.82 21.73 22.40 0.38 6.97
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 Sep 30, 2019

-19.28 16.78 22.46 -0.81 -2.02
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 Dec 6, 2019 USD 1,048.549
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.
ISIN LU0252970164
Bloomberg Ticker MEMESDU
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

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Fund, Class D2, as of Nov 30, 2019 rated against 2161 Global Emerging Markets Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Nov 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 6.73
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 5.77
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 3.43
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 3.33
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 2.48
Name Weight (%)
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO LTD 2.32
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.26
SBERBANK ROSSII PAO 2.25
BANK OF CHINA LTD 2.08
SJM HOLDINGS LTD 2.04
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 42.32 0.06 0.14 43.00 35.07 - LU0252970164 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.83 0.00 0.00 11.02 9.59 - LU1960220405 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 13.78 0.00 0.00 14.01 10.96 - LU0562137082 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 26.79 -0.01 -0.04 27.30 21.93 - LU0337200090 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 879.99 -0.46 -0.05 894.13 720.88 - LU1791183517 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 13.23 0.00 0.00 13.45 10.60 - LU1559747883 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 38.22 0.00 0.00 38.87 30.69 - LU0252967376 - -
I5 USD - 11.32 0.09 0.80 11.52 9.51 - LU1866970491 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 15.26 0.02 0.13 15.50 12.53 - LU0462857433 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 34.48 0.00 0.00 35.09 27.88 - LU0171275786 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 38.17 0.05 0.13 38.82 31.87 - LU0047713382 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 34.40 0.04 0.12 35.00 28.86 - LU0090830653 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 29.67 0.04 0.13 30.20 25.06 - LU0147403504 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 31.07 0.00 0.00 31.63 25.25 - LU0171276081 - -

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.

Andrew Swan
Managing Director, Head of Asian Equities and Portfolio Manager, BlackRock Asia Fund and BlackRock Special Situations Fund

  

Literature

Literature