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BGF Euro Corporate 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
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

0.05 7.58 0.85 0.33 5.64
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)<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

-0.23 7.37 0.51 0.06 6.12
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 6, 2019 EUR 3,182.627
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Share Class Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Corporate Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0172394222
Bloomberg Ticker MLYCBEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7659461
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ER00
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 2.14
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 2.55
5y Beta as of Nov 30, 2019 1.007

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Corporate Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Nov 30, 2019 rated against 940 EUR Corporate Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 19, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Nov 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ CORPORATE BOND UCITS ETF 1.58
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.24
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 0.77
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.4 05/15/2030 0.73
FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY LLC 2.386 02/17/2026 0.68
Name Weight (%)
CHORUS LTD MTN RegS 1.125 10/18/2023 0.66
LA BANQUE POSTALE MTN RegS 0.25 07/12/2026 0.63
RTE RESEAU DE TRANSPORT D ELECTRIC MTN RegS 0 09/09/2027 0.62
ARGENTA SPAARBANK NV RegS 1 02/06/2024 0.62
NYKREDIT REALKREDIT A/S RegS 0.5 10/01/2050 0.62
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% 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
A3 EUR Monthly 13.83 0.00 0.00 14.03 12.98 - LU0172394222 - -
I2 Hgd JPY - 1,032.00 0.00 0.00 1,043.00 1,000.00 - LU1963773012 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.58 0.00 0.00 11.65 10.51 - LU1445717389 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 106.02 0.02 0.02 107.36 98.93 - LU1622601463 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 16.02 0.01 0.06 16.25 15.04 - LU0162659931 - -
A1 EUR Daily 14.09 0.00 0.00 14.29 13.22 - LU0162660350 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 10.55 0.00 0.00 10.70 9.89 - LU1502568287 - -
Class X5 EUR Quarterly 10.41 0.00 0.00 10.55 9.75 - LU1760134277 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 13.84 0.01 0.07 14.04 12.99 - LU0827877803 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.32 -0.01 -0.10 10.46 10.00 - LU1960221049 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 14.77 0.01 0.07 14.98 13.88 - LU0500207542 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 11.47 0.01 0.09 11.60 10.65 - LU1373033965 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 19.36 0.00 0.00 19.57 17.92 - LU0414062595 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.52 0.00 0.00 10.67 9.88 - LU1445717629 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.67 0.00 0.00 10.82 9.98 - LU1445718783 - -
I2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.25 0.01 0.09 11.34 10.34 - LU1445719328 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 444.11 0.23 0.05 456.59 416.40 - LU1791176222 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 17.39 0.00 0.00 17.62 16.25 - LU0162658883 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.73 0.00 0.00 10.88 10.02 - LU1445719757 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 18.19 0.00 0.00 18.41 16.93 - LU0368266499 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 14.16 0.00 0.00 14.40 13.39 - LU0162661242 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.05 0.00 0.00 11.16 10.22 - LU1445718197 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.73 0.00 0.00 11.79 10.61 - LU1445718437 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.18 0.00 0.00 11.28 10.29 - LU1445719088 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers
Jozef Prokes
Jozef Prokes

Literature

Literature