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BGF European Value Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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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-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-4.61 6.18 12.62 -15.08 -19.66
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Europe Value Net in USD Performance 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 Mar 31, 2020

-13.92 14.13 14.09 -6.81 -25.25
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 Jul 9, 2020 EUR 508.956
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jan 9, 1997
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Value Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Value Net in USD Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171281750
Bloomberg Ticker MEREEAI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5300921
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEVAEUUSD
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 European Value Fund, Class A2, as of Jun 30, 2020 rated against 307 Europe Large-Cap Value 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 Nov 5, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ENEL SPA 5.28
SANOFI SA 5.25
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP AG 4.61
BNP PARIBAS SA 3.64
IBERDROLA SA 3.20
Name Weight (%)
VINCI SA 3.04
UNICREDIT SPA 2.97
PRUDENTIAL PLC 2.91
TOTAL SA 2.91
DEUTSCHE POST AG 2.73
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 69.07 0.03 0.04 77.64 47.83 - LU0171281750 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 111.86 0.07 0.06 131.07 80.70 - LU1023061713 - -
D4 GBP Annual 44.44 -0.23 -0.51 48.94 33.18 - LU0827879502 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 63.40 0.02 0.03 71.41 43.98 - LU0171281834 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 67.04 0.03 0.04 78.77 48.61 - LU0329592454 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 8.48 0.01 0.12 9.95 6.14 - LU1706558696 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.52 0.01 0.09 13.93 8.39 - LU1023061044 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.20 0.01 0.07 16.68 10.29 - LU0949170939 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 60.97 0.03 0.05 71.85 44.31 - LU0072462186 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.31 0.01 0.08 14.37 8.86 - LU1153585531 - -
A4 EUR Annual 46.22 0.03 0.06 54.46 33.58 - LU0162690340 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 9.54 0.01 0.10 11.16 6.89 - LU1333799911 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 113.19 0.08 0.07 133.14 81.98 - LU1333800198 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.56 0.01 0.09 13.53 8.34 - LU1023061473 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 44.66 0.02 0.04 52.88 32.58 - LU0147394240 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 55.98 0.03 0.05 66.08 40.74 - LU0147394679 - -
A4 GBP Annual 44.18 -0.23 -0.52 48.78 33.06 - LU0204062672 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 50.59 0.02 0.04 57.15 35.17 - LU0213373748 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 59.99 -0.31 -0.51 66.05 44.79 - LU0827879338 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 54.56 -0.28 -0.51 60.25 40.83 - LU0171282212 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 75.94 0.03 0.04 85.11 52.47 - LU0827879411 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Brian Hall
Brian Hall

Literature

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