Fixed Income

BGF Global Government Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

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
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

6.31 -0.84 -1.34 10.92 4.41
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

6.76 -1.39 0.95 11.76 4.31
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
4.41 4.54 3.79 3.44 3.72
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

4.31 5.58 4.38 3.91 4.40
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
5.86 0.82 1.39 4.41 14.25 20.45 40.24 85.57
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

5.83 0.75 0.72 4.31 17.69 23.91 46.80 107.34
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 Oct 21, 2020 USD 847.098
12m Trailing Yield as of Sep 30, 2020 0.48
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 848
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date May 14, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Oct 24, 2003
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index FTSE WGBI Index 100% Hedged in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 0.98%
ISIN LU0172412149
Bloomberg Ticker MLUSGUA
Annual Management Fee 0.75%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7659706
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SBWGC
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 1.23%
Modified Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 9.34 yrs
Effective Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 9.03 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Sep 30, 2020 9.71 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 3.19
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.945
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 3.18
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.921
WAL to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 9.71 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Government Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 282 Global Bond - USD Hedged Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.625 04/15/2023 3.89
TREASURY NOTE 0.25 06/30/2025 1.89
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 1.99 04/09/2025 1.80
TREASURY NOTE 0.125 07/31/2022 1.42
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 5YR #132 0.1 06/20/2022 1.14
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 0 02/25/2022 1.10
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 5YR #137 0.1 09/20/2023 1.03
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #65 0.4 12/20/2049 1.03
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 1.02
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.5 04/30/2030 1.01
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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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 USD Monthly 22.95 -0.02 -0.09 23.08 21.47 - LU0172412149 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 20.88 -0.03 -0.14 21.16 19.79 - LU0297943838 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 24.69 -0.03 -0.12 24.90 23.29 - LU0297944059 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 32.66 -0.03 -0.09 32.83 30.47 - LU0006061385 - -
C1 USD Daily 21.17 -0.03 -0.14 21.29 19.90 - LU0331285410 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.96 -0.03 -0.25 12.02 11.12 - LU1567964413 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 11.98 -0.01 -0.08 12.04 11.12 - LU0462857607 - -
X2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 108.33 -0.24 -0.22 108.79 100.91 - LU1495984053 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 19.53 -0.04 -0.20 19.63 18.36 - LU0827881821 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 28.91 -0.07 -0.24 29.04 27.11 - LU0329591563 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 27.54 -0.06 -0.22 27.66 25.87 - LU0297942863 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 33.87 -0.03 -0.09 34.05 31.53 - LU0540001038 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 19.48 -0.04 -0.20 19.61 18.34 - LU0297943168 - -
X2 Hgd NOK - 114.01 -0.11 -0.10 114.62 106.11 - LU1806518707 - -
D3 USD Monthly 22.98 -0.03 -0.13 23.11 21.49 - LU0827882043 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 24.77 -0.06 -0.24 24.89 23.26 - LU0147382310 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 29.42 -0.03 -0.10 29.58 27.53 - LU0090845412 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 108.12 -0.24 -0.22 108.60 100.96 - LU1484781478 - -
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 18.34 -0.02 -0.11 18.58 17.37 - LU0297940818 - -
C3 USD Monthly 22.24 -0.05 -0.22 22.34 20.88 - LU0172412495 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 10.62 -0.01 -0.09 10.76 10.06 - LU1811366183 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.80 -0.03 -0.25 11.86 11.03 - LU1083813532 - -
A1 USD Daily 22.95 -0.05 -0.22 23.05 21.43 - LU0118256485 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.49 -0.03 -0.29 10.54 9.84 - LU1484781395 - -
A1 Hgd EUR Daily 19.64 -0.05 -0.25 19.77 18.49 - LU0297940495 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Bob Miller
Managing Director, Head of Americas Fundamental Fixed Income

Bob Miller, Managing Director, is head of Americas Fundamental Fixed Income within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income group and a member of the Global Fixed Income Executive Committee.

Chi Chen
Chi Chen
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Sam Summers
Sam Summers

Literature

Literature