Fixed Income

BGF Global High Yield 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

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 Sep 21, 2020 USD 1,631.653
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 22, 1998
Share Class Inception Date May 16, 2003
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global High Yield Bond - EUR Hedged
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Global High Yield Constrained (HW0C) 100% USD Hedged Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0147394323
Bloomberg Ticker MEUHYCD
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7505940
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML_GHYUSDH
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 Aug 31, 2020 9.42
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 8.16
5y Beta as of Aug 31, 2020 0.961

Ratings

Ratings

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 Oct 9, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $ 1.29
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS 6.375 01/23/2045 1.02
ALLIED UNIVERSAL HOLDCO LLC 144A 6.625 07/15/2026 0.45
CSC HOLDINGS LLC 144A 4.625 12/01/2030 0.42
ALTICE FRANCE HOLDING SA 144A 10.5 05/15/2027 0.41
Name Weight (%)
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 144A 5.093 01/15/2030 0.39
VERSCEND ESCROW CORP 144A 9.75 08/15/2026 0.39
ALTICE FINANCING SA 144A 7.5 05/15/2026 0.39
CONNECT FINCO SARL 144A 6.75 10/01/2026 0.38
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 6.85 06/05/2115 0.35
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% 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
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 5.22 -0.01 -0.19 5.44 4.11 - LU0147394323 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.53 -0.04 -0.29 13.88 10.51 - LU0147394596 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 10.00 -0.11 -1.09 10.51 7.88 - LU0500207039 - -
D3 USD Monthly 8.12 -0.02 -0.25 8.32 6.33 - LU0827882126 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Quarterly 8.84 -0.12 -1.34 9.33 6.96 - LU1072327023 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.51 -0.05 -0.27 18.77 14.24 - LU0368267034 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 20.14 -0.04 -0.20 20.46 15.48 - LU0372548783 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.58 -0.02 -0.21 10.07 7.59 - LU1830001522 - -
A1 EUR Daily 5.10 -0.01 -0.20 5.32 4.02 - LU0118259661 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 5.08 -0.01 -0.20 5.30 4.01 - LU0827882472 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.90 0.09 0.43 22.82 17.43 - LU0628613712 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.02 -0.02 -0.25 8.21 6.24 - LU0171284770 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 23.26 -0.05 -0.21 23.44 17.86 - LU0331284447 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.57 -0.04 -0.26 15.89 12.05 - LU0093505864 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 29.32 -0.07 -0.24 29.53 22.31 - LU0297941899 - -
A5 EUR Quarterly 10.54 -0.06 -0.57 11.85 8.95 - LU1125545993 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.31 -0.04 -0.23 17.63 13.37 - LU0093504206 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 21.19 -0.05 -0.24 21.40 16.25 - LU0147394752 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 11.67 -0.02 -0.17 11.75 8.85 - LU0580566189 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 104.05 -0.25 -0.24 107.45 81.45 - LU1919856135 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 10.40 -0.03 -0.29 10.59 8.03 - LU1960223250 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 14.77 -0.04 -0.27 15.03 11.38 - LU0849758007 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 51.63 -0.12 -0.23 53.62 40.67 - LU0784402520 - -
Class AI5 Hedged EUR - 10.37 -0.03 -0.29 10.56 8.01 - LU1960223334 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 88.86 -0.22 -0.25 93.35 70.34 - LU1023055319 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 27.32 -0.07 -0.26 27.52 20.86 - LU0171284937 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 29.57 -0.07 -0.24 29.78 22.48 - LU0369584726 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 13.73 -0.03 -0.22 13.95 10.56 - LU0797429023 - -
A6 USD Monthly 6.85 -0.02 -0.29 7.11 5.40 - LU0764618640 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.57 -0.01 -0.15 6.92 5.19 - LU0871640040 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 5.05 -0.02 -0.39 5.27 3.98 - LU0172401704 - -
X4 Hgd EUR Annual 8.70 -0.02 -0.23 9.28 7.05 - LU0984200880 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 10.73 -0.02 -0.19 10.87 8.25 - LU1791806000 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 18.96 -0.04 -0.21 19.34 14.63 - LU0567554463 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 13.06 -0.03 -0.23 13.17 10.00 - LU1153585705 - -
I3 USD Monthly 10.51 -0.02 -0.19 10.77 8.19 - LU0764819032 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.07 -0.02 -0.25 8.27 6.29 - LU0172401969 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.21 -0.03 -0.36 8.42 6.40 - LU0331284363 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 24.56 -0.07 -0.28 24.75 18.80 - LU0171285157 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Jimmy Keenan
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit

Jimmy E. Keenan, CFA, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI).

Jose Aguilar
Jose Aguilar
David Delbos
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

David Delbos

Mitchell S. Garfin, CFA
Managing Director, Co-Head of Leveraged Finance

Mitchell Garfin

James Turner
Managing Director, Head of European Leveraged Finance

James Turner

Literature

Literature