Equity

BGF Latin American Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

-18.18 -10.73 20.83 20.56 -6.02
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Latin America - Net Dividends<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, 2019

-20.94 -9.16 23.25 19.29 -6.72
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 Apr 18, 2019 USD 1,195.749
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 9, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jan 9, 1997
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Latin America Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Latin America - Net Dividends
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0072463663
Bloomberg Ticker MERLTAI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5301300
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGFL
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 Latin American Fund, Class A2, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 272 Latin America Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 10.14
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA 9.79
VALE SA 6.92
BANCO BRADESCO SA 6.60
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 5.18
Name Weight (%)
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 4.68
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 4.15
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 3.38
BANCO DO BRASIL SA 3.26
AMBEV SA 2.97
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 70.92 -0.09 -0.13 76.89 58.34 - LU0072463663 - -
A4 EUR Annual 59.93 0.22 0.37 63.86 47.70 - LU0408221785 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 65.24 -0.08 -0.12 70.80 53.83 - LU0147409709 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 54.98 -0.08 -0.15 61.06 45.98 - LU0827884254 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 54.49 0.05 0.09 59.17 44.58 - LU0171289738 - -
D4 EUR Annual 60.11 0.22 0.37 63.97 47.63 - LU0827883959 - -
A4 GBP Annual 50.97 0.05 0.10 55.35 41.89 - LU0204063647 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 63.05 0.23 0.37 67.19 50.19 - LU0171289498 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 54.40 -0.07 -0.13 59.30 45.09 - LU0147409378 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 45.75 -0.06 -0.13 50.06 37.95 - LU0827884411 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 59.81 0.06 0.10 64.85 48.63 - LU0827883876 - -
X4 GBP Annual 50.99 0.05 0.10 55.15 41.58 - LU0462858670 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 9.51 -0.01 -0.11 10.35 7.87 - LU0788109048 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 77.85 -0.09 -0.12 84.26 63.74 - LU0252970081 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 85.71 -0.10 -0.12 92.52 69.64 - LU0462856542 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.57 -0.01 -0.15 7.32 5.52 - LU0521028802 - -
D4 GBP Annual 51.13 0.05 0.10 55.45 42.03 - LU0827884098 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.14 -0.01 -0.11 10.06 7.58 - LU0480534832 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 10.85 -0.01 -0.09 11.79 8.96 - LU1023057877 - -
E2 GBP Accumulating 50.12 0.05 0.10 54.48 41.18 - LU0171289811 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.89 -0.01 -0.14 7.61 5.76 - LU0827884171 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 48.36 0.17 0.35 51.67 38.79 - LU0331286228 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 91.78 -0.11 -0.12 99.08 74.57 - LU0245446215 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.60 -0.02 -0.21 10.50 7.93 - LU0827884338 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 69.21 0.26 0.38 73.64 54.84 - LU0252965164 - -
I2 USD - 11.76 -0.01 -0.08 12.72 9.61 - LU1847653067 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 58.00 0.22 0.38 61.87 46.31 - LU0171289571 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating - - - - - - - - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.79 -0.01 -0.15 7.41 5.63 - LU0572108347 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.13 -0.01 -0.14 7.73 5.88 - LU0827884502 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma

Literature

Literature

 

 

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