Equity

BGF World Technology Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jul 2, 2020 USD 5,288.114
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Mar 3, 1995
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Technology
Benchmark Index MSCI World All Country Information Technology net Index in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171311680
Bloomberg Ticker MLERTEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DTP1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSCINFOGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Technology Fund, Class A2, as of May 31, 2020 rated against 395 Sector Equity Technology 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 Sep 13, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of May 29, 2020
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 3.93
APPLE INC 3.88
AMAZON COM INC 2.88
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 2.29
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 2.24
Name Weight (%)
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING ADR REPRESEN 2.22
PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 1.86
TWILIO INC CLASS A 1.68
SALESFORCE.COM INC 1.61
TESLA INC 1.56
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 GBP Accumulating 45.26 - - 45.26 28.39 - LU0171311680 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 49.27 - - 49.27 30.84 - LU0827890491 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 16.60 - - 16.60 9.89 - LU1728554749 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 20.07 - - 20.07 12.33 - LU1722863211 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.03 - - 16.03 9.58 - LU1822773716 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 50.21 - - 50.21 30.94 - LU0171310443 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 56.60 - - 56.60 33.64 - LU0056508442 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.52 - - 15.52 9.26 - LU1852331112 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 51.93 - - 51.93 30.91 - LU0147408487 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 54.65 - - 54.65 33.61 - LU0376438312 - -
X2 USD - 20.99 - - 20.99 12.41 - LU1733225426 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 15.25 - - 15.25 9.40 - LU1960224811 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 46.06 - - 46.06 28.43 - LU0171310955 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,598.00 - - 1,598.00 950.00 - LU1948809444 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 44.66 - - 44.66 26.64 - LU0147408131 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 61.61 - - 61.61 36.54 - LU0724618946 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony Kim
Head of Science & Technology, Fundamental Active Equity

Tony Kim

Reid Menge
Reid Menge

Literature

Literature