Fixed Income

BGF Asian Tiger 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

  From
30-Jun-2015
To
30-Jun-2016
From
30-Jun-2016
To
30-Jun-2017
From
30-Jun-2017
To
30-Jun-2018
From
30-Jun-2018
To
30-Jun-2019
From
30-Jun-2019
To
30-Jun-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

5.53 3.45 -2.31 9.45 3.61
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan Asia Credit 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 Jun 30, 2020

7.38 3.10 -0.70 10.01 5.39
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 USD 3,568.205
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Feb 2, 1996
Share Class Inception Date Feb 2, 1996
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Asia Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan Asia Credit Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0063729296
Bloomberg Ticker MERATAA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5015775
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JACI_INX
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jun 30, 2020 4.74
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jun 30, 2020 4.16
5y Beta as of Jun 30, 2020 1.239

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Tiger Bond Fund, Class A2, as of Jun 30, 2020 rated against 325 Asia Bond 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 Aug 16, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ABU DHABI (EMIRATE OF) MTN RegS 3.125 04/16/2030 1.33
ELECT GLOBAL INVESTMENTS LIMITED RegS 4.1 12/31/2049 0.97
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 0.87
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 4.75 01/08/2026 0.83
HYUNDAI CAPITAL AMERICA MTN RegS 5.875 04/07/2025 0.83
Name Weight (%)
PHILIPPINES (REPUBLIC OF) 2.457 05/05/2030 0.78
SINOPEC GROUP OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT RegS 3.25 04/28/2025 0.75
NWD FINANCE (BVI) LTD RegS 5.25 12/31/2049 0.74
DIB SUKUK LTD RegS 2.95 01/16/2026 0.73
PHILIPPINES (REPUBLIC OF) 6.375 10/23/2034 0.71
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 30, 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
A2 USD Accumulating 44.37 0.03 0.07 44.97 39.31 - LU0063729296 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.27 0.01 0.11 9.63 8.37 - LU1149717156 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 13.13 0.01 0.08 13.27 11.61 - LU1111085012 - -
D6 USD Monthly 11.90 0.01 0.08 12.25 10.71 - LU0827875427 - -
C1 USD Daily 12.99 0.00 0.00 13.33 11.64 - LU0147399041 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 34.37 0.02 0.06 34.98 30.56 - LU0147399470 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 98.71 0.08 0.08 101.72 88.74 - LU1257007309 - -
I3 USD Monthly 11.14 0.01 0.09 11.42 9.99 - LU1456638573 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.81 0.01 0.09 11.02 9.59 - LU1559745671 - -
D3 USD Monthly 12.85 0.01 0.08 13.18 11.53 - LU0827875344 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 11.05 0.00 0.00 11.34 9.91 - LU0496654236 - -
A3 USD Monthly 12.84 0.01 0.08 13.17 11.51 - LU0172393414 - -
D3 Hgd HKD Monthly 11.07 0.01 0.09 11.36 9.92 - LU0827875690 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.37 0.01 0.09 11.77 10.21 - LU0803752632 - -
A6 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.51 0.01 0.11 10.02 8.62 - LU1200839535 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.33 0.01 0.09 11.62 10.10 - LU1062842700 - -
A8 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.69 0.00 0.00 11.09 9.65 - LU1200839881 - -
Class I5 EUR Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.09 0.01 0.11 9.49 8.16 - LU1196525700 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.80 0.00 0.00 11.19 9.71 - LU0841155764 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 85.08 0.06 0.07 87.82 76.62 - LU0784395997 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.23 0.01 0.09 11.47 9.98 - LU1250973911 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.59 0.00 0.00 12.04 10.45 - LU1200839709 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.85 0.01 0.09 11.10 9.66 - LU1250980452 - -
X3 USD Monthly 10.69 0.01 0.09 10.97 9.60 - LU0984171172 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.32 0.01 0.07 14.60 12.71 - LU0540000063 - -
A1 USD Daily 12.81 0.00 0.00 13.15 11.47 - LU0063728728 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.97 0.01 0.10 10.35 8.85 - LU1250978043 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.98 0.01 0.10 10.30 8.97 - LU0830182670 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 14.81 0.01 0.07 14.99 13.10 - LU0776122383 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.07 0.00 0.00 7.41 6.41 - LU1200839618 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.96 0.01 0.10 10.33 8.84 - LU1250979793 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.07 0.01 0.09 11.49 9.97 - LU0871639620 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 10.85 0.01 0.09 11.04 9.61 - LU1728037687 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.36 0.01 0.09 11.72 10.24 - LU0764618053 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 40.58 0.02 0.05 41.20 36.01 - LU0147399801 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 35.83 0.03 0.08 37.93 33.34 - LU0277197249 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 104.32 0.11 0.11 108.16 94.03 - LU1023054775 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.86 0.01 0.07 14.11 12.28 - LU0969580215 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.63 0.00 0.00 12.91 11.23 - LU0969580132 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.04 0.01 0.11 9.38 8.15 - LU0841166456 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Neeraj Seth
Managing Director, Head of Asian Credit

Neeraj seth

Artur Piasecki
Artur Piasecki
Ronie Ganguly
Ronie Ganguly

Literature

Literature