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BGF Emerging Europe 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

  • Returns

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

as of Mar 31, 2020

-3.63 14.77 19.44 -12.55 -26.25
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Europe 10/40 (net) in USD Performance 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 Mar 31, 2020

-4.27 11.72 20.55 -7.06 -21.57
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 3, 2020 EUR 456.780
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Dec 29, 1995
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Emerging Europe Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Europe 10/40 (net) in USD Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0338174369
Bloomberg Ticker MEMERCC
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7453209
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEM1040US
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Europe Fund, Class C2, as of Dec 31, 2017 rated against 231 Emerging Europe Equity 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 Dec 7, 2015)

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
PJSC LUKOIL SPONSORED ADR REPRESEN 9.90
PJSC GAZPROM ADR CDI 7.85
SBERBANK RUSSIA SPONSORED ADR REPR 6.28
BANK PEKAO SA 4.24
X5 RETAIL GROUP GDR NV 4.13
Name Weight (%)
SBERBANK ROSSII 4.01
POLSKI KONCERN NAFTOWY ORLEN SA 3.87
PAO NOVATEK GDR 3.81
TATNEFT 3.63
PZU SA 3.49
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
C2 USD Accumulating 66.00 2.96 4.70 107.83 55.84 - LU0338174369 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 61.18 3.08 5.30 97.30 51.37 - LU0147383045 - -
A4 EUR Annual 73.26 3.69 5.30 116.22 61.48 - LU0408221355 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 9.57 0.48 5.28 15.12 8.02 - LU0147383631 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 71.99 3.62 5.29 114.33 60.43 - LU0090830497 - -
A4 GBP Annual 64.64 3.43 5.60 99.40 56.87 - LU0204061609 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.64 0.38 5.23 12.26 6.43 - LU0572106309 - -
I2 EUR - 7.64 0.38 5.23 12.10 6.41 - LU0368229539 - -
D4 GBP Annual 64.75 3.44 5.61 99.76 56.95 - LU0827876664 - -
X4 GBP Annual 65.10 3.45 5.60 100.67 57.23 - LU0513876275 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 86.37 3.87 4.69 140.75 73.04 - LU0171273575 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 89.65 4.52 5.31 141.99 75.20 - LU0252967533 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 96.72 4.35 4.71 157.36 81.75 - LU0827876581 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 67.78 3.28 5.09 109.39 57.09 - LU0827876748 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 80.06 4.04 5.31 127.00 67.18 - LU0011850392 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 77.67 3.48 4.69 126.70 65.69 - LU0171274896 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Samuel Vecht, CFA
Head of Emerging Europe & Frontier Markets

Samuel Vecht

Christopher Colunga
Christopher Colunga

Literature

Literature