Fixed Income

BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

14.58 4.44 -3.91 6.48 0.73
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.20 4.61 -1.92 11.57 1.29
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
0.73 1.01 4.28 4.08 6.14
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

1.29 3.49 6.15 5.62 7.23
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-1.44 -2.04 3.02 0.73 3.06 23.33 49.15 159.53
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-0.51 -1.85 2.32 1.29 10.85 34.74 72.72 205.61
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 30, 2020 USD 1,585.945
12m Trailing Yield as of Sep 30, 2020 3.20
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 279
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Share Class Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.47%
ISIN LU0200680436
Bloomberg Ticker MLEMUA1
Annual Management Fee 1.25%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B0321B0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JPGCCOMP
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 4.84%
Modified Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 6.63 yrs
Effective Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 6.65 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Sep 30, 2020 12.52 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 10.66
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.249
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 8.98
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.206
WAL to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 12.52 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund, Class A1, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 1033 Global Emerging Markets Bond Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UKRAINE (GOVERNMENT OF) RegS 0 05/31/2040 1.55
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS 4.817 03/14/2049 1.34
EGYPT (ARAB REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 8.875 05/29/2050 1.20
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 1.17
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS RegS 6.84 01/23/2030 1.16
Name Weight (%)
PANAMA REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 3.875 03/17/2028 1.07
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 5 01/27/2045 1.07
CHILE (REPUBLIC OF) 2.55 01/27/2032 1.01
NIGERIA (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 7.143 02/23/2030 1.00
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2027 0.96
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

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Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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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
A1 USD Daily 9.51 0.00 0.00 9.98 7.61 - LU0200680436 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 17.48 -0.02 -0.11 18.07 13.80 - LU0200681830 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.00 -0.01 -0.11 9.69 7.25 - LU1323999216 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 10.16 -0.01 -0.10 10.60 8.02 - LU1806518533 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.18 -0.01 -0.06 17.94 13.77 - LU0200683885 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.24 -0.02 -0.10 19.97 15.18 - LU0343170543 - -
A4 EUR Annual 11.52 -0.01 -0.09 13.20 10.13 - LU1072326561 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.09 -0.68 -0.75 98.10 73.95 - LU1109561420 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 8.41 -0.02 -0.24 9.53 7.30 - LU0200684008 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 9.68 0.00 0.00 10.41 7.91 - LU2075911060 - -
A1 EUR Daily 8.14 0.00 0.00 9.20 7.04 - LU0200683703 - -
I4 Hgd GBP - 9.70 0.00 0.00 10.44 7.91 - LU2075910922 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 15.46 -0.01 -0.06 16.05 12.26 - LU0200681673 - -
A3 USD Monthly 9.82 -0.03 -0.30 10.34 7.88 - LU0200680782 - -
CLASS AI5 EUR - 9.38 -0.01 -0.11 10.08 7.56 - LU1960220074 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.33 -0.01 -0.06 17.11 12.99 - LU0413376566 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 22.47 -0.02 -0.09 23.10 17.54 - LU0200682721 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.97 -0.01 -0.07 16.65 12.78 - LU0200684180 - -
C1 USD Daily 9.50 -0.01 -0.11 9.98 7.60 - LU0200681327 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 101.36 -0.62 -0.61 108.41 82.36 - LU1919856051 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 20.45 -0.02 -0.10 21.06 16.04 - LU0297941386 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 8.42 -0.03 -0.36 9.56 7.31 - LU0827877126 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 9.80 -0.01 -0.10 10.54 7.89 - LU1904800973 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.51 -0.01 -0.06 19.34 14.85 - LU0827877043 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.84 -0.04 -0.40 10.37 7.90 - LU0827876821 - -
Class I4 USD - 9.72 0.00 0.00 10.35 7.92 - LU1806518293 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.61 -0.01 -0.09 11.16 8.47 - LU1062842882 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.73 -0.01 -0.10 10.12 7.70 - LU1618350562 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.12 -0.02 -0.12 17.87 13.58 - LU0827877399 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.36 -0.04 -0.48 8.99 6.84 - LU0764617162 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 62.28 -0.33 -0.53 67.00 50.92 - LU0764619960 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.67 -0.01 -0.12 9.34 6.98 - LU1722865000 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.81 -0.01 -0.06 17.44 13.40 - LU1048586868 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.77 0.00 0.00 9.41 7.07 - LU1062842965 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.47 -0.04 -0.47 9.29 6.99 - LU1408527916 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 8.05 -0.03 -0.37 8.77 6.59 - LU0871639893 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 19.24 -0.01 -0.05 21.13 16.24 - LU0988581723 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 442.13 -0.36 -0.08 452.50 382.21 - LU1791181735 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 18.90 -0.01 -0.05 19.47 14.88 - LU0200680600 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.90 -0.01 -0.10 10.38 7.88 - LU1960219902 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.63 -0.01 -0.09 12.13 9.22 - LU1057294727 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.85 -0.04 -0.45 9.65 7.28 - LU1408528054 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.62 -0.01 -0.09 12.19 9.22 - LU1057296771 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 18.46 -0.02 -0.11 19.00 14.47 - LU1180455567 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.92 -0.04 -0.45 9.70 7.29 - LU1408528138 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Managing Director, Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income

Sergio Trigo Paz, Managing Director, is Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income.

Michel Aubenas, CFA
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt

Michel Aubenas, CFA

Literature

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