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Fixed Income

BGF Emerging Markets 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

  • Returns

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

as of Dec 31, 2019

-1.68 12.58 7.34 -7.06 12.20
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified 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 Dec 31, 2019

1.18 10.15 10.26 -4.26 15.04
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 27, 2020 USD 1,719.793
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.
ISIN LU0200680782
Bloomberg Ticker MLEMUA3
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B0346N3
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

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 4.93
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 5.39
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 1.064

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 937 Global Emerging Markets 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 Sep 25, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UKRAINE (GOVERNMENT OF) RegS 0 05/31/2040 2.13
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS RegS 6.84 01/23/2030 1.67
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 1.27
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS 4.817 03/14/2049 1.14
ABU DHABI (EMIRATE OF) MTN RegS 2.5 09/30/2029 1.14
Name Weight (%)
NIGERIA (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 7.143 02/23/2030 1.08
CHILE (REPUBLIC OF) 2.55 01/27/2032 1.01
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 5.75 09/30/2049 0.96
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (GOVERNMENT) RegS 6.5 02/15/2048 0.87
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 5 01/27/2045 0.85
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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
A3 USD Monthly 8.59 0.02 0.23 10.37 7.88 - LU0200680782 - -
I4 Hgd GBP - 8.59 0.01 0.12 10.44 7.91 - LU2075910922 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 89.89 0.09 0.10 109.20 82.36 - LU1919856051 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 7.80 0.00 0.00 9.53 7.30 - LU0200684008 - -
A1 EUR Daily 7.52 -0.01 -0.13 9.20 7.04 - LU0200683703 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 13.66 -0.01 -0.07 16.65 12.78 - LU0200684180 - -
CLASS AI5 EUR - 8.22 0.00 0.00 10.24 7.56 - LU1960220074 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.28 0.01 0.12 10.02 7.61 - LU0200680436 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 7.89 0.01 0.13 9.84 7.25 - LU1323999216 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 13.35 0.01 0.07 16.05 12.26 - LU0200681673 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 15.04 0.02 0.13 18.07 13.80 - LU0200681830 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 8.72 0.01 0.11 10.60 8.02 - LU1806518533 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 14.73 0.00 0.00 17.94 13.77 - LU0200683885 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 8.61 0.01 0.12 10.41 7.91 - LU2075911060 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.28 0.01 0.12 10.01 7.60 - LU0200681327 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.14 0.02 0.14 17.11 12.99 - LU0413376566 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 17.48 0.02 0.11 20.98 16.04 - LU0297941386 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.52 0.02 0.12 19.97 15.18 - LU0343170543 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 80.56 0.11 0.14 98.35 73.95 - LU1109561420 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 19.11 0.02 0.10 22.92 17.54 - LU0200682721 - -
A4 EUR Annual 10.83 0.00 0.00 13.20 10.13 - LU1072326561 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.21 0.01 0.11 11.16 8.47 - LU1062842882 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 15.88 0.00 0.00 19.34 14.85 - LU0827877043 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 8.58 0.00 0.00 10.75 7.89 - LU1904800973 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.60 0.01 0.13 9.52 6.99 - LU1408527916 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 55.47 0.06 0.11 67.93 50.92 - LU0764619960 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 7.82 0.00 0.00 9.56 7.31 - LU0827877126 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 17.36 0.00 0.00 21.13 16.24 - LU0988581723 - -
Class I4 USD - 8.63 0.01 0.12 10.57 7.92 - LU1806518293 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.38 0.00 0.00 10.12 7.70 - LU1618350562 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 7.69 0.01 0.13 9.56 7.07 - LU1062842965 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 7.59 0.01 0.13 9.49 6.98 - LU1722865000 - -
D3 USD Monthly 8.61 0.02 0.23 10.39 7.90 - LU0827876821 - -
A6 USD Monthly 7.45 0.01 0.13 9.11 6.84 - LU0764617162 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.32 -0.01 -0.07 17.44 13.40 - LU1048586868 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.77 0.01 0.07 17.87 13.58 - LU0827877399 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 16.21 0.02 0.12 19.46 14.88 - LU0200680600 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 402.35 1.21 0.30 452.50 382.21 - LU1791181735 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.03 0.01 0.10 12.13 9.22 - LU1057294727 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 8.57 0.01 0.12 10.38 7.88 - LU1960219902 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 7.16 0.01 0.14 8.92 6.59 - LU0871639893 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.93 0.01 0.13 9.81 7.28 - LU1408528054 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 15.77 0.02 0.13 18.92 14.47 - LU1180455567 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 7.93 0.01 0.13 9.85 7.29 - LU1408528138 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.02 0.01 0.10 12.19 9.22 - LU1057296771 - -

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

Literature