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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
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

-1.44 14.65 4.45 -3.98 6.50
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 Sep 30, 2019

-0.62 16.20 4.61 -1.92 11.57
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 22, 2019 USD 2,297.522
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 Oct 31, 2019 5.53
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2019 5.43
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2019 1.032

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Oct 31, 2019 rated against 914 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 Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
UKRAINE (GOVERNMENT OF) RegS 0 05/31/2040 1.92
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS 4.817 03/14/2049 1.33
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS RegS 6.84 01/23/2030 1.19
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 1.17
ECUADOR REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 7.95 06/20/2024 1.15
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 2.5 01/31/2021 1.09
ABU DHABI (EMIRATE OF) MTN RegS 2.5 09/30/2029 1.04
SINOPEC GROUP OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT RegS 3.25 04/28/2025 0.97
SAUDI ARABIA (KINGDOM OF) MTN RegS 5 04/17/2049 0.95
OMAN SULTANATE OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 4.75 06/15/2026 0.90
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% 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 9.89 0.03 0.30 10.37 9.31 - LU0200680782 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 15.26 0.06 0.39 15.83 13.97 - LU0200681673 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 103.86 0.36 0.35 109.20 99.67 - LU1919856051 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 9.91 0.04 0.41 10.00 9.87 - LU2075911060 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.98 0.07 0.37 19.70 17.45 - LU0343170543 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 21.64 0.08 0.37 22.26 19.30 - LU0200682721 - -
C1 USD Daily 9.55 0.03 0.32 10.01 8.98 - LU0200681327 - -
CLASS AI5 EUR - 9.71 0.04 0.41 10.24 9.67 - LU1960220074 - -
A1 EUR Daily 8.65 0.06 0.70 9.01 7.93 - LU0200683703 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.32 0.03 0.32 9.84 9.04 - LU1323999216 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.31 0.05 0.31 17.04 15.21 - LU0413376566 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 15.52 0.11 0.71 16.01 13.76 - LU0200684180 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 10.06 0.03 0.30 10.43 9.21 - LU1806518533 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.70 0.12 0.72 17.20 14.73 - LU0200683885 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 17.14 0.06 0.35 17.74 15.58 - LU0200681830 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.28 0.08 0.66 13.16 11.27 - LU1072326561 - -
I4 Hgd GBP - 9.91 0.03 0.30 10.00 9.88 - LU2075910922 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 93.81 0.35 0.37 98.35 88.89 - LU1109561420 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 8.96 0.06 0.67 9.32 8.22 - LU0200684008 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 19.85 0.07 0.35 20.47 17.85 - LU0297941386 - -
A1 USD Daily 9.55 0.03 0.32 10.02 8.98 - LU0200680436 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.65 0.03 0.28 11.15 9.98 - LU1062842882 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 10.16 0.04 0.40 10.75 9.81 - LU1904800973 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.91 0.03 0.30 10.39 9.33 - LU0827876821 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 64.32 0.23 0.36 67.93 61.70 - LU0764619960 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.96 0.03 0.34 9.52 8.70 - LU1408527916 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 16.20 0.11 0.68 16.65 14.19 - LU1048586868 - -
Class I4 USD - 9.79 0.03 0.31 10.57 9.21 - LU1806518293 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.01 0.05 0.29 17.73 15.77 - LU0827877399 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.63 0.03 0.35 9.11 8.22 - LU0764617162 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.06 0.03 0.33 9.56 8.79 - LU1062842965 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 425.77 2.44 0.58 444.25 381.71 - LU1791181735 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 8.98 0.06 0.67 9.34 8.24 - LU0827877126 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.90 0.04 0.41 10.34 9.86 - LU1960219902 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 17.89 0.06 0.34 18.44 16.06 - LU1180455567 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 18.44 0.06 0.33 19.05 16.68 - LU0200680600 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 9.32 0.04 0.43 9.85 8.96 - LU1408528138 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.97 0.12 0.67 18.48 15.77 - LU0827877043 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 8.42 0.03 0.36 8.92 8.09 - LU0871639893 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.59 0.04 0.35 12.05 10.68 - LU1057296771 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.65 0.04 0.42 10.06 8.97 - LU1618350562 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.98 0.03 0.34 9.49 8.72 - LU1722865000 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.76 0.04 0.37 11.19 9.94 - LU1403444356 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 19.59 0.13 0.67 20.10 17.05 - LU0988581723 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.55 0.04 0.35 12.02 10.69 - LU1057294727 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.90 0.04 0.34 12.31 10.82 - LU1373034005 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 9.27 0.03 0.32 9.81 8.90 - LU1408528054 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Michel Aubenas, CFA
Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets Fixed Income

Michel Aubenas, CFA

Literature

Literature