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

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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30-Sep-2015
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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

16.26 5.87 -2.60 8.02 2.15
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.20 4.61 -1.92 11.57 1.29
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.15 2.43 5.76 5.57 6.89
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

1.29 3.49 6.15 5.62 6.89
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-0.45 -1.98 3.29 2.15 7.47 32.28 71.99 125.84
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-0.51 -1.85 2.32 1.29 10.85 34.74 72.72 125.89
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 27, 2020 USD 1,608.901
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 279
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Share Class Inception Date Jul 8, 2008
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 0.07%
ISIN LU0200682721
Bloomberg Ticker BGFMBUX
Annual Management Fee 0.00%
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3BG847
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JPGCCOMP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

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 1.247
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 8.98
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.204
WAL to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 12.52 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund, Class X2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 1033 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 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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
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

% 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
X2 USD Accumulating 22.55 0.05 0.22 23.10 17.54 - LU0200682721 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 9.71 0.02 0.21 10.41 7.91 - LU2075911060 - -
A1 EUR Daily 8.07 0.01 0.12 9.20 7.04 - LU0200683703 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 102.23 0.22 0.22 108.41 82.36 - LU1919856051 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.04 0.02 0.22 9.69 7.25 - LU1323999216 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 10.20 0.02 0.20 10.60 8.02 - LU1806518533 - -
I4 Hgd GBP - 9.73 0.02 0.21 10.44 7.91 - LU2075910922 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.84 0.01 0.07 16.65 12.78 - LU0200684180 - -
CLASS AI5 EUR - 9.42 0.02 0.21 10.08 7.56 - LU1960220074 - -
C1 USD Daily 9.54 0.02 0.21 9.98 7.60 - LU0200681327 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 20.53 0.04 0.20 21.06 16.04 - LU0297941386 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.31 0.04 0.21 19.97 15.18 - LU0343170543 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 15.51 0.03 0.19 16.05 12.26 - LU0200681673 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.04 0.01 0.06 17.94 13.77 - LU0200683885 - -
A1 USD Daily 9.54 0.02 0.21 9.98 7.61 - LU0200680436 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.65 0.02 0.19 11.16 8.47 - LU1062842882 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 8.36 0.01 0.12 9.53 7.30 - LU0200684008 - -
Class I4 USD - 9.75 0.02 0.21 10.35 7.92 - LU1806518293 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.90 0.02 0.20 10.37 7.90 - LU0827876821 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.19 0.04 0.23 17.87 13.58 - LU0827877399 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.98 0.20 0.22 98.10 73.95 - LU1109561420 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.36 0.01 0.06 19.34 14.85 - LU0827877043 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 8.38 0.01 0.12 9.56 7.31 - LU0827877126 - -
A3 USD Monthly 9.88 0.02 0.20 10.34 7.88 - LU0200680782 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.77 0.02 0.21 10.12 7.70 - LU1618350562 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 62.78 0.13 0.21 67.00 50.92 - LU0764619960 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.80 0.02 0.23 9.41 7.07 - LU1062842965 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 9.84 0.02 0.20 10.54 7.89 - LU1904800973 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.54 0.02 0.23 9.29 6.99 - LU1408527916 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.70 0.01 0.12 9.34 6.98 - LU1722865000 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.43 0.02 0.24 8.99 6.84 - LU0764617162 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.67 0.01 0.06 17.44 13.40 - LU1048586868 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 8.11 0.02 0.25 8.77 6.59 - LU0871639893 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 19.07 0.02 0.10 21.13 16.24 - LU0988581723 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 17.55 0.04 0.23 18.07 13.80 - LU0200681830 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 18.97 0.04 0.21 19.47 14.88 - LU0200680600 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.94 0.02 0.20 10.38 7.88 - LU1960219902 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.67 0.02 0.17 12.13 9.22 - LU1057294727 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 438.08 0.49 0.11 452.50 382.21 - LU1791181735 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.92 0.02 0.22 9.65 7.28 - LU1408528054 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 18.53 0.04 0.22 19.00 14.47 - LU1180455567 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.99 0.02 0.22 9.70 7.29 - LU1408528138 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.39 0.03 0.18 17.11 12.99 - LU0413376566 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.66 0.02 0.17 12.19 9.22 - LU1057296771 - -
A4 EUR Annual 11.43 0.01 0.09 13.20 10.13 - LU1072326561 - -

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