Fixed Income

BGF Euro Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Mar 31, 2019

6.95 -0.20 2.64 1.12 1.70
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)<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, 2019

7.30 0.52 2.53 1.81 2.33
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 May 23, 2019 EUR 2,702.978
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Share Class Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Corporate Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0162659931
Bloomberg Ticker MLCOREE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7588695
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ER00
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 2.20
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 2.43
5y Beta as of Apr 30, 2019 0.991

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Corporate Bond Fund, Class E2, as of Apr 30, 2019 rated against 952 EUR Corporate Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 27, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.85 07/25/2027 1.22
ISHARES $ CORPORATE BOND UCITS ETF 0.90
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 0.79
ARGENTA SPAARBANK NV RegS 1 02/06/2024 0.77
NYKREDIT REALKREDIT A/S RegS 1.5 10/01/2050 0.76
Name Weight (%)
ENEL SPA RegS 3.75 11/24/2081 0.70
ABN AMRO BANK NV MTN RegS 0.875 01/15/2024 0.70
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO MTN RegS 1.09 03/11/2027 0.68
NYKREDIT REALKREDIT A/S RegS 2 10/01/2050 0.66
SIEMENS FINANCIERINGSMAATSCHAPPIJ RegS 0.9 02/28/2028 0.66
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 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
E2 EUR Accumulating 15.65 -0.01 -0.06 15.73 15.04 - LU0162659931 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.40 -0.01 -0.10 10.46 9.98 - LU1445718783 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.28 -0.01 -0.10 10.33 9.88 - LU1445717629 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 11.14 -0.01 -0.09 11.19 10.65 - LU1373033965 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 13.50 -0.02 -0.15 13.58 12.98 - LU0172394222 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.12 -0.01 -0.09 11.16 10.48 - LU1445717389 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 13.51 -0.01 -0.07 13.58 12.99 - LU0827877803 - -
A1 EUR Daily 13.75 -0.01 -0.07 13.83 13.22 - LU0162660350 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 10.30 -0.01 -0.10 10.35 9.89 - LU1502568287 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.07 -0.01 -0.10 10.11 10.00 - LU1960221049 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 13.89 -0.02 -0.14 13.97 13.39 - LU0162661242 - -
I2 Hgd JPY - 1,003.00 -1.00 -0.10 1,007.00 1,000.00 - LU1963773012 - -
I2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.85 -0.01 -0.09 10.91 10.34 - LU1445719328 - -
Class X5 EUR Quarterly 10.16 -0.01 -0.10 10.21 9.75 - LU1760134277 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.68 -0.02 -0.11 17.77 16.93 - LU0368266499 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 103.21 -0.09 -0.09 103.77 98.93 - LU1622601463 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 14.43 -0.01 -0.07 14.51 13.88 - LU0500207542 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 437.74 0.14 0.03 438.21 416.40 - LU1791176222 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 18.76 -0.02 -0.11 18.86 17.92 - LU0414062595 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.46 -0.01 -0.10 10.51 10.02 - LU1445719757 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.94 -0.02 -0.12 17.03 16.25 - LU0162658883 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.70 -0.01 -0.09 10.75 10.22 - LU1445718197 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.24 0.00 0.00 11.28 10.56 - LU1445718437 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.80 -0.01 -0.09 10.85 10.29 - LU1445719088 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers
Jozef Prokes
Jozef Prokes

Literature

Literature

 

 

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