Equity

BGF European Focus Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Mar 31, 2019

-9.78 -7.38 -1.94 11.43 -9.72
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Europe Index (Net Total Return USD)<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

-4.94 -8.44 9.76 14.49 -3.72
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 Apr 18, 2019 EUR 458.163
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Oct 14, 2005
Share Class Inception Date Oct 14, 2005
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Index (Net Total Return USD)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0331283712
Bloomberg Ticker BGFEFC2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B448YW7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEUNETUSD
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Focus Fund, Class C2, as of Mar 31, 2012 rated against 1195 Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 5.61
NOVO NORDISK A/S 5.27
SAP SE 3.95
SANOFI SA 3.87
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 3.77
Name Weight (%)
EXPERIAN PLC 3.59
SAFRAN SA 3.51
TESCO PLC 3.11
TAYLOR WIMPEY PLC 3.09
INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA 3.04
Holdings 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
C2 USD Accumulating 22.62 -0.01 -0.04 24.95 19.18 - LU0331283712 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960221635 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 25.55 0.12 0.47 26.24 21.17 - LU0603021113 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 28.74 -0.01 -0.03 30.99 24.20 - LU0541185541 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 17.81 0.08 0.45 18.15 14.72 - LU1270847426 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 20.11 0.09 0.45 21.09 16.78 - LU0331283639 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 26.37 -0.01 -0.04 28.72 22.28 - LU0252970834 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 23.44 0.10 0.43 24.30 19.49 - LU0229084990 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.84 0.06 0.47 12.94 10.58 - LU0969580306 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 22.06 0.10 0.46 22.98 18.37 - LU0252967707 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 28.59 -0.01 -0.03 30.92 24.10 - LU0827878959 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 25.42 0.12 0.47 26.18 21.09 - LU0368266812 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nigel Bolton, FCSI
Managing Director, CIO of Fundamental Active Equities and Head of the European Equity team within BlackRock's Equity business

 

 

Simon Hunter
Simon Hunter

Literature

Literature

 

 

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