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BGF European Focus Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  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
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-4.92 12.59 -1.95 2.46 17.18
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

1.80 16.26 1.47 5.74 -7.76
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
10.75 4.19 2.76 7.19 6.98
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-13.13 -2.67 0.55 5.06 3.72
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
4.31 -3.11 1.46 10.75 13.10 14.56 100.21 130.29
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-17.12 -5.01 -3.59 -13.13 -7.79 2.76 63.77 57.03
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 Nov 24, 2020 EUR 346.446
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 40
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Sep 6, 2005
Share Class Inception Date Jun 20, 2008
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.08%
ISIN LU0368266812
Bloomberg Ticker BGEFED2
Annual Management Fee 0.75%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B39TX43
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 14.83
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.937
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 13.13
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.954

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Focus Fund, Class D2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 363 Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity 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 Jun 24, 2020)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.06
SIKA AG 5.05
ASML HOLDING NV 4.88
ROYAL UNIBREW A/S 4.32
LONZA GROUP AG 4.30
Name Weight (%)
DSV PANALPINA A/S 4.25
VOLVO AB 3.44
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.42
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 2.84
SWEDBANK AB 2.75
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
D2 EUR Accumulating 32.80 -0.34 -1.03 33.19 19.60 - LU0368266812 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.90 -0.29 -1.03 28.23 16.81 - LU0252967707 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 16.90 -0.17 -1.00 17.10 10.06 - LU0969580306 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 35.45 -0.38 -1.06 35.89 19.37 - LU0252970834 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 39.27 -0.41 -1.03 39.74 21.31 - LU0541185541 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 33.10 -0.35 -1.05 33.49 19.74 - LU0603021113 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 13.23 -0.14 -1.05 13.39 7.95 - LU1960221635 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 38.91 -0.41 -1.04 39.39 21.15 - LU0827878959 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 29.81 -0.32 -1.06 30.18 16.43 - LU0331283712 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 29.88 -0.32 -1.06 30.24 17.95 - LU0229084990 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 25.13 -0.26 -1.02 25.43 15.22 - LU0331283639 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 23.02 -0.24 -1.03 23.29 13.80 - LU1270847426 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stefan Gries
Stefan Gries

Literature

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