Equity

BGF European 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

-5.01 13.14 -1.94 4.62 15.67
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

1.80 16.26 1.47 5.74 -7.76
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
15.67 5.87 4.98 6.81 6.83
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-7.76 -0.34 3.21 5.86 6.43
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
6.68 0.49 7.83 15.67 18.67 27.54 93.28 489.22
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-12.75 -1.41 0.10 -7.76 -1.03 17.14 76.68 432.37
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 30, 2020 EUR 1,068.863
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 42
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
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 1.82%
ISIN LU0011846440
Bloomberg Ticker MESLU LX
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5599161
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
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 Sep 30, 2020 14.58
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.940
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 13.42
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.942

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Fund, Class A2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 362 Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SIKA AG 5.14
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.05
ASML HOLDING NV 4.85
LONZA GROUP AG 4.38
ROYAL UNIBREW A/S 4.25
Name Weight (%)
DSV PANALPINA A/S 4.21
SAP SE 3.83
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.64
VOLVO AB 3.36
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 3.01
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
A2 EUR Accumulating 132.09 -0.79 -0.59 141.92 89.39 - LU0011846440 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 160.12 -0.96 -0.60 171.92 107.19 - LU0147392624 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 154.30 -0.93 -0.60 167.32 96.58 - LU0171280430 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.34 -0.10 -0.65 16.49 10.37 - LU0963555726 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 172.44 -1.04 -0.60 186.95 107.43 - LU0411709727 - -
D4 GBP Annual 112.25 -0.79 -0.70 121.42 77.33 - LU0827879098 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 11.90 -0.07 -0.58 12.78 8.01 - LU1722863302 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 19.13 -0.12 -0.62 20.54 12.78 - LU0827890574 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 148.38 -0.89 -0.60 159.36 99.79 - LU0368230461 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 100.37 -0.61 -0.60 107.90 68.45 - LU0147391493 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 117.25 -0.71 -0.60 127.19 73.95 - LU0338175176 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 20.44 -0.12 -0.58 21.95 13.72 - LU0526926950 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 14.11 -0.09 -0.63 15.18 9.58 - LU1023059733 - -
A4 EUR Annual 122.82 -0.73 -0.59 131.96 83.11 - LU0408221439 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 19.79 -0.12 -0.60 21.26 13.28 - LU0788108743 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 147.62 -0.88 -0.59 158.56 99.43 - LU0252966055 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 14.71 -0.08 -0.54 15.79 9.93 - LU1023060319 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.26 -0.09 -0.59 16.39 10.18 - LU1438596576 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 13.61 -0.09 -0.66 14.63 9.20 - LU1023060079 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 118.65 -0.71 -0.59 127.50 80.54 - LU0090830901 - -
A4 GBP Annual 111.40 -0.79 -0.70 120.53 77.01 - LU0204061864 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 126.07 -0.74 -0.58 135.27 84.43 - LU1210724834 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 125.08 0.77 0.62 133.55 83.86 - LU1852330817 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 13.01 -0.08 -0.61 13.97 8.79 - LU1023060665 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 19,572.00 -86.00 -0.44 21,414.00 12,593.00 - LU1165522308 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stefan Gries
Stefan Gries

Literature

Literature