Equity

BGF European 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

3.48 -5.36 16.29 0.76 -1.03
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Europe Net TR in GBP<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

6.76 -5.43 26.16 2.06 3.65
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 17, 2019 EUR 1,305.817
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Aug 4, 2010
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0204061864
Bloomberg Ticker BGEUA4G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4WZZY9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEUNETGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

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 Nov 2, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.15
NOVO NORDISK A/S 4.07
DIAGEO PLC 3.28
SANOFI SA 3.10
SAFRAN SA 2.90
Name Weight (%)
EXPERIAN PLC 2.88
SIKA AG 2.86
TOTAL SA 2.65
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 2.58
ALLIANZ SE 2.57
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
A4 GBP Annual 92.49 -0.09 -0.10 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 125.21 -0.43 -0.34 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.57 -0.04 -0.34 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 125.36 -0.43 -0.34 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -
D4 GBP Annual 92.90 -0.09 -0.10 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 10.07 -0.03 -0.30 10.22 8.35 - LU1722863302 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 87.80 -0.30 -0.34 92.03 73.29 - LU0147391493 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 113.34 -0.39 -0.34 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 17.00 -0.05 -0.29 17.14 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 133.73 -0.45 -0.34 136.42 110.62 - LU0147392624 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 12.65 -0.04 -0.32 12.84 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 99.25 -0.27 -0.27 109.04 83.76 - LU0338175176 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.23 -0.04 -0.33 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.50 -0.04 -0.32 12.54 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 141.54 -0.38 -0.27 152.43 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 102.59 -0.35 -0.34 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.73 -0.05 -0.32 15.78 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.99 -0.04 -0.31 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 16.50 -0.06 -0.36 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 128.12 -0.35 -0.27 139.03 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
A4 EUR Annual 106.24 -0.36 -0.34 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 107.21 -0.37 -0.34 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 16,924.00 -47.00 -0.28 17,843.00 13,737.00 - LU1165522308 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 104.73 -0.34 -0.32 105.15 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.23 -0.03 -0.27 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -

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

 

 

Brian Hall
Brian Hall

Literature

Literature