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BGF European Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
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
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-7.38 1.66 14.48 -7.80 -4.77
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, 2020

-8.44 9.76 14.49 -3.72 -15.50
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 3, 2020 EUR 874.027
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Feb 20, 2009
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Index (Net Total Return USD)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0411709727
Bloomberg Ticker BGEOUD2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4WXPQ5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEUNETUSD
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Fund, Class D2, as of Jan 31, 2020 rated against 337 Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity 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 Jan 6, 2015)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.75
SIKA AG 5.22
RELX PLC 4.87
SAFRAN SA 4.84
ASML HOLDING NV 4.69
Name Weight (%)
ROYAL UNIBREW A/S 4.52
SAP SE 4.50
NOVO NORDISK A/S 4.28
LONZA GROUP AG 4.23
ADIDAS AG 3.58
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 USD Accumulating 122.55 0.13 0.11 165.87 107.43 - LU0411709727 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 122.51 0.85 0.70 165.36 107.19 - LU0147392624 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 9.15 0.06 0.66 12.36 8.01 - LU1722863302 - -
A4 EUR Annual 94.92 0.66 0.70 128.39 83.11 - LU0408221439 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 110.14 0.13 0.12 149.19 96.58 - LU0171280430 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 91.96 0.63 0.69 124.47 80.54 - LU0090830901 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.35 0.08 0.71 15.64 9.93 - LU1023060319 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 84.29 0.09 0.11 114.35 73.95 - LU0338175176 - -
A4 GBP Annual 83.89 0.81 0.97 108.29 77.01 - LU0204061864 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.70 0.11 0.71 21.18 13.72 - LU0526926950 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 113.60 0.79 0.70 153.52 99.43 - LU0252966055 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 10.51 0.07 0.67 14.33 9.20 - LU1023060079 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 10.95 0.07 0.64 15.07 9.58 - LU1023059733 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 11.83 0.08 0.68 16.10 10.37 - LU0963555726 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 102.08 0.70 0.69 138.09 89.39 - LU0011846440 - -
D4 GBP Annual 84.27 0.82 0.98 108.68 77.33 - LU0827879098 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 78.13 0.54 0.70 105.85 68.45 - LU0147391493 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.65 0.08 0.69 15.71 10.18 - LU1438596576 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 15.19 0.11 0.73 20.52 13.28 - LU0788108743 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 114.01 0.78 0.69 154.04 99.79 - LU0368230461 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.63 0.10 0.69 19.72 12.78 - LU0827890574 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 14,342.00 177.00 1.25 20,038.00 12,593.00 - LU1165522308 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 95.13 -1.67 -1.73 129.47 83.86 - LU1852330817 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 96.14 0.65 0.68 130.70 84.43 - LU1210724834 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.03 0.07 0.70 13.74 8.79 - LU1023060665 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stefan Gries
Stefan Gries

Literature

Literature