Equity

BGF European Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

2.26 10.10 -5.22 8.75 -12.38
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR<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 Dec 31, 2018

6.84 8.22 2.58 10.24 -10.57
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 Mar 22, 2019 EUR 1,300.178
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Oct 7, 2010
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0526926950
Bloomberg Ticker BGEUA2U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4XXGL6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Fund, Class A2 Hedged, as of Jul 31, 2018 rated against 228 Other 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 Jul 6, 2015)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.28
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.60
SANOFI SA 3.23
DIAGEO PLC 3.18
SAFRAN SA 2.95
Name Weight (%)
SIKA AG 2.84
EXPERIAN PLC 2.83
TOTAL SA 2.77
ALLIANZ SE 2.62
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 2.55
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 Hgd USD Accumulating 16.32 -0.12 -0.73 17.14 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.12 -0.08 -0.71 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 120.49 -0.91 -0.75 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 9.68 -0.07 -0.72 10.22 8.35 - LU1722863302 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.99 -0.09 -0.75 12.49 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 84.52 -0.64 -0.75 92.03 73.29 - LU0147391493 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 95.32 -1.51 -1.56 109.04 83.76 - LU0338175176 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 15.85 -0.12 -0.75 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 12.15 -0.09 -0.74 12.84 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
D4 GBP Annual 88.17 -1.89 -2.10 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 120.36 -0.91 -0.75 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -
A4 GBP Annual 87.83 -1.88 -2.10 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 98.71 -0.75 -0.75 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.48 -0.09 -0.72 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 135.75 -2.13 -1.54 152.43 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.09 -0.11 -0.72 15.75 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 122.95 -1.94 -1.55 139.03 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.75 -0.09 -0.76 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 109.02 -0.82 -0.75 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 128.46 -0.97 -0.75 136.42 110.62 - LU0147392624 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.79 -0.08 -0.74 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -
A4 EUR Annual 102.19 -0.77 -0.75 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 100.58 -0.75 -0.74 105.15 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 103.06 -0.78 -0.75 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 15,929.00 -388.00 -2.38 17,843.00 13,737.00 - LU1165522308 - -

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