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 14.92 0.36 7.76 17.76
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

1.80 16.26 1.47 5.74 -7.76
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
17.76 8.39 6.81 - 7.76
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-7.76 -0.34 3.21 - 5.76
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
7.82 0.52 7.99 17.76 27.36 39.02 - 110.90
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-12.75 -1.41 0.10 -7.76 -1.03 17.14 - 74.94
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 26, 2020 EUR 1,116.955
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 Oct 7, 2010
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.81%
ISIN LU0526926950
Bloomberg Ticker BGEUA2U
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 14.58
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.943
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 13.42
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.943

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Fund, Class A2 Hedged, as of Jul 31, 2018 rated against 228 Other Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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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 Hgd USD Accumulating 21.30 -0.38 -1.75 21.95 13.72 - LU0526926950 - -
A4 GBP Annual 116.83 -1.79 -1.51 120.53 77.01 - LU0204061864 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 104.64 -1.89 -1.77 107.90 68.45 - LU0147391493 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.99 -0.29 -1.78 16.49 10.37 - LU0963555726 - -
D4 GBP Annual 117.71 -1.80 -1.51 121.42 77.33 - LU0827879098 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.90 -0.29 -1.79 16.39 10.18 - LU1438596576 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 181.71 -3.67 -1.98 186.95 107.43 - LU0411709727 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 15.32 -0.27 -1.73 15.79 9.93 - LU1023060319 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 14.19 -0.26 -1.80 14.63 9.20 - LU1023060079 - -
A4 EUR Annual 128.02 -2.29 -1.76 131.96 83.11 - LU0408221439 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 123.58 -2.52 -2.00 127.19 73.95 - LU0338175176 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 162.61 -3.30 -1.99 167.32 96.58 - LU0171280430 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 154.65 -2.76 -1.75 159.36 99.79 - LU0368230461 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 123.68 -2.22 -1.76 127.50 80.54 - LU0090830901 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 12.41 -0.22 -1.74 12.78 8.01 - LU1722863302 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 19.93 -0.36 -1.77 20.54 12.78 - LU0827890574 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 137.68 -2.47 -1.76 141.92 89.39 - LU0011846440 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 14.72 -0.27 -1.80 15.18 9.58 - LU1023059733 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 166.87 -2.97 -1.75 171.92 107.19 - LU0147392624 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 153.85 -2.76 -1.76 158.56 99.43 - LU0252966055 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 20.62 -0.37 -1.76 21.26 13.28 - LU0788108743 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 13.55 -0.25 -1.81 13.97 8.79 - LU1023060665 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 131.91 0.04 0.03 133.55 83.86 - LU1852330817 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 131.32 -2.36 -1.77 135.27 84.43 - LU1210724834 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 20,693.00 -372.00 -1.77 21,414.00 12,593.00 - LU1165522308 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stefan Gries
Stefan Gries

Literature

Literature