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
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31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
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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

20.35 -11.96 9.62 0.25 2.23
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 Mar 31, 2019

21.99 -13.71 16.95 -0.43 5.45
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 24, 2019 EUR 1,324.327
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Apr 12, 2010
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0147392624
Bloomberg Ticker BGEUX2E
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7354681
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Fund, Class X2, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 1553 Europe Large-Cap Blend 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 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
X2 EUR Accumulating 135.79 0.67 0.50 136.42 110.62 - LU0147392624 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.70 0.07 0.55 12.70 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.42 0.06 0.49 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 99.71 0.31 0.31 108.51 83.76 - LU0338175176 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 89.10 0.43 0.48 92.03 73.29 - LU0147391493 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 10.22 0.05 0.49 10.22 8.35 - LU1722863302 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 17.26 0.09 0.52 17.26 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 142.26 0.46 0.32 151.97 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 104.13 0.51 0.49 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.19 0.07 0.53 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 115.05 0.56 0.49 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 127.12 0.63 0.50 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 106.37 0.54 0.51 106.37 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.75 0.06 0.51 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
A4 EUR Annual 107.84 0.53 0.49 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 128.76 0.42 0.33 138.51 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 16,989.00 32.00 0.19 17,843.00 13,737.00 - LU1165522308 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 16.76 0.08 0.48 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
A4 GBP Annual 93.64 0.37 0.40 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
D4 GBP Annual 94.07 0.38 0.41 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 12.85 0.06 0.47 12.85 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.97 0.08 0.50 15.97 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 108.31 0.48 0.45 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.40 0.06 0.53 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 127.27 0.62 0.49 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -

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

 

 

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