Equity

BGF Systematic Global SmallCap 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

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Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

-12.18 15.51 9.05 -1.46 -6.05
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI AC World Small Cap Index<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 Jun 30, 2020

-4.45 17.35 11.19 -0.51 -4.22
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 Sep 18, 2020 USD 178.969
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Nov 4, 1994
Share Class Inception Date May 19, 2003
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Small-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC World Small Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171288334
Bloomberg Ticker MERGSMA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B03R591
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSWRSMLEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Systematic Global SmallCap Fund, Class A2, as of Aug 31, 2020 rated against 283 Global Small-Cap Equity Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
RIGHTMOVE PLC 0.50
CARLISLE COMPANIES INC 0.48
QTS REALTY REIT INC TRUST CLASS A 0.42
ALLISON TRANSMISSION HOLDINGS INC 0.40
GENERAC HOLDINGS INC 0.38
Name Weight (%)
TORO 0.38
POOL CORP 0.37
ALSTRIA OFFICE REIT AG 0.35
EURONEXT NV 0.34
ETSY INC 0.33
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 EUR Accumulating 87.76 0.30 0.34 103.28 60.11 - LU0171288334 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 94.95 0.52 0.55 103.84 59.50 - LU0147403843 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 67.59 0.23 0.34 80.12 46.57 - LU0331285766 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 80.24 0.28 0.35 94.69 55.09 - LU0171288508 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 96.15 0.34 0.35 112.65 65.61 - LU0376433602 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 79.99 0.44 0.55 87.91 50.30 - LU0147403330 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.20 0.07 0.63 12.76 7.12 - LU1023057448 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 103.86 0.58 0.56 113.21 64.92 - LU0054578231 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Raffaele Savi
Co-CIO of Active Equity and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity

Raffaele Savi

Kevin Franklin
Scientific Active Equity Investment Group

Literature

Literature