Equity

BGF Systematic Global SmallCap 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

8.49 15.29 5.69 -5.13 1.39
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

14.21 19.23 8.67 -5.45 3.22
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
1.39 0.55 4.92 6.15 9.50
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

3.22 1.98 7.63 7.95 6.53
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-8.23 -1.81 8.54 1.39 1.65 27.14 81.56 949.08
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-5.94 -2.11 7.92 3.22 6.06 44.41 114.85 415.19
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 22, 2020 USD 182.769
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 1680
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Nov 4, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 4, 1994
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.87%
ISIN LU0054578231
Bloomberg Ticker MERGSML
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4456706
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NCUDWI
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 20.95
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.043
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 17.63
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.058

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Systematic Global SmallCap Fund, Class A2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 288 Global Small-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
CARLISLE COMPANIES INC 0.89
HELLOFRESH 0.58
ETSY INC 0.51
RIGHTMOVE PLC 0.49
ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES INC 0.48
Name Weight (%)
SKECHERS USA INC CLASS A 0.46
HUBBELL INC 0.45
MORNINGSTAR INC 0.45
QTS REALTY REIT INC TRUST CLASS A 0.43
HELEN OF TROY LTD 0.43
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 USD Accumulating 107.40 -0.67 -0.62 113.21 64.92 - LU0054578231 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 99.59 -0.29 -0.29 112.65 65.61 - LU0376433602 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.59 -0.07 -0.60 12.76 7.12 - LU1023057448 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 69.89 -0.20 -0.29 80.12 46.57 - LU0331285766 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 90.85 -0.26 -0.29 103.28 60.11 - LU0171288334 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 98.15 -0.61 -0.62 103.84 59.50 - LU0147403843 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 83.02 -0.24 -0.29 94.69 55.09 - LU0171288508 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 82.62 -0.52 -0.63 87.91 50.30 - LU0147403330 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

Raffaele Savi, Managing Director, is Global Head of BlackRock Systematic and Co-CIO and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity (SAE).

Kevin Franklin
Scientific Active Equity Investment Group

Literature

Literature