Equity

BGF Latin American 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

25.15 24.41 -8.65 9.01 -30.42
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

28.65 25.59 -9.09 6.70 -29.36
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-30.42 -11.51 1.53 -5.92 0.42
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-29.36 -11.84 2.06 -5.74 1.21
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-38.60 -7.60 -3.39 -30.42 -30.71 7.88 -45.69 6.28
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-36.06 -5.13 -1.28 -29.36 -31.48 10.71 -44.63 18.84
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 29, 2020 USD 675.177
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 48
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Share Class Inception Date May 19, 2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Latin America Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Latin America - Net Dividends
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.34%
ISIN LU0252970081
Bloomberg Ticker MERLADU
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B65Z2Z0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGFL
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 30.88
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.047
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 28.51
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.997

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Latin American Fund, Class D2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 239 Latin America Equity Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
VALE SA 8.95
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA PETROBRAS 8.31
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 6.45
BANCO BRADESCO SA 5.42
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 5.37
Name Weight (%)
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 3.69
WAL MART DE MEXICO SAB DE CV 3.30
GRUPO MEXICO SAB DE CV 3.17
LOJAS AMERICANAS SA 2.94
CEMEX SAB DE CV 2.56
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
D2 USD Accumulating 52.30 -0.61 -1.15 87.71 41.31 - LU0252970081 - -
I2 EUR - 6.79 -0.05 -0.73 11.90 5.79 - LU0368234455 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.44 -0.06 -1.33 7.57 3.54 - LU0827884171 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 35.44 -0.41 -1.14 60.42 28.33 - LU0147409378 - -
A4 EUR Annual 37.88 -0.28 -0.73 67.34 32.71 - LU0408221785 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.19 -0.05 -1.18 7.19 3.35 - LU0521028802 - -
X4 GBP Annual 33.23 -0.24 -0.72 56.23 29.83 - LU0462858670 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 5.84 -0.07 -1.18 10.15 4.69 - LU0480534832 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.39 -0.05 -1.13 7.57 3.50 - LU0572108347 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 29.87 -0.35 -1.16 50.88 23.61 - LU0827884411 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 42.99 -0.50 -1.15 72.85 34.21 - LU0147409709 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 6.20 -0.08 -1.27 10.72 4.97 - LU0827884338 - -
D4 GBP Annual 33.63 -0.25 -0.74 56.62 29.94 - LU0827884098 - -
D4 EUR Annual 37.89 -0.27 -0.71 67.39 32.81 - LU0827883959 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 58.69 -0.68 -1.15 97.43 46.01 - LU0462856542 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 47.10 -0.55 -1.15 79.48 37.37 - LU0072463663 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 36.44 -0.26 -0.71 60.80 32.09 - LU0171289738 - -
A4 GBP Annual 33.70 -0.24 -0.71 56.58 29.87 - LU0204063647 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 40.32 -0.29 -0.71 71.23 34.60 - LU0171289498 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 35.43 -0.42 -1.17 60.65 28.32 - LU0827884254 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 40.46 -0.30 -0.74 67.10 35.49 - LU0827883876 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 36.80 -0.27 -0.73 65.28 31.67 - LU0171289571 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 30.34 -0.22 -0.72 54.15 26.23 - LU0331286228 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating - - - - - - - - -
I2 USD - 7.93 -0.10 -1.25 13.28 6.26 - LU1847653067 - -
E2 GBP Accumulating 33.26 -0.24 -0.72 55.73 29.38 - LU0171289811 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 44.77 -0.32 -0.71 78.61 38.24 - LU0252965164 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.66 -0.05 -1.06 7.99 3.70 - LU0827884502 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 6.28 -0.07 -1.10 10.63 4.98 - LU0788109048 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 6.83 -0.08 -1.16 12.01 5.49 - LU1023057877 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 62.86 -0.73 -1.15 104.34 49.27 - LU0245446215 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma

Literature

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