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BGF Latin American Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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30-Sep-2014
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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2016
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30-Sep-2016
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

-35.73 25.15 24.41 -8.65 9.01
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Latin America - Net Dividends<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 Sep 30, 2019

-38.65 28.65 25.59 -9.09 6.70
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 Oct 21, 2019 USD 1,041.568
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 9, 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.
ISIN LU0252970081
Bloomberg Ticker MERLADU
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

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Latin American Fund, Class D2, as of Sep 30, 2019 rated against 259 Latin America Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA 9.67
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 8.13
BANCO BRADESCO SA 7.69
VALE SA 6.46
AMBEV SA 4.75
Name Weight (%)
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 4.39
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 4.37
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 3.84
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 3.84
BANCO DO BRASIL SA 3.45
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 77.40 -0.19 -0.24 85.99 70.16 - LU0252970081 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 8.99 -0.02 -0.22 10.04 8.30 - LU0480534832 - -
I2 EUR - 10.50 -0.04 -0.38 10.67 9.79 - LU0368234455 - -
D4 EUR Annual 59.48 -0.22 -0.37 66.39 53.51 - LU0827883959 - -
X4 GBP Annual 49.78 -0.51 -1.01 58.76 46.72 - LU0462858670 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 53.54 -0.14 -0.26 59.81 49.41 - LU0147409378 - -
A4 EUR Annual 59.53 -0.23 -0.38 66.07 53.46 - LU0408221785 - -
D4 GBP Annual 50.26 -0.53 -1.04 58.75 47.09 - LU0827884098 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 54.06 -0.57 -1.04 62.49 50.32 - LU0171289738 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 59.57 -0.62 -1.03 68.71 55.08 - LU0827883876 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 62.96 -0.25 -0.40 69.52 56.25 - LU0171289498 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.70 -0.01 -0.15 7.47 6.17 - LU0572108347 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 70.25 -0.17 -0.24 78.20 64.11 - LU0072463663 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 85.76 -0.20 -0.23 94.94 76.87 - LU0462856542 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 53.86 -0.13 -0.24 60.31 50.09 - LU0827884254 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 64.45 -0.16 -0.25 71.85 59.08 - LU0147409709 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.40 -0.01 -0.16 7.18 5.96 - LU0521028802 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 45.07 -0.10 -0.22 50.43 41.58 - LU0827884411 - -
A4 GBP Annual 50.30 -0.53 -1.04 58.46 47.08 - LU0204063647 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.49 -0.02 -0.21 10.57 8.70 - LU0827884338 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.73 -0.02 -0.30 7.53 6.26 - LU0827884171 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 9.39 -0.03 -0.32 10.47 8.63 - LU0788109048 - -
E2 GBP Accumulating 49.60 -0.52 -1.04 57.42 46.38 - LU0171289811 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 57.77 -0.22 -0.38 63.87 51.82 - LU0171289571 - -
I2 USD - 11.71 -0.03 -0.26 13.00 10.59 - LU1847653067 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 69.38 -0.26 -0.37 76.43 61.60 - LU0252965164 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating - - - - - - - - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 47.99 -0.19 -0.39 53.17 43.31 - LU0331286228 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.06 -0.01 -0.14 7.86 6.46 - LU0827884502 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 10.65 -0.03 -0.28 11.93 9.83 - LU1023057877 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 91.84 -0.21 -0.23 101.67 82.32 - LU0245446215 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma

Literature

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