Equity

BGF Latin American Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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31-Mar-2015
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-10.08 21.75 21.47 -5.32 -40.38
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 Mar 31, 2020

-9.16 23.25 19.29 -6.72 -40.77
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 May 22, 2020 USD 617.004
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.
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 Apr 30, 2020 rated against 244 Latin America Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA PETROBRAS 8.93
VALE SA 7.94
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 6.01
BANCO BRADESCO SA 4.65
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 4.56
Name Weight (%)
LOJAS RENNER SA 3.37
WAL MART DE MEXICO SAB DE CV 3.19
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 3.08
B2W COMPANHIA DIGITAL 2.97
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 2.77
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 48.66 0.24 0.50 87.71 41.31 - LU0252970081 - -
X4 GBP Annual 33.65 0.42 1.26 58.76 29.83 - LU0462858670 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 33.36 0.17 0.51 60.65 28.32 - LU0827884254 - -
A4 EUR Annual 38.15 0.49 1.30 67.34 32.71 - LU0408221785 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 36.10 0.45 1.26 62.49 32.09 - LU0171289738 - -
I2 EUR - 6.77 0.09 1.35 11.90 5.79 - LU0368234455 - -
D4 GBP Annual 33.72 0.42 1.26 58.75 29.94 - LU0827884098 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 40.22 0.20 0.50 72.85 34.21 - LU0147409709 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.16 0.02 0.48 7.57 3.54 - LU0827884171 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 3.94 0.02 0.51 7.19 3.35 - LU0521028802 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 54.31 0.28 0.52 97.43 46.01 - LU0462856542 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 33.26 0.16 0.48 60.42 28.33 - LU0147409378 - -
A4 GBP Annual 33.59 0.41 1.24 58.46 29.87 - LU0204063647 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.11 0.02 0.49 7.57 3.50 - LU0572108347 - -
D4 EUR Annual 38.40 0.49 1.29 67.39 32.81 - LU0827883959 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 5.84 0.03 0.52 10.72 4.97 - LU0827884338 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 39.96 0.50 1.27 68.71 35.49 - LU0827883876 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 27.93 0.15 0.54 50.88 23.61 - LU0827884411 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 40.35 0.51 1.28 71.23 34.60 - LU0171289498 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 43.97 0.23 0.53 79.48 37.37 - LU0072463663 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 5.51 0.02 0.36 10.15 4.69 - LU0480534832 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating - - - - - - - - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 36.91 0.47 1.29 65.28 31.67 - LU0171289571 - -
E2 GBP Accumulating 33.02 0.41 1.26 57.42 29.38 - LU0171289811 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 30.53 0.39 1.29 54.15 26.23 - LU0331286228 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 44.66 0.57 1.29 78.61 38.24 - LU0252965164 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.35 0.02 0.46 7.99 3.70 - LU0827884502 - -
I2 USD - 7.37 0.03 0.41 13.28 6.26 - LU1847653067 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 6.47 0.04 0.62 12.01 5.49 - LU1023057877 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 58.16 0.29 0.50 104.34 49.27 - LU0245446215 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 5.86 0.03 0.51 10.63 4.98 - LU0788109048 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma

Literature

Literature