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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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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

18.54 2.74 -12.05 15.09 -9.16
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.27 2.02 -5.75 17.34 -8.37
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-9.16 -2.76 2.29 -0.01 0.77
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-8.37 0.44 3.75 0.97 1.71
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-11.44 -0.57 -2.46 -9.16 -8.05 11.98 -0.05 8.57
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-10.33 -0.07 -3.64 -8.37 1.33 20.20 10.17 19.94
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 30, 2020 USD 2,311.978
12m Trailing Yield as of Sep 30, 2020 4.81
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 156
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jan 18, 2010
Asset Class -
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index - in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.28%
ISIN LU0478974834
Bloomberg Ticker BGFLA4U
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B5N31N0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JGENVUEG
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 5.21%
Modified Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 5.81 yrs
Effective Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 5.73 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Sep 30, 2020 8.04 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 10.00
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.216
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 9.66
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.164
WAL to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 8.04 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class A4, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 654 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 3.32
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 2.88
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 2.44
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 2.00
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 07/01/2023 1.97
Name Weight (%)
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.78
COLOMBIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.5 08/26/2026 1.66
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.60
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2027 1.59
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 7.5 06/03/2027 1.51
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

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as of Sep 30, 2020

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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are 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
A4 EUR Annual 12.24 -0.01 -0.08 14.75 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 9.38 -0.05 -0.53 10.67 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 19.67 -0.02 -0.10 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.48 -0.01 -0.12 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.19 -0.03 -0.48 7.04 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.21 -0.03 -0.48 7.06 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.22 -0.01 -0.14 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.05 -0.01 -0.10 11.22 9.75 - LU1554267051 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.06 -0.01 -0.12 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 8.86 -0.01 -0.11 9.88 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.47 -0.01 -0.18 5.80 4.95 - LU1688375267 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.59 0.00 0.00 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 21.39 -0.02 -0.09 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.21 -0.03 -0.48 7.15 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 22.82 0.00 0.00 26.02 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 9.09 -0.01 -0.11 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 21.38 -0.01 -0.05 24.48 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 24.92 -0.02 -0.08 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 9.68 0.00 0.00 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.05 0.00 0.00 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.56 -0.01 -0.28 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
I2 GBP - 19.31 -0.04 -0.21 20.55 17.54 - LU1741217027 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.07 -0.01 -0.32 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 23.36 -0.02 -0.09 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.58 -0.02 -0.56 4.00 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 19.99 -0.02 -0.10 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
A4 USD Annual 14.30 -0.01 -0.07 16.12 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
I2 CHF - 22.88 0.00 0.00 26.06 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 85.80 -0.07 -0.08 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.04 -0.04 -0.56 8.11 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 5.85 0.00 0.00 6.65 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.41 -0.01 -0.13 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.69 -0.06 -0.47 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
D3 USD Monthly 14.82 -0.07 -0.47 16.55 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
A6 USD Monthly 7.78 -0.04 -0.51 8.86 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 21.33 -0.02 -0.09 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.86 -0.03 -0.51 6.67 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 16.84 -0.01 -0.06 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 13.90 -0.01 -0.07 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.12 -0.02 -0.25 9.05 7.56 - LU1694209807 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.56 -0.01 -0.28 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 18.67 -0.01 -0.05 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 27.80 -0.10 -0.36 31.15 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.85 0.00 0.00 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.41 -0.01 -0.12 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.27 -0.01 -0.08 14.80 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.65 -0.01 -0.13 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 21.81 -0.02 -0.09 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 114.95 -0.50 -0.43 128.86 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 24.99 -0.02 -0.08 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.15 -0.04 -0.56 8.30 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.06 0.00 0.00 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 77.37 -0.49 -0.63 88.22 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.61 -0.05 -0.65 8.79 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.67 0.00 0.00 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 9.04 -0.02 -0.22 10.25 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.08 0.00 0.00 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 546.42 -0.45 -0.08 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.84 -0.01 -0.15 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 7.73 -0.04 -0.51 8.90 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -
D4 USD Annual 14.33 -0.01 -0.07 16.17 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.05 -0.01 -0.14 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.46 -0.01 -0.11 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.87 -0.02 -0.34 6.67 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Managing Director, Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income

Sergio Trigo Paz, Managing Director, is Head of BlackRock's Emerging Markets Fixed Income.

Laurent Develay
Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Local Debt Investments

Laurent Develay, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Local Debt Investments within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group.

Michal Wozniak, CFA
Vice President, Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio Management team

Michal Wozniak, CFA, Director, is a Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio Management team for Blackrock Global Fixed Income Group.

Literature

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