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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
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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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

-19.74 18.81 8.19 -13.68 8.39
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index<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

-19.77 17.06 7.32 -7.40 10.13
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 18, 2019 USD 3,831.485
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Oct 14, 2010
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0548402170
Bloomberg Ticker BGFEA4U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4Q7XG9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ELMIPLUS
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2019 10.04
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2019 11.03
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2019 1.054

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class A4, as of Oct 31, 2019 rated against 676 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 4.60
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 1.89
HUNGARY (REPUBLIC OF) 3 06/26/2024 1.83
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7.7 03/23/2033 1.77
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.76
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 01/01/2022 1.72
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 1.71
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 10 12/05/2024 1.61
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.95 08/12/2031 1.58
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.52
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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 USD Annual 15.54 0.01 0.06 16.55 14.73 - LU0548402170 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 10.38 0.00 0.00 10.78 10.00 - LU1911699996 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.97 0.01 0.14 7.26 6.79 - LU1133072774 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 9.65 0.01 0.10 9.89 9.14 - LU1495982867 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.66 0.00 0.00 7.84 7.13 - LU0359002093 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.48 -0.01 -0.29 3.56 3.21 - LU0278461065 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 8.71 -0.02 -0.23 8.87 8.02 - LU0995350831 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 25.71 0.01 0.04 26.21 23.10 - LU0383940458 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.96 0.01 0.11 9.16 8.33 - LU1688375184 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.64 0.01 0.05 21.05 18.85 - LU0278476923 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 23.92 -0.04 -0.17 24.56 21.72 - LU0938162186 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.66 0.00 0.00 10.82 8.96 - LU1554267051 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 10.44 -0.01 -0.10 10.62 10.27 - LU1960220660 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 23.26 -0.03 -0.13 23.67 20.35 - LU1559746307 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.60 -0.02 -0.36 5.95 5.07 - LU1688375267 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.88 0.01 0.15 7.14 6.62 - LU0995336418 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 14.53 -0.02 -0.14 14.85 13.39 - LU0827884924 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.12 0.00 0.00 10.32 9.22 - LU1505939139 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 25.40 -0.04 -0.16 26.08 22.96 - LU1065150267 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.82 0.00 0.00 8.00 7.25 - LU0622213642 - -
I2 GBP - 19.87 -0.07 -0.35 21.15 18.07 - LU1741217027 - -
A4 EUR Annual 14.04 -0.02 -0.14 14.82 12.99 - LU0478974834 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.86 0.01 0.26 3.97 3.64 - LU0278477574 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.51 -0.01 -0.28 3.59 3.24 - LU0278457469 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.45 0.00 0.00 8.62 7.70 - LU0358998713 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 25.75 0.02 0.08 26.25 23.09 - LU0520955575 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.89 0.00 0.00 4.01 3.67 - LU0278470132 - -
I2 CHF - 25.43 -0.04 -0.16 26.11 22.95 - LU1781817694 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.51 0.00 0.00 6.78 6.36 - LU1062843260 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.85 0.00 0.00 7.11 6.59 - LU0995345831 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 21.88 -0.03 -0.14 22.27 19.27 - LU0278457204 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.83 -0.03 -0.34 9.53 8.45 - LU1694209807 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 90.98 0.04 0.04 93.09 84.62 - LU1715605868 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.89 0.00 0.00 8.22 7.69 - LU1676225185 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.49 0.00 0.00 6.72 6.19 - LU0827884841 - -
D3 USD Monthly 16.08 0.01 0.06 16.58 15.18 - LU0523291242 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.22 0.02 0.08 24.69 21.86 - LU0278470058 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.62 0.00 0.00 8.94 8.33 - LU1408528211 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 23.23 -0.03 -0.13 23.64 20.36 - LU0329592702 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 30.44 0.03 0.10 31.29 28.67 - LU0388349754 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.07 0.01 0.12 8.24 7.46 - LU0473186707 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 14.63 0.01 0.07 14.92 13.42 - LU0827885491 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.64 -0.03 -0.16 18.99 16.62 - LU0278457972 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.72 0.01 0.04 23.17 20.60 - LU0374975414 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.97 3.64 - LU0278478119 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.33 0.01 0.10 10.53 9.39 - LU0827884684 - -
D4 EUR Annual 14.07 -0.02 -0.14 14.91 13.02 - LU0827885145 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 125.91 0.11 0.09 129.46 118.60 - LU0827885061 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.77 0.00 0.00 8.94 7.95 - LU0827884767 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.52 -0.03 -0.15 20.89 18.16 - LU0278459671 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.10 0.01 0.12 8.52 7.97 - LU1408528302 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 10.03 0.06 0.60 10.36 9.76 - LU1954752702 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.96 0.00 0.00 10.16 9.10 - LU0480535052 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 559.59 -0.98 -0.17 568.77 499.24 - LU1791177113 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.56 0.00 0.00 8.94 8.36 - LU1408528641 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.48 0.00 0.00 7.67 6.99 - LU0623004180 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.58 -0.01 -0.09 10.77 9.83 - LU1960220587 - -
D4 USD Annual 15.57 0.00 0.00 16.65 14.77 - LU0827885228 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.67 0.01 0.12 9.02 8.43 - LU1408528724 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 85.84 0.05 0.06 89.42 83.59 - LU1408528484 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.30 0.00 0.00 7.49 6.82 - LU0474536231 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.26 0.01 0.14 7.40 6.48 - LU0344905624 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.56 0.00 0.00 6.67 5.71 - LU0531082021 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.50 0.01 0.15 6.73 6.19 - LU0575500318 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Laurent Develay
Director, Emerging Markets Debt team within BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group

Laurent Develay

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

Literature