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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

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

as of Jun 30, 2020

4.59 9.08 -6.10 6.20 -4.59
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 Jun 30, 2020

1.99 6.41 -2.33 8.99 -2.82
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 Sep 25, 2020 USD 2,293.188
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Feb 8, 2008
Asset Class -
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 LU0344905624
Bloomberg Ticker BGFLEX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43C3V2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ELMIPLUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 12.11
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Aug 31, 2020 11.89
5y Beta as of Aug 31, 2020 1.125

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class X2, as of Aug 31, 2020 rated against 694 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 3.36
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 2.90
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 2.30
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.95 08/12/2031 2.07
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 07/01/2023 1.99
Name Weight (%)
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 1.93
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.90
HUNGARY (REPUBLIC OF) 3 08/21/2030 1.84
CZECH REPUBLIC 2 10/13/2033 1.82
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.76
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 31, 2020

% 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
X2 USD Accumulating 7.01 0.01 0.14 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 9.37 0.01 0.11 10.67 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.51 0.01 0.18 5.88 4.95 - LU1688375267 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.21 0.01 0.16 7.06 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 8.78 0.01 0.11 9.88 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 22.94 0.10 0.44 26.08 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 19.53 0.03 0.15 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.18 0.00 0.00 7.04 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 21.29 0.04 0.19 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.05 0.00 0.00 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.16 0.00 0.00 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.55 0.01 0.28 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.00 0.01 0.13 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 9.98 0.02 0.20 11.22 9.75 - LU1554267051 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.42 0.02 0.24 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 21.51 0.09 0.42 24.56 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.55 0.01 0.13 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 9.05 0.01 0.11 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.21 0.00 0.00 7.15 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 9.59 0.02 0.21 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 24.70 0.03 0.12 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.08 0.01 0.33 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
A4 USD Annual 14.18 0.02 0.14 16.12 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 23.16 0.03 0.13 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 85.11 0.12 0.14 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.35 0.01 0.14 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 19.91 0.04 0.20 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
I2 CHF - 23.00 0.10 0.44 26.11 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
I2 GBP - 19.48 0.06 0.31 20.87 17.54 - LU1741217027 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.06 0.01 0.14 8.11 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.19 0.02 0.16 14.75 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 5.81 0.01 0.17 6.65 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.58 0.01 0.28 4.00 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.73 0.03 0.24 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.19 0.02 0.24 9.28 7.56 - LU1694209807 - -
D3 USD Monthly 14.81 0.02 0.14 16.55 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 21.23 0.04 0.19 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
A6 USD Monthly 7.80 0.01 0.13 8.86 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.86 0.01 0.17 6.67 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 16.79 0.03 0.18 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 13.78 0.02 0.15 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.59 0.01 0.13 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.55 0.01 0.28 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.21 0.02 0.16 14.80 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 24.77 0.04 0.16 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 18.60 0.04 0.22 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.34 0.01 0.12 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 27.74 0.04 0.14 31.17 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 21.64 0.03 0.14 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.76 0.01 0.10 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 114.75 0.15 0.13 128.96 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.02 0.01 0.17 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 8.94 -0.08 -0.89 10.25 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.86 0.01 0.17 6.67 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 7.74 0.01 0.13 8.90 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -
D4 USD Annual 14.21 0.02 0.14 16.17 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.63 0.02 0.21 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 77.58 0.10 0.13 88.22 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 539.79 1.70 0.32 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.17 0.01 0.14 8.30 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.38 0.01 0.11 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.64 0.01 0.13 8.79 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.00 0.01 0.14 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.80 0.01 0.15 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -

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

Literature