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

as of Jun 30, 2020

3.61 7.90 -8.46 3.43 -7.23
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 29, 2020 USD 2,291.153
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Mar 8, 2010
Asset Class -
Morningstar Category Other Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0480535052
Bloomberg Ticker BGEMA2P
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B602MQ7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ELMIPLUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment PLN 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment PLN 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 1.140

Ratings

Ratings

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
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.38 0.02 0.21 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.02 -0.01 -0.33 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.21 0.01 0.16 7.15 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 9.37 0.01 0.11 10.67 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.49 -0.02 -0.27 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 9.59 0.02 0.21 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.55 0.01 0.28 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 19.52 0.03 0.15 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 21.12 -0.06 -0.28 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 9.84 -0.07 -0.71 11.22 9.75 - LU1554267051 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.16 0.01 0.14 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.45 0.01 0.18 5.88 4.95 - LU1688375267 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 21.31 -0.13 -0.61 24.56 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 8.98 -0.03 -0.33 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.00 0.02 0.25 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.41 0.01 0.12 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 22.73 -0.14 -0.61 26.08 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.21 0.01 0.16 7.06 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.18 0.01 0.16 7.04 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 24.70 0.04 0.16 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 8.78 0.01 0.11 9.88 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
I2 CHF - 22.79 -0.14 -0.61 26.11 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 27.73 0.04 0.14 31.17 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
A4 USD Annual 14.18 0.02 0.14 16.12 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 23.16 0.04 0.17 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.05 -0.01 -0.33 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 19.75 -0.06 -0.30 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.06 0.01 0.14 8.11 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.58 0.01 0.28 4.00 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 85.09 0.15 0.18 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.35 0.02 0.27 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.09 -0.04 -0.33 14.75 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 5.81 0.01 0.17 6.65 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.63 -0.04 -0.32 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.10 0.02 0.25 9.28 7.56 - LU1694209807 - -
D3 USD Monthly 14.80 0.02 0.14 16.55 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
A6 USD Monthly 7.80 0.02 0.26 8.86 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 21.06 -0.07 -0.33 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 16.65 -0.05 -0.30 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.86 0.01 0.17 6.67 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
I2 GBP - 19.26 0.05 0.26 20.87 17.54 - LU1741217027 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.11 -0.04 -0.33 14.80 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 13.78 0.03 0.22 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 24.76 0.04 0.16 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 18.45 -0.06 -0.32 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 21.63 0.04 0.19 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.59 0.02 0.26 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.76 0.02 0.21 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.34 0.02 0.24 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 114.74 0.20 0.17 128.96 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.64 0.02 0.26 8.79 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 5.98 -0.02 -0.33 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.55 -0.03 -0.31 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 8.93 -0.02 -0.22 10.25 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -
D4 USD Annual 14.20 0.02 0.14 16.17 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.17 0.01 0.14 8.30 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.01 0.01 0.14 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.79 0.01 0.15 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.99 0.01 0.14 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 535.83 -2.28 -0.42 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.86 0.01 0.17 6.67 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 77.57 0.13 0.17 88.22 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 7.74 0.02 0.26 8.90 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -

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