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BGF Asian Dragon 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
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
From
31-Dec-2018
To
31-Dec-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2019

0.59 30.32 27.20 -12.13 17.82
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in GBP Performance 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 Dec 31, 2019

-3.91 25.77 29.45 -9.05 13.61
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 Feb 20, 2020 USD 2,431.586
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 2, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Sep 13, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827875187
Bloomberg Ticker BGADD2G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7WJ0J2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACAXJPUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Dragon Fund, Class D2, as of Sep 30, 2018 rated against 746 Asia ex-Japan Equity Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Oct 9, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 7.31
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 6.61
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 6.50
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 6.10
BHARTI AIRTEL LTD 2.60
Name Weight (%)
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.48
SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD 2.43
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO LTD 2.32
BANK CENTRAL ASIA TBK PT 2.14
CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD 2.10
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jan 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
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
D2 GBP Accumulating 39.16 0.09 0.23 39.95 33.63 - LU0827875187 - -
I2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.13 -0.05 -0.45 11.50 9.45 - LU1664188957 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 32.11 -0.24 -0.74 32.44 26.48 - LU0331282235 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 46.59 -0.34 -0.72 47.05 38.00 - LU0329592298 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.96 -0.07 -0.50 14.46 12.00 - LU1279613365 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.21 -0.07 -0.49 14.71 12.19 - LU1279613282 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 55.13 -0.26 -0.47 56.89 46.31 - LU0462857276 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.45 -0.07 -0.48 14.96 12.37 - LU1279613522 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 35.78 0.08 0.22 36.53 30.95 - LU0171270639 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 42.57 -0.31 -0.72 42.99 34.86 - LU0171269466 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 10.02 0.03 0.30 10.22 8.67 - LU1260044513 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 13.53 -0.06 -0.44 13.97 11.41 - LU1214678440 - -
D4 GBP Annual 34.67 0.08 0.23 35.37 30.01 - LU0827875260 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 50.40 -0.24 -0.47 52.05 42.56 - LU0411709560 - -
A4 GBP Annual 34.35 0.08 0.23 35.07 29.73 - LU0204061278 - -
X4 GBP Annual 33.04 0.07 0.21 33.68 28.61 - LU0462858753 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 126.77 -0.62 -0.49 131.14 107.86 - LU1499592209 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 13.75 -0.07 -0.51 14.25 11.84 - LU1279613100 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 46.05 -0.21 -0.45 47.59 39.03 - LU0072462343 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 34.74 -0.16 -0.46 35.95 29.64 - LU0147401474 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 38.96 -0.28 -0.71 39.35 31.99 - LU0171270985 - -
Class I4 USD Annual 12.89 -0.06 -0.46 13.31 10.99 - LU1250982748 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 12.51 -0.09 -0.71 12.63 10.19 - LU1250987382 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 11.94 -0.08 -0.67 12.05 9.82 - LU1330249480 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 22.89 -0.11 -0.48 23.67 19.47 - LU1697774625 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 42.14 -0.20 -0.47 43.57 35.82 - LU0147401631 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 15.36 -0.07 -0.45 15.90 13.12 - LU1023056804 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.34 -0.07 -0.49 14.82 12.19 - LU1048588211 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Swan
Managing Director, Head of Asian Equities and Portfolio Manager, BlackRock Asia Fund and BlackRock Special Situations Fund

  

Alethea Leung
Alethea Leung

Literature

Literature