Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  From
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

7.64 0.41 -2.99 8.71 3.81
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

8.59 2.25 0.08 11.70 6.20
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
3.81 3.06 3.42 - 3.31
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

6.20 5.89 5.68 - 4.75
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
3.32 0.17 2.13 3.81 9.48 18.32 - 30.10
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

5.34 -0.03 1.81 6.20 18.73 31.83 - 45.58
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 2,084.218
12m Trailing Yield as of Sep 30, 2020 1.23
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 754
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 19, 2007
Share Class Inception Date Aug 29, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - GBP Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.12%
ISIN LU0816460231
Bloomberg Ticker BRGCA3G
Annual Management Fee 0.90%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8MLN63
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 1.85%
Modified Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 7.53 yrs
Effective Duration as of Sep 30, 2020 7.22 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Sep 30, 2020 9.43 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 5.95
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.999
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 4.99
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.002
WAL to Worst as of Sep 30, 2020 9.43 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
CITIGROUP INC 4.412 03/31/2031 0.85
BARCLAYS PLC MTN RegS 3.375 04/02/2025 0.65
COMCAST CORPORATION 4.6 10/15/2038 0.63
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.272 01/15/2036 0.53
UBS AG RegS 5.125 05/15/2024 0.52
Name Weight (%)
TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 23 RegS 3 12/31/2049 0.51
APPLE INC 2.513 08/19/2024 0.51
BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA SA 1.125 09/18/2025 0.50
NORDEA BANK ABP 144A 0.75 08/28/2025 0.50
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE US FINANCE 144A 3.75 06/15/2029 0.48
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 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
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 11.01 -0.05 -0.45 11.18 9.31 - LU0816460231 - -
A5 USD Quarterly 11.74 -0.04 -0.34 11.92 9.81 - LU0825403933 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.59 -0.06 -0.52 11.81 9.82 - LU0788109634 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 105.99 -0.64 -0.60 107.65 89.15 - LU1220227653 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.49 -0.06 -0.52 11.70 9.74 - LU0871639976 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.73 -0.04 -0.29 13.93 11.53 - LU0297942434 - -
X4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.89 -0.03 -0.30 10.24 8.44 - LU0414062165 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.12 -0.05 -0.49 10.30 8.59 - LU1149717313 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 12.73 -0.04 -0.31 12.87 10.54 - LU1181254019 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 86.41 -0.46 -0.53 88.06 73.10 - LU0788109550 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.83 -0.03 -0.28 11.00 9.13 - LU1814255474 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.90 -0.04 -0.31 13.10 10.87 - LU0307653898 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.88 -0.04 -0.37 11.01 9.10 - LU1222731728 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 15.71 -0.05 -0.32 15.90 13.05 - LU0297942194 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 12.72 -0.05 -0.39 12.92 10.72 - LU0803752475 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.95 -0.04 -0.36 11.09 9.17 - LU1625162489 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.22 -0.06 -0.58 10.42 8.69 - LU1435395121 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.47 -0.05 -0.34 14.66 12.12 - LU0326951752 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 16.57 -0.05 -0.30 16.76 13.73 - LU0326960662 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.52 -0.05 -0.32 15.70 12.95 - LU0414062249 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 9.41 -0.03 -0.32 9.67 8.01 - LU0303846876 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 12.45 -0.04 -0.32 12.59 10.35 - LU1153585614 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.57 -0.03 -0.28 10.90 9.00 - LU1403442228 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 11.61 -0.05 -0.43 11.79 9.77 - LU0816460157 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 109.70 -0.34 -0.31 111.19 91.69 - LU1162516634 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 14.70 -0.05 -0.34 14.90 12.26 - LU0326961470 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 17.73 -0.05 -0.28 17.90 14.64 - LU0434566104 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 12.56 -0.05 -0.40 12.76 10.59 - LU0816460074 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Krautzberger
Managing Director, Head of EMEA Fundamental Fixed Income

Michael Krautzberger, CFA, EFFAS, Managing Director. Michael is Head of the Fundamental Pan European Fixed Income team.

Stephan Bassas
Lead Portfolio Manager for US Investment Grade Credit

Stephan Bassas

Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers

Literature

Literature