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BGF Euro Corporate 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
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

0.75 5.26 2.92 -1.23 7.10
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)<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

-0.43 4.75 2.42 -1.14 6.25
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 Mar 31, 2020 EUR 2,878.683
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Share Class Inception Date Sep 20, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Corporate Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827877803
Bloomberg Ticker BGECD3E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7MXMN2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ER00
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 2.11
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 2.57
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 1.011

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Corporate Bond Fund, Class D3, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 960 EUR Corporate Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 19, 2019)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ CORPORATE BOND UCITS ETF 1.56
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.17
ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $ 1.10
BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA SA RegS 0.5 01/14/2027 0.74
CHORUS LTD MTN RegS 1.125 10/18/2023 0.64
Name Weight (%)
LA BANQUE POSTALE MTN RegS 0.25 07/12/2026 0.61
RTE RESEAU DE TRANSPORT D ELECTRIC MTN RegS 0 09/09/2027 0.61
NYKREDIT REALKREDIT A/S RegS 0.5 10/01/2050 0.60
ARGENTA SPAARBANK NV RegS 1 02/06/2024 0.59
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO MTN RegS 1.09 03/11/2027 0.59
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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
D3 EUR Monthly 12.92 0.12 0.94 14.04 12.31 - LU0827877803 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.81 0.09 0.93 10.67 9.35 - LU1445717629 - -
I2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.50 0.10 0.96 11.41 10.01 - LU1445719328 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.01 0.16 0.95 18.42 16.21 - LU0368266499 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 13.77 0.13 0.95 14.98 13.12 - LU0500207542 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.04 0.10 1.01 10.88 9.56 - LU1445719757 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 13.18 0.13 1.00 14.40 12.56 - LU0162661242 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 443.57 3.75 0.85 456.59 423.38 - LU1791176222 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.93 0.11 1.02 11.78 10.40 - LU1445717389 - -
I2 Hgd JPY - 958.00 -1.00 -0.10 1,045.00 921.00 - LU1963773012 - -
Class X5 EUR Quarterly 9.69 0.09 0.94 10.55 9.23 - LU1760134277 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 10.73 0.10 0.94 11.61 10.22 - LU1373033965 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.94 0.15 1.01 16.25 14.23 - LU0162659931 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 98.94 0.98 1.00 107.36 94.13 - LU1622601463 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 12.91 0.12 0.94 14.03 12.31 - LU0172394222 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.55 -0.01 -0.10 10.46 9.19 - LU1960221049 - -
A1 EUR Daily 13.15 0.12 0.92 14.29 12.53 - LU0162660350 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 18.14 0.17 0.95 19.63 17.28 - LU0414062595 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 9.83 0.09 0.92 10.70 9.37 - LU1502568287 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.97 0.10 1.01 10.82 9.50 - LU1445718783 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.25 0.16 0.99 17.62 15.48 - LU0162658883 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.43 0.10 0.97 11.34 9.94 - LU1445719088 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.08 0.11 1.00 11.94 10.54 - LU1445718437 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.30 0.10 0.98 11.20 9.81 - LU1445718197 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers
Jozef Prokes
Jozef Prokes

Literature

Literature