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Fixed Income

BGF Euro 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

-8.59 0.29 15.30 -4.97 4.38
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+ in USD<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

-9.33 0.31 14.61 -4.40 4.08
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 Mar 27, 2020 EUR 4,807.173
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Sep 20, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+ in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827877472
Bloomberg Ticker BGEBD2U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8C00C5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEHEUR500P
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 6.35
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 7.21
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 0.977

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class D2, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 1134 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective Dec 21, 2015)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 03/12/2021 2.47
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.53
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.3 05/15/2028 1.26
BELGIUM (KINGDOM OF) 0.8 06/22/2028 1.24
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.45 11/15/2024 1.23
Name Weight (%)
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 2.75 10/31/2024 1.19
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25 07/04/2039 1.03
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2 05/25/2048 1.03
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.93
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 4.4 10/31/2023 0.92
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
D2 USD Accumulating 34.07 0.19 0.56 37.00 32.69 - LU0827877472 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 32.54 0.18 0.56 35.35 31.23 - LU0171279184 - -
D3 USD Monthly 22.04 0.12 0.55 23.94 21.15 - LU0827877639 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 108.88 0.43 0.40 114.09 105.73 - LU1499592381 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 24.82 0.14 0.57 26.98 23.82 - LU0331283399 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 20.02 0.08 0.40 21.11 19.56 - LU0827877555 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.89 0.05 0.46 11.48 10.64 - LU1376384282 - -
A4 GBP Annual 24.06 -0.36 -1.47 25.99 22.73 - LU0204069685 - -
A1 EUR Monthly 19.98 0.08 0.40 21.08 19.52 - LU0118259232 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 24.82 0.10 0.40 26.27 24.25 - LU0500207468 - -
A1 USD Monthly 22.00 0.12 0.55 23.90 21.11 - LU0171278889 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.04 0.05 0.50 10.64 9.85 - LU1960220827 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 29.28 0.16 0.55 31.82 28.10 - LU0171279937 - -
A4 EUR Annual 26.78 0.11 0.41 28.29 26.16 - LU0430265933 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 10.78 0.04 0.37 11.27 10.39 - LU1808491812 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.22 0.04 0.39 10.82 9.98 - LU1808491655 - -
D4 GBP Annual 24.16 -0.36 -1.47 26.13 22.82 - LU0827877712 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.86 0.05 0.46 11.44 10.61 - LU1376384365 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 30.95 0.13 0.42 32.59 30.23 - LU0297941469 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 29.56 0.11 0.37 31.19 28.88 - LU0050372472 - -
A3 USD Monthly 21.99 0.12 0.55 23.89 21.10 - LU0172748641 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,047.00 4.00 0.38 1,102.00 1,023.00 - LU1668661629 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.86 0.05 0.42 12.39 11.35 - LU1376384100 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 19.98 0.09 0.45 21.08 19.51 - LU0172396516 - -
D4 EUR Annual 11.87 0.05 0.42 12.56 11.59 - LU0938162699 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 26.60 0.11 0.42 28.15 25.99 - LU0090830810 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.93 0.04 0.34 12.60 11.66 - LU1266592374 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.61 0.06 0.44 14.22 13.09 - LU0869650977 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.85 0.06 0.41 15.62 14.51 - LU0368229703 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 22.54 0.08 0.36 23.96 22.03 - LU0147393358 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.25 0.04 0.39 10.84 10.01 - LU1722863484 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.61 0.04 0.38 11.19 10.37 - LU1180456292 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,034.00 4.00 0.39 1,091.00 1,010.00 - LU1668663914 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 33.24 0.13 0.39 34.89 32.46 - LU0298377911 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 807.83 5.87 0.73 808.49 749.40 - LU1791174284 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.96 0.05 0.36 14.59 13.39 - LU0869640077 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ronald van Loon
Ronald van Loon
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.

Literature

Literature