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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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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

19.15 3.30 -11.62 15.73 -8.74
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.27 2.02 -5.75 17.34 -8.37
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-8.48 -1.56 1.76 - 0.20
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-7.88 1.28 2.84 - 0.53
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-10.14 1.07 -0.52 -8.48 -4.62 9.10 - 1.65
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-9.34 1.10 -0.44 -7.88 3.88 15.04 - 4.38
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 Nov 27, 2020 USD 2,452.356
12m Trailing Yield as of Oct 31, 2020 5.29
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 157
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Oct 4, 2012
Asset Class -
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index - in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 0.78%
ISIN LU0827885145
Bloomberg Ticker BGLED4E
Annual Management Fee 0.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8L5B39
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JGENVUEG
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Yield to Worst as of Oct 30, 2020 5.27%
Modified Duration as of Oct 30, 2020 5.84 yrs
Effective Duration as of Oct 30, 2020 5.75 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity as of Oct 30, 2020 8.07 yrs
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 9.97
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.220
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 9.36
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.165
WAL to Worst as of Oct 30, 2020 8.07 yrs

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class D4, as of Dec 31, 2017 rated against 602 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 3.25
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 2.81
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 2.54
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 2.04
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 07/01/2023 1.92
Name Weight (%)
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.80
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.69
COLOMBIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.5 08/26/2026 1.66
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 0 07/01/2022 1.62
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 7.5 06/03/2027 1.57
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

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as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

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Allocations subject to change.
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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
D4 EUR Annual 12.60 -0.07 -0.55 14.80 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP Monthly 9.85 -0.02 -0.20 10.67 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.57 -0.02 -0.36 5.80 4.95 - LU1688375267 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.52 -0.02 -0.31 7.06 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 26.17 -0.06 -0.23 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 23.71 -0.12 -0.50 26.02 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.12 -0.02 -0.64 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 21.98 -0.12 -0.54 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.50 -0.01 -0.15 7.04 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.90 -0.02 -0.22 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 22.21 -0.11 -0.49 24.47 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.46 -0.02 -0.24 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.73 -0.01 -0.27 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
Class AI5 EUR Quarterly 9.34 -0.05 -0.53 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 9.31 -0.02 -0.21 9.88 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.57 -0.02 -0.26 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.51 -0.02 -0.31 7.15 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.63 -0.05 -0.24 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.06 -0.07 -0.69 11.22 9.75 - LU1554267051 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.16 -0.02 -0.20 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.80 -0.04 -0.51 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 89.98 -0.18 -0.20 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.78 -0.01 -0.13 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.52 -0.06 -0.24 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
I2 CHF - 23.78 -0.11 -0.46 26.06 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
A4 USD Annual 15.02 -0.03 -0.20 16.12 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 20.53 -0.12 -0.58 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
I2 GBP - 19.67 -0.06 -0.30 20.55 17.54 - LU1741217027 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.15 -0.02 -0.63 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.76 -0.01 -0.27 4.00 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.39 -0.02 -0.27 8.11 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.57 -0.07 -0.55 14.75 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
D3 USD Monthly 15.57 -0.03 -0.19 16.55 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.14 -0.01 -0.16 6.65 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.16 -0.02 -0.24 8.86 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 21.92 -0.12 -0.54 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 13.04 -0.07 -0.53 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.27 -0.03 -0.36 9.01 7.56 - LU1694209807 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 17.27 -0.10 -0.58 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.15 -0.02 -0.32 6.67 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.73 -0.01 -0.27 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 14.59 -0.03 -0.21 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 19.16 -0.11 -0.57 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.03 -0.02 -0.25 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 120.67 -0.28 -0.23 128.86 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.34 -0.02 -0.19 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.89 -0.05 -0.22 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.83 -0.02 -0.23 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 29.17 -0.07 -0.24 31.15 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 26.25 -0.06 -0.23 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.50 -0.01 -0.13 8.30 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.23 -0.03 -0.48 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.93 -0.05 -0.50 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.11 -0.02 -0.25 8.90 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.44 -0.01 -0.13 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.93 -0.02 -0.20 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 537.84 -2.56 -0.47 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.40 -0.01 -0.13 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 81.22 -0.19 -0.23 88.22 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP Quarterly 9.50 0.02 0.21 10.25 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.18 -0.01 -0.14 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.99 -0.02 -0.25 8.79 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
D4 USD Annual 15.05 -0.04 -0.27 16.17 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.15 -0.02 -0.32 6.67 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -

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.

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