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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency 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
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2018
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31-Dec-2018
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31-Dec-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2019

-13.75 13.51 14.49 -11.80 12.33
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified 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

-14.92 9.94 15.21 -6.21 13.47
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 27, 2020 USD 2,863.664
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
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827885228
Bloomberg Ticker BGLED4U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B87D342
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ELMIPLUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 9.57
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 10.96
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 1.063

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class D4, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 689 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 3.41
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 2.75 10/25/2029 2.37
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 2.5 07/25/2026 2.13
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 04/30/2021 2.01
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) (GO 6.5 06/10/2021 1.96
Name Weight (%)
COLOMBIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.5 08/26/2026 1.95
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 1.64
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.95 08/12/2031 1.55
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 1.55
CHILE (REPUBLIC OF) 4.5 03/01/2026 1.46
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
D4 USD Annual 13.51 0.22 1.66 16.65 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 21.43 0.20 0.94 26.08 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.13 -0.02 -0.39 5.95 5.09 - LU1688375267 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 8.71 0.13 1.52 10.78 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.66 0.12 1.59 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 20.15 0.19 0.95 24.56 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 5.74 0.08 1.41 7.11 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 22.31 0.36 1.64 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 8.84 0.13 1.49 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 5.77 0.09 1.58 7.14 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.84 0.10 1.74 7.25 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
A1 EUR Daily 2.98 0.04 1.36 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.69 0.11 1.67 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
A4 USD Annual 13.46 0.22 1.66 16.55 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 19.05 0.28 1.49 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 77.78 1.28 1.67 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
I2 CHF - 21.47 0.20 0.94 26.11 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.22 0.18 1.50 14.82 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 6.64 0.11 1.68 8.20 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 25.66 0.41 1.62 31.29 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 7.83 -0.03 -0.38 9.53 7.76 - LU1694209807 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 8.67 0.14 1.64 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 17.79 0.29 1.66 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.31 0.05 1.53 4.01 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
D3 USD Monthly 13.70 0.23 1.71 16.58 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.44 0.18 1.47 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 5.41 0.09 1.69 6.75 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.26 0.12 1.68 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 20.97 0.34 1.65 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
I2 GBP - 18.18 -0.07 -0.38 21.15 18.02 - LU1741217027 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.01 0.05 1.69 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 20.31 0.31 1.55 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.45 0.09 1.68 6.72 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
A6 USD Monthly 7.31 0.12 1.67 8.94 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 16.16 0.24 1.51 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 20.27 0.30 1.50 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.28 0.06 1.86 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.28 0.19 1.57 14.91 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.55 0.12 1.62 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.50 0.19 1.54 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.90 0.11 1.62 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.28 0.05 1.55 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 106.18 1.72 1.65 129.46 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 19.64 0.32 1.66 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 8.86 0.14 1.61 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.40 0.10 0.97 11.22 9.66 - LU1554267051 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 17.84 0.27 1.54 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.37 0.11 1.52 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 22.35 0.37 1.68 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 8.12 0.14 1.75 9.89 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.54 0.11 1.71 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 5.45 0.08 1.49 6.73 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.76 0.10 1.50 8.46 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 8.53 0.13 1.55 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 6.31 0.10 1.61 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 5.73 0.08 1.42 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.22 0.10 1.63 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 72.75 1.19 1.66 89.19 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.39 0.11 1.75 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 520.60 9.46 1.85 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 7.26 0.12 1.68 9.00 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.21 0.12 1.69 8.90 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.21 0.14 1.54 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 8.30 0.12 1.47 10.36 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -

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.

Literature

Literature