Equity

BGF European Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

4.27 -4.66 17.17 1.51 -0.28
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Europe Net TR in GBP<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 Mar 31, 2019

6.76 -5.43 26.16 2.06 3.65
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 Apr 18, 2019 EUR 1,312.482
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Oct 11, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827879098
Bloomberg Ticker BEUD4RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B89V0M1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MS_EU_NET
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

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 Nov 2, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.15
NOVO NORDISK A/S 4.07
DIAGEO PLC 3.28
SANOFI SA 3.10
SAFRAN SA 2.90
Name Weight (%)
EXPERIAN PLC 2.88
SIKA AG 2.86
TOTAL SA 2.65
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 2.58
ALLIANZ SE 2.57
Holdings 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 GBP Annual 93.19 0.29 0.31 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 134.51 0.78 0.58 136.42 110.62 - LU0147392624 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 12.73 0.08 0.63 12.84 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 128.23 0.11 0.09 139.03 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 103.19 0.60 0.58 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.58 0.08 0.64 12.58 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 88.30 0.50 0.57 92.03 73.29 - LU0147391493 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.64 0.07 0.61 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 10.13 0.06 0.60 10.22 8.35 - LU1722863302 - -
A4 EUR Annual 106.86 0.62 0.58 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 17.10 0.10 0.59 17.14 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.07 0.08 0.62 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
A4 GBP Annual 92.77 0.28 0.30 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 99.33 0.08 0.08 109.04 83.76 - LU0338175176 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 141.67 0.13 0.09 152.43 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.82 0.09 0.57 15.82 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 114.00 0.66 0.58 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.30 0.07 0.57 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 16.60 0.10 0.61 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 125.94 0.73 0.58 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 126.09 0.73 0.58 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 105.37 0.64 0.61 105.37 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.29 0.06 0.53 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 107.83 0.62 0.58 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 16,926.00 2.00 0.01 17,843.00 13,737.00 - LU1165522308 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nigel Bolton, FCSI
Managing Director, CIO of Fundamental Active Equities and Head of the European Equity team within BlackRock's Equity business

 

 

Brian Hall
Brian Hall

Literature

Literature

 

 

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