Fixed Income

BGF Asian Tiger 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

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

8.13 12.68 7.52 8.81 3.13
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan Asia Credit 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 Mar 31, 2020

4.08 4.80 1.72 5.53 2.34
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 Jun 4, 2020 USD 3,229.670
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Feb 2, 1996
Share Class Inception Date Feb 19, 2014
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Other Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan Asia Credit Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1023054775
Bloomberg Ticker BATA8ZH
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BJ35Z76
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment ZAR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment ZAR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of May 31, 2020 4.64
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of May 31, 2020 4.12
5y Beta as of May 31, 2020 1.280

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Tiger Bond Fund, Class A8 Hedged, as of Jul 31, 2018 rated against 1349 Other Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Dec 22, 2016)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of May 29, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ABU DHABI (EMIRATE OF) MTN RegS 3.125 04/16/2030 1.42
ELECT GLOBAL INVESTMENTS LIMITED RegS 4.1 12/31/2049 1.21
PHILIPPINES (REPUBLIC OF) 9.5 02/02/2030 1.06
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 0.96
ABU DHABI (EMIRATE OF) MTN RegS 2.5 04/16/2025 0.95
Name Weight (%)
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 4.75 01/08/2026 0.91
HYUNDAI CAPITAL AMERICA MTN RegS 5.875 04/07/2025 0.87
PHILIPPINES (REPUBLIC OF) 2.457 05/05/2030 0.85
SINOPEC GROUP OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT RegS 3.25 04/28/2025 0.81
MEGLOBAL CANADA ULC MTN RegS 5 05/18/2025 0.76
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 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
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 102.62 0.32 0.31 108.16 94.03 - LU1023054775 - -
I3 USD Monthly 10.94 0.03 0.27 11.42 9.99 - LU1456638573 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 97.01 0.29 0.30 101.72 88.74 - LU1257007309 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.12 0.03 0.27 11.62 10.10 - LU1062842700 - -
D6 USD Monthly 11.70 0.03 0.26 12.25 10.71 - LU0827875427 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.18 0.03 0.27 11.77 10.21 - LU0803752632 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 12.85 0.03 0.23 13.27 11.61 - LU1111085012 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 33.72 0.10 0.30 34.98 30.56 - LU0147399470 - -
A8 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.52 0.02 0.19 11.09 9.65 - LU1200839881 - -
C1 USD Daily 12.77 0.03 0.24 13.33 11.64 - LU0147399041 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 83.69 0.24 0.29 87.82 76.62 - LU0784395997 - -
D3 USD Monthly 12.63 0.04 0.32 13.18 11.53 - LU0827875344 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.12 0.02 0.22 9.63 8.37 - LU1149717156 - -
A3 USD Monthly 12.62 0.04 0.32 13.17 11.51 - LU0172393414 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 43.47 0.12 0.28 44.97 39.31 - LU0063729296 - -
D3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.87 0.03 0.28 11.36 9.92 - LU0827875690 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.62 0.03 0.28 11.19 9.71 - LU0841155764 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.86 0.03 0.28 11.34 9.91 - LU0496654236 - -
A6 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.37 0.03 0.32 10.02 8.62 - LU1200839535 - -
Class I5 EUR Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.01 0.03 0.33 9.49 8.16 - LU1196525700 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.41 0.03 0.26 12.04 10.45 - LU1200839709 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.01 0.03 0.27 11.47 9.98 - LU1250973911 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.96 0.01 0.14 7.41 6.41 - LU1200839618 - -
X3 USD Monthly 10.51 0.03 0.29 10.97 9.60 - LU0984171172 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 14.50 0.04 0.28 14.99 13.10 - LU0776122383 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.76 0.03 0.31 10.33 8.84 - LU1250979793 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.17 0.03 0.27 11.72 10.24 - LU0764618053 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.59 0.03 0.28 11.02 9.59 - LU1559745671 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.77 0.03 0.31 10.35 8.85 - LU1250978043 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.04 0.04 0.29 14.60 12.71 - LU0540000063 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.64 0.03 0.28 11.10 9.66 - LU1250980452 - -
A1 USD Daily 12.59 0.03 0.24 13.15 11.47 - LU0063728728 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 10.62 0.03 0.28 11.04 9.61 - LU1728037687 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.89 0.03 0.28 11.49 9.97 - LU0871639620 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.81 0.03 0.31 10.30 8.97 - LU0830182670 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.58 0.04 0.30 14.11 12.28 - LU0969580215 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 39.78 0.11 0.28 41.20 36.01 - LU0147399801 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 35.29 -0.07 -0.20 37.93 33.34 - LU0277197249 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 8.89 0.02 0.23 9.38 8.15 - LU0841166456 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.39 0.03 0.24 12.91 11.23 - LU0969580132 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Neeraj Seth
Managing Director, Head of Asian Credit

Neeraj seth

Artur Piasecki
Artur Piasecki
Ronie Ganguly
Ronie Ganguly

Literature

Literature