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BGF US Dollar High Yield 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

-4.91 12.92 5.72 -5.32 11.81
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc US Corp High Yield 2% Issuer Capped 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

-4.43 17.13 7.50 -2.08 14.32
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

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 27, 2020 USD 2,151.443
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Sep 17, 2014
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Other Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc US Corp High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1111085798
Bloomberg Ticker BGUHI2H
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BQSTL85
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

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 Oct 9, 2019)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.87
ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $ 0.78
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.68
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.65
PANTHER BF AGGREGATOR 2 LP 144A 8.5 05/15/2027 0.64
Name Weight (%)
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.63
VERSCEND ESCROW CORP 144A 9.75 08/15/2026 0.61
ALLIED UNIVERSAL HOLDCO LLC 144A 6.625 07/15/2026 0.60
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.60
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC 144A 5.125 08/15/2027 0.59
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jan 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jan 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 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
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.68 -0.04 -0.34 11.85 11.03 - LU1111085798 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.35 -0.03 -0.32 9.62 9.10 - LU1111085442 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 32.51 -0.09 -0.28 32.97 30.24 - LU0147389919 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.18 -0.02 -0.20 10.32 9.86 - LU0803751741 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.26 -0.03 -0.32 9.40 9.12 - LU0578943853 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.23 -0.03 -0.27 11.39 10.90 - LU0803752046 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 27.46 -0.08 -0.29 27.86 25.73 - LU0147389596 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.28 -0.04 -0.26 15.50 14.22 - LU0578945809 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 227.11 -0.66 -0.29 230.40 214.64 - LU0532707519 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.07 -0.01 -0.20 5.14 4.96 - LU0738912566 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 104.58 -0.27 -0.26 106.04 101.84 - LU1919856218 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.46 -0.03 -0.26 11.63 11.15 - LU0578942376 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.85 -0.01 -0.17 5.93 5.65 - LU0147389166 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.37 -0.04 -0.35 11.54 10.79 - LU1090156289 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 35.51 -0.10 -0.28 36.01 32.87 - LU0046676465 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.76 -0.02 -0.20 9.90 9.53 - LU0580330818 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 29.61 -0.41 -1.37 30.53 26.58 - LU0277197595 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 214.16 -0.63 -0.29 217.29 203.78 - LU0330917963 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.84 -0.01 -0.17 5.92 5.64 - LU0046675905 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.98 -0.03 -0.27 11.14 10.49 - LU1090155554 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 18.63 -0.05 -0.27 18.90 17.31 - LU0827886895 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.79 -0.03 -0.28 11.07 10.55 - LU0706698544 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.77 -0.03 -0.28 11.09 10.51 - LU0681219902 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.27 -0.02 -0.22 9.40 9.12 - LU0871640396 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.75 -0.05 -0.28 18.01 16.61 - LU0578947334 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.87 -0.03 -0.30 10.01 9.56 - LU0578937376 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 37.65 -0.10 -0.26 38.18 34.62 - LU0552552704 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.38 -0.02 -0.21 9.51 9.21 - LU1314333441 - -
D3 USD Monthly 10.13 -0.03 -0.30 10.27 9.77 - LU0592702061 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 91.35 -0.22 -0.24 92.60 88.26 - LU1023056127 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 15.28 -0.04 -0.26 15.49 14.02 - LU0822668108 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.91 -0.01 -0.17 5.99 5.70 - LU0172419151 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.54 -0.02 -0.21 9.67 9.20 - LU0764821012 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 41.77 -0.11 -0.26 42.34 38.14 - LU0147390172 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.92 -0.03 -0.27 11.07 10.55 - LU1376384019 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.88 -0.11 -0.29 38.42 37.14 - LU0764619531 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.99 -0.05 -0.31 16.22 14.79 - LU0827887273 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.91 -0.02 -0.20 10.05 9.59 - LU0827886978 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit

 James E. Keenan

David Delbos
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

David Delbos

Mitchell S. Garfin, CFA
Managing Director, Co-Head of Leveraged Finance

Mitchell Garfin

Literature

Literature