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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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 Nov 13, 2019 USD 3,796.658
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Nov 19, 2014
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Other Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1133072774
Bloomberg Ticker BGFEAA8
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BSJWR12
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment AUD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment AUD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

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Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 4.60
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 1.89
HUNGARY (REPUBLIC OF) 3 06/26/2024 1.83
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7.7 03/23/2033 1.77
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.76
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 01/01/2022 1.72
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 1.71
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 10 12/05/2024 1.61
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.95 08/12/2031 1.58
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.52
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

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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
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.91 -0.06 -0.86 7.26 6.75 - LU1133072774 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 10.41 -0.08 -0.76 10.62 10.27 - LU1960220660 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 25.52 -0.20 -0.78 26.21 22.82 - LU0383940458 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 23.79 -0.30 -1.25 24.56 21.72 - LU0938162186 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.48 -0.16 -0.78 21.05 18.64 - LU0278476923 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 23.20 -0.17 -0.73 23.67 20.25 - LU1559746307 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.61 -0.06 -0.78 7.84 7.06 - LU0359002093 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 9.57 -0.08 -0.83 9.89 9.03 - LU1495982867 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.80 -0.05 -0.73 7.11 6.55 - LU0995345831 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 8.69 -0.07 -0.80 8.87 8.02 - LU0995350831 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.83 -0.03 -0.78 3.97 3.61 - LU0278477574 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.39 -0.07 -0.83 8.62 7.61 - LU0358998713 - -
I2 GBP - 19.92 -0.13 -0.65 21.15 17.62 - LU1741217027 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 10.31 -0.08 -0.77 10.78 10.00 - LU1911699996 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.61 -0.04 -0.71 5.95 4.94 - LU1688375267 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.83 -0.05 -0.73 7.14 6.58 - LU0995336418 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.54 -0.07 -0.66 10.82 8.88 - LU1554267051 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.05 -0.07 -0.69 10.32 9.12 - LU1505939139 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 25.26 -0.32 -1.25 26.08 22.96 - LU1065150267 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.48 -0.02 -0.57 3.56 3.21 - LU0278461065 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.89 -0.07 -0.78 9.16 8.25 - LU1688375184 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.77 -0.06 -0.77 8.00 7.18 - LU0622213642 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.50 -0.03 -0.85 3.59 3.23 - LU0278457469 - -
I2 CHF - 25.29 -0.32 -1.25 26.11 22.95 - LU1781817694 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 90.33 -0.71 -0.78 93.09 83.83 - LU1715605868 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.03 -0.19 -0.78 24.69 21.60 - LU0278470058 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.83 -0.06 -0.76 8.22 7.65 - LU1676225185 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 21.82 -0.16 -0.73 22.27 19.17 - LU0278457204 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.55 -0.07 -0.81 8.94 8.29 - LU1408528211 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 30.22 -0.21 -0.69 31.29 28.50 - LU0388349754 - -
A4 EUR Annual 14.00 -0.11 -0.78 14.82 12.92 - LU0478974834 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.60 -0.14 -0.75 18.99 16.55 - LU0278457972 - -
A4 USD Annual 15.42 -0.12 -0.77 16.55 14.56 - LU0548402170 - -
D4 EUR Annual 14.03 -0.11 -0.78 14.91 12.95 - LU0827885145 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 14.49 -0.11 -0.75 14.85 13.36 - LU0827884924 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.86 -0.03 -0.77 4.01 3.64 - LU0278470132 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.46 -0.05 -0.77 6.78 6.30 - LU1062843260 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.85 -0.06 -0.67 9.53 8.28 - LU1694209807 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 23.17 -0.17 -0.73 23.64 20.26 - LU0329592702 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.01 -0.06 -0.74 8.24 7.38 - LU0473186707 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.83 -0.03 -0.78 3.97 3.61 - LU0278478119 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 14.52 -0.12 -0.82 14.92 13.27 - LU0827885491 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.44 -0.05 -0.77 6.72 6.15 - LU0827884841 - -
D3 USD Monthly 15.96 -0.12 -0.75 16.58 15.06 - LU0523291242 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.71 -0.06 -0.68 8.94 7.86 - LU0827884767 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 25.55 -0.20 -0.78 26.25 22.82 - LU0520955575 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.25 -0.08 -0.77 10.53 9.28 - LU0827884684 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.54 -0.18 -0.79 23.17 20.37 - LU0374975414 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.47 -0.15 -0.73 20.89 18.08 - LU0278459671 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 125.00 -0.86 -0.68 129.46 117.89 - LU0827885061 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.04 -0.06 -0.74 8.52 7.96 - LU1408528302 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.54 -0.05 -0.76 6.67 5.68 - LU0531082021 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 558.61 -2.28 -0.41 568.77 497.68 - LU1791177113 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.55 -0.08 -0.75 10.77 9.83 - LU1960220587 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.20 -0.06 -0.83 7.40 6.40 - LU0344905624 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.45 -0.05 -0.77 6.73 6.15 - LU0575500318 - -
D4 USD Annual 15.46 -0.12 -0.77 16.65 14.59 - LU0827885228 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.50 -0.06 -0.70 8.94 8.32 - LU1408528641 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 85.13 -0.72 -0.84 89.42 83.25 - LU1408528484 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.60 -0.07 -0.81 9.02 8.39 - LU1408528724 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.25 -0.05 -0.68 7.49 6.76 - LU0474536231 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 9.96 -0.08 -0.80 10.36 9.76 - LU1954752702 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.43 -0.06 -0.80 7.67 6.92 - LU0623004180 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.89 -0.08 -0.80 10.16 9.00 - LU0480535052 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Laurent Develay
Director, Emerging Markets Debt team within BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group

Laurent Develay

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