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BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

- 7.29 -14.60 7.48 -2.64
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

- 7.32 -7.40 10.13 -1.45
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-4.50 -2.54 - - 0.97
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-3.81 1.27 - - 3.74
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-6.81 0.93 -1.88 -4.50 -7.43 - - 4.38
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-5.92 0.43 -1.92 -3.81 3.87 - - 17.67
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 27, 2020 USD 2,452.356
12m Trailing Yield as of Oct 31, 2020 7.04
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 157
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date May 25, 2016
Asset Class -
Morningstar Category Other Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.28%
ISIN LU1408528484
Bloomberg Ticker BGELA6H
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BYVFFV7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment HKD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 12.05
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.198
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of - -
5y Beta as of - -

Ratings

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 3.25
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 2.81
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 2.54
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.13 11/21/2029 2.04
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 07/01/2023 1.92
Name Weight (%)
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 6.35 08/12/2028 1.80
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8 01/31/2030 1.69
COLOMBIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.5 08/26/2026 1.66
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 0 07/01/2022 1.62
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 7.5 06/03/2027 1.57
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

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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
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 81.22 -0.19 -0.23 88.22 68.40 - LU1408528484 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.16 -0.02 -0.20 10.50 8.17 - LU1505939139 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP Monthly 9.85 -0.02 -0.20 10.67 8.21 - LU1911699996 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.12 -0.02 -0.64 3.62 2.86 - LU0278461065 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 23.71 -0.12 -0.50 26.02 20.58 - LU1065150267 - -
Class AI5 EUR Quarterly 9.34 -0.05 -0.53 10.84 8.47 - LU1960220660 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.52 -0.02 -0.31 7.06 5.44 - LU0995336418 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 7.80 -0.04 -0.51 9.05 7.07 - LU0995350831 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.51 -0.02 -0.31 7.15 5.49 - LU1133072774 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 22.21 -0.11 -0.49 24.47 19.35 - LU0938162186 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 26.17 -0.06 -0.23 26.70 20.97 - LU0383940458 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.90 -0.02 -0.22 9.25 7.21 - LU1688375184 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.73 -0.01 -0.27 3.97 3.09 - LU0278477574 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 9.31 -0.02 -0.21 9.88 7.63 - LU1495982867 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 21.98 -0.12 -0.54 24.48 19.45 - LU1559746307 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.50 -0.01 -0.15 7.04 5.42 - LU0995345831 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.46 -0.02 -0.24 8.76 6.83 - LU0358998713 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.57 -0.02 -0.36 5.80 4.95 - LU1688375267 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.06 -0.07 -0.69 11.22 9.75 - LU1554267051 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.57 -0.02 -0.26 7.91 6.16 - LU0359002093 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.63 -0.05 -0.24 21.37 16.73 - LU0278476923 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.76 -0.01 -0.27 4.00 3.11 - LU0278470132 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 20.53 -0.12 -0.58 22.99 18.26 - LU0278457204 - -
I2 CHF - 23.78 -0.11 -0.46 26.06 20.62 - LU1781817694 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.15 -0.02 -0.63 3.64 2.88 - LU0278457469 - -
A4 EUR Annual 12.57 -0.07 -0.55 14.75 11.71 - LU0478974834 - -
I2 GBP - 19.67 -0.06 -0.30 20.55 17.54 - LU1741217027 - -
A4 USD Annual 15.02 -0.03 -0.20 16.12 12.65 - LU0548402170 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 89.98 -0.18 -0.20 94.00 73.09 - LU1715605868 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.78 -0.01 -0.13 8.09 6.30 - LU0622213642 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.52 -0.06 -0.24 25.12 19.72 - LU0278470058 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.39 -0.02 -0.27 8.11 6.25 - LU1676225185 - -
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.27 -0.03 -0.36 9.01 7.56 - LU1694209807 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 21.92 -0.12 -0.54 24.44 19.42 - LU0329592702 - -
D3 USD Monthly 15.57 -0.03 -0.19 16.55 12.88 - LU0523291242 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.14 -0.01 -0.16 6.65 5.09 - LU1062843260 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 17.27 -0.10 -0.58 19.53 15.49 - LU0278457972 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.16 -0.02 -0.24 8.86 6.87 - LU1408528211 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.15 -0.02 -0.32 6.67 5.13 - LU0827884841 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 13.04 -0.07 -0.53 15.07 11.92 - LU0827884924 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 26.25 -0.06 -0.23 26.74 21.01 - LU0520955575 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 14.59 -0.03 -0.21 15.15 11.78 - LU0827885491 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 29.17 -0.07 -0.24 31.15 24.14 - LU0388349754 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.34 -0.02 -0.19 10.71 8.34 - LU0827884684 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.03 -0.02 -0.25 8.34 6.50 - LU0473186707 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 19.16 -0.11 -0.57 21.54 17.09 - LU0278459671 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.83 -0.02 -0.23 9.10 7.10 - LU0827884767 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.73 -0.01 -0.27 3.97 3.08 - LU0278478119 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 120.67 -0.28 -0.23 128.86 99.87 - LU0827885061 - -
D4 EUR Annual 12.60 -0.07 -0.55 14.80 11.76 - LU0827885145 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.89 -0.05 -0.22 23.55 18.46 - LU0374975414 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP Quarterly 9.50 0.02 0.21 10.25 7.83 - LU1954752702 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.23 -0.03 -0.48 6.91 5.49 - LU0531082021 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.93 -0.05 -0.50 11.11 8.83 - LU1960220587 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.40 -0.01 -0.13 7.72 6.01 - LU0623004180 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.93 -0.02 -0.20 10.33 8.04 - LU0480535052 - -
D4 USD Annual 15.05 -0.04 -0.27 16.17 12.70 - LU0827885228 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.50 -0.01 -0.13 8.30 6.37 - LU1408528302 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 537.84 -2.56 -0.47 573.35 507.04 - LU1791177113 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.11 -0.02 -0.25 8.90 6.84 - LU1408528724 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 7.99 -0.02 -0.25 8.79 6.78 - LU1408528641 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.44 -0.01 -0.13 7.54 5.93 - LU0344905624 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.18 -0.01 -0.14 7.53 5.85 - LU0474536231 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.15 -0.02 -0.32 6.67 5.13 - LU0575500318 - -

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

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