Multi Asset

Global Allocation Fund

Overview

The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment. The fund may invest in smaller company shares which can be more unpredictable and less liquid than those of larger company shares.
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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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Reinvestments

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

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 25, 2019 USD 15,356.539
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 3, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Aug 2, 2017
Asset Class Multi Asset
Morningstar Category USD Moderate Allocation
Benchmark Index 36% SNP500EUR / 24% FTWXUS_EUR / ML5YREURU Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1653088838
Bloomberg Ticker BGGAI2E
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BYP65P0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment -
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 30, 2015
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 0.68
PROCTER & GAMBLE 0.65
GOOGLE INC CLASS C 0.59
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 0.58
ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP 0.58
Name Weight (%)
WELLS FARGO 0.55
FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD 0.46
MOBILEYE NV 0.45
NESTLE SA 0.44
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 0.44
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.

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.


% of Net Assets represents the Fund’s exposure based on the economic value of securities and is adjusted for futures, options, and swaps (except with respect to fixed income securities), and convertible bonds.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
I2 EUR Accumulating 53.45 -0.45 -0.83 53.90 48.70 - LU1653088838 - -
X2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 19.38 -0.09 -0.46 19.78 17.82 - LU0525289509 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.26 -0.05 -0.41 12.93 11.37 - LU0827880260 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 43.11 -0.20 -0.46 44.88 39.86 - LU0147395726 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 27.54 -0.13 -0.47 29.52 25.66 - LU0212926058 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 38.07 -0.33 -0.86 38.62 34.88 - LU0331284793 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 59.79 -0.49 -0.81 60.28 54.26 - LU0984173384 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 51.25 -0.24 -0.47 52.99 47.31 - LU0147396450 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.92 -0.06 -0.43 14.37 12.84 - LU0827880690 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.56 -0.08 -0.45 18.07 16.19 - LU0827880187 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 53.65 -0.45 -0.83 54.10 48.91 - LU0523293024 - -
E2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 15.47 -0.07 -0.45 16.16 14.31 - LU0530192003 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 16.94 -0.07 -0.41 17.49 15.62 - LU0827880427 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 34.11 -0.15 -0.44 36.30 31.71 - LU0212926132 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 60.52 -0.26 -0.43 61.72 55.66 - LU0368249560 - -
A4 EUR Annual 48.10 -0.40 -0.82 48.51 43.93 - LU0408221512 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.73 -0.07 -0.42 17.34 15.44 - LU0468326631 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.06 -0.04 -0.36 11.52 10.22 - LU0260352280 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 45.27 -0.38 -0.83 45.71 41.39 - LU0171283533 - -
D4 Hgd EUR Annual 33.40 -0.15 -0.45 35.48 30.96 - LU0827880773 - -
X4 USD Annual 12.14 -0.05 -0.41 12.56 11.15 - LU0953392981 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 16.13 -0.07 -0.43 16.77 14.90 - LU0480534592 - -
D4 EUR Annual 48.34 -0.41 -0.84 48.89 44.07 - LU0827880005 - -
A2 HUF Accumulating 15,593.19 -139.04 -0.88 16,044.32 14,191.30 - LU0566074125 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.67 -0.05 -0.43 12.39 10.84 - LU0343169966 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 30.40 -0.13 -0.43 31.66 28.12 - LU0827880344 - -
X2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,086.00 -5.00 -0.46 1,130.00 1,005.00 - LU1445720094 - -
A4 USD Annual 54.46 -0.24 -0.44 56.15 50.20 - LU0724617625 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 38.26 -0.17 -0.44 40.18 35.45 - LU0368231949 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 13.36 -0.06 -0.45 13.88 12.35 - LU0788109477 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 35.62 -0.16 -0.45 37.74 33.08 - LU0212925753 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.96 -0.06 -0.43 14.38 12.87 - LU0810842038 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 126.30 -0.58 -0.46 129.24 116.57 - LU1062906877 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 33.24 -0.15 -0.45 35.29 30.87 - LU0240613025 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 55.78 -0.26 -0.46 57.40 51.42 - LU0072462426 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 28.98 -0.12 -0.41 30.39 26.85 - LU0236177068 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 60.75 -0.27 -0.44 62.07 55.90 - LU0329592538 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 38.80 -0.17 -0.44 40.81 35.96 - LU0329591480 - -
D4 GBP Accumulating 41.45 -0.25 -0.60 43.84 39.82 - LU1852330908 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 68.14 -0.30 -0.44 69.15 62.56 - LU0304953069 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 49.27 -0.42 -0.85 49.69 45.00 - LU0171283459 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 67.69 -0.30 -0.44 68.69 62.14 - LU0328507826 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.18 -0.06 -0.45 13.71 12.18 - LU0308772762 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Dan Chamby, CFA
Managing Director, Global Allocation

Managing Director, Global Allocation

David Clayton, CFA, JD
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

David Clayton

Kent Hogshire, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

 Kent Hogshire, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

Russ Koesterich
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

Russ Koesterich, CFA, JD, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

 

Mr. Koesterich's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. He joined the BlackRock Global Allocation team in 2016 as Head of Asset Allocation and was named a portfolio manager of the Fund in 2017. Previously, he was BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Strategist and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Model Portfolio Solutions business, and formerly served as the Global Head of Investment Strategy for scientific active equities and as senior portfolio manager in the U.S. Market Neutral Group. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Koesterich was the Chief North American Strategist at State Street Bank and Trust. He began his investment career at Instinet Research Partners where he occupied several positions in research, including Director of Investment Strategy for both U.S. and European research, and Equity Analyst. He is a frequent contributor to financials news media and the author of two books, including his most recent "The Ten Trillion Dollar Gamble."

 

Mr. Koesterich earned a BA in history from Brandeis University, a JD from Boston College and an MBA from Columbia University. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Literature

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