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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.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 15, 2019 USD 3,827.025
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jun 26, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Oct 4, 2017
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1694209807
Bloomberg Ticker BGLD5RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BZ7MJB7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

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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
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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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
D5 GBP Quarterly 8.86 0.01 0.11 9.53 8.45 - LU1694209807 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 25.70 0.15 0.59 26.21 23.04 - LU0383940458 - -
A2 CHF Accumulating 23.96 0.15 0.63 24.56 21.72 - LU0938162186 - -
D2 CHF Accumulating 25.44 0.16 0.63 26.08 22.96 - LU1065150267 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 5.62 0.00 0.00 5.95 5.05 - LU1688375267 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 10.38 0.06 0.58 10.78 10.00 - LU1911699996 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.63 0.12 0.59 21.05 18.82 - LU0278476923 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.95 0.05 0.56 9.16 8.32 - LU1688375184 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 6.85 0.04 0.59 7.11 6.59 - LU0995345831 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.45 0.05 0.60 8.62 7.68 - LU0358998713 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.66 0.05 0.66 7.84 7.13 - LU0359002093 - -
Class AI5 EUR - 10.45 0.01 0.10 10.62 10.27 - LU1960220660 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 8.73 0.02 0.23 8.87 8.02 - LU0995350831 - -
I2 GBP - 19.94 0.02 0.10 21.15 18.02 - LU1741217027 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.12 0.06 0.60 10.32 9.20 - LU1505939139 - -
A1 USD Daily 3.85 0.02 0.52 3.97 3.64 - LU0278477574 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 3.52 0.01 0.28 3.59 3.24 - LU0278457469 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.82 0.04 0.51 8.00 7.24 - LU0622213642 - -
A3 HKD Monthly 30.41 0.16 0.53 31.29 28.67 - LU0388349754 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 21.91 0.04 0.18 22.27 19.27 - LU0278457204 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 90.94 0.51 0.56 93.09 84.58 - LU1715605868 - -
I2 CHF - 25.47 0.16 0.63 26.11 22.95 - LU1781817694 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.20 0.14 0.58 24.69 21.81 - LU0278470058 - -
A4 USD Annual 15.53 0.09 0.58 16.55 14.70 - LU0548402170 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 23.29 0.03 0.13 23.67 20.35 - LU1559746307 - -
D3 USD Monthly 16.07 0.09 0.56 16.58 15.18 - LU0523291242 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 14.55 0.02 0.14 14.85 13.39 - LU0827884924 - -
A3 USD Monthly 3.89 0.03 0.78 4.01 3.67 - LU0278470132 - -
C1 USD Daily 3.85 0.02 0.52 3.97 3.64 - LU0278478119 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 23.26 0.03 0.13 23.64 20.36 - LU0329592702 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.62 0.05 0.58 8.94 8.33 - LU1408528211 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.67 0.03 0.16 18.99 16.62 - LU0278457972 - -
A4 EUR Annual 14.06 0.02 0.14 14.82 12.99 - LU0478974834 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 7.89 0.05 0.64 8.22 7.69 - LU1676225185 - -
D3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.49 0.04 0.62 6.72 6.19 - LU0827884841 - -
D4 EUR Annual 14.09 0.02 0.14 14.91 13.02 - LU0827885145 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 14.62 0.08 0.55 14.92 13.39 - LU0827885491 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.51 0.04 0.62 6.78 6.36 - LU1062843260 - -
X2 AUD Accumulating 10.66 0.02 0.19 10.82 8.88 - LU1554267051 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.06 0.04 0.50 8.24 7.45 - LU0473186707 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.71 0.13 0.58 23.17 20.56 - LU0374975414 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.96 0.04 0.58 7.26 6.79 - LU1133072774 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.09 0.04 0.50 8.52 7.97 - LU1408528302 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 10.32 0.06 0.58 10.53 9.37 - LU0827884684 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 9.64 0.05 0.52 9.89 9.12 - LU1495982867 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 25.73 0.14 0.55 26.25 23.03 - LU0520955575 - -
A1 EUR Daily 3.49 0.01 0.29 3.56 3.21 - LU0278461065 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.77 0.05 0.57 8.94 7.93 - LU0827884767 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.87 0.04 0.59 7.14 6.62 - LU0995336418 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.55 0.03 0.15 20.89 18.16 - LU0278459671 - -
D3 HKD Monthly 125.80 0.66 0.53 129.46 118.60 - LU0827885061 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 9.96 0.06 0.61 10.16 9.09 - LU0480535052 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.56 0.05 0.59 8.94 8.36 - LU1408528641 - -
Class X5 Hedged GBP - 9.97 0.01 0.10 10.36 9.76 - LU1954752702 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 85.79 0.52 0.61 89.42 83.59 - LU1408528484 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.48 0.04 0.54 7.67 6.99 - LU0623004180 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.49 0.04 0.62 6.73 6.19 - LU0575500318 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 7.25 0.04 0.55 7.40 6.46 - LU0344905624 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 6.56 0.01 0.15 6.67 5.71 - LU0531082021 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 560.57 1.95 0.35 568.77 499.24 - LU1791177113 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.59 0.01 0.09 10.77 9.83 - LU1960220587 - -
D4 USD Annual 15.57 0.09 0.58 16.65 14.73 - LU0827885228 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.30 0.05 0.69 7.49 6.82 - LU0474536231 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 8.66 0.05 0.58 9.02 8.43 - LU1408528724 - -

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

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