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BGF Continental European Flexible 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.

Please note the Fund-specific risks under the relevant section in Disclaimer.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

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The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in EUR.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 23-Aug-2019 EUR 3,495.10
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 24-Nov-1986
Share Class launch date 22-Jul-2005
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE World Europe ex UK (in GBP)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0071969892
Bloomberg Ticker MIGOEUI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B0FBSM5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTXUKEUGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1,000.00
Use of Income Distributing

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Continental European Flexible Fund, Class A4, as of 30-Jun-2019 rated against 548 Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 05-Jul-2019)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Alister Hibbert
Alister Hibbert
Giles Rothbarth
Giles Rothbarth

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
SAP SE 6.07
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.88
AIRBUS SE 5.37
NOVO NORDISK A/S 4.89
SAFRAN SA 4.82
Name Weight (%)
SIKA AG 4.08
ASML HOLDING NV 3.91
DSV A/S 3.91
FERRARI NV 3.75
LONZA GROUP AG 3.55
Holdings 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
Class A4 GBP Annual 22.64 -0.12 -0.53 23.40 18.21 - LU0071969892 - -
Class A2 USD None 28.52 -0.20 -0.70 30.64 23.73 - LU0769137737 - -
Class D2 USD None 30.91 -0.21 -0.67 32.82 29.62 - LU1984140423 - -
Class I2 Hedged USD None 13.44 -0.06 -0.44 13.94 10.55 - LU1207311066 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.46 -0.04 -0.38 10.90 9.84 - LU1960219654 - -
Class E2 EUR None 24.02 -0.12 -0.50 25.07 19.43 - LU0224105980 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 13.53 -0.06 -0.44 14.05 10.69 - LU1196525536 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 25.54 -0.12 -0.47 26.60 20.37 - LU0827876235 - -
Class I2 EUR None 19.11 -0.09 -0.47 19.90 15.30 - LU0888974473 - -
Class I4 Hedged USD Annual 13.84 -0.06 -0.43 14.36 10.87 - LU1505938164 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 37.07 -0.17 -0.46 38.47 29.15 - LU0827876151 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 24.46 -0.11 -0.45 25.48 19.51 - LU0827876409 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 25.19 -0.11 -0.43 26.27 20.30 - LU0628613803 - -
Class A4 Hedged GBP Annual 24.11 -0.11 -0.45 25.14 19.33 - LU0534241806 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 25.34 -0.12 -0.47 26.41 20.33 - LU1202926504 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 22.94 -0.12 -0.52 23.69 18.37 - LU0827876318 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 15.43 -0.08 -0.52 15.93 12.33 - LU1330249563 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 17.04 -0.08 -0.47 17.75 13.65 - LU1505937943 - -
Class A2 EUR None 25.76 -0.12 -0.46 26.87 20.76 - LU0224105477 - -
Class D4 Hedged USD Annual 39.80 -0.18 -0.45 41.31 31.30 - LU0669554353 - -
Class D2 EUR None 27.92 -0.13 -0.46 29.09 22.39 - LU0406496546 - -

Literature

Literature