Equity

BGF Swiss Small & MidCap Opportunities 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

  • Returns


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

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

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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 17-Apr-2019 CHF 893.08
Base Currency CHF
Fund Launch Date 01-Aug-2008
Share Class launch date 01-Aug-2008
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Switzerland Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index Switzerland SPI Extra Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0376446257
Bloomberg Ticker BGSWOPA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3BR0G6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPISMMCHF
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment CHF 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment CHF 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Swiss Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Mar-2019 rated against 134 Switzerland Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

David Tovey
David Tovey
Christopher Sykes
Christopher Sykes

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-2019
Name Weight (%)
PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING AG 9.03
STRAUMANN HOLDING AG 8.63
BALOISE HOLDING AG 7.51
SCHINDLER HOLDING AG 7.35
LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL S.A. 5.75
Name Weight (%)
SIKA AG 4.95
TEMENOS AG 4.89
FORBO HOLDING AG 4.53
BELIMO HOLDING AG 3.82
TECAN GROUP AG 3.36
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 A2 CHF None 496.67 0.11 0.02 516.16 400.63 - LU0376446257 - -
Class I2 CHF None 26.41 0.00 0.00 27.27 21.24 - LU0376447578 - -
Class D2 CHF None 538.10 0.13 0.02 556.55 433.07 - LU0376447149 - -
Class D3 CHF Monthly 17.10 0.00 0.00 17.69 13.77 - LU1276852404 - -

Literature

Literature