Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond 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 EUR, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

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-Apr-2019 USD 1,762.91
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 31-Oct-2002
Share Class launch date 02-Sep-2003
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML US Corp & Govt Index in EUR, 1-3 Yrs
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0172420597
Bloomberg Ticker MLULDEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DCX0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML1-3GCEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund, Class A3, as of 31-Dec-2017 rated against 180 USD Diversified Bond - Short Term Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Scott MacLellan
Scott MacLellan
Thomas Musmanno, CFA
Thomas Musmanno, CFA

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-2019
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 02/29/2020 4.25
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 02/29/2020 2.27
FNMA 15YR TBA(REG B) 2.5 04/15/2019 1.84
SOFI_17-D A2FX 144A 1.19
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 03/31/2020 1.14
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 01/31/2020 1.14
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2.5 02/15/2022 1.09
TREASURY NOTE 1 11/30/2019 1.00
SHIRE ACQUISITIONS INVESTMENTS IRE 1.9 09/23/2019 0.97
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2.375 03/15/2022 0.95
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 29-Mar-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settlement 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.
as of 29-Mar-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 29-Mar-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-2019

% of Market Value

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
Class A3 EUR Monthly 7.55 0.03 0.40 7.55 6.89 - LU0172420597 - -
Class E2 USD None 12.31 0.01 0.08 12.32 12.05 - LU0154237738 - -
Class I2 USD None 10.48 0.01 0.10 10.48 10.17 - LU1479925726 - -
Class AI2 USD - 10.01 0.01 0.10 10.01 10.00 - LU1960224225 - -
Class I5 USD USD - 10.10 0.01 0.10 10.12 9.96 - LU1883300532 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 8.92 0.03 0.34 8.92 8.84 - LU1960224142 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 9.89 0.01 0.10 9.91 9.78 - LU1423762613 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 9.72 0.01 0.10 9.74 9.59 - LU0592702228 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 9.86 0.01 0.10 9.88 9.75 - LU1423762027 - -
Class E2 EUR None 10.98 0.04 0.37 10.98 9.86 - LU0171298564 - -
Class A3 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.57 0.00 0.00 9.64 9.48 - LU1062843773 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 9.93 0.00 0.00 9.99 9.84 - LU0839485744 - -
Class A2 USD None 13.46 0.00 0.00 13.47 13.12 - LU0154237225 - -
Class D2 USD None 13.77 0.01 0.07 13.77 13.37 - LU0827887356 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 8.45 0.00 0.00 8.47 8.35 - LU0155445546 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 8.46 0.00 0.00 8.48 8.35 - LU0172419748 - -

Literature

Literature