Equity

BGF Asian Dragon 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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 18-Jan-2019 USD 2,945.08
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 20-Mar-2003
Share Class launch date 31-Oct-2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Asia ex Japan Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171269466
Bloomberg Ticker MERDRBB
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7453016
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACXJPEUR
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 Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Dragon Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Dec-2018 rated against 759 Asia ex Japan 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 09-Oct-2018)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Dec-2018
Name Weight (%)
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 4.72
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 4.48
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 4.07
NETEASE INC 3.00
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 3.00
Name Weight (%)
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.69
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP 2.61
LARSEN & TOUBRO LTD 2.51
ASTRA INTERNATIONAL TBK. PT. 2.29
MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD 2.27
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Dec-2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund
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 A2 EUR None 34.43 0.38 1.12 40.64 31.25 - LU0171269466 - -
Class I2 Hedged AUD None 9.53 0.10 1.06 12.26 8.65 - LU1664188957 - -
Class I2 EUR None 10.01 0.11 1.11 11.70 9.06 - LU1250987382 - -
Class D2 GBP None 32.94 0.34 1.04 38.44 29.92 - LU0827875187 - -
Class A2 GBP None 30.34 0.32 1.07 35.66 27.62 - LU0171270639 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 12.14 0.12 1.00 16.05 11.10 - LU1279613100 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 29.14 0.30 1.04 34.28 26.53 - LU0204061278 - -
Class E2 USD None 36.04 0.36 1.01 46.45 32.74 - LU0147401631 - -
Class E2 EUR None 31.68 0.34 1.08 37.58 28.79 - LU0171270985 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 12.32 0.12 0.98 16.02 11.21 - LU1048588211 - -
Class I2 USD None 11.38 0.11 0.98 14.46 10.31 - LU1214678440 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 9.65 0.11 1.15 11.40 8.74 - LU1330249480 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 29.40 0.31 1.07 34.60 26.70 - LU0827875260 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 12.28 0.12 0.99 16.22 11.22 - LU1279613365 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 8.49 0.09 1.07 10.00 7.71 - LU1260044513 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 12.44 0.12 0.97 16.33 11.36 - LU1279613282 - -
Class D2 USD None 42.52 0.42 1.00 54.14 38.52 - LU0411709560 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 109.32 1.09 1.01 142.12 99.39 - LU1499592209 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 12.60 0.12 0.96 16.53 11.49 - LU1279613522 - -
Class D2 EUR None 37.38 0.41 1.11 43.80 33.87 - LU0329592298 - -
Class A2 USD None 39.17 0.39 1.01 50.23 35.54 - LU0072462343 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 13.29 0.13 0.99 17.28 12.10 - LU1023056804 - -
Class I4 USD Annual 10.96 0.11 1.01 14.08 9.93 - LU1250982748 - -
Class D2 Hedged AUD None 19.64 0.19 0.98 25.35 17.85 - LU1697774625 - -

Literature

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