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BGF Emerging Markets 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 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 USD, 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 23-Aug-2019 USD 790.56
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Nov-1993
Share Class launch date 01-Dec-1993
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0047713382
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSEMI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4938237
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGF
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Jul-2019 rated against 2136 Global Emerging Markets 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 21-Jun-2019)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Gordon Fraser
Gordon Fraser
Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 4.75
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 4.24
BANK OF CHINA LTD 3.26
NOTRE DAME INTERMEDICA PARTICIPACOES SA 2.73
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.70
Name Weight (%)
SBERBANK ROSSII PAO 2.44
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA 2.41
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 2.22
BB SEGURIDADE PARTICIPACOES SA 2.09
SJM HOLDINGS LTD 2.03
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 USD None 34.72 -0.24 -0.69 37.48 31.26 - LU0047713382 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.85 -0.05 -0.51 10.50 9.59 - LU1960220405 - -
Class D2 USD None 38.40 -0.27 -0.70 41.43 34.37 - LU0252970164 - -
Class E2 EUR None 28.31 -0.13 -0.46 30.20 24.87 - LU0171276081 - -
Class A2 EUR None 31.37 -0.14 -0.44 33.45 27.44 - LU0171275786 - -
Class A2 CZK None 808.75 -3.76 -0.46 855.26 708.97 - LU1791183517 - -
Class I5 USD - 10.40 0.03 0.29 11.19 9.34 - LU1866970491 - -
Class D2 EUR None 34.69 -0.16 -0.46 36.97 30.16 - LU0252967376 - -
Class E2 USD None 31.34 -0.22 -0.70 33.85 28.33 - LU0090830653 - -

Literature

Literature