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BGF European Value 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 GBP, hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in EUR.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

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 18-Oct-2019 EUR 857.43
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 08-Jan-1997
Share Class launch date 19-Jan-2005
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Value Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Value Net in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0204062672
Bloomberg Ticker MEVLADS
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B449011
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEVAEUGBP
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 European Value Fund, Class A4, as of 30-Sep-2019 rated against 285 Europe Large-Cap Value 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

Brian Hall
Managing Director

  

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Sep-2019
Name Weight (%)
SANOFI SA 5.19
TOTAL SA 4.23
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP AG 3.81
ALLIANZ SE 3.72
VINCI SA 3.61
Name Weight (%)
PRUDENTIAL PLC 3.23
RWE AG 3.09
IBERDROLA SA 3.05
ENEL SPA 3.00
LAFARGEHOLCIM LTD 2.79
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 44.16 -0.32 -0.72 47.26 40.57 - LU0204062672 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 12.18 -0.05 -0.41 12.43 10.32 - LU1023061044 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 114.14 -0.49 -0.43 115.82 96.27 - LU1023061713 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 47.83 -0.20 -0.42 50.26 42.03 - LU0162690340 - -
Class E2 USD None 64.77 -0.19 -0.29 67.26 57.31 - LU0171281834 - -
Class D2 USD None 76.88 -0.21 -0.27 79.32 67.33 - LU0827879411 - -
Class I2 EUR None 14.60 -0.06 -0.41 14.92 12.43 - LU0949170939 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 115.74 -0.49 -0.42 117.24 97.28 - LU1333800198 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 11.79 -0.05 -0.42 11.93 9.88 - LU1023061473 - -
Class A2 USD None 70.30 -0.20 -0.28 72.81 61.95 - LU0171281750 - -
Class A2 GBP None 54.53 -0.39 -0.71 57.04 48.98 - LU0171282212 - -
Class A2 EUR None 63.10 -0.27 -0.43 64.82 54.20 - LU0072462186 - -
Class D2 EUR None 69.00 -0.29 -0.42 70.62 58.92 - LU0329592454 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 44.18 -0.31 -0.70 47.54 40.66 - LU0827879502 - -
Class E2 EUR None 58.14 -0.25 -0.43 59.87 50.14 - LU0147394679 - -
Class D2 GBP None 59.63 -0.43 -0.72 62.24 53.24 - LU0827879338 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 12.49 -0.05 -0.40 12.59 10.40 - LU1153585531 - -

Literature

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