Equity

BGF European Special Situations 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 EUR.

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 22-Mar-2019 EUR 1,133.54
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 14-Oct-2002
Share Class launch date 19-May-2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0252965834
Bloomberg Ticker MEREGDE
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3K7X24
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Special Situations Fund, Class D2, as of 28-Feb-2019 rated against 317 Europe Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 06-Nov-2018)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Constantis
Michael Constantis

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2019
Name Weight (%)
SAP SE 4.18
SAFRAN SA 3.88
ASML HOLDING NV 3.67
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.57
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 3.09
Name Weight (%)
UNILEVER PLC 2.83
RELX PLC 2.75
DIAGEO PLC 2.66
FERRARI NV 2.64
DEUTSCHE WOHNEN SE 2.40
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 D2 EUR None 46.58 -0.35 -0.75 48.99 39.10 - LU0252965834 - -
Class A2 Hedged CAD None 14.57 -0.11 -0.75 15.19 12.19 - LU1023062521 - -
Class D2 USD None 52.53 -0.83 -1.56 57.28 44.68 - LU0827879171 - -
Class I2 EUR None 12.49 -0.09 -0.72 13.11 10.48 - LU0369584999 - -
Class A2 USD None 47.60 -0.75 -1.55 52.23 40.56 - LU0171276677 - -
Class A2 EUR None 42.20 -0.32 -0.75 44.65 35.49 - LU0154234636 - -
Class E2 EUR None 39.30 -0.29 -0.73 41.73 33.08 - LU0154235443 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 15.39 -0.12 -0.77 16.02 12.86 - LU1023062109 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 333.37 -2.48 -0.74 343.57 278.76 - LU1244156169 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 106.56 -0.79 -0.74 110.98 89.20 - LU1355424745 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 16.21 -0.12 -0.73 16.75 13.53 - LU0969580561 - -
Class A2 Hedged GBP None 14.02 -0.11 -0.78 14.76 11.79 - LU1023063255 - -
Class E2 USD None 44.32 -0.70 -1.55 48.85 37.81 - LU0171277139 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 15.17 -0.12 -0.78 15.59 12.64 - LU1078072763 - -

Literature

Literature