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BGF Global SmallCap 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 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 20-Sep-2019 USD 204.60
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 04-Nov-1994
Share Class launch date 19-May-2003
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Small-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC World Small Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171288334
Bloomberg Ticker MERGSMA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B03R591
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSWRSMLEUR
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 Global SmallCap Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Aug-2019 rated against 242 Global Small-Cap Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Raffaele Savi
Raffaele Savi
Kevin Franklin
Kevin Franklin

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Aug-2019
Name Weight (%)
EASTGROUP PROPERTIES REIT INC 1.04
EXANTAS CAPITAL CORP 0.66
LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL SA 0.60
AEON REIT INVESTMENT REIT CORP 0.58
DOUGLAS EMMETT REIT INC 0.56
Name Weight (%)
CHEMED CORP 0.55
CRANE 0.53
HILLENBRAND INC 0.53
BIO RAD LABORATORIES INC CLASS A 0.52
LIFE STORAGE INC 0.51
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 EUR None 92.97 0.37 0.40 92.97 74.97 - LU0171288334 - -
Class E2 USD None 94.14 0.03 0.03 99.87 79.01 - LU0147403843 - -
Class D2 EUR None 101.09 0.41 0.41 101.09 81.06 - LU0376433602 - -
Class E2 EUR None 85.42 0.34 0.40 85.49 69.13 - LU0171288508 - -
Class A2 USD None 102.46 0.04 0.04 108.15 85.68 - LU0054578231 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 11.61 0.01 0.09 12.40 9.78 - LU1023057448 - -

Literature

Literature