Equity

BGF New Energy 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

  From
30.Sep.2013
To
30.Sep.2014
From
30.Sep.2014
To
30.Sep.2015
From
30.Sep.2015
To
30.Sep.2016
From
30.Sep.2016
To
30.Sep.2017
From
30.Sep.2017
To
30.Sep.2018
Total Return (%) Total return is expressed as the percentage change of an investment over a certain timeframe. It includes the net income earned by the investment in terms of dividends or interest along with any change in the capital value of the investment.

as of 30-Sep-2018

5.31 -12.54 17.69 18.00 -2.90
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total Return (%) Total return is expressed as the percentage change of an investment over a certain timeframe. It includes the net income earned by the investment in terms of dividends or interest along with any change in the capital value of the investment. 27.61 -2.34 -2.16 2.08 25.42
Annual w/ Sales Charge (%) Max Sales Charge: 5.00 21.23 -7.22 -7.05 -3.02 19.15

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 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 13-Dec-2018 USD 1,003.80
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-2001
Share Class launch date 19-May-2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Alternative Energy
Benchmark Index FUND HAS NO BENCHMARK IN USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0252969661
Bloomberg Ticker MERNEDU
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3KTK85
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDDUWI
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF New Energy Fund, Class D2, as of 30-Nov-2018 rated against 89 Sector Equity Alternative Energy Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Alastair Bishop
Alastair Bishop
Charles Lilford
Charles Lilford

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Nov-2018
Name Weight (%)
NEXTERA ENERGY INC 6.32
ENEL SPA 5.53
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 5.16
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE 4.76
EDP RENOVAVEIS SA 4.70
Name Weight (%)
NATIONAL GRID PLC 3.84
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL PLC 3.57
KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 3.52
ABB LTD 3.46
CANADIAN SOLAR INC 3.33
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 USD None 9.43 0.04 0.43 10.99 8.94 - LU0252969661 - -
Class A2 USD None 8.54 0.03 0.35 10.02 8.11 - LU0124384867 - -
Class E2 USD None 7.83 0.03 0.38 9.23 7.44 - LU0124386052 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 7.58 0.04 0.53 8.40 7.18 - LU0827885574 - -
Class E2 EUR None 6.90 0.04 0.58 7.66 6.55 - LU0171290074 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 7.45 0.04 0.54 8.25 7.07 - LU0408221868 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 8.69 0.03 0.35 10.00 8.28 - LU1822773807 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 6.92 0.02 0.29 7.53 6.47 - LU0435534705 - -
Class I2 USD None 9.33 0.04 0.43 10.85 8.85 - LU0534476519 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 6.71 0.02 0.30 7.28 6.28 - LU0204063720 - -
Class A2 EUR None 7.53 0.04 0.53 8.33 7.14 - LU0171289902 - -
Class D2 EUR None 8.31 0.05 0.61 9.16 7.87 - LU0252964944 - -

Literature

Literature