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BGF World Technology 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 Share Class 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 06-Dec-2019 USD 2,102.05
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 03-Mar-1995
Share Class launch date 03-Mar-1995
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Technology
Benchmark Index MSCI All Country World Information Technology- Net Return in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0056508442
Bloomberg Ticker MEILU LX
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4557223
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACWINTEC
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

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Technology Fund, Class A2, as of 30-Nov-2019 rated against 351 Sector Equity Technology 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 13-Sep-2019)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony Kim
Tony Kim

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Nov-2019
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 3.94
APPLE INC 3.23
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING ADR REPRESEN 3.16
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 2.98
AMAZON COM INC 2.57
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 2.49
SALESFORCE.COM INC 2.41
TWILIO INC CLASS A 1.75
ADOBE INC 1.65
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 1.52
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 40.04 0.24 0.60 40.64 28.26 - LU0056508442 - -
Class I2 EUR None 14.39 0.14 0.98 14.66 9.75 - LU1722863211 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR - 11.84 0.07 0.59 12.10 8.52 - LU1728554749 - -
Class E2 EUR None 33.32 0.33 1.00 33.96 22.91 - LU0171310955 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 11.03 0.00 0.00 11.29 7.90 - LU1852331112 - -
Class A2 GBP None 30.51 0.25 0.83 33.00 22.34 - LU0171311680 - -
Class A2 EUR None 36.21 0.36 1.00 36.90 24.78 - LU0171310443 - -
Class E2 USD None 36.84 0.22 0.60 37.46 26.12 - LU0147408487 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.90 0.01 0.09 11.22 9.43 - LU1960224811 - -
Class D2 USD None 43.40 0.26 0.60 44.02 30.41 - LU0724618946 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 11.49 0.06 0.52 11.79 8.35 - LU1822773716 - -
Class D2 EUR None 39.25 0.39 1.00 39.99 26.66 - LU0376438312 - -
Class D2 GBP None 33.07 0.27 0.82 35.68 24.04 - LU0827890491 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 1,135.00 6.00 0.53 1,160.00 977.00 - LU1948809444 - -

Literature

Literature