Equity

BGF European 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 NZD, 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 21-Mar-2019 EUR 1,308.98
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 30-Nov-1993
Share Class launch date 26-Feb-2014
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1023060319
Bloomberg Ticker BGEUA2N
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BJMZFC2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment NZD 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment NZD 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Fund, Class A2 Hedged, as of 31-Jul-2018 rated against 228 Other 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-Jul-2015)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nigel Bolton
Head of European equities, BlackRock

  

Brian Hall
Managing Director

  

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2019
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.28
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.60
SANOFI SA 3.23
DIAGEO PLC 3.18
SAFRAN SA 2.95
Name Weight (%)
SIKA AG 2.84
EXPERIAN PLC 2.83
TOTAL SA 2.77
ALLIANZ SE 2.62
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 2.55
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 Hedged NZD None 12.24 -0.02 -0.16 12.84 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 15.97 -0.03 -0.19 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 12.57 -0.02 -0.16 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 90.06 0.48 0.54 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
Class A2 Hedged CAD None 11.20 -0.02 -0.18 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
Class A2 Hedged GBP None 10.87 -0.03 -0.28 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -
Class D2 EUR None 121.27 -0.25 -0.21 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -
Class E2 EUR None 99.46 -0.20 -0.20 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 89.71 0.48 0.54 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
Class A2 USD None 124.89 -0.11 -0.09 139.03 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
Class D2 USD None 137.88 -0.13 -0.09 152.43 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
Class I2 EUR None 121.40 -0.24 -0.20 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 102.96 -0.21 -0.20 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
Class D4 EUR None 104.05 -0.75 -0.72 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
Class A2 EUR None 109.84 -0.22 -0.20 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
Class I2 Hedged USD None 12.08 -0.02 -0.17 12.49 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 15.20 -0.03 -0.20 15.75 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 16.44 -0.03 -0.18 17.14 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 11.84 -0.02 -0.17 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 101.33 -0.18 -0.18 105.15 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -

Literature

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