For qualified investors

Aiming to get the best
out of bonds

The BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund combines BlackRock’s highest conviction views from across all of fundamental fixed income to create a diversified portfolio, free of benchmark constraints, that maximises opportunities in bond markets while producing returns that are less correlated to traditional fixed income indices.

What sets us apart?

The fund leverages deep resources and specialised market insights as well as a CIO-led investment process enable an unbiased focus on best investment opportunities globally - in the most efficient and effective form. We believe this diversified approach (“to generate a little bit of money a lot of times”), coupled with broad sector and duration flexibility is a hallmark of the Fund and critical to generating durable, attractive risk-adjusted returns in the future.

FIGO is one of the most highly diversified multi-sector unconstrained fixed income funds in the marketplace today. We believe that this focus on diversification, low-volatility high risk-adjusted returns sets us apart from many competitor funds.

Rigorous risk management, equipped to help weather all markets

The independent risk management team, best-in-class risk systems and proprietary analytics help provide the portfolio managers with a comprehensive understanding of risk. We believe this helps to ensure that all risk is taken deliberately and diversified risk ensures durable, consistent alpha.

In fact, FIGO has been awarded the highly coveted Silver Morningstar Analyst Rating, demonstrating strong recognition for its “risk-focused and disciplined process that stands out among peers”*.

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Morningstar, March 2017.

A track record illustrates flexible investing skill

FIGO delivered superior risk adjusted returns versus competitors and outperformed traditional bonds in each period of rising rates. The fund’s consistent and attractive risk-adjusted returns across varied market environments demonstrate exactly why we believe the Fund could become the core of your clients’ bond portfolios.

Therefore, Investors who are able to allocate to the global bond space, including emerging markets, corporate bonds and asset backed securities, as well as utilise strategies such as relative value and actively manage duration and risk, can still achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns.

Return diversification from the standard deck


Source: BlackRock. *From 31 May 2013 – 30 June 2013. **Cumulative period 31 May 2013 to 31 March 2017. Totals may not add to rounding. Based on estimated gross returns from attribution model. Past performance is not a guide to current or future performance. The fund is actively managed and its characteristics will vary. This data is for informational purposes only. BlackRock is not making any recommendation or soliciting any action based upon the information provided. Past performance is not a guide to current or future performance. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN IS NOT GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATE OR COMPLETE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, BLACKROCK SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, FOR DELAYS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN, OR FOR ANY RESULTS BASED ON YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION HAS NOT BEEN AUDITED, AND BLACKROCK DOES NOT GUARANTEE ITS SUITABILITY FOR ANY PURPOSE.