Fixed Income

BGF Euro Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

7.81 0.40 4.85 2.56 -1.66
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of Dec 31, 2018

8.25 -0.43 4.75 2.42 -1.14
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 22, 2019 EUR 2,474.607
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Share Class Inception Date Jul 31, 2006
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Corporate Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Euro Corporate Index (ER00)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0162660350
Bloomberg Ticker MLCORA1
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7588684
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ER00
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.12
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.40
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 0.989

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Corporate Bond Fund, Class A1, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 958 EUR Corporate Bond 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 Jul 27, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC RegS 1.5 12/04/2024 1.00
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV NV MTN RegS 2.75 03/17/2036 0.77
BANCO DE SABADELL SA MTN RegS 1.625 03/07/2024 0.75
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 1.4 01/23/2026 0.70
BERTELSMANN SE & CO KGAA RegS 3 04/23/2075 0.66
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ CORPORATE BOND UCITS ETF 0.64
MONDI FINANCE PLC MTN RegS 1.625 04/27/2026 0.63
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM INTERNATIONAL FIN MTN RegS 2 12/01/2029 0.60
CAIXABANK SA MTN RegS 1.125 05/17/2024 0.58
TELEPERFORMANCE RegS 1.875 07/02/2025 0.57
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are 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
A1 EUR Daily 13.34 0.01 0.08 13.62 13.22 - LU0162660350 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.41 0.01 0.10 10.46 10.29 - LU1445719088 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 14.00 0.01 0.07 14.28 13.88 - LU0500207542 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 18.11 0.01 0.06 18.25 17.92 - LU0414062595 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 15.17 0.01 0.07 15.47 15.04 - LU0162659931 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.23 9.98 - LU1445718783 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 13.51 0.01 0.07 13.87 13.39 - LU0162661242 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 99.87 0.08 0.08 101.50 98.93 - LU1622601463 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.96 0.00 0.00 10.16 9.88 - LU1445717629 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 10.76 0.01 0.09 10.86 10.65 - LU1373033965 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 13.11 0.01 0.08 13.38 12.99 - LU0827877803 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.33 0.01 0.10 10.40 10.22 - LU1445718197 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.76 0.01 0.09 10.76 10.47 - LU1445718437 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 13.10 0.01 0.08 13.38 12.98 - LU0172394222 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.12 0.01 0.10 10.25 10.02 - LU1445719757 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 420.17 0.68 0.16 429.68 416.40 - LU1791176222 - -
I2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.46 0.01 0.10 10.51 10.33 - LU1445719328 - -
Class X5 EUR Quarterly 9.84 0.00 0.00 10.00 9.75 - LU1760134277 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.65 0.00 0.00 10.65 10.41 - LU1445717389 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 16.40 0.01 0.06 16.64 16.25 - LU0162658883 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 9.98 0.01 0.10 10.19 9.89 - LU1502568287 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 17.10 0.02 0.12 17.27 16.93 - LU0368266499 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers
Jozef Prokes
Jozef Prokes

Literature

Literature