Fixed Income

BGF Asian Tiger 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

8.19 2.29 4.71 6.73 -3.16
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan Asia Credit Index<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

8.32 2.80 5.81 5.78 -0.77
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 15, 2019 USD 2,273.180
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Feb 2, 1996
Share Class Inception Date Apr 2, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Asia Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan Asia Credit Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0764618053
Bloomberg Ticker BGATA6U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7N21J7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JACI_INX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.87
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.81
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 1.206

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Tiger Bond Fund, Class A6, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 230 Asia Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Nov 15, 2017)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.17 01/08/2028 4.00
CNAC HK SYNBR NO CONVER CALL COACS 5 05/05/2020 1.34
ADANI TRANSMISSION LTD RegS 4 08/03/2026 1.26
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 4.75 01/08/2026 1.17
HUTCHISON WHAMPOA INTERNATIONAL 14 RegS 3.625 10/31/2024 1.06
Name Weight (%)
CNOOC NEXEN FINANCE 2014 ULC 4.25 04/30/2024 1.02
OVERSEAS CHINESE TOWN ASIA HOLDING RegS 4.3 12/31/2049 1.01
PERUSAHAAN PENERBIT SBSN INDONESIA RegS 4.55 03/29/2026 0.97
CDBL FUNDING 1 RegS 4.25 12/02/2024 0.86
CNAC HK FINBRIDGE CO LTD RegS 4.625 03/14/2023 0.85
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
A6 USD Monthly 10.93 0.00 0.00 11.76 10.74 - LU0764618053 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.62 0.00 0.00 11.87 11.32 - LU1111085012 - -
D3 USD Monthly 12.14 0.00 0.00 12.94 11.92 - LU0827875344 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.91 0.00 0.00 10.36 9.70 - LU1559745671 - -
A3 USD Monthly 12.13 0.01 0.08 12.92 11.91 - LU0172393414 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.97 0.00 0.00 13.46 12.68 - LU0540000063 - -
A8 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.36 0.00 0.00 11.20 10.18 - LU1200839881 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 94.66 0.02 0.02 102.06 93.02 - LU1257007309 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 39.67 0.01 0.03 40.78 38.71 - LU0063729296 - -
D6 USD Monthly 11.36 0.00 0.00 12.17 11.16 - LU0827875427 - -
I3 USD Monthly 10.52 0.01 0.10 11.22 10.32 - LU1456638573 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 31.30 0.01 0.03 32.58 30.60 - LU0147399470 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.50 0.00 0.00 11.31 10.32 - LU0496654236 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.65 0.00 0.00 11.32 10.45 - LU1062842700 - -
C1 USD Daily 12.27 0.01 0.08 13.07 12.04 - LU0147399041 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.93 0.00 0.00 11.68 10.74 - LU0803752632 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.04 0.00 0.00 7.72 6.93 - LU1200839618 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.05 0.00 0.00 9.84 8.90 - LU1149717156 - -
X3 USD Monthly 10.11 0.01 0.10 10.77 9.92 - LU0984171172 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.42 0.01 0.10 11.13 10.23 - LU0841155764 - -
A6 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.58 0.00 0.00 10.63 9.45 - LU1200839535 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 82.37 0.01 0.01 89.71 81.01 - LU0784395997 - -
Class I5 EUR Hedged EUR Quarterly 8.98 0.00 0.00 9.84 8.90 - LU1196525700 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.29 0.01 0.09 12.21 11.10 - LU1200839709 - -
A1 USD Daily 12.09 0.00 0.00 12.89 11.87 - LU0063728728 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 9.73 0.00 0.00 10.03 9.50 - LU1728037687 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.12 0.00 0.00 10.71 9.92 - LU1250980452 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.78 0.00 0.00 11.65 10.59 - LU0871639620 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 36.55 0.01 0.03 37.76 35.70 - LU0147399801 - -
D3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.51 0.00 0.00 11.32 10.33 - LU0827875690 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 13.14 0.00 0.00 13.45 12.81 - LU0776122383 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.38 0.00 0.00 10.91 10.17 - LU1250973911 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.46 0.01 0.08 12.87 12.17 - LU0969580215 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.51 0.01 0.11 10.29 9.30 - LU1250979793 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 99.36 0.05 0.05 106.75 97.44 - LU1023054775 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.70 0.00 0.00 12.32 11.47 - LU0969580132 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.55 0.00 0.00 10.28 9.39 - LU0830182670 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.51 0.00 0.00 10.30 9.30 - LU1250978043 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 8.91 0.00 0.00 9.78 8.79 - LU0841166456 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 31.91 0.04 0.13 32.04 29.53 - LU0277197249 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Neeraj Seth
Neeraj Seth
Ronie Ganguly
Ronie Ganguly
Artur Piasecki
Artur Piasecki

Literature

Literature