Multi Asset

BGF Global Allocation Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2012
To
31-Dec-2013
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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2017

13.98 1.60 -2.27 3.24 12.83
Benchmark (%) Index: 36SP500 24FWXUS 24ML5 16CGWGBIX 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, 2017

13.67 4.17 -0.78 6.06 15.69
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, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

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

Number of Issuers 586
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 19, 2018 USD 19,379.662
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 3, 1997
Share Class Currency U.S. Dollar
Share Class Inception Date Jan 3, 1997
Asset Class Multi Asset
Morningstar Category USD Moderate Allocation
Benchmark Index 36SP500 24FWXUS 24ML5 16CGWGBIX Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0072462426
Bloomberg Ticker MERGAAI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5301377
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 NA

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Allocation Fund, Class A2, as of Dec 31, 2017 rated against 551 USD Moderate Allocation 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 Jun 30, 2017)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 29, 2017
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 1.76
APPLE INC 1.31
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.02
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 1.02
AMAZON COM INC 1.00
Name Weight (%)
COMCAST A CORP 0.93
QUALCOMM INC 0.82
DOWDUPONT INC 0.77
DANONE SA 0.77
WILLIAMS INC 0.69
as of Dec 29, 2017
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2 11/30/2022 3.29
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2.25 11/15/2027 3.22
TREASURY NOTE (2OLD) 2 10/31/2022 3.12
TREASURY NOTE (2OLD) 2.25 10/31/2024 2.48
TREASURY NOTE 2.125 09/30/2024 2.38
Name Weight (%)
AUSTRALIA (COMMONWEALTH OF) RegS 2.75 04/21/2024 0.95
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 2.5 07/25/2027 0.79
CANADA (GOVERNMENT OF) 0.5 08/01/2018 0.76
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #362 0.1 03/15/2018 0.57
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #369 0.1 10/15/2018 0.53
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Net Assets

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Net Assets

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Net Assets

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.


% of Net Assets represents the Fund’s exposure based on the economic value of securities and is adjusted for futures, options, and swaps (except with respect to fixed income securities), and convertible bonds.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
A2 USD Accumulating 58.86 0.10 0.17 58.90 51.20 - LU0072462426 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.79 0.03 0.17 17.81 15.44 - LU0468326631 - -
X4 USD Annual 12.80 0.02 0.16 12.81 11.15 - LU0953392981 - -
A4 EUR Annual 47.01 0.12 0.26 49.03 45.04 - LU0408221512 - -
A2RF Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.81 0.02 0.16 12.82 11.43 - LU0343169966 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 17.22 0.03 0.17 17.23 15.04 - LU0480534592 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 30.53 0.05 0.16 30.57 27.49 - LU0212926058 - -
D4 EUR Annual 47.17 0.12 0.26 49.23 45.36 - LU0827880005 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 44.41 0.11 0.25 46.43 42.54 - LU0171283533 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 37.68 0.09 0.24 39.65 36.20 - LU0331284793 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 51.87 0.13 0.25 53.63 49.44 - LU0523293024 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 54.40 0.09 0.17 54.44 47.56 - LU0147396450 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 51.54 0.13 0.25 52.24 49.09 - LU1653088838 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 46.16 0.08 0.17 46.20 40.66 - LU0147395726 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 57.14 0.14 0.25 58.58 54.27 - LU0984173384 - -
A2 HUF Accumulating 14,860.18 72.62 0.49 15,505.81 14,027.09 - LU0566074125 - -
E2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 16.61 0.03 0.18 16.62 14.58 - LU0530192003 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.83 0.02 0.17 11.84 10.34 - LU0260352280 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 17.92 0.03 0.17 17.94 15.54 - LU0827880427 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 13.34 0.02 0.15 13.36 11.82 - LU0827880260 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.73 0.02 0.14 14.74 12.75 - LU0827880690 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 41.32 0.06 0.15 41.37 36.40 - LU0368231949 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 63.13 0.11 0.17 63.18 54.40 - LU0368249560 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 18.52 0.04 0.22 18.53 15.95 - LU0827880187 - -
X2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 20.20 0.03 0.15 20.22 17.23 - LU0525289509 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 32.60 0.06 0.18 32.63 28.54 - LU0827880344 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 37.47 0.06 0.16 37.52 33.49 - LU0212926132 - -
A4 USD Annual 57.58 0.10 0.17 57.62 50.20 - LU0724617625 - -
X2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,159.00 2.00 0.17 1,160.00 1,010.00 - LU1445720094 - -
D4 Hgd EUR Annual 36.51 0.06 0.16 36.56 32.53 - LU0827880773 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 14.28 0.02 0.14 14.29 12.54 - LU0788109477 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating - - - - - - LU1062906877 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.75 0.03 0.20 14.76 12.80 - LU0810842038 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 36.39 0.06 0.17 36.43 32.43 - LU0240613025 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 48.05 0.12 0.25 50.01 45.94 - LU0171283459 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 70.46 0.12 0.17 70.51 60.26 - LU0304953069 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 38.91 0.06 0.15 38.96 34.61 - LU0212925753 - -
D2RF USD Accumulating 63.53 0.11 0.17 63.58 54.86 - LU0329592538 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 31.35 0.05 0.16 31.38 27.65 - LU0236177068 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 70.00 0.13 0.19 70.04 59.86 - LU0328507826 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 42.00 0.07 0.17 42.05 37.07 - LU0329591480 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.09 0.03 0.21 14.10 12.34 - LU0308772762 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Dan Chamby, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

Dan Chamby, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

David Clayton, CFA, JD
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

David Clayton

Kent Hogshire, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

 Kent Hogshire, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

Russ Koesterich, CFA, JD
Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

Russ Koesterich, CFA, JD, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

Literature

Literature