Multi Asset

BGF Global Allocation Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Sep-2012
To
30-Sep-2013
From
30-Sep-2013
To
30-Sep-2014
From
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2017

9.30 6.79 -5.48 6.47 9.83
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 Sep 30, 2017

9.79 8.17 -2.97 10.65 10.08

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 581
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 17, 2017 USD 18,534.692
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 -
Use of Income NA

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Allocation Fund, Class A2, as of Oct 31, 2017 rated against 535 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 Oct 31, 2017
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 1.76
APPLE INC 1.12
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.02
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 0.97
AMAZON COM INC 0.97
Name Weight (%)
DOWDUPONT INC 0.81
DANONE SA 0.77
COMCAST A CORP 0.68
QUALCOMM INC 0.68
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 0.67
as of Oct 31, 2017
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2.125 09/30/2024 4.98
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2 10/31/2022 3.22
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2.25 08/15/2027 2.92
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 1.875 09/30/2022 2.26
TREASURY (CPI) NOTES 0.125 04/15/2022 1.77
Name Weight (%)
AUSTRALIA (COMMONWEALTH OF) RegS 2.75 04/21/2024 0.96
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 2.5 07/25/2027 0.76
CANADA (GOVERNMENT OF) 0.5 08/01/2018 0.76
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #362 0.1 03/15/2018 0.57
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 0.54
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2017

% of Net Assets

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 31, 2017

% of Net Assets

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of Oct 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 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 56.04 0.06 0.11 56.50 49.91 - LU0072462426 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 50.87 -0.01 -0.02 52.24 49.09 - LU1653088838 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 37.33 -0.02 -0.05 39.65 36.20 - LU0331284793 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.61 0.02 0.11 17.75 15.49 - LU0827880187 - -
A2RF Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.27 0.02 0.16 12.38 11.18 - LU0343169966 - -
D4 EUR Annual 46.58 -0.01 -0.02 49.23 45.36 - LU0827880005 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 29.29 0.02 0.07 29.57 26.92 - LU0212926058 - -
X2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 19.19 0.02 0.10 19.34 16.71 - LU0525289509 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 56.33 -0.01 -0.02 58.58 54.27 - LU0984173384 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 16.45 0.02 0.12 16.58 14.65 - LU0480534592 - -
X4 USD Annual 12.15 0.01 0.08 12.24 10.84 - LU0953392981 - -
A4 EUR Annual 46.47 -0.01 -0.02 49.03 45.04 - LU0408221512 - -
A2 HUF Accumulating 14,809.53 -41.30 -0.28 15,505.81 14,027.09 - LU0566074125 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.01 0.02 0.14 14.12 12.41 - LU0827880690 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 43.94 -0.02 -0.05 46.43 42.54 - LU0171283533 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 12.76 0.01 0.08 12.88 11.54 - LU0827880260 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 44.04 0.05 0.11 44.41 39.72 - LU0147395726 - -
E2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 15.88 0.02 0.13 16.01 14.21 - LU0530192003 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.95 0.02 0.12 17.09 15.01 - LU0468326631 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 51.21 -0.01 -0.02 53.63 49.44 - LU0523293024 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 51.83 0.05 0.10 52.27 46.40 - LU0147396450 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 35.91 0.04 0.11 36.23 32.75 - LU0212926132 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.29 0.01 0.09 11.39 10.08 - LU0260352280 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 17.10 0.02 0.12 17.24 15.12 - LU0827880427 - -
A4 USD Annual 54.82 0.06 0.11 55.27 48.93 - LU0724617625 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 31.10 0.03 0.10 31.36 27.83 - LU0827880344 - -
D4 Hgd EUR Annual 34.91 0.03 0.09 35.22 31.74 - LU0827880773 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating - - - - - - LU1062906877 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 13.61 0.01 0.07 13.73 12.23 - LU0788109477 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.04 0.02 0.14 14.15 12.45 - LU0810842038 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 66.45 0.08 0.12 66.96 58.18 - LU0328507826 - -
J2 USD Accumulating 66.89 0.08 0.12 67.40 58.57 - LU0304953069 - -
X2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,105.00 1.00 0.09 1,114.00 984.00 - LU1445720094 - -
D2RF USD Accumulating 60.41 0.07 0.12 60.89 53.40 - LU0329592538 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 60.01 0.07 0.12 60.48 52.94 - LU0368249560 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 39.50 0.04 0.10 39.84 35.50 - LU0368231949 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 37.25 0.03 0.08 37.59 33.81 - LU0212925753 - -
A4 Hgd EUR Annual 34.84 0.04 0.11 35.15 31.68 - LU0240613025 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 40.16 0.04 0.10 40.51 36.17 - LU0329591480 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 47.51 -0.01 -0.02 50.01 45.94 - LU0171283459 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.43 0.01 0.07 13.55 12.03 - LU0308772762 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 29.94 0.03 0.10 30.20 27.00 - LU0236177068 - -

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