Equity

BGF Continental European Flexible Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Dec 31, 2018

5.86 21.70 -1.96 20.92 -14.03
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE World Europe x UK TR - in EUR<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

7.38 10.92 3.35 13.01 -10.45
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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 15, 2019 EUR 3,330.450
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 24, 1986
Share Class Inception Date Dec 22, 2008
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE World Europe x UK TR - in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0406496546
Bloomberg Ticker MIGOEUH
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3KMFL2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTREERXU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Continental European Flexible Fund, Class D2, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 526 Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity 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 Nov 4, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
SAP SE 6.01
SAFRAN SA 4.86
SIKA AG 4.65
LONZA GROUP AG 4.64
NOVO NORDISK A/S 4.53
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.42
AIRBUS SE 4.03
THALES SA 3.13
UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT SA 3.06
KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 2.89
Holdings 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
D2 EUR Accumulating 23.69 0.20 0.85 28.35 22.39 - LU0406496546 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 25.15 0.18 0.72 31.95 23.73 - LU0769137737 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 21.56 0.18 0.84 25.66 20.37 - LU0827876235 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.17 0.09 0.81 13.14 10.55 - LU1207311066 - -
X4 GBP Annual 19.27 0.15 0.78 23.50 18.44 - LU0462858084 - -
D4 Hgd USD Annual 33.15 0.28 0.85 39.18 31.30 - LU0669554353 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 20.65 0.18 0.88 24.68 19.51 - LU0827876409 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 21.96 0.18 0.83 26.39 20.76 - LU0224105477 - -
D4 EUR Annual 21.50 0.17 0.80 25.84 20.33 - LU1202926504 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 12.88 0.10 0.78 15.64 12.33 - LU1330249563 - -
A4 GBP Annual 19.02 0.15 0.79 23.02 18.21 - LU0071969892 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 16.19 0.14 0.87 19.34 15.30 - LU0888974473 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.70 0.15 0.81 22.65 17.70 - LU0224105808 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 30.88 0.26 0.85 36.34 29.15 - LU0827876151 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.32 0.10 0.89 13.36 10.69 - LU1196525536 - -
D4 GBP Annual 19.18 0.15 0.79 23.26 18.37 - LU0827876318 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.54 0.17 0.83 24.76 19.43 - LU0224105980 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 25.50 0.21 0.83 30.34 24.10 - LU0224106442 - -
A4 Hgd GBP Annual 20.44 0.17 0.84 24.44 19.33 - LU0534241806 - -
A4 EUR Annual 21.47 0.18 0.85 25.80 20.30 - LU0628613803 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Alister Hibbert
Alister Hibbert

Literature

Literature