Fixed Income

BGF Euro 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

10.00 0.27 1.85 -0.22 -1.91
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+<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

11.11 1.00 3.31 0.67 0.42
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 18, 2019 EUR 4,763.652
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Mar 31, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 24, 2003
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 500+
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0147393358
Bloomberg Ticker MEUBDCA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7455670
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEHEUR500P
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 Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.75
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 3.13
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 0.948

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class C2, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 1160 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective Sep 15, 2017)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
BELGIUM (KINGDOM OF) 1.6 06/22/2047 1.83
BELGIUM (KINGDOM OF) 0.8 06/22/2027 1.40
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 1.4 04/30/2028 1.36
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.7 05/01/2020 1.34
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.25
Name Weight (%)
IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.9 05/15/2028 1.07
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.05 04/15/2021 1.01
KFW 0.125 10/04/2024 0.95
KFW MTN 0.125 06/07/2023 0.92
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 5.4 01/31/2023 0.90
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
C2 EUR Accumulating 22.14 0.00 0.00 22.63 21.94 - LU0147393358 - -
Class I4 EUR - 9.89 0.00 0.00 10.00 9.77 - LU1808491655 - -
E5 EUR Quarterly 24.17 0.00 0.00 24.56 23.92 - LU0500207468 - -
A1 EUR Daily 19.35 0.00 0.00 19.61 19.14 - LU0118259232 - -
I4 Hgd USD - 10.10 0.00 0.00 10.10 9.86 - LU1808491812 - -
D3 USD Monthly 22.04 -0.02 -0.09 24.35 21.68 - LU0827877639 - -
A4 GBP Annual 22.94 -0.02 -0.09 23.65 22.49 - LU0204069685 - -
A4 EUR Annual 25.94 -0.01 -0.04 26.32 25.66 - LU0430265933 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 28.61 0.00 0.00 28.95 28.29 - LU0050372472 - -
A1 USD Daily 22.01 -0.02 -0.09 24.31 21.64 - LU0171278889 - -
A3 USD Monthly 22.01 -0.02 -0.09 24.31 21.65 - LU0172748641 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.19 -0.03 -0.12 28.11 24.81 - LU0331283399 - -
D4 GBP Annual 23.02 -0.01 -0.04 23.78 22.55 - LU0827877712 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.43 0.00 0.00 10.50 10.26 - LU1376384282 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 103.15 0.00 0.00 103.15 101.44 - LU1499592381 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 9.92 0.00 0.00 10.01 9.80 - LU1722863484 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 32.55 -0.03 -0.09 35.87 32.00 - LU0171279184 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.41 0.00 0.00 10.48 10.25 - LU1376384365 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 29.82 0.00 0.00 30.11 29.47 - LU0297941469 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 19.37 0.00 0.00 19.64 19.17 - LU0827877555 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 29.46 -0.03 -0.10 32.63 28.98 - LU0171279937 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 33.93 -0.03 -0.09 37.28 33.34 - LU0827877472 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 25.89 0.00 0.00 26.31 25.63 - LU0090830810 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 31.82 0.00 0.00 31.99 31.40 - LU0298377911 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.02 0.00 0.00 13.02 12.62 - LU0869640077 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 19.34 -0.01 -0.05 19.61 19.14 - LU0172396516 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.28 0.00 0.00 14.40 14.11 - LU0368229703 - -
D4 EUR Annual 11.49 0.00 0.00 11.67 11.36 - LU0938162699 - -
I2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,007.00 0.00 0.00 1,015.00 996.00 - LU1668661629 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 1,012.00 990.00 - LU1668663914 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.57 0.00 0.00 11.73 11.45 - LU1266592374 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.04 0.00 0.00 11.04 10.68 - LU1376384100 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.75 0.00 0.00 12.75 12.40 - LU0869650977 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 731.73 1.31 0.18 749.62 727.48 - LU1791174284 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.27 0.00 0.00 10.39 10.16 - LU1180456292 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Krautzberger
Managing Director

  

Literature

Literature