Fixed Income

BGF Euro Short Duration Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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 11,108.723
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jan 4, 1999
Share Class Inception Date Jan 4, 1999
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 1-3 Years, 500 MM Minimum
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0093504115
Bloomberg Ticker MERESGE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5599097
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEUR500M13
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 0.41
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 0.45
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 1.187

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Short Duration Bond Fund, Class E2, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 489 EUR Diversified Bond - Short Term 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 Jul 27, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 1.65 04/23/2020 4.17
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) RegS 1 02/22/2019 3.05
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0 10/08/2021 2.90
KFW 0 06/30/2021 2.66
EUROPEAN FINANCIAL STABILITY FACIL RegS 0.1 01/19/2021 2.60
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0 05/25/2022 2.59
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.05 01/31/2021 2.04
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0 04/17/2020 2.01
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 1.15 07/30/2020 1.63
IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0 10/18/2022 1.45
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
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.35 0.00 0.00 14.66 14.33 - LU0093504115 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 12.16 0.00 0.00 12.35 12.14 - LU0827878017 - -
A4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.97 0.00 0.00 11.04 10.94 - LU0448387455 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 12.27 0.00 0.00 12.62 12.25 - LU0147388606 - -
D4 EUR Annual 14.84 0.01 0.07 15.06 14.81 - LU0827878108 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 15.75 0.01 0.06 16.00 15.72 - LU0093503810 - -
D4 Hgd USD Annual 10.89 0.00 0.00 10.89 10.74 - LU0903533064 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.51 0.00 0.00 10.51 10.34 - LU1499592035 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 12.12 0.00 0.00 12.32 12.10 - LU0172403825 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.91 0.01 0.09 11.10 10.89 - LU0827877985 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 11.06 0.00 0.00 11.13 11.03 - LU0555993434 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 16.99 0.01 0.06 17.12 16.95 - LU0147388861 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 16.33 0.01 0.06 16.52 16.30 - LU0468289250 - -
A4 EUR Annual 14.78 0.00 0.00 15.02 14.76 - LU0448386994 - -
A4 Hgd USD Annual 11.29 0.00 0.00 11.29 11.16 - LU0448387703 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.67 0.00 0.00 10.89 10.65 - LU0521028638 - -
I5 EUR Quarterly 16.19 0.00 0.00 16.44 16.16 - LU1523256227 - -
A1 EUR Daily 12.11 0.01 0.08 12.30 12.08 - LU0118255248 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.04 0.01 0.08 12.04 11.89 - LU0456865749 - -
D3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.08 0.00 0.00 10.14 10.05 - LU0827891978 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 16.37 0.00 0.00 16.58 16.34 - LU0329592371 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 10.69 0.00 0.00 10.69 10.53 - LU1202926330 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Krautzberger
Managing Director

  

Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen

Literature

Literature