Fixed Income

BGF Global High Yield 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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 18, 2019 USD 1,237.458
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date May 16, 2003
Share Class Inception Date Apr 5, 2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global High Yield Bond
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Global High Yield Constrained (HW0C) 100% USD Hedged Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0764819032
Bloomberg Ticker BGGHI3U
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B468PT9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MLGHYCUSH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 4.32
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 4.80
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 1.016

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global High Yield Bond Fund, Class I3, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 494 Global High Yield Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Oct 17, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.22
PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BV 4.375 05/20/2023 0.89
STARS GROUP INC 0.67
ALTICE LUXEMBOURG SA 144A 7.75 05/15/2022 0.51
BWAY HOLDING CO RegS 4.75 04/15/2024 0.51
Name Weight (%)
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 8.40113 02/15/2040 0.49
HCA INC 5.5 06/15/2047 0.49
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.48
ALLIANT HOLDINGS INTERMEDIATE LLC 144A 8.25 08/01/2023 0.45
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 7.625 03/15/2020 0.43
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
I3 USD Monthly 10.03 0.02 0.20 10.64 9.74 - LU0764819032 - -
A1 EUR Daily 5.11 0.00 0.00 5.57 4.98 - LU0118259661 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 10.08 0.02 0.20 10.99 9.78 - LU0500207039 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 101.92 0.17 0.17 101.92 98.71 - LU1919856135 - -
A5 EUR Quarterly 10.45 0.03 0.29 10.77 9.84 - LU1125545993 - -
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 5.23 0.00 0.00 5.70 5.09 - LU0147394323 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.61 0.01 0.10 10.06 9.34 - LU1830001522 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 19.35 0.05 0.26 19.61 17.58 - LU0628613712 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 17.08 0.02 0.12 17.71 16.57 - LU0368267034 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.33 0.04 0.21 19.90 18.73 - LU0147394752 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 10.13 0.02 0.20 10.27 9.80 - LU0580566189 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 5.10 0.01 0.20 5.56 4.95 - LU0827882472 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.66 0.03 0.21 15.38 14.22 - LU0093505864 - -
A1 USD Daily 7.65 0.01 0.13 8.11 7.43 - LU0171284770 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 25.75 0.04 0.16 26.16 24.93 - LU0297941899 - -
D5 Hgd GBP Quarterly 8.83 0.02 0.23 9.54 8.56 - LU1072327023 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 13.48 0.03 0.22 13.81 13.05 - LU0849758007 - -
D3 USD Monthly 7.75 0.02 0.26 8.22 7.52 - LU0827882126 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 21.10 0.03 0.14 21.68 20.45 - LU0331284447 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.90 0.02 0.16 13.64 12.53 - LU0147394596 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 18.39 0.03 0.16 18.89 17.83 - LU0372548783 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 6.61 0.01 0.15 7.18 6.42 - LU0871640040 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.16 0.02 0.12 16.88 15.68 - LU0093504206 - -
A2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 12.77 0.02 0.16 13.34 12.39 - LU0797429023 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 25.91 0.05 0.19 26.30 25.07 - LU0369584726 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 51.14 0.08 0.16 55.80 49.70 - LU0784402520 - -
Class X8 Hedged AUD Monthly 9.41 0.02 0.21 10.05 9.13 - LU1258857488 - -
A6 USD Monthly 6.76 0.01 0.15 7.30 6.56 - LU0764618640 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 9.87 0.01 0.10 10.13 9.57 - LU1791806000 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 87.56 0.16 0.18 94.59 84.88 - LU1023055319 - -
X4 Hgd EUR Annual 8.89 0.01 0.11 9.70 8.62 - LU0984200880 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 24.28 0.04 0.17 24.71 23.51 - LU0171284937 - -
C1 USD Daily 7.84 0.01 0.13 8.31 7.62 - LU0331284363 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.01 0.03 0.14 22.45 21.32 - LU0171285157 - -
I2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 11.69 0.02 0.17 11.90 11.32 - LU1153585705 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 5.07 0.01 0.20 5.53 4.93 - LU0172401704 - -
A3 USD Monthly 7.71 0.02 0.26 8.17 7.48 - LU0172401969 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 17.52 0.03 0.17 18.12 16.99 - LU0567554463 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit

 James E. Keenan

Jose Aguilar
Jose Aguilar
David Delbos
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

David Delbos

Mitchell Garfin
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

Mitchell Garfin

Stephen Gough
Stephen Gough

Literature

Literature