Equity

BlackRock Continental European Fund

Overview

The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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31-Dec-2013
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31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
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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

-2.82 14.63 13.04 18.05 -10.63
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE World Europe ex UK Gross Return - in GBP<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

0.15 5.35 19.69 17.53 -9.45
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

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 16, 2019 GBP 487.926
Price Yield as of Jan 24, 2018 0.34
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Dec 16, 1983
Share Class Inception Date Dec 16, 1983
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE World Europe ex UK Gross Return - in GBP
Investment Association Category Europe Excluding UK
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB0005804728
Bloomberg Ticker MRCEURA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 0580472
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTRSERXU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 500
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 50
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Continental European Fund, Class A, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 526 Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
NOVO NORDISK A/S 6.31
LONZA GROUP AG 5.99
SAFRAN SA 5.86
SAP SE 5.60
SIKA AG 4.76
Name Weight (%)
THALES SA 3.66
RELX PLC 3.59
UNILEVER NV 3.32
ASML HOLDING NV 3.04
KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 2.91
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
A Accumulating 22.23 GB0005804728 -
A Daily 18.29 GB0005804504 -
D Accumulating 23.37 GB00B4VY9893 -
D Daily 18.55 GB00B6YTYJ18 -
X Accumulating 1.30 GB00BYSXC022 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stefan Gries
Stefan Gries
Giles Rothbarth
Giles Rothbarth

Literature

Literature