Fixed Income

BGF Emerging Markets 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

5.63 -1.63 12.56 7.28 -7.06
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index<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

7.43 1.18 10.15 10.26 -4.26
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 USD 2,729.552
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Share Class Inception Date Oct 1, 2004
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0200680600
Bloomberg Ticker MLEMUA2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B441X18
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JPGCCOMP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 5.54
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 5.35
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 0.981

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund, Class A2, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 870 Global Emerging Markets 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 9, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
UKRAINE REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 7.375 09/25/2032 1.52
ECUADOR (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 7.95 06/20/2024 1.21
OMAN SULTANATE OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 6.5 03/08/2047 1.13
SINOPEC GROUP OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT RegS 3.25 04/28/2025 1.08
OMAN SULTANATE OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 6.75 01/17/2048 1.05
Name Weight (%)
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 1.03
URUGUAY (ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF) 5.1 06/18/2050 0.96
PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 0 05/17/2035 0.91
CNAC HK FINBRIDGE CO LTD RegS 4.625 03/14/2023 0.90
PANAMA REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 3.875 03/17/2028 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
A2 USD Accumulating 17.56 0.11 0.63 18.40 16.68 - LU0200680600 - -
Class X5 Hedged CHF - 10.24 0.07 0.69 10.24 9.81 - LU1904800973 - -
I2 Hgd GBP - 9.68 0.06 0.62 10.00 9.21 - LU1806518533 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 92.57 0.58 0.63 103.66 88.89 - LU1109561420 - -
Class I5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.37 0.06 0.64 10.46 9.04 - LU1323999216 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 14.69 0.10 0.69 15.58 13.97 - LU0200681673 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 18.81 0.12 0.64 19.58 17.85 - LU0297941386 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 20.36 0.12 0.59 21.03 19.30 - LU0200682721 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 14.41 0.10 0.70 14.41 13.33 - LU0200684180 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 15.94 0.10 0.63 17.20 15.21 - LU0413376566 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.45 0.06 0.58 11.34 9.98 - LU1062842882 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 103.23 0.64 0.62 103.23 99.67 - LU1919856051 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 16.39 0.10 0.61 17.26 15.58 - LU0200681830 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.32 0.12 0.66 19.50 17.45 - LU0343170543 - -
A1 EUR Daily 8.26 0.06 0.73 8.33 7.84 - LU0200683703 - -
C1 USD Daily 9.40 0.06 0.64 10.17 8.98 - LU0200681327 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 15.44 0.11 0.72 15.44 14.22 - LU0200683885 - -
A1 USD Daily 9.40 0.06 0.64 10.17 8.98 - LU0200680436 - -
A4 EUR Annual 11.80 0.08 0.68 12.05 11.17 - LU1072326561 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 8.55 0.06 0.71 8.62 8.11 - LU0200684008 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 16.54 0.10 0.61 17.75 15.77 - LU0827877399 - -
A3 USD Monthly 9.73 0.06 0.62 10.54 9.31 - LU0200680782 - -
D3 EUR Monthly 8.57 0.06 0.71 8.64 8.13 - LU0827877126 - -
Class I4 USD - 9.70 0.06 0.62 10.00 9.21 - LU1806518293 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.75 0.06 0.62 10.56 9.33 - LU0827876821 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.12 0.06 0.66 10.18 8.79 - LU1062842965 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 394.87 3.54 0.90 394.87 365.67 - LU1791181735 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 16.53 0.12 0.73 16.53 15.14 - LU0827877043 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 16.93 0.11 0.65 17.60 16.06 - LU1180455567 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 8.43 0.06 0.72 9.41 8.09 - LU0871639893 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.21 0.07 0.63 12.01 10.69 - LU1057294727 - -
A6 Hgd CAD Monthly 9.28 0.06 0.65 10.41 8.90 - LU1408528054 - -
Class X5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.02 0.05 0.56 10.08 8.72 - LU1722865000 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 14.88 0.11 0.74 14.88 13.61 - LU1048586868 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 64.29 0.40 0.63 72.27 61.70 - LU0764619960 - -
I2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.40 0.06 0.64 10.11 8.97 - LU1618350562 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.42 0.06 0.58 11.14 9.94 - LU1403444356 - -
A6 USD Monthly 8.58 0.06 0.70 9.53 8.22 - LU0764617162 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.05 0.06 0.67 10.25 8.70 - LU1408527916 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 9.33 0.06 0.65 10.46 8.96 - LU1408528138 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 17.90 0.13 0.73 17.90 16.27 - LU0988581723 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.38 0.07 0.62 11.99 10.82 - LU1373034005 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.22 0.07 0.63 11.99 10.68 - LU1057296771 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Michel Aubenas, CFA
Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets Fixed Income

Michel Aubenas, CFA

Literature

Literature