Fixed Income

BGF Asian Tiger 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

6.85 1.02 3.42 5.39 -4.37
Benchmark (%) Index: JP Morgan Asia Credit 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

8.32 2.80 5.81 5.78 -0.77
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 Feb 21, 2019 USD 2,303.545
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Feb 2, 1996
Share Class Inception Date Nov 24, 2003
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Asia Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan Asia Credit Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0147399470
Bloomberg Ticker MASIACA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7452068
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker JACI_INX
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 Jan 31, 2019 3.01
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jan 31, 2019 2.90
5y Beta as of Jan 31, 2019 1.199

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Tiger Bond Fund, Class C2, as of Jan 31, 2019 rated against 235 Asia 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 Nov 15, 2017)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.17 01/08/2028 1.82
CNAC HK SYNBR NO CONVER CALL COACS 5 05/05/2020 1.29
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) MTN RegS 4.75 01/08/2026 1.13
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.5 05/15/2038 1.07
HUTCHISON WHAMPOA INTERNATIONAL 14 RegS 3.625 10/31/2024 1.03
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2.875 08/15/2028 1.01
TREASURY NOTE (2OLD) 2.875 05/15/2028 1.00
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 3.125 11/15/2028 1.00
CNOOC NEXEN FINANCE 2014 ULC 4.25 04/30/2024 0.99
OVERSEAS CHINESE TOWN ASIA HOLDING RegS 4.3 12/31/2049 0.99
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% 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 USD Accumulating 31.93 -0.03 -0.09 32.01 30.60 - LU0147399470 - -
D6 USD Monthly 11.56 -0.01 -0.09 11.94 11.16 - LU0827875427 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.88 -0.01 -0.08 11.89 11.32 - LU1111085012 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 96.18 -0.07 -0.07 100.22 93.02 - LU1257007309 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.12 -0.01 -0.09 11.46 10.74 - LU0803752632 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.83 -0.01 -0.09 11.11 10.45 - LU1062842700 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 83.66 -0.08 -0.10 87.83 81.01 - LU0784395997 - -
Class I5 EUR Hedged EUR Quarterly 9.14 -0.01 -0.11 9.67 8.90 - LU1196525700 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.19 -0.01 -0.11 9.64 8.90 - LU1149717156 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.59 -0.01 -0.09 10.93 10.23 - LU0841155764 - -
D3 USD Monthly 12.36 -0.01 -0.08 12.70 11.92 - LU0827875344 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.67 -0.01 -0.09 11.08 10.32 - LU0496654236 - -
C1 USD Daily 12.48 -0.01 -0.08 12.81 12.04 - LU0147399041 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.23 -0.01 -0.08 13.24 12.68 - LU0540000063 - -
I3 USD Monthly 10.71 0.00 0.00 11.00 10.32 - LU1456638573 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 7.14 0.00 0.00 7.55 6.93 - LU1200839618 - -
D3 Hgd HKD Monthly 10.68 -0.01 -0.09 11.10 10.33 - LU0827875690 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.10 -0.01 -0.10 10.18 9.70 - LU1559745671 - -
X3 USD Monthly 10.29 -0.01 -0.10 10.57 9.92 - LU0984171172 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 40.51 -0.04 -0.10 40.55 38.71 - LU0063729296 - -
A6 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.71 -0.01 -0.10 10.39 9.45 - LU1200839535 - -
A3 USD Monthly 12.34 -0.01 -0.08 12.68 11.91 - LU0172393414 - -
A8 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.53 -0.01 -0.09 10.98 10.18 - LU1200839881 - -
A8 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.47 -0.01 -0.09 11.97 11.10 - LU1200839709 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.30 -0.01 -0.10 10.51 9.92 - LU1250980452 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.69 -0.01 -0.10 10.11 9.30 - LU1250979793 - -
A6 USD Monthly 11.12 -0.01 -0.09 11.53 10.74 - LU0764618053 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.69 -0.01 -0.10 10.12 9.30 - LU1250978043 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.57 -0.01 -0.09 10.72 10.17 - LU1250973911 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 13.43 -0.01 -0.07 13.44 12.81 - LU0776122383 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.71 -0.01 -0.10 10.07 9.39 - LU0830182670 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 37.31 -0.03 -0.08 37.34 35.70 - LU0147399801 - -
A1 USD Daily 12.30 -0.02 -0.16 12.63 11.87 - LU0063728728 - -
I2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 9.93 -0.01 -0.10 9.94 9.50 - LU1728037687 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 32.89 -0.04 -0.12 33.02 29.53 - LU0277197249 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.72 -0.01 -0.08 12.73 12.17 - LU0969580215 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 10.96 -0.01 -0.09 11.42 10.59 - LU0871639620 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.04 -0.01 -0.11 9.57 8.79 - LU0841166456 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 101.23 -0.06 -0.06 104.79 97.44 - LU1023054775 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.91 -0.02 -0.17 12.10 11.47 - LU0969580132 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Neeraj Seth
Neeraj Seth
Ronie Ganguly
Ronie Ganguly
Artur Piasecki
Artur Piasecki

Literature

Literature