Equity

BGF Continental European Flexible Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
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

0.16 16.01 14.71 27.23 -12.52
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE World Europe ex UK (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

0.16 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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 19, 2019 EUR 3,437.571
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 24, 1986
Share Class Inception Date Nov 6, 2009
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE World Europe ex UK (in GBP)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0462858084
Bloomberg Ticker BGFCOX4
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B5B8BY8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTXUKEUGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Continental European Flexible Fund, Class X4, as of Jan 31, 2019 rated against 534 Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity 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 Nov 4, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
SAP SE 5.90
NOVO NORDISK A/S 5.08
SAFRAN SA 5.00
SIKA AG 4.24
AIRBUS SE 4.17
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.95
LONZA GROUP AG 3.62
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 3.38
DSV A/S 3.20
FERRARI NV 3.15
Holdings 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
X4 GBP Annual 20.28 -0.15 -0.73 23.50 18.44 - LU0462858084 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 13.55 -0.09 -0.66 15.64 12.33 - LU1330249563 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 33.34 -0.07 -0.21 36.34 29.15 - LU0827876151 - -
D4 Hgd USD Annual 35.80 -0.07 -0.20 39.18 31.30 - LU0669554353 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 22.08 -0.05 -0.23 24.76 19.43 - LU0224105980 - -
A4 GBP Annual 19.98 -0.14 -0.70 23.02 18.21 - LU0071969892 - -
D4 EUR Annual 23.15 -0.05 -0.22 25.84 20.33 - LU1202926504 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 26.74 -0.06 -0.22 30.76 23.73 - LU0769137737 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 17.43 -0.04 -0.23 19.34 15.30 - LU0888974473 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.21 -0.03 -0.25 13.36 10.69 - LU1196525536 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 22.23 -0.05 -0.22 24.68 19.51 - LU0827876409 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 25.50 -0.06 -0.23 28.35 22.39 - LU0406496546 - -
D4 GBP Annual 20.17 -0.15 -0.74 23.26 18.37 - LU0827876318 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 27.48 -0.06 -0.22 30.34 24.10 - LU0224106442 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 23.21 -0.05 -0.21 25.66 20.37 - LU0827876235 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.07 -0.02 -0.17 13.14 10.55 - LU1207311066 - -
A4 Hgd GBP Annual 21.99 -0.05 -0.23 24.44 19.33 - LU0534241806 - -
A4 EUR Annual 23.09 -0.05 -0.22 25.80 20.30 - LU0628613803 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 20.10 -0.04 -0.20 22.65 17.70 - LU0224105808 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 23.62 -0.05 -0.21 26.39 20.76 - LU0224105477 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Alister Hibbert
Alister Hibbert
Giles Rothbarth
Giles Rothbarth

Literature

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