Equity

BGF Emerging Europe 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
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31-Dec-2017
From
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

-24.56 -10.03 21.31 22.63 -15.74
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Europe 10/40 (net) in USD Performance 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

-29.52 -14.70 25.70 20.34 -11.20
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 22, 2019 EUR 788.272
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Dec 29, 1995
Share Class Inception Date Sep 1, 1998
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Emerging Europe Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Europe 10/40 (net) in USD Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171273575
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSEDI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5535228
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEM1040US
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

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Europe Fund, Class A2, as of Jan 31, 2019 rated against 225 Emerging Europe Equity 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 Sep 27, 2017)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
PJSC GAZPROM ADR CDI 9.77
SBERBANK RUSSIA SPONSORED ADR REPR 7.38
PJSC LUKOIL SPONSORED ADR REPRESEN 5.27
ROSNEFT OIL COMPANY GDR 5.23
POWSZECHNA KASA OSZCZEDNOSCI BANK 4.34
Name Weight (%)
MAGNIT 4.28
BANK PEKAO SA 3.76
YANDEX NV CLASS A 3.48
GEDEON RICHTER 3.29
ALIOR BANK SA 3.22
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
A2 USD Accumulating 113.36 0.58 0.51 136.93 103.21 - LU0171273575 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 102.52 0.52 0.51 124.45 93.41 - LU0171274896 - -
A4 GBP Annual 81.44 0.61 0.75 93.01 74.53 - LU0204061609 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 90.44 0.52 0.58 101.14 80.99 - LU0090830497 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 111.06 0.65 0.59 122.67 98.89 - LU0252967533 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 9.48 0.05 0.53 10.36 8.40 - LU0572106309 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 11.69 0.07 0.60 12.76 10.35 - LU0147383631 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 100.01 0.58 0.58 111.29 89.35 - LU0011850392 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 77.49 0.44 0.57 87.31 69.63 - LU0147383045 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 87.84 0.44 0.50 107.42 80.13 - LU0338174369 - -
J2 EUR Accumulating 129.59 0.76 0.59 141.36 114.74 - LU0245445753 - -
D4 GBP Annual 81.49 0.61 0.75 93.14 74.32 - LU0827876664 - -
X4 GBP Annual 81.77 0.62 0.76 93.61 74.16 - LU0513876275 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 84.99 0.49 0.58 92.86 75.40 - LU0827876748 - -
A4 EUR Annual 93.28 0.54 0.58 105.22 83.34 - LU0408221355 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 125.88 0.64 0.51 150.94 114.48 - LU0827876581 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Samuel Vecht, CFA
Head of Emerging Europe & Frontier Markets

Samuel Vecht

Christopher Colunga
Christopher Colunga

Literature

Literature