Equity

BGF European 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
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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

2.06 10.42 -6.07 6.27 -14.97
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR<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

6.84 8.22 2.58 10.24 -10.57
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 15, 2019 EUR 1,385.282
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Nov 30, 1993
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0090830901
Bloomberg Ticker MERSEEE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5599213
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker M7EU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

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 2, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.48
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.61
SANOFI SA 3.54
ALLIANZ SE 3.30
DIAGEO PLC 3.30
Name Weight (%)
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 3.04
SAFRAN SA 2.99
SIKA AG 2.99
EXPERIAN PLC 2.88
TOTAL SA 2.82
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
E2 EUR Accumulating 95.56 1.01 1.07 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 92.27 0.75 0.82 109.04 83.76 - LU0338175176 - -
A4 EUR Annual 98.87 1.04 1.06 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 118.87 0.98 0.83 139.03 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
A2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.74 0.13 1.12 12.84 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.34 0.12 1.07 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 15.31 0.16 1.06 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.74 0.17 1.09 17.14 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 97.08 1.02 1.06 105.15 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 116.47 1.22 1.06 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 131.14 1.08 0.83 152.43 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
I2 Hgd USD Accumulating 11.55 0.12 1.05 12.49 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 116.37 1.22 1.06 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -
D4 GBP Annual 87.61 0.51 0.59 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 12.05 0.13 1.09 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
A4 GBP Annual 87.33 0.50 0.58 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
Class S2 EUR Accumulating 9.36 0.10 1.08 10.22 8.35 - LU1722863302 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.54 0.15 1.04 15.75 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 124.09 1.31 1.07 136.42 110.62 - LU0147392624 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 81.88 0.86 1.06 92.03 73.29 - LU0147391493 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 105.48 1.11 1.06 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
A2 Hgd CAD Accumulating 10.73 0.11 1.04 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
D4 EUR Accumulating 98.60 -0.42 -0.42 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.44 0.11 1.06 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 15,444.00 105.00 0.68 17,843.00 13,737.00 - LU1165522308 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nigel Bolton, FCSI
Managing Director, CIO of Fundamental Active Equities and Head of the European Equity team within BlackRock's Equity business

 

 

Brian Hall
Brian Hall

Literature

Literature