Fixed Income

BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 19-Mar-19 USD 1,941.343
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 19-Oct-07
Inception Date 14-May-09
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0326960662
Bloomberg Ticker MLGCBD2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4NRGT6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund, Class D2, as of 28-Feb-19 rated against 169 Global Corporate Bond - USD Hedged 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 30-Apr-18)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-19
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 7.40
SAP SE RegS 0.25 03/10/2022 0.72
VOLKSWAGEN INTERNATIONAL FINANCE N RegS 1.875 03/30/2027 0.72
GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL CO INC MTN RegS 2.2 04/01/2024 0.72
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE 2.905 07/24/2023 0.69
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.452 12/05/2029 0.67
BANCO DE SABADELL SA MTN RegS 1.625 03/07/2024 0.62
MORGAN STANLEY 3.737 04/24/2024 0.61
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE MTN 3.85 07/08/2024 0.53
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.005 04/23/2029 0.49
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 28-Feb-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 28-Feb-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-19

% 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
Class D2 USD None 14.38 0.01 0.07 14.38 13.75 - LU0326960662 - -
Class X4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.24 0.01 0.11 9.40 8.88 - LU0414062165 - -
Class A3 Hedged NZD Monthly 11.65 0.00 0.00 11.65 11.23 - LU0803752475 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 9.90 0.00 0.00 9.90 9.56 - LU1625162489 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 9.75 0.00 0.00 9.75 9.39 - LU1222731728 - -
Class A8 Hedged NZD Monthly 9.41 0.00 0.00 9.53 9.11 - LU1149717313 - -
Class A2 USD None 13.73 0.01 0.07 13.73 13.15 - LU0297942194 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 10.65 0.00 0.00 10.75 10.29 - LU0788109634 - -
Class X2 Hedged EUR None 13.93 0.01 0.07 13.93 13.43 - LU0414062249 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 11.87 0.00 0.00 11.99 11.49 - LU0307653898 - -
Class E2 USD None 12.96 0.01 0.08 12.96 12.43 - LU0326961470 - -
Class A8 Hedged CNH Monthly 96.70 0.05 0.05 97.98 93.61 - LU1220227653 - -
Class A6 Hedged HKD Monthly 79.66 0.03 0.04 81.24 77.22 - LU0788109550 - -
Class I2 USD None 11.02 0.01 0.09 11.02 10.53 - LU1181254019 - -
Class A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 10.18 0.00 0.00 10.32 9.86 - LU0816460231 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 13.11 0.00 0.00 13.13 12.66 - LU0326951752 - -
Class A8 Hedged AUD Monthly 10.70 0.01 0.09 10.83 10.35 - LU0871639976 - -
Class A6 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.52 0.01 0.11 9.68 9.22 - LU1435395121 - -
Class A3 Hedged CAD Monthly 10.55 0.01 0.09 10.59 10.17 - LU0816460157 - -
Class A4 Hedged EUR Annual 8.85 0.00 0.00 9.08 8.56 - LU0303846876 - -
Class D5 Hedged GBP None 10.05 0.01 0.10 10.05 9.73 - LU1814255474 - -
Class A5 USD Quarterly 10.54 0.01 0.09 10.54 10.14 - LU0825403933 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 12.53 0.00 0.00 12.60 12.12 - LU0297942434 - -
Class A3 Hedged AUD Monthly 11.53 0.01 0.09 11.53 11.11 - LU0816460074 - -
Class X2 USD None 15.23 0.01 0.07 15.23 14.52 - LU0434566104 - -
Class I4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.85 0.00 0.00 10.01 9.48 - LU1403442228 - -
Class A2 Hedged SEK None 99.50 0.02 0.02 100.06 96.18 - LU1162516634 - -
Class I2 Hedged CAD None 10.93 0.00 0.00 10.93 10.48 - LU1153585614 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andreas Doerrenhaus
Andreas Doerrenhaus
Michael Krautzberger
Head, BlackRock’s Pan-European Fixed Income Team

     

Literature

Literature