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

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

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, hedged Share Class 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 07-Aug-20 USD 2,139.367
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 19-Oct-07
Inception Date 07-Jun-17
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - EUR Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1625162489
Bloomberg Ticker BGCI2EH
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BYTPFF3
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile The fund’s ESG Percentile compared to its Lipper peer group. as of 09-Jul-20 76.56
Fund Lipper Global Classification The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification. as of 09-Jul-20 Bond Global Corporates
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 09-Jul-20, based on holdings as of 31-Jan-20. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Transparency on Business Involvement metrics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics using links below.

 

Business Involvement metrics are calculated using MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this research to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a Fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement.

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Corporate Bond Fund, Class I2 Hedged, as of 31-Jul-20 rated against 229 Global Corporate Bond - EUR Hedged Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-20
Name Weight (%)
BARCLAYS PLC MTN RegS 3.375 04/02/2025 1.04
CITIGROUP INC 4.412 03/31/2031 0.87
BMW US CAPITAL LLC 144A 3.9 04/09/2025 0.72
COMCAST CORPORATION 4.6 10/15/2038 0.66
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.272 01/15/2036 0.54
Name Weight (%)
T-MOBILE USA INC 144A 3.75 04/15/2027 0.52
APPLE INC 2.513 08/19/2024 0.51
TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 23 RegS 3 12/31/2049 0.51
UBS AG RegS 5.125 05/15/2024 0.51
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 3.702 05/06/2030 0.50
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jul-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 31-Jul-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-20

% 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 I2 Hedged EUR None 11.08 0.01 0.09 11.08 9.17 - LU1625162489 - -
Class D5 Hedged GBP None 10.99 0.02 0.18 10.99 9.13 - LU1814255474 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 14.65 0.03 0.21 14.65 12.12 - LU0326951752 - -
Class A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 11.17 0.02 0.18 11.17 9.31 - LU0816460231 - -
Class A8 Hedged AUD Monthly 11.69 0.02 0.17 11.69 9.74 - LU0871639976 - -
Class A5 USD Quarterly 11.90 0.01 0.08 11.90 9.81 - LU0825403933 - -
Class A6 Hedged SGD Monthly 10.41 0.02 0.19 10.41 8.69 - LU1435395121 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 13.91 0.02 0.14 13.91 11.53 - LU0297942434 - -
Class A2 USD None 15.88 0.02 0.13 15.88 13.05 - LU0297942194 - -
Class A4 Hedged EUR Annual 9.66 0.02 0.21 9.66 8.01 - LU0303846876 - -
Class E2 USD None 14.88 0.02 0.13 14.88 12.26 - LU0326961470 - -
Class A3 Hedged AUD Monthly 12.74 0.02 0.16 12.74 10.59 - LU0816460074 - -
Class X2 Hedged EUR None 15.69 0.03 0.19 15.69 12.95 - LU0414062249 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 11.80 0.02 0.17 11.80 9.82 - LU0788109634 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 11.00 0.02 0.18 11.00 9.10 - LU1222731728 - -
Class I4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.88 0.01 0.09 10.88 9.00 - LU1403442228 - -
Class A6 Hedged HKD Monthly 87.96 0.14 0.16 87.96 73.10 - LU0788109550 - -
Class X4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.23 0.02 0.20 10.23 8.44 - LU0414062165 - -
Class X2 USD None 17.88 0.03 0.17 17.88 14.64 - LU0434566104 - -
Class I2 Hedged CAD None 12.57 0.02 0.16 12.57 10.35 - LU1153585614 - -
Class D2 USD None 16.74 0.03 0.18 16.74 13.73 - LU0326960662 - -
Class A3 Hedged NZD Monthly 12.90 0.02 0.16 12.90 10.72 - LU0803752475 - -
Class A8 Hedged NZD Monthly 10.29 0.01 0.10 10.29 8.59 - LU1149717313 - -
Class I2 USD None 12.85 0.02 0.16 12.85 10.54 - LU1181254019 - -
Class A8 Hedged CNH Monthly 107.52 0.18 0.17 107.52 89.15 - LU1220227653 - -
Class A2 Hedged SEK None 111.08 0.18 0.16 111.08 91.69 - LU1162516634 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 13.08 0.02 0.15 13.08 10.87 - LU0307653898 - -
Class A3 Hedged CAD Monthly 11.78 0.02 0.17 11.78 9.77 - LU0816460157 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

     

Stephan Bassas
Stephan Bassas
Tom Mondelaers
Tom Mondelaers

Literature

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