Fixed Income

BGF Euro 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 GBP, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in EUR.

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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 25-Apr-19 EUR 5,249.854
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 31-Mar-94
Inception Date 04-Aug-10
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro-Aggregate: 500MM in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0204069685
Bloomberg Ticker BGEBA4G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4QSBW4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEUR500GBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Mar-19 9.44
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Mar-19 8.77
5y Beta as of 31-Mar-19 0.945

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Bond Fund, Class A4, as of 31-Mar-19 rated against 1150 EUR Diversified Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective 12-Sep-16)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-19
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2 05/25/2048 1.65
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.5 05/25/2050 1.37
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 1.4 04/30/2028 1.30
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.7 05/01/2020 1.24
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 06/25/2039 1.24
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.05 04/15/2021 0.94
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 1.85 07/25/2027 0.90
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 0.90
NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN LAND OF MTN RegS 1.1 03/13/2034 0.85
UK CONV GILT RegS 5 03/07/2025 0.84
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-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 A4 GBP Annual 23.01 -0.04 -0.17 23.65 22.46 - LU0204069685 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.00 0.03 0.30 10.01 9.97 - LU1960220827 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 22.06 -0.10 -0.45 23.78 21.65 - LU0172748641 - -
Class A2 USD None 32.64 -0.15 -0.46 35.11 32.00 - LU0171279184 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.69 0.00 0.00 10.70 10.25 - LU1376384365 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 26.57 0.00 0.00 26.61 25.66 - LU0430265933 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 22.06 -0.10 -0.45 23.78 21.64 - LU0171278889 - -
Class A3 EUR Monthly 19.80 0.00 0.00 19.83 19.14 - LU0172396516 - -
Class A2 EUR None 29.30 0.00 0.00 29.34 28.29 - LU0050372472 - -
Class A1 EUR Daily 19.80 0.00 0.00 19.83 19.14 - LU0118259232 - -
Class I4 EUR - 10.14 0.00 0.00 10.16 9.77 - LU1808491655 - -
Class D2 EUR None 30.57 0.00 0.00 30.61 29.47 - LU0297941469 - -
Class E2 USD None 29.50 -0.14 -0.47 31.90 28.98 - LU0171279937 - -
Class I4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.72 0.00 0.00 10.73 10.26 - LU1376384282 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 23.11 -0.03 -0.13 23.78 22.54 - LU0827877712 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 22.09 -0.11 -0.50 23.82 21.68 - LU0827877639 - -
Class C2 USD None 25.18 -0.12 -0.47 27.43 24.81 - LU0331283399 - -
Class D3 EUR Monthly 19.83 0.00 0.00 19.86 19.17 - LU0827877555 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 10.17 0.00 0.00 10.18 9.80 - LU1722863484 - -
Class E5 EUR Quarterly 24.71 -0.01 -0.04 24.76 23.92 - LU0500207468 - -
Class E2 EUR None 26.48 -0.01 -0.04 26.53 25.63 - LU0090830810 - -
Class I4 Hedged USD - 10.44 0.00 0.00 10.44 9.86 - LU1808491812 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 106.12 0.01 0.01 106.22 101.46 - LU1499592381 - -
Class D2 USD None 34.06 -0.16 -0.47 36.52 33.34 - LU0827877472 - -
Class C2 EUR None 22.60 0.00 0.00 22.65 21.94 - LU0147393358 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 11.78 0.00 0.00 11.80 11.36 - LU0938162699 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 1,025.00 0.00 0.00 1,026.00 990.00 - LU1668663914 - -
Class I2 Hedged USD None 11.41 0.00 0.00 11.41 10.75 - LU1376384100 - -
Class I2 Hedged JPY None 1,034.00 0.00 0.00 1,035.00 996.00 - LU1668661629 - -
Class A2 CZK None 753.95 -0.12 -0.02 756.18 727.48 - LU1791174284 - -
Class X2 EUR None 32.67 0.00 0.00 32.71 31.40 - LU0298377911 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 13.16 0.01 0.08 13.16 12.45 - LU0869650977 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 13.46 0.01 0.07 13.46 12.69 - LU0869640077 - -
Class I2 EUR None 14.65 0.00 0.00 14.67 14.11 - LU0368229703 - -
Class I2 Hedged CHF None 10.52 0.00 0.00 10.53 10.16 - LU1180456292 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 11.85 0.00 0.00 11.87 11.45 - LU1266592374 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

     

Literature

Literature