Equity

BGF European 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

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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 26-Mar-19 EUR 1,290.446
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 30-Nov-93
Inception Date 04-Aug-10
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Net TR in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0204061864
Bloomberg Ticker BGEUA4G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4WZZY9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEUNETGBP
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

Risk Indicator

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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 02-Nov-18)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-19
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING AG 4.28
NOVO NORDISK A/S 3.60
SANOFI SA 3.23
DIAGEO PLC 3.18
SAFRAN SA 2.95
Name Weight (%)
SIKA AG 2.84
EXPERIAN PLC 2.83
TOTAL SA 2.77
ALLIANZ SE 2.62
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 2.55
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
Class A4 GBP Annual 87.84 0.46 0.53 97.79 80.21 - LU0204061864 - -
Class X2 EUR None 128.77 1.21 0.95 136.42 110.62 - LU0147392624 - -
Class I2 Hedged USD None 12.02 0.12 1.01 12.49 10.27 - LU1438596576 - -
Class S2 EUR None 9.70 0.09 0.94 10.22 8.35 - LU1722863302 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 88.19 0.46 0.52 98.49 80.38 - LU0827879098 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 11.77 0.11 0.94 12.42 10.09 - LU1023059733 - -
Class C2 USD None 95.69 0.69 0.73 109.04 83.76 - LU0338175176 - -
Class E2 EUR None 98.92 0.92 0.94 106.81 85.45 - LU0090830901 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 12.50 0.11 0.89 13.23 10.74 - LU0963555726 - -
Class A2 Hedged CAD None 11.14 0.10 0.91 11.78 9.56 - LU1023060079 - -
Class A2 Hedged NZD None 12.18 0.12 1.00 12.84 10.45 - LU1023060319 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 15.12 0.14 0.93 15.75 12.93 - LU0827890574 - -
Class D2 USD None 136.30 0.99 0.73 152.43 118.73 - LU0411709727 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 15.89 0.15 0.95 16.80 13.65 - LU0788108743 - -
Class A2 Hedged GBP None 10.82 0.10 0.93 11.56 9.33 - LU1023060665 - -
Class I2 EUR None 120.77 1.13 0.94 128.75 103.94 - LU0368230461 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 100.80 0.96 0.96 105.15 86.46 - LU1210724834 - -
Class A2 USD None 123.44 0.90 0.73 139.03 107.73 - LU0171280430 - -
Class D4 EUR None 102.33 -0.73 -0.71 109.75 88.96 - LU1852330817 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 102.41 0.96 0.95 110.76 88.35 - LU0408221439 - -
Class C2 EUR None 84.69 0.78 0.93 92.03 73.29 - LU0147391493 - -
Class A2 EUR None 109.25 1.01 0.93 117.47 94.26 - LU0011846440 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 16.35 0.15 0.93 17.14 14.00 - LU0526926950 - -
Class X2 JPY None 16,088.00 193.00 1.21 17,843.00 13,737.00 - LU1165522308 - -
Class D2 EUR None 120.64 1.13 0.95 128.89 103.89 - LU0252966055 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nigel Bolton
Head of European equities, BlackRock

  

Brian Hall
Managing Director

  

Literature

Literature