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 GBP, 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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 18-Apr-19 USD 1,958.863
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 19-Oct-07
Inception Date 29-Aug-12
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond - GBP Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg Corporate Index, 100% USD Hedged
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0816460231
Bloomberg Ticker BRGCA3G
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8MLN63
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGCPTRUH
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 3.07
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Mar-19 3.16
5y Beta as of 31-Mar-19 0.976

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Typically low rewards Typically high rewards

Ratings

Ratings

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 08-Apr-19)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-19
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES EURO ULTRASHORT BOND UCITS 5.76
ERSTE GROUP BANK AG MTN RegS 5.125 12/31/2049 0.89
BAWAG GROUP AG MTN RegS 2.375 03/26/2029 0.89
SAP SE RegS 0.25 03/10/2022 0.70
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE 2.905 07/24/2023 0.68
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.452 12/05/2029 0.66
MORGAN STANLEY 3.737 04/24/2024 0.60
TELEFONICA EUROPE BV RegS 4.375 12/31/2049 0.60
ING GROEP NV RegS 6.75 12/31/2049 0.59
UNICREDIT SPA RegS 7.5 12/31/2049 0.57
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 A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 10.29 0.01 0.10 10.32 9.86 - LU0816460231 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 10.77 0.01 0.09 10.78 10.29 - LU0788109634 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 9.87 0.01 0.10 9.88 9.39 - LU1222731728 - -
Class A3 Hedged NZD Monthly 11.79 0.01 0.08 11.79 11.23 - LU0803752475 - -
Class A4 Hedged EUR Annual 8.95 0.01 0.11 9.08 8.56 - LU0303846876 - -
Class X4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.35 0.00 0.00 9.40 8.88 - LU0414062165 - -
Class X2 Hedged EUR None 14.09 0.01 0.07 14.10 13.43 - LU0414062249 - -
Class A6 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.62 0.01 0.10 9.68 9.22 - LU1435395121 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 13.26 0.01 0.08 13.27 12.66 - LU0326951752 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 12.67 0.01 0.08 12.68 12.12 - LU0297942434 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 11.99 0.00 0.00 12.00 11.49 - LU0307653898 - -
Class A8 Hedged CNH Monthly 97.67 0.08 0.08 97.98 93.61 - LU1220227653 - -
Class I2 USD None 11.17 0.00 0.00 11.18 10.53 - LU1181254019 - -
Class A8 Hedged NZD Monthly 9.51 0.00 0.00 9.53 9.11 - LU1149717313 - -
Class A2 USD None 13.92 0.01 0.07 13.92 13.15 - LU0297942194 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 10.01 0.00 0.00 10.02 9.56 - LU1625162489 - -
Class D5 Hedged GBP None 10.12 0.01 0.10 10.12 9.73 - LU1814255474 - -
Class A5 USD Quarterly 10.64 0.01 0.09 10.64 10.14 - LU0825403933 - -
Class A6 Hedged HKD Monthly 80.46 0.05 0.06 81.24 77.22 - LU0788109550 - -
Class A3 Hedged CAD Monthly 10.67 0.01 0.09 10.67 10.17 - LU0816460157 - -
Class A8 Hedged AUD Monthly 10.81 0.01 0.09 10.83 10.35 - LU0871639976 - -
Class D2 USD None 14.58 0.01 0.07 14.59 13.75 - LU0326960662 - -
Class X2 USD None 15.45 0.01 0.06 15.46 14.52 - LU0434566104 - -
Class E2 USD None 13.13 0.01 0.08 13.13 12.43 - LU0326961470 - -
Class A3 Hedged AUD Monthly 11.66 0.01 0.09 11.67 11.11 - LU0816460074 - -
Class I2 Hedged CAD None 11.08 0.01 0.09 11.08 10.48 - LU1153585614 - -
Class I4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.97 0.00 0.00 10.01 9.48 - LU1403442228 - -
Class A2 Hedged SEK None 100.58 0.04 0.04 100.69 96.18 - LU1162516634 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

     

Literature

Literature