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BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, 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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 27-Mar-20 USD 5,526.133
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-01
Inception Date 28-Feb-18
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI World Health Care Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1728553774
Bloomberg Ticker BGWHD4U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BG0QCX6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
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 Distributing

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-20
Name Weight (%)
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.56
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 4.67
SANOFI SA 4.14
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 4.00
MERCK & CO INC 3.01
Name Weight (%)
ASTRAZENECA PLC 2.73
ZOETIS INC CLASS A 2.70
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.49
STRYKER CORP 2.44
AMGEN INC 2.36
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 D4 USD Annual 11.10 0.04 0.36 13.41 9.91 - LU1728553774 - -
Class A4 USD - 8.36 0.03 0.36 10.11 7.46 - LU2112291526 - -
Class D5 GBP - 9.20 -0.16 -1.71 10.05 8.70 - LU2112292763 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 962.00 2.00 0.21 1,163.00 859.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class E2 EUR None 36.61 0.05 0.14 45.19 33.33 - LU0171309270 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 152.29 0.44 0.29 184.42 136.00 - LU1061106388 - -
Class A4 EUR - 7.59 0.01 0.13 9.37 6.91 - LU2112291799 - -
Class I2 USD - 9.96 0.03 0.30 12.03 8.89 - LU1960219225 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 10.27 0.03 0.29 12.48 9.18 - LU1822774284 - -
Class C2 EUR None 31.99 0.05 0.16 39.51 29.12 - LU0331289677 - -
Class X2 USD None 53.15 0.16 0.30 64.14 47.45 - LU0462856898 - -
Class A2 USD None 44.26 0.13 0.29 53.51 39.52 - LU0122379950 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 125.01 0.34 0.27 151.08 111.34 - LU1254117382 - -
Class I2 EUR - 9.03 0.20 2.27 11.15 8.23 - LU1960219571 - -
Class D2 EUR None 44.16 0.06 0.14 54.43 40.19 - LU0827889485 - -
Class A2 EUR None 40.20 0.05 0.12 49.59 36.59 - LU0171307068 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 15.07 0.04 0.27 18.46 13.45 - LU1023059063 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 15.17 0.04 0.26 18.50 13.56 - LU1057294990 - -
Class D2 USD None 48.61 0.14 0.29 58.72 43.41 - LU0329593007 - -
Class C2 USD None 35.21 0.10 0.28 42.63 31.45 - LU0147404148 - -
Class E2 USD None 40.30 0.11 0.27 48.75 35.99 - LU0122380701 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.69 0.24 2.30 13.20 9.74 - LU1960224654 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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Literature

Literature