A risk-first approach to income – BGF Global Multi-Asset Income Fund

Securing the income you need is more challenging than ever before. In this ongoing low interest rate environment, investors have found they may need to take on additional risks to achieve desirable levels of yield1.

 

The BGF Global Multi-Asset Income Fund takes a risk-first approach in seeking out income opportunities globally from both traditional and complementary asset classes.

Finding attractive income is no longer as easy as it once was

BGF Multi-Asset Income Fund

Source: BlackRock, Morningstar and Bloomberg. As of 31/03/2020. Fixed income yields represented by yield-to-worst, equity yields by 12 month dividend yield, Cash: US Dollar 3m Deposit Middle Rate. US Treasuries: Barclays US Treasury 7-10 Yr, German Bunds yield: Benchmark 10Y German Bund. Global Inv Grade: Barclays Global Agg Corporate (USD). US HY Barclays US HY 2% Issuer Cap. Global Equities: MSCI World. High Dividend Equities: MSCI World High Div Yield. EM Equities: MSCI EM. EMD: JPM EMBI Global. Bank Loans: S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan Index. Preferred Stock: iShares S&P US Pf.Stk. Idx.Fd. Yield for Preferred Stock is trailing 12-month yield of iShares US Preferred Stock Index ETF (PFF). REITs: FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index. Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index.

Why invest in BGF Global Multi-Asset Income Fund?

The Fund balances the trade-offs between income, risk and return and takes a risk-first approach in the unconstrained search for the best income opportunities across the investment universe.
Potential for consistent and competitive income
Potential for consistent and competitive income
Potential for consistent competitive income and total return with downside protection
Risk-first approach
Risk-first approach
Seek to maximize income level with less volatility than a traditional balanced portfolio
Flexibility and diversification
Flexibility and diversification
Tactical asset allocation across stocks, bonds, and complementary sources of income

Why invest with BlackRock

With USD$8.68T under management, BlackRock has investment expertise in virtually every asset class globally2. We make it a priority to utilize this massive scale and deep expertise across our multi-asset strategies.
Consistent and attractive income
Clients come first
It’s why we have built a family of multi-asset strategies to give you the breadth of solutions you need to meet your specific needs.
Over 200 multi-asset experts
Over 200 multi-asset experts
BlackRock is a global leader in income investing. Our dedicated Multi-Asset Income team is responsible for over USD 32bn3 in assets under management globally.
24/7 Access to unrivalled insights
24/7 Access to unrivalled insights
Our multi-asset resources extend across the entire firm, enabling us to draw on insights across asset classes and leading capabilities to manage risk.

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