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GLOBAL ALLOCATION FUND

Access a world of opportunity

Comprised of a mix of global stocks, bonds, commodities, and cash, this widely diversified fund seeks to strike the right balance between taking risks and finding opportunities to grow your wealth. Investing in the Global Allocation Fund has offered investors returns competitive to global stocks with significantly less risk over the long-term.

Is This Fund a Good Fit?

The Global Allocation Fund is designed for investors who:

  • Want to invest globally in the right mix of assets, across regions, sectors and currencies.
  • Are seeking competitive returns with global stocks, but would prefer to take less risk.
  • Are holding cash, but not sure when or where to invest it.

A history of growth and stability

Designed to balance risk and return over the long-term, the fund has a 30-year track record of delivering superior risk-adjusted returns compared to global stocks. This success can be attributed to an unconstrained approach to asset allocation, which has enabled the fund to mitigate volatility in challenging markets.

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Flexibility in practice

With flexibility at its core, the Global Allocation Fund uses an active approach to manage risk and maximize growth. This approach enables the management team to scour the world for the best opportunities and adapt as markets change.

Asset Class Breakdown

as of Sep 30, 2019

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Equity 60.74 60.00 0.74
Fixed Income 36.49 40.00 -3.51
Commodity Related 1.60 0.00 1.60
Cash 1.17 0.00 1.17

% of Current Market Value

Please refer to the MALOX product page for full list of exposures.

Top holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019

Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 1.83
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.67
APPLE INC 1.62
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.17
AMAZON COM INC 1.01
Name Weight (%)
COMCAST CORP CLASS A 0.94
RAYTHEON 0.87
DANONE SA 0.83
SIEMENS N AG 0.83
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 0.72
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 09/15/2022 5.36
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.5 04/15/2024 3.74
TREASURY NOTE 2.375 05/15/2029 3.58
TREASURY BOND 2.25 08/15/2049 2.19
TREASURY NOTE 1.875 07/31/2026 2.14
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 08/31/2021 2.13
TREASURY NOTE 1.625 08/15/2029 2.05
TREASURY NOTE 1.875 06/30/2026 1.19
TREASURY NOTE 3 10/31/2025 1.13
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 3 08/01/2029 0.90

What are you getting for the competitive price you pay?

We know your financial goals are important to you. The Global Allocation Fund is competitively priced with below-average expenses* relative to peers. The money you pay in fees gives you access to one of the most experienced multi-asset teams in the industry and BlackRock’s powerful Aladdin® proprietary investment platform – and a strategy to help you stay diversified, manage risk and achieve your goals.

*Source: Morningstar. As compared to Annual Report Net Expense Ratio for all funds (Inst. shares) in the World Allocation category.

What's behind your fee?*:

  • 50+ seasoned professionals dedicated to helping your money grow.
  • 40+ countries and 30 currencies giving your investments exposure to more diversification.
  • 30 year track record that has delivered in excess of global equities with 1/3rd less risk.*
  • 1 fund built for all generations.

*Data as of March 31, 2019

*Since inception, the fund has delivered 1244% vs. Global Stocks of 640%. Global Allocation has a standard deviation of 9.5% and Global stocks 14.9%. Global stocks are represented by the FTSE World Index.

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This fund may be an excellent addition to an investment portfolio. Before investing, it's always a good idea to check with your financial advisor to be sure that you are meeting your financial goals.