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BGF Asian Tiger Bond A2 USD

Ranked 7 out of 15 in - Asia Pacific Hard Currency over 36 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Neeraj Seth

Neeraj Seth, managing director, is the head of Asian credit and a member of Asia Pacific Fixed Income within BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Investment Group. He is the lead portfolio manager for the Asian credit absolute return and benchmark active strategies and is the co-portfolio manager for the BGF Asian Tiger Bond Fund. Seth is based in Singapore and has been in his current role since 2009. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2009, he was a senior vice president focusing on the Asia Pacific market for R3 Capital Partners. He previously held a similar role with the Global Principal Strategies team at Lehman Brothers. Previously, Seth was an associate partner with McKinsey & Company where he was in the leadership group for the technology and telecom practice in Southeast Asia. He earned a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi University in 1995 and an MBA in Finance from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2001.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in the fixed income transferable securities of issuers domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, Asian Tiger countries. The Fund may invest in the full spectrum of available securities, including non investment grade. The currency exposure of the Fund is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Hard Currency over : 31/07/2015 - 31/07/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.7% -2.5%
2017 6.7% 3.2% 1.5% 1.6% 0.4%
2016 4.7% 2.4% 3.5% 2.4% -3.5%
2015 2.3% 2.9% -0.2% -2.2% 1.8%
2014 8.2% 2.0% 3.4% 1.5% 1.1%
2013 -3.0% 0.3% -5.8% 1.1% 1.6%
2012 14.2% 4.1% 3.2% 3.6% 2.5%
2011 1.9% -0.1% 0.5% -2.3% 4.0%
2010 13.1% 3.9% 3.3% 6.8% -1.5%
2009 26.2% 1.8% 12.2% 8.4% 2.0%
2008 -9.4% 0.7% -0.4% -1.4% -8.4%
2007 2.1% 1.3% -0.9% 1.0% 0.8%
2006 7.7% 0.2% -2.6% 5.4% 4.8%
2005 4.6% -0.7% 3.1% 0.4% 1.7%
2004 6.3% 4.2% -4.0% 4.1% 2.1%
2003 8.9% 1.2% 6.4% 0.6% 0.6%
2002 13.4% 2.7% 2.5% 7.5% 0.2%
2001 11.7% 2.0% 2.2% 4.3% 2.7%
2000 7.3% 6.2% -0.8% 2.1% -0.2%
1999 16.5% -0.9% 7.3% 0.3% 9.3%
1998 -0.1% 0.1% -1.7% -10.1% 12.9%
1997 -7.8% 1.0% 8.0% -4.0% -11.8%
1996 4.3% 3.5% 6.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Chile
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Hong Kong
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Korea
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Macau
  19. Netherlands
  20. Norway
  21. Poland
  22. Portugal
  23. Singapore
  24. Slovakia
  25. Spain
  26. Sweden
  27. Switzerland
  28. Taiwan
  29. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/02/1996
  • Share Class size441Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0063729296

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment5.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).