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BGF Global Opportunities A2 USD

Ranked 43 out of 96 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Stuart Reeve

Stuart Reeve, managing director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Global Equity team within BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He is the lead portfolio manager for Global Dividend portfolios, and also director of research for the Global Equity team. In addition, he is responsible for covering the consumer staples sector. Stuart's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM Stuart had primary responsibility for the Global Equity team's investments in food, beverage and tobacco. Prior to joining MLIM in 2005, he was a Pan-European food, beverage and tobacco analyst with Credit Agricole Asset Management. He began his career with Touche Ross before joining Robert Fleming Securities, where he worked as a Pan-European beverages analyst. Stuart earned a BA with honours in Economics and History at the University of East Anglia in 1984.

Andrew Wheatley-Hubbard

Andrew Wheatley-Hubbard, CFA, vice president, is co-portfolio manager for the Global Dividend Income portfolios. He is also a research analyst responsible for covering industrial stocks for the Global Equity team. Prior to assuming his current role, Andrew worked for BlackRock in both London and Hong Kong. In previous roles, he was responsible for covering Singaporean and Global Real Estate equities. Andrew earned a BA and an MEng in Engineering from Cambridge University.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests globally, with no prescribed country, regional or capitalization limits, at least 70% of its total assets in equity securities. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Global over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 7.6% 5.7% 3.5%
2016 2.8% -3.8% 0.2% 7.1% -0.4%
2015 -1.4% 3.6% 1.4% -11.1% 5.6%
2014 -3.4% -1.6% 1.9% -4.4% 0.8%
2013 29.5% 9.4% 0.1% 7.7% 9.7%
2012 12.0% 9.7% -7.0% 7.6% 2.1%
2011 -12.7% 2.1% -0.1% -20.1% 7.1%
2010 8.7% 0.1% -11.6% 13.7% 7.9%
2009 40.9% -8.2% 26.4% 15.1% 5.6%
2008 -39.2% -6.4% 2.3% -21.2% -19.4%
2007 17.1% 6.4% 6.7% 3.2% 0.0%
2006 11.9% 12.5% -7.2% -1.6% 9.0%
2005 16.8% -0.5% 0.8% 12.6% 3.3%
2004 20.3% 7.2% 2.2% -3.6% 13.9%
2003 50.9% -2.1% 21.0% 15.0% 10.8%
2002 -28.9% -2.3% -10.5% -19.6% 1.2%
2001 -22.3% -20.7% 8.3% -23.0% 17.5%
2000 0.3% 26.2% -3.6% -3.0% -15.0%
1999 93.7% 6.1% 16.5% 8.3% 44.7%
1998 4.3% 12.7% -2.2% -19.5% 17.4%
1997 5.6% -3.9% 9.6% 4.8% -4.3%
1996 7.8% 2.1% -1.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Mastercard Inc ORD 5.30
Danaher Corp ORD 4.54
Medtronic PLC ORD 4.37
Estee Lauder Companies Inc ORD 4.35
Intuit Inc ORD 4.21
Deutsche Post AG ORD 4.20
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 4.20
Colgate-Palmolive Co ORD 4.14
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 4.10
Comcast Corp ORD 4.03
31/07/2017

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/02/1996
  • Share Class size240Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0011850046

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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