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BGF Emerging Markets Corporate Bond A2 USD

Ranked 3 out of 11 in - Emerging Markets Global Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Jack Deino

Jack Deino is the lead portfolio manager in his team at BlackRock and is responsible for managing and overseeing its activities. In addition, Deino is a member of BlackRock's Latam Infrastructure Debt Investment Committee. He has more than 23 years of experience in EM fixed income as well as equities. Prior to joining BlackRock in December 2015, Deino spent over nine years at Invesco where he was most recently head of emerging market portfolio management and lead portfolio manager for the firm’s corporate and sovereign credit funds. Prior to Invesco, Deino held positions at Daiwa Securities America, Zephyr Management, Orix Capital Markets and APS Financial Corp. He earned a BA degree in Latin American studies from The University of Texas at Austin.

Sergio Trigo Paz

Born in Bolivia, Sergio Trigo Paz of Blackrock is the head of emerging market debt, joining the company in 2012. Based in London, he has adopted a scenario-based and thematic style of investing. He attended the renowned Paris Sorbonne University where he gained a master’s degree in finance and a post graduate diploma in management. Following this he spent eight years with BNP Paribas IP specialising in emerging market bonds. Away from the office, Sergio is an adventurous person who particularly enjoys mountain climbing.

Jane Yu

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of total assets in fixed income transferable securities issued by companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, emerging markets. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Corporates over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.7% -2.1% 1.4%
2017 8.5% 3.3% 1.6% 2.5% 0.9%
2016 9.7% 4.0% 4.2% 3.1% -1.8%
2015 -0.5% 1.6% 1.2% -2.9% -0.3%
2014 2.7% 1.4% 2.8% -0.2% -1.3%
2013 -5.1% 0.4% 2.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 6.51%
Vale Overseas 6.250% 10-Aug-2026 2.02%
US Treasury 1.625% 30-Apr-2019 1.81%
ADCB Finance 4.000% 29-Mar-2023 1.65%
YPF SOCIEDAD ANONIMA YACIMIENTOS PETROLIFEROS FISCALES 8.750% 04-Apr-2024 1.65%
Teva Pharm 3 2.200% 21-Jul-2021 1.53%
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC 4.375% 23-Apr-2025 1.52%
Tengizch Fin 4.000% 15-Aug-2026 1.51%
CBQ Finance 5.000% 24-May-2023 1.51%
Fresnillo PLC 5.500% 13-Nov-2023 1.47%
30/06/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Greece
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Ireland
  11. Jersey
  12. Korea
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Macau
  15. Malta
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Portugal
  19. Singapore
  20. Spain
  21. Sweden
  22. Switzerland
  23. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/02/2013
  • Share Class size20Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0843229542

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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