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BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities A2 EUR Hedged

Ranked 39 out of 105 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Andreas Doerrenhaus

Bob Miller

Bob Miller, managing director, is head multi-sector and rates within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies and a member of the Americas Fixed Income Executive Team. He is a portfolio manager of BlackRock's Core Bond, Total Return, and Strategic Income Opportunities funds. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Bob was a co-founder and partner at the Round Table Investment Management Company, a multi-strategy, research-based investment company, where he managed a global macro strategy. Previously, Bob spent 20 years at Bank of America, where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as senior portfolio manager for the bank's proprietary multi-asset class investment portfolio. Bob managed global equity and credit, global interest rate derivative, and sovereign debt portfolios during his tenure at Bank of America. He is a Trustee of Davidson College, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also actively involved with the Davidson July Experience program. Bob is a former Trustee and past Chairman of the Board at Trinity Episcopal School, and remains a member of the Friends of Trinity Board. He earned a BA in Economics from Davidson College.

Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder is a managing director and BlackRock's chief investment officer of fundamental fixed income, co-head of Americas fixed income and a member of the executive committee of the firm-wide alpha strategy business. He is also a member of BlackRock's firm-wide Operating, Leadership, and Philanthropy Committees. Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Rieder was president and CEO of R3 Capital Partners. He served as vice chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury. Rieder is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and was recently elected as the 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Fixed Income Hall of Fame. From 1987 to 2008, Rieder was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta.

Scott Thiel

London-based Scott Thiel is currently deputy CIO of Fundamental Fixed Income at BlackRock. Before joining BlackRock in 2002, Scott was a vice president at Goldman Sachs where he spent thirteen years. He earned a BA in American history from Princeton University. Outside of fund management, Scott enjoys tennis, soccer, running, skiing and going to the theatre and is a member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Objective

The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Funds assets. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities. These include bonds and money market instruments (i.e. debt securities with short term maturities). The fixed income securities are denominated in various currencies and may be issued by governments, government agencies, companies and supranationals (e.g. the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development).

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Performance

Global over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 39/105 Total Return
  • Rank 7/105 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 2/105 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
37 Pioneer Funds Strategic Income C No Dis Hdg EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

3.0%

38 Legg Mason WA Global Credit A Acc Hdg EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.9%

39 BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.9%

40 Invesco Strategic Income Fund A Acc EUR Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.8%

41 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Ex-US Inst EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.7%

Fund Name Currency Risk
5 CS (Lux) Global Securitized Bond Fund EBH EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.9

6 Deutsche Invest I Global Bonds FC

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

1.0

7 BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

1.0

8 Vanguard Global Short-Term Bond Inv EUR Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

1.1

9 Market Neutral Credit UCITS B1 EUR EUR

1.1

Fund Name Currency Loss
1 Market Neutral Credit UCITS B1 EUR EUR

-0.1%

2 GAM Star Cat Bond EUR A Acc EUR

-0.1%

2 BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.1%

4 UBAM Unconstrained Bond IPC EUR EUR

-0.2%

5 Deutsche Invest I Global Bonds FC

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.8%
2016 1.0% -1.1% 0.6% 1.3% 0.2%
2015 -1.4% 0.7% -0.8% -1.2% -0.1%
2014 3.3% 1.6% 1.1% 0.0% 0.6%
2013 2.5% 0.4% -0.8% 0.2% 2.6%
2012 10.0% 3.7% 1.3% 3.0% 1.7%
2011 2.8% 1.9% 0.8% -0.9% 1.0%
2010 6.4% 3.0% 2.6% 2.6% -1.8%
2009 18.7% 1.8% 6.6% 7.3% 1.8%
2008 -15.7% -2.3% -1.6% -3.2% -9.4%
2007 -0.9% 1.0% -0.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2007
  • Share Class size261Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0278453476
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Initial investment5

Related News

BlackRock's Rieder: demographics will keep interest rates low for years

Demographics, not monetary policy, or Central Banks will have a key impact, according to the AM giant's CIO for fixed income.

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