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BGF Euro Short Duration Bond A2 EUR

Ranked 11 out of 23 in - Euro Short Term over 1 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Christopher Allen

Chris Allen, CFA, director, is a member of the Euro Fixed Income team within BlackRock's Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for managing both institutional and retail mandates, specialising in government-only and aggregate strategies with a focus on rates, sovereigns and inflation-linked bonds. He is co-portfolio manager on the BlackRock Global Funds (BGF) Euro Short Duration Bond Fund. Chris’ service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He began his career at MLIM as a member of the graduate training program and initially managed global bond mandates before joining the Euro Fixed Income team in 2006. Chris earned an MA with first class honours in Mathematics from Oxford University in 2004.

Michael Krautzberger

Michael Krautzberger studied business administration & computer science at the European Business School and economics at the University of Hagen. He began his career in 1994 at DWS, and moved to Union Investment in 1999 where he headed the European fixed income team. He then joined BlackRock (formerly MLIM) in 2005 as managing director of the European fixed income team.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 80% of its total assets in investment grade fixed income transferable securities. At least 70% of total assets will be invested in fixed income transferable securities denominated in Euro with a duration of less than five years. The average duration is not more than three years. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Euro Short Term over : 30/08/2018 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.2% -0.6% -0.2%
2017 0.3% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%
2016 0.6% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1%
2015 0.7% 1.0% -0.4% -0.1% 0.3%
2014 2.4% 1.1% 0.9% 0.6% -0.2%
2013 1.9% 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.9%
2012 6.0% 2.7% -0.2% 2.3% 1.1%
2011 1.4% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4% 0.5%
2010 1.2% 1.2% -0.4% 0.6% -0.2%
2009 9.4% 2.8% 2.8% 2.5% 0.9%
2008 5.3% 1.0% -1.2% 2.8% 2.7%
2007 2.0% 0.4% -0.2% 1.4% 0.4%
2006 0.9% -0.3% 0.1% 0.9% 0.3%
2005 1.1% 0.5% 1.3% -0.3% -0.3%
2004 0.9% 1.0% -1.1% 0.5% 0.5%
2003 1.3% 0.7% 0.8% -0.4% 0.3%
2002 3.3% -0.1% 1.1% 1.5% 0.8%
2001 4.1% 1.4% 1.0% 1.4% 0.2%
2000 4.3% 0.6% 0.4% 1.1% 2.1%
1999 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Italy 1.650% 23-Apr-2020 3.61%
Spain 0.750% 30-Jul-2021 2.54%
European Fin Sta 0.100% 19-Jan-2021 2.50%
BlackRock ICS Inst Euro Liq Agency Dist 2.23%
KfW 0.000% 30-Jun-2021 2.15%
France 3.500% 25-Apr-2020 1.96%
Spain 0.050% 31-Jan-2021 1.96%
Spain 1.400% 31-Jan-2020 1.80%
Italy 0.350% 15-Jun-2020 1.74%
Spain 1.150% 30-Jul-2020 1.33%
31/08/2018

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. Iceland
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Korea
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Macau
  20. Netherlands
  21. Norway
  22. Poland
  23. Portugal
  24. Singapore
  25. Slovakia
  26. Spain
  27. Sweden
  28. Switzerland
  29. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/01/1999
  • Share Class size2,709Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0093503810

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%
  • 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).