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BGF Euro Corporate Bond A2 EUR

Ranked 6 out of 29 in - Euro Corporates over 36 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Tom Mondelaers

Tom Mondelaers is a graduate of the University of Leuven in Belgium, where he was born in 1971, and Manchester Business School. He joined AXA as a fixed income portfolio manager in 1995 and, after five years, ascended to global fixed income portfolio manager with their asset management arm. Directly before joining BlackRock in 2005 as a corporate credit fund manager, he held the same position at Philips Pension Fund. At BlackRock, he focuses on quality bias and fundamental credit research of investment-grade corporate bonds, whilst applying a top-down view with the use of interest-rate and credit hedges. In his free time, Tom enjoys cycling, travelling and photography.

Jozef Prokes

Jozef Prokes, Director, is a member of the Global/Non-US Portfolio Team within BlackRock's Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group, focusing on covered bonds. Before joining BlackRock in 2010, he held a trading position at Credit Agricole - CIB and a portfolio management role at National Bank of Slovakia. He began his career as an asset and liability manager at CSOB bank (KBC group) in 2006. Prokes earned a Bc degree and a graduate degree from Comenius University in Bratislava, both in 2007.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in investment grade corporate fixed income transferable securities denominated in euro. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Euro Corporates over : 31/08/2015 - 31/08/2018
  • Rank 6/29 Total Return
  • Rank 7/29 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 2/29 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
5 PIMCO GIS Euro Credit Inst EUR Acc EUR

2.4

6 Robeco Euro Sustainable Credit DH EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.4

7 HSBC GIF Euro Credit Bond AC EUR EUR

2.4

7 BGF Euro Corporate Bond A2 EUR EUR

2.4

9 Robeco Euro Credit Bonds DH EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.5

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.6% -0.2%
2017 2.5% 0.2% 0.7% 0.9% 0.7%
2016 4.9% 1.9% 1.7% 2.2% -1.0%
2015 0.4% 2.0% -2.9% -0.3% 1.7%
2014 7.8% 2.2% 2.5% 1.6% 1.3%
2013 2.2% 0.4% -0.7% 1.6% 1.0%
2012 13.1% 5.2% 0.4% 4.3% 2.7%
2011 2.0% -0.2% 1.4% -0.9% 1.7%
2010 5.7% 3.3% 1.3% 2.9% -1.9%
2009 18.4% -5.4% 15.3% 6.9% 1.5%
2008 -9.6% -0.8% -2.0% -4.0% -3.1%
2007 -1.7% 0.6% -1.4% 0.0% -0.9%
2006 -0.2%
2005 3.1% 0.7% 2.7% 0.5% -0.7%
2004 5.5% 2.2% -0.9% 2.2% 1.9%
2003 0.3% 0.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BlackRock ICS Inst Euro Assets Liq Agency Dist 5.47%
iShares Euro Corporate Bond Lg Cap UCITS ETF 1.14%
iShares Core Euro Corporate Bond UCITS ETF 0.96%
DBS Group Holdings Ltd 1.500% 11-Apr-2028 0.79%
Deutsche Telekom International Finance BV 2.000% 01-Dec-2029 0.71%
GBP Cash 0.67%
Cooperatieve Rabobank UA 1.250% 23-Mar-2026 0.66%
iShares Euro Corporate Bond 1-5yr UCITS ETF 0.65%
ESM 0.10% 07/31/23 SR: 0.65%
UBS AG 4.750% 12-Feb-2026 0.63%
31/07/2018

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. Jersey
  18. Korea
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Macau
  21. Netherlands
  22. Norway
  23. Poland
  24. Portugal
  25. Singapore
  26. Slovakia
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/07/2006
  • Share Class size392Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0162658883

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management0.80%
  • 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).