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BGF Emerging Markets Bond A2 USD

Ranked 55 out of 57 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Michel Aubenas

Michel Aubenas is an emerging markets bond fund manager at BlackRock. He joined AXA Investment Managers, Paris, having graduated from the University Paris-Dauphine in 1999. Armed with a master’s degree in economics and finance, he joined AXA’s emerging fixed income markets team, headed by Nadine Trémollières, as an assistant fund manager. After spending three years at AXA, Aubenas joined Fortis (now BNP Paribas Investment Partners) where he worked for two years. He then joined BlackRock in 2012 where he runs the BGF Emerging Markets Bond Fund alongside Sergio Trigo Paz and Christopher Kelly.

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.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in the fixed income transferable securities of governments and agencies of, and companies domiciled or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, emerging markets. The Fund may invest in the full spectrum of available securities, including non-investment grade. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
  • Rank 55/57 Total Return
  • Rank 11/57 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 22/57 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
53 F&C High Income Bond A USD Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-2.5%

54 GAM Multibond - Emerging Bd-USD B USD

-2.7%

55 BGF Emerging Markets Bond A2 USD USD

-2.7%

56 AB FCP I-Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio I USD USD

-3.4%

57 HSBC GIF Global Emerging Markets Bond AC USD USD

-3.7%

Fund Name Currency Loss
20 Wellington Opportunistic EM Debt USD S Cap USD

-4.2%

21 Barclays GA - Emerging Market Debt M Inc USD USD

-4.3%

22 BGF Emerging Markets Bond A2 USD USD

-4.4%

23 F&C High Income Bond A USD Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-4.4%

24 Threadneedle Emerging Market Bd Ret Gross Acc USD USD

-4.5%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.6%
2017 7.3% 3.8% 1.2% 1.9% 0.3%
2016 12.6% 4.6% 4.9% 5.1% -2.4%
2015 -1.6% 2.5% -0.9% -2.6% -0.6%
2014 5.6% 2.5% 3.4% 0.1% -0.4%
2013 -5.2% -1.7% -5.8% 1.6% 0.8%
2012 16.3% 5.1% 0.9% 6.6% 2.9%
2011 5.4% 0.3% 2.6% -1.2% 3.7%
2010 12.8% 3.6% 1.7% 7.5% -0.4%
2009 26.0% 3.0% 9.6% 9.9% 1.7%
2008 -11.3% -0.2% -0.8% -3.9% -6.8%
2007 4.4% 2.2% -1.0% 1.8% 1.4%
2006 10.5% 1.7% -4.9% 8.9% 4.9%
2005 11.2% -1.6% 6.0% 3.6% 2.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/10/2004
  • Share Class size790Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0200680600

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment5

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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).