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BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities C2 USD

Ranked 26 out of 38 in - Global Flexible over 12 months
All calculations are in SGD 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 Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income transferable securities denominated in various currencies issued by governments, agencies and companies worldwide. The full spectrum of available securities, including non-investment grade, may be utilised. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Global Flexible over : 30/06/2017 - 30/06/2018
  • Rank 26/38 Total Return
  • Rank 18/38 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 21/38 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
24 BGF Strategic Global Bond A2 USD SGD

-0.8%

25 Janus Henderson Glo Flex Income A$acc SGD

-1.1%

26 BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities C2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

SGD

-1.1%

27 AB SICAV I-Diversified Yield Plus Pf A2 USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

SGD

-1.2%

28 Franklin Strategic Income A (Mdis) USD SGD

-1.6%

Fund Name Currency Risk
16 Manulife Global Fd-Strategic Income AA SGD

3.1

17 Morgan Stanley Global Fixed Income Opps A USD SGD

3.2

18 BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities C2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

SGD

3.2

19 T Rowe Diversified Income Bond Fund A USD SGD

3.3

20 Fidelity Funds - Global Income A-MINCOME(G)-USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

SGD

3.3

Fund Name Currency Loss
19 MS TCW Unconstrained Plus Bond P Acc USD SGD

-3.6%

20 AXA WF Global Strategic Bonds A C USD SGD

-3.6%

21 BGF Fixed Income Gbl Opportunities C2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

SGD

-3.8%

22 Schroder ISF Strategic Bond A Acc SGD

-3.9%

23 Schroder ISF Global Credit Income A Dis SGD

-4.0%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.0% 2.8%
2017 -4.9% -2.4% -0.7% -0.3% -1.5%
2016 3.0% -6.2% 0.6% 2.8% 6.2%
2015 4.8% 4.1% -2.8% 4.2% -0.6%
2014 7.3% 0.9% 0.1% 2.0% 4.3%
2013 4.9% 1.8% 1.2% -1.1% 2.9%
2012 2.8% 0.4% 1.7% -0.3% 1.1%
2011 2.5% 0.0% -2.2% 4.7% 0.2%
2010 -3.7% 2.2% 2.3% -3.6% -4.4%
2009 14.8% 7.5% 1.2% 4.2% 1.3%
2008 -16.4% -6.7% -3.6% 1.0% -7.9%
2007 -0.2% -1.5% -3.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Brunei Darussalam
  3. Chile
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Gibraltar
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Iceland
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy
  11. Jersey
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Macau
  14. Malta
  15. Mauritius
  16. Peru
  17. Poland
  18. Singapore
  19. Spain
  20. Switzerland
  21. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2007
  • Share Class size92Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0278467773
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment1.00%

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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).