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BGF Latin American A2 USD

Ranked 4 out of 26 in - Latin America over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Will Landers

Will Landers was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1969. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BSBA degree in finance and international management with a minor in theology. He started his career with Bear Stearns as an investment banker covering Latin American clients. After three years he joined Lehman Brothers where he started as an analyst and went on to become the director of Latin American research in 1998. In 1999 he moved to Credit Suisse where he covered Latin American technology and internet stocks. Will joined BlackRock in 2002 as an analyst and shortly after became the co-manager of the Latin America Fund. In 2004 he became the sole manager of the fund. Will has been managing funds for over eight years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Outside of fund management he enjoys spending time with his family as well as golf, football, baseball, music and the cinema.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, Latin America.

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Performance

Latin America over : 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 8.3% -19.3% 5.5%
2017 25.5% 12.7% -2.4% 15.9% -1.6%
2016 25.0% 16.6% 3.3% 7.2% -3.2%
2015 -30.7% -9.5% 2.3% -22.3% -3.7%
2014 -9.4% 0.2% 8.5% -6.0% -11.4%
2013 -13.7% 0.8% -16.2% 4.1% -1.8%
2012 5.6% 13.2% -15.2% 4.3% 5.4%
2011 -23.7% -2.2% -2.3% -25.6% 7.3%
2010 17.1% -1.1% -8.6% 21.1% 6.9%
2009 120.7% 3.7% 47.7% 24.3% 15.9%
2008 -55.1% -3.1% 10.2% -38.2% -32.0%
2007 41.1% 5.3% 19.7% 10.1% 1.7%
2006 45.5% 17.5% -4.8% 5.2% 23.7%
2005 54.2% 2.8% 10.3% 27.9% 6.3%
2004 44.7% 7.9% -8.6% 18.7% 23.7%
2003 70.8% -0.6% 23.3% 13.2% 23.1%
2002 -20.1% 9.2% -18.2% -22.6% 15.8%
2001 -3.3% -1.8% 8.9% -27.1% 24.0%
2000 -10.2% 9.4% -8.2% 2.4% -12.6%
1999 63.3% 11.8% 14.4% -6.2% 36.0%
1998 -40.2% 1.2% -21.1% -29.7% 6.5%
1997 18.7% 3.7% -14.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Vale SA DR 9.50%
Itau Unibanco Holding SA DR 8.20%
Banco Bradesco SA DR 7.75%
America Movil SAB de CV DR 5.99%
Grupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV ORD 4.90%
Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV DR 4.86%
Wal Mart de Mexico SAB de CV ORD 4.26%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras DR 4.15%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras DR 3.73%
B3 SA Brasil Bolsa Balcao ORD 3.55%
30/09/2018

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. 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 date09/01/1997
  • Share Class size1,043Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0072463663

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%
  • 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).