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BGF Emerging Markets A2 USD

Ranked 203 out of 832 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Gordon Fraser

Gordon Fraser is a member of the Global Emerging Markets team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group, specialising in Middle Eastern, Turkish and Indian Equities. Fraser joined BlackRock as an Analyst in 2006 and holds a BA (1st class) and an MPhil (distinction) in Economics from Cambridge University.

Andrew Swan

Andrew Swan is a managing director and head of Asian fundamental equities at BlackRock where he runs the BGF Asia Dragon Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew spent eight years at JP Morgan Asset Management. He studied commerce at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Based in Hong Kong, outside of fund management Andrew enjoys golf and skiing.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests globally 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, emerging markets. Investment may also be made in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, developed markets that have significant business operations in emerging markets.

Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 30/11/2016 - 30/11/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 14.1% 6.2% 9.2%
2016 8.1% 3.6% 4.0% 9.4% -8.2%
2015 -19.3% -1.5% 0.6% -20.6% 2.6%
2014 -2.1% -2.9% 7.3% -3.5% -2.6%
2013 -2.3% -0.6% -9.7% 4.5% 4.3%
2012 17.5% 12.8% -9.4% 7.9% 6.5%
2011 -19.1% 0.0% -0.1% -21.4% 2.9%
2010 16.9% 1.9% -9.0% 17.8% 7.0%
2009 77.5% -1.9% 40.5% 23.1% 4.7%
2008 -54.0% -12.0% -0.1% -30.1% -25.2%
2007 39.4% 3.4% 14.8% 12.5% 4.5%
2006 28.5% 12.1% -5.0% 4.1% 15.8%
2005 35.2% 0.8% 3.3% 18.5% 9.5%
2004 24.0% 10.0% -11.2% 6.5% 19.1%
2003 53.9% -7.0% 22.1% 14.3% 18.6%
2002 -9.9% 10.6% -8.6% -17.3% 7.8%
2001 -11.1% -8.6% 1.7% -24.8% 27.1%
2000 -33.4% 3.1% -9.6% -14.9% -16.1%
1999 59.9% 6.9% 21.1% -9.2% 36.1%
1998 -31.1% 0.5% -22.3% -22.1% 13.4%
1997 4.5% 14.6% 11.3% -1.1% -17.2%
1996 20.9% 10.6% 9.7% -2.5% 2.2%
1995 -0.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 5.14
USD Cash 5.04
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 4.75
Sberbank Rossii PAO DR 3.87
Bank of China Ltd ORD 3.42
Itau Unibanco Holding SA DR 2.80
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 2.53
America Movil SAB de CV DR 2.47
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd ORD 2.37
Grupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV ORD 2.37
30/06/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Gibraltar
  9. Greece
  10. Guernsey
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Hungary
  13. Iceland
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Korea
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Macau
  20. Malta
  21. Mauritius
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. Taiwan
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/11/1993
  • Share Class size430Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0047713382

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).