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BGF Emerging Markets A2 USD

Ranked 133 out of 836 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 : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 41.7% 14.1% 6.2% 9.2% 7.1%
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 -0.5% -13.5% 9.8% 5.6% -0.8%
1994 -14.8% -8.6% -3.7% 16.5% -17.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/11/1993
  • Share Class size505Mn
  • 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).