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BGF US Dollar Bond D2 GBP Hedged

Ranked 1 out of 2 in - US Dollar over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

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.

Objective

This fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 80% of its total assets in investment grade fixed income transferable securities. At least 70% of the Funds total assets are invested in fixed income transferable securities denominated in US dollars. Currency exposure is flexibly managed. As part of its investment objective the Fund may invest up to 50% of its total assets in ABS and MBS whether investment grade or not.

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Performance

US Dollar over : 30/04/2017 - 30/04/2018
  • Rank 1/2 Total Return
  • Rank 2/2 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 2/2 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 BGF US Dollar Bond D2 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.5%

1 T Rowe US Aggregate Bond QH GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.5%

Fund Name Currency Risk
1 T Rowe US Aggregate Bond QH GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.2

2 BGF US Dollar Bond D2 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.2

Fund Name Currency Loss
1 T Rowe US Aggregate Bond QH GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.1%

2 BGF US Dollar Bond D2 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.2%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.8%
2017 2.7% 0.9% 1.6% 0.5% -0.3%
2016 2.3% 2.4% 2.7% 0.6% -3.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Bahrain
  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. 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. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/11/2015
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1294567448
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.65%
  • Initial investment0.65

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