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BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Ranked 2 out of 30 in - US Dollar High Yield over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

David Delbos

David Delbos is a member of Americas Fixed Income within Alpha Strategies at BlackRock. He is a portfolio manager on the Leveraged Finance Portfolio team and is responsible for managing US High Yield strategies. Prior to joining the Leveraged Finance team at BlackRock in 2002, Delbos was an analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Delbos earned a BA degree in history from Tufts University in 2000.

Mitchell Garfin

Mitchell Garfin is a member of Americas Fixed Income within the Alpha Strategies team at BlackRock. He is a portfolio manager on the Leveraged Finance Portfolio team and is responsible for managing US High Yield strategies. Garfin joined BlackRock in 1997 as an analyst in the Account Management Group, then joined the Portfolio Management Group in 2000 as a credit research analyst and in 2005 moved to portfolio management. Garfin moved to his current role in 2007. Garfin earned a BBA degree, with distinction, in finance from the University of Michigan in 1997, and an MBA degree in finance and economics from New York University in 2005 and also holds the CFA designation.

James Keenan

James Keenan, CFA, managing director, is global head of fundamental credit, head of Americas fundamental credit, and a member of Americas Fixed Income within Alpha Strategies. He is a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and the BlackRock Alternative Investment Executive Committee. James leads the strategy for Global Fundamental Credit and is responsible for providing oversight of the investment process and performance, the partnerships with BlackRock's distribution channels, and the team's infrastructure. He has oversight of the Investment Grade Credit and Sub-Investment Grade Credit businesses and is CIO of the Leveraged Finance team, overseeing global high yield, leveraged loans, alternative, and distressed products. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2004, James held roles within credit research and trading from 1998 to 2003 at UBS Global Asset Management and at Columbia Management Group. He earned a BA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame in 1998.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in high yield fixed income transferable securities denominated in US dollars. The Fund may invest in the full spectrum of available fixed income transferable securities, including non-investment grade. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

US Dollar High Yield over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 2/30 Total Return
  • Rank 19/30 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 5/30 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 SKY Harbor GF US High Yield A h EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

7.1%

2 BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

6.7%

3 Nomura Funds Ireland-US High Yield Bond A EUR-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

6.5%

4 PIMCO GIS US High Yield Bond Inv EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

6.5%

5 Fidelity Funds - US High Yield A-ACC-EUR H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

6.4%

Fund Name Currency Risk
18 Aberdeen Global II - USD High Yld Bd A2 EUR Acc EUR

2.8

19 Federated High Income Advantage A EUR ACC

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.8

19 BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.8

21 JSS Bond - USD High Yield P EUR hgd acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
3 Neuberger Berman Short Dur HY Bd EUR I Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.3%

4 AXA WF US High Yield Bonds A EUR Hedged C

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.4%

5 BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.5%

6 SKY Harbor GF US High Yield A h EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.5%

7 Nordea 1 - Low Duration US High Yield Bond HA EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.6%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 2.0% 1.2% 1.6%
2016 12.2% 1.8% 3.5% 4.7% 1.7%
2015 -5.6% 1.6% 0.0% -4.8% -2.4%
2014 1.4% 2.6% 2.2% -2.5% -0.8%
2013 6.8% 2.3% -2.1% 3.4% 3.1%
2012 14.3% 5.3% 0.8% 4.5% 3.0%
2011 2.5% 4.7% -0.9% -5.8% 4.9%
2010 14.6% 4.8% -0.7% 6.2% 3.6%
2009 44.8% 5.6% 15.7% 12.6% 5.3%
2008 -26.9% -1.9% 2.6% -6.4% -22.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/12/2007
  • Share Class size29Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0330917963
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment5

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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).