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BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Ranked 3 out of 32 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 : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
  • Rank 3/32 Total Return
  • Rank 23/32 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 4/32 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 Fidelity Funds - US High Yield A-ACC-EUR H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

5.2%

2 JSS Bond-Emerging Markets High Yield P EUR acc hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

4.4%

3 BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

4.2%

4 PIMCO GIS US High Yield Bond Inv EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

4.1%

5 JSS Bond - USD High Yield P EUR hgd acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

3.7%

Fund Name Currency Risk
21 PIMCO GIS US High Yield Bond Inv EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.2

22 Pictet-US High Yield-HI EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.2

23 BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.2

24 Janus Henderson High Yield Aacc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.3

24 Federated High Income Advantage A EUR ACC

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.3

Fund Name Currency Loss
2 AXA WF US High Yield Bonds A EUR Hedged C

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.4%

3 JSS Bond-Emerging Markets High Yield P EUR acc hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.4%

4 BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond A2 EUR Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.5%

5 PIMCO GIS US High Yield Bond Inv EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.5%

6 Pioneer SICAV US High Yield A Hdg ND EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.5%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.8% 2.0% 1.2% 1.6% -0.1%
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. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Hungary
  13. Iceland
  14. Ireland
  15. Jersey
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Macau
  18. Malta
  19. Mauritius
  20. Netherlands
  21. Norway
  22. Poland
  23. Portugal
  24. Singapore
  25. Spain
  26. Sweden
  27. Switzerland
  28. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/12/2007
  • Share Class size28Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0330917963
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment1.25

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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).