Fact sheet: BlackRock GFEmgMktsEqInc

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income D2RF USD
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Dhiren Shahsince 11/08/2011
  • Luiz Soaressince 31/10/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to generate an above average level of income on your investment, as well as maintain long term capital growth. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, emerging markets. Investment may also be made in shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, developed markets but which have significant business operations in emerging markets.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
30.6%
1 Year rank in sector
77/256
Sector
FO Equity - Emerging Markets
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.11%
Fund size
£385m (£261m last year)
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China18.6%
    India15.8%
    Taiwan14.8%
    Brazil12%
    Thailand6.9%
  • Financials24.6%
    Information Technology14.9%
    Consumer Discretionary11.4%
    Industrials10.2%
    Consumer Staples8.8%
  • Chinese Equities18.6%
    Indian Equities15.8%
    Taiwanese Equities14.8%
    Brazilian Equities12%
    Thai Equities6.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.7%-1.2%2.4%30.6%0.7%22.6%
Sector3.7%-0.3%4%25%-2%5.1%
Rank within sector91 / 263159 / 269162 / 26677 / 25684 / 20851 / 158
Quartile2nd3rd3rd2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.8%14.1%-15.2%-2.2%0.7%
Sector3.2%10.7%-14.3%-1.4%-0.7%
Rank within sector176 / 26371 / 256163 / 233124 / 20866 / 183
Quartile3rd2nd3rd3rd2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
0.5
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.01
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
-0.01
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
14.36
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.74
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.11
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high12.63
52 week low9.11
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price12.15
Region
1China18.58%
2India15.77%
3Taiwan14.84%
4Brazil11.98%
5Thailand6.86%
6Korea6.36%
7Mexico4.76%
8Russia4.65%
9South Africa4.63%
Industry sector
1Financials24.57%
2Information Technology14.86%
3Consumer Discretionary11.38%
4Industrials10.24%
5Consumer Staples8.8%
6Energy6.5%
7Materials5.95%
8Telecommunications5.48%
9Health Care5.2%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities18.58%
2Indian Equities15.77%
3Taiwanese Equities14.84%
4Brazilian Equities11.98%
5Thai Equities6.86%
6South Korean Equities6.36%
7Mexican Equities4.76%
8Russian Equities4.65%
9South African Equities4.63%
Individual holdings
1TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO5.84%
2ITOCHU CORP3.87%
3KT&G CORP3.41%
4NOVATEK OAO3.24%
5NTPC LTD3.01%
6NTPC LTD3.01%
7CHINA MOBILE LTD2.65%
8KROTON EDUCACIONAL SA2.36%
9INDIABULLS HOUSING FINANCE LTD2.19%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to generate an above average level of income on your investment, as well as maintain long term capital growth. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, emerging markets. Investment may also be made in shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, developed markets but which have significant business operations in emerging markets.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Dhiren Shah11/08/2011Dhiren Shah, CFA, Director, is a member of the Global Emerging Markets team in the Fundamental Equity Division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for co-managing the Global Emerging Markets portfolios.Mr. Shah's service with the firm dates back to 2001, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Shah began his career with MLIM and joined the Global Emerging Markets team following a rotation in fixed income. Mr. Shah received a BSc degree in economics from the University College London in 2001.
Luiz Soares31/10/2012Luiz Soares, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Global Emerging Markets Equity team. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr Soares worked at Axiom International Investors where he was initially a research analyst covering Latin America. Mr. Soares was appointed to manage the Axiom Emerging Markets Equity Fund in August 2007. Before his time at Axiom, from 1997 to 2000, he moved to Reuters in the US to work on fixed income derivatives. In 1993 he began his career with Andersen Consulting in Brazil Mr. Soares earned a BS in business management and applied economics from Cornell University.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A2 Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.84%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.69
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code08WM
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A5G USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.73
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code08WN
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A6 Hedged CAD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.52
CurrencyCAD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC3GJ
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A6 Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.23
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC2ZJ
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A6 Hedged GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.51
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC3GK
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A6 Hedged HKD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price81.59
CurrencyHKD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFJCO
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A6 Hedged Inc SGD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.41
CurrencySGD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNNHY
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A6G USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.55
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFISG
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A8 Hedged CNY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.26
CurrencyCNY
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC2WE
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A8 Hedged Inc AUD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.42
CurrencyAUD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNNHZ
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income A8 Hedged NZD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.52
CurrencyNZD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC3GL
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income D2RF USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.15
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0D39
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income E2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.36%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.9
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0D38
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income E5G Hedged EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.13
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0D37
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income I2 Hedged CHF
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.04
CurrencyCHF
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFKPT
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income X2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.14
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2UZ
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets Equity Income X6 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.22
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFS1Q
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