Fact sheet: BlackRock SF Gbl Et Dr

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven A2
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
Fund objective
The BlackRock Global Event Driven Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return for investors regardless of market movements. The Fund seeks to achieve this investment objective by taking long, synthetic long and synthetic short investment exposures on a global basis.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Event Driven-Multi Strategy
Investment method
Equity
Quick stats
1 Year return
2.1%
1 Year rank in sector
37/106
Sector
FO Hedge/Stru Prod - Equity
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.
1.98%
Fund size
£247m (£247m last year)
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA59.8%
    Others25.8%
    UK14.6%
    Switzerland2.6%
    Greece0.2%
  • Information Technology25.8%
    Others24.3%
    Consumer Staples13.5%
    Materials10.5%
    Health Care8.9%
  • No data available.

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.1%0.4%-0.9%2.1%--
Sector0.5%1.3%1.3%-1%5.4%15.9%
Rank within sector29 / 12071 / 12274 / 11637 / 106--
Quartile1st3rd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund1.1%----
Sector-1.8%2.7%2.5%7.1%3.9%
Rank within sector39 / 112----
Quartile2nd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high102.94
52 week low97.86
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price101.65
Region
1USA59.81%
2Others25.76%
3UK14.64%
4Switzerland2.6%
5Greece0.18%
6France0.06%
7Canada-3.05%
Industry sector
1Information Technology25.83%
2Others24.32%
3Consumer Staples13.49%
4Materials10.54%
5Health Care8.86%
6Consumer Discretionary8.46%
7Financials3.92%
8Industrials3.81%
9Utilities0.77%
Asset type
No data available.
Individual holdings
No data available.
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The BlackRock Global Event Driven Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return for investors regardless of market movements. The Fund seeks to achieve this investment objective by taking long, synthetic long and synthetic short investment exposures on a global basis.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Event Driven-Multi Strategy
Investment method
Equity
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Sweden
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven A2
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.98%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price101.6516
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFW6V
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven A2 Hedged CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price99.9719
CurrencyCHF
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE8VV
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven A2RF Hedged
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.96%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price98.1568
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE7NB
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven D2
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.45%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.1416
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFW6W
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven D2 Hedged CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.48%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price99.8988
CurrencyCHF
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE8CG
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven D2RF Hedged EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price98.5824
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE7LA
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven D2RF Hedged GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price98.9875
CurrencyGBP
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE7KZ
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven E2 EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.45%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.873
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFWXO
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven E2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.45%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price100.6133
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFX9B
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven I2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.41%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price98.8057
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE7XB
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven X2
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.14%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.6239
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFW6X
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven Z2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£50,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.1559
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFW6Y
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven Z2 Hedged CHF
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£50,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.97%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.0095
CurrencyCHF
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE5VZ
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven Z2RF Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£50,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.3153
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFX9D
BlackRock SF Global Event Driven Z2RF Hedged GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£50,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.0767
CurrencyGBP
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFX9C
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