Fact sheet: BlackRock GFEurpHghYldBnd

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF European High Yield Bond A2 EUR
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Jose Aguilar
since 25/07/2017
Michael Phelps
since 23/07/2015
Stephen Gough
since 25/07/2017
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities which have a relatively low credit rating or are unrated. These may be denominated in various currencies and issued by governments and government agencies of, and companies and supranationals (e.g. the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) domiciled, or the main business of which is in, Europe. These include bonds and money market instruments (i.e. debt securities with short term maturities). The remainder may include investments outside of the asset classes and sector set out above and which are investment grade (i.e. meet a specified level of credit worthiness) at the time of purchase.)
Benchmark
BBG Barc Pan European HY 3% Issuer Constrained 100% EUR Hedged Index
Investment style
High Yield
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Quick stats

1 Year return

7.08 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/27

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 56.3 m

FE Risk score

30

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    14.14%
  • France
    13.88%
  • Italy
    10.7%
  • Germany
    10.24%
  • USA
    10.04%
  • Industrials
    63.49%
  • Financials
    26.83%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    4.22%
  • Utilities
    3.34%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    0.91%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    15.05%
  • French Fixed Interest
    13.88%
  • Italian Fixed Interest
    10.7%
  • German Fixed Interest
    10.24%
  • US Fixed Interest
    10.04%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.81 %3.04 %7.08 %0 %0 %
Sector0.5 %2.2 %4.2 %10.47 %21.42 %
Rank within sector11 / 329 / 285 / 27 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund0.63 %6.92 %7 %0 %0 %
Sector0.4 %4.04 %5.13 %1.14 %5.17 %
Rank within sector8 / 315 / 2712 / 25 / /
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Price movement

52 week high11.19
52 week low10.46
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price11.19

Holdings by region

  • 14.14% UK
  • 13.88% France
  • 10.7% Italy
  • 10.24% Germany
  • 10.04% USA
  • 8.8% Spain
  • 6.64% Netherlands
  • 5.69% Ireland
  • 5.44% Luxembourg
  • 2.02% Sweden

Holdings by sector

  • 63.49% Industrials
  • 26.83% Financials
  • 4.22% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 3.34% Utilities
  • 0.91% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.84% Money Market
  • 0.3% Equities
  • 0.08% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 15.05% UK Fixed Interest
  • 13.88% French Fixed Interest
  • 10.7% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 10.24% German Fixed Interest
  • 10.04% US Fixed Interest
  • 8.8% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 6.64% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 5.69% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 5.44% Luxembourg Fixed Interest
  • 2.02% Swedish Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.32% TELEFONICA EUROPE BV REGS 4.2 12/31/2049
  • 1.1% ALTICE SA 7.25% BDS 15/05/22 EUR100000
  • 0.99% ZF NORTH AMERICA CAPITAL INC 2.75% BDS 27/04/23 EUR100000
  • 0.92% SFR GROUP SA 144A 6 05/15/2022
  • 0.91% AREVA(CI) 4.875% BDS 23/09/24 EUR1000
  • 0.88% VIRGIN MEDIA SECURED FINANCE PLC REGS 6.25 03/28/2029
  • 0.85% QUINTILES IMS INC REGS 3.25 03/15/2025
  • 0.81% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA 7.7% BDS 31/12/49 USD200000144A
  • 0.79% VIRGIN MEDIA RECEIVABLES FIN NOTES 5.5% BDS 15/09/24 GBP 100000
  • 0.78% UNICREDIT SPA REGS 6.75 12/31/2049