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
Michael Phelps
since 23/07/2015
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

7.16 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/27

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 52.3 m

FE Risk score

31

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    15.38%
  • France
    13.57%
  • Italy
    12.53%
  • Spain
    10.07%
  • USA
    8.52%
  • Industrials
    59.07%
  • Financials
    26.92%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    5.33%
  • Money Market
    4.31%
  • Utilities
    3.27%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    16.31%
  • French Fixed Interest
    13.57%
  • Italian Fixed Interest
    12.53%
  • Spanish Fixed Interest
    10.07%
  • US Fixed Interest
    8.52%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.01 %3.99 %7.25 %0 %0 %
Sector0.74 %2.37 %3.68 %10.22 %25.02 %
Rank within sector5 / 273 / 275 / 27 / /
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st th th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.29 %7 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector2.86 %5.13 %1.14 %5.17 %4.22 %
Rank within sector4 / 2712 / 26 / / /
Quartile th1 st2 nd th th th

Price movement

52 week high10.99
52 week low10.16
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price10.95

Holdings by region

  • 15.38% UK
  • 13.57% France
  • 12.53% Italy
  • 10.07% Spain
  • 8.52% USA
  • 7.52% Germany
  • 6.04% Netherlands
  • 5.97% Ireland
  • 4.31% Money Market
  • 4.21% Luxembourg

Holdings by sector

  • 59.07% Industrials
  • 26.92% Financials
  • 5.33% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 4.31% Money Market
  • 3.27% Utilities
  • 0.99% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.11% Equities

Holdings by asset type

  • 16.31% UK Fixed Interest
  • 13.57% French Fixed Interest
  • 12.53% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 10.07% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 8.52% US Fixed Interest
  • 7.52% German Fixed Interest
  • 6.04% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 5.97% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 4.31% Money Market
  • 4.21% Luxembourg Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.23% TELEFONICA EUROPE BV REGS 4.2 12/31/2049
  • 0.99% AREVA(CI) 4.875% BDS 23/09/24 EUR1000
  • 0.96% UNICREDIT SPA MTN REGS 6.95 10/31/2022
  • 0.92% VIRGIN MEDIA SECURED FINANCE PLC REGS 6.25 03/28/2029
  • 0.87% UNICREDIT SPA 5.75 NTS 28/10/25 EUR1000
  • 0.86% WIND ACQUISITION FINANCE SA 4% BDS 15/07/20 EUR100000
  • 0.82% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA 7.7% BDS 31/12/49 USD200000144A
  • 0.8% BANK OF IRELAND(GOVERNOR & CO OF) 4.25% MTN 11/06/24 EUR100000
  • 0.79% BANKIA SA 4% MTN 22/05/24 EUR100000
  • 0.79% TRIONISTA TOPCO GMBH 6.875% BDS 30/04/21 USD1000144A