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

9.24 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/27

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 55.9 m

FE Risk score

30

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    15.93%
  • France
    13.98%
  • Italy
    11.48%
  • Spain
    10.02%
  • USA
    9.27%
  • Industrials
    62.82%
  • Financials
    27.82%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    4.16%
  • Utilities
    3.24%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    0.91%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    16.47%
  • French Fixed Interest
    13.98%
  • Italian Fixed Interest
    11.48%
  • Spanish Fixed Interest
    10.02%
  • US Fixed Interest
    9.27%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.09 %2.87 %9.24 %0 %0 %
Sector0.04 %1.9 %5.29 %10.63 %22.97 %
Rank within sector11 / 286 / 274 / 27 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.83 %7 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector3.92 %5.13 %1.14 %5.17 %4.22 %
Rank within sector5 / 2712 / 25 / / /
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Price movement

52 week high11.19
52 week low10.19
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price11.11

Holdings by region

  • 15.93% UK
  • 13.98% France
  • 11.48% Italy
  • 10.02% Spain
  • 9.27% USA
  • 7.81% Germany
  • 7.73% Netherlands
  • 5.58% Luxembourg
  • 5.51% Ireland
  • 1.79% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 62.82% Industrials
  • 27.82% Financials
  • 4.16% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 3.24% Utilities
  • 0.91% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.66% Money Market
  • 0.29% Equities
  • 0.08% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 16.47% UK Fixed Interest
  • 13.98% French Fixed Interest
  • 11.48% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 10.02% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 9.27% US Fixed Interest
  • 7.81% German Fixed Interest
  • 7.73% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 5.58% Luxembourg Fixed Interest
  • 5.51% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 1.79% Belgian Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.38% TELEFONICA EUROPE BV REGS 4.2 12/31/2049
  • 0.97% SFR GROUP SA 144A 6 05/15/2022
  • 0.91% AREVA(CI) 4.875% BDS 23/09/24 EUR1000
  • 0.91% VIRGIN MEDIA SECURED FINANCE PLC REGS 6.25 03/28/2029
  • 0.79% HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 6.375 12/31/2049
  • 0.79% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA 7.7% BDS 31/12/49 USD200000144A
  • 0.77% BANK OF IRELAND(GOVERNOR & CO OF) 4.25% MTN 11/06/24 EUR100000
  • 0.76% BANCO POPOLARE SOCIETA COOPERATIVA 2.75% MTN 27/07/20 EUR1000
  • 0.72% REPSOL INTERNATIONAL FINANCE BV REGS 4.5 03/25/2075
  • 0.7% NUMERICABLE SFR 5.375% BDS 15/05/22 EUR100000REG S