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BGF Euro Bond A2 EUR

Ranked 359 out of 521 in - Euro over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Michael Krautzberger

Michael Krautzberger studied business administration & computer science at the European Business School and economics at the University of Hagen. He began his career in 1994 at DWS, and moved to Union Investment in 1999 where he headed the European fixed income team. He then joined BlackRock (formerly MLIM) in 2005 as managing director of the European fixed income team.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 80% of its total assets in investment grade fixed income transferable securities. At least 70% of total assets will be invested in fixed income transferable securities denominated in euro. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Euro over : 31/07/2016 - 31/07/2017
  • Rank 359/521 Total Return
  • Rank 375/521 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 385/521 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
373 JSS Sustainable Bond EUR P EUR dist EUR

2.9

374 Robeco All Strategy Euro Bonds DH EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.9

375 Esperia Funds SICAV Euro Investments C EUR

2.9

375 BGF Euro Bond A2 EUR EUR

2.9

377 Candriam SRI Bond Euro - I EUR Cap EUR

2.9

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -0.8% 0.6%
2016 3.1% 2.4% 1.6% 1.3% -2.1%
2015 1.5% 4.0% -4.5% 1.6% 0.6%
2014 11.4% 3.5% 3.0% 2.6% 1.8%
2013 2.7% 0.2% -0.5% 1.4% 1.6%
2012 11.8% 4.1% 0.2% 4.3% 2.8%
2011 3.1% -0.8% 1.3% 2.3% 0.2%
2010 3.2% 3.0% 0.4% 2.4% -2.6%
2009 10.6% 0.7% 3.6% 4.8% 1.1%
2008 4.2% 1.2% -2.7% 2.1% 3.7%
2007 0.5% 0.4% -2.0% 2.0% 0.2%
2006 -0.2% -1.6% -1.1% 2.9% -0.4%
2005 3.9% 0.8% 3.1% -0.1% 0.1%
2004 5.8% 2.9% -1.4% 1.9% 2.3%
2003 1.1% 0.5% 1.9% -0.5% -0.8%
2002 6.1% -0.6% 1.0% 4.6% 1.2%
2001 4.2% 1.6% -0.6% 2.4% 0.8%
2000 4.9% 1.4% -0.7% 0.8% 3.3%
1999 -1.4% 1.4% -1.7% -2.2% 1.2%
1998 11.9% 4.6% 0.3% 4.0% 2.6%
1997 13.6% 2.2% 4.7% 2.0% 4.0%
1996 13.1% 0.7% 3.3% 3.3% 5.2%
1995 6.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Hong Kong
  13. Hungary
  14. Iceland
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Korea
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Macau
  21. Netherlands
  22. Norway
  23. Poland
  24. Portugal
  25. Singapore
  26. Slovakia
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. Taiwan
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/03/1994
  • Share Class size1,735Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0050372472

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment5

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).