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BGF European A2 EUR

Ranked 843 out of 1021 in - Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Nigel Bolton

Nigel Bolton, FCSI, managing director, is chief investment officer (CIO) of fundamental active equities and head of the European equity team within BlackRock's Active Equity business. Bolton manages Blackrock's key pan-European equity strategies as well as leading the firm's investment processes and business development across the Fundamental Active Equity group. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Bolton held a number of senior positions in asset management including Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and Citigroup Global Asset Management, where he was head of European equities. With over 30 years' experience in investment management, he is widely regarded as an expert in equity fund management and has won numerous prestigious industry awards such as Morningstar's European Fund Manager of the Year. He regularly appears on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Bolton earned a BA degree, with honours, in economics from the University of Nottingham and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Brian Hall

Hailing from Calgary in Canada, Brian Hall has been running European equity funds at BlackRock since August 2007. Brian runs all cap funds with a value strategy. Prior to joining BlackRock Brian worked for Lehman Brothers for nearly eight years. Now based in London, he is a CFA Charterholder and away fund management he enjoys rugby, music and skiing among other interests.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, Europe.

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Performance

Europe over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 843/1021 Total Return
  • Rank 316/1021 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 543/1021 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
841 Star Mirabeau Europe EUR

6.8%

841 Gutmann Europa-Portfolio EUR

6.8%

843 BGF European A2 EUR EUR

6.8%

844 Ibercaja Bolsa Europa A, FI EUR

6.8%

844 Conservateur Unisic D EUR

6.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.8% 4.9% 1.0% 2.4% -1.5%
2016 -5.6% -8.1% -3.4% 1.9% 4.3%
2015 11.0% 17.9% -1.7% -8.8% 5.0%
2014 2.6% 2.3% -0.8% -0.8% 1.9%
2013 21.8% 6.2% -0.5% 8.6% 6.1%
2012 20.5% 10.6% -2.3% 7.3% 3.9%
2011 -10.4% 0.6% -0.5% -18.0% 9.2%
2010 13.0% 4.1% -6.3% 8.9% 6.3%
2009 38.6% -10.8% 23.9% 20.1% 4.5%
2008 -40.1% -17.7% 1.4% -12.6% -17.9%
2007 2.9% 1.9% 7.1% -2.7% -3.0%
2006 20.6% 8.5% -2.1% 5.0% 8.2%
2005 29.2% 4.4% 8.2% 8.0% 5.9%
2004 9.0% 2.3% 3.2% -2.6% 6.0%
2003 12.1% -11.9% 16.2% 2.1% 7.3%
2002 -30.9% 1.5% -17.1% -21.6% 4.7%
2001 -19.6% -12.6% 2.2% -19.4% 11.8%
2000 -0.5% 5.2% -2.7% 0.7% -3.5%
1999 37.1% 6.9% 6.2% -4.3% 26.2%
1998 18.4% 22.0% 3.7% -22.5% 20.8%
1997 36.1% 11.9% 12.6% 7.5% 0.5%
1996 29.1% 10.1% 6.2% 3.1% 7.1%
1995 3.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/11/1993
  • Share Class size658Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0011846440

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Initial investment1.5

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