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BGF Emerging Europe A2 EUR

Ranked 25 out of 36 in - Emerging Markets Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Sam Vecht

Born in the English capital in 1977, Sam Vecht studied International Relations and History at the London School of Economics. He joined BlackRock in 2000, where he is a managing director of long only and long-short funds. Sam concentrates primarily on emerging Europe and other frontier markets, adopting a contrarian investment style with a top-down overview. He does not use cash as a tactical strategy, and derivatives are employed opportunistically. Sam holds the CFA designation and cites football, chess and music as his primary 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, emerging European countries. It may also invest in companies domiciled in and around, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in and around, the Mediterranean region.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Europe over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 10.9% 3.7% 10.7%
2015 -4.8% 5.0% -3.2% -12.0% 6.5%
2014 -20.1% -10.5% 9.8% -9.6% -10.0%
2013 -2.0% 3.8% -7.8% 5.3% -2.7%
2012 15.5% 16.0% -9.7% 6.8% 3.3%
2011 -26.4% 6.9% -4.8% -29.8% 3.0%
2010 24.4% 15.5% -12.7% 11.7% 10.5%
2009 72.3% -3.2% 22.9% 34.5% 7.6%
2008 -58.0% -15.7% 4.3% -31.3% -30.4%
2007 31.0% 3.8% 5.2% 6.2% 12.9%
2006 32.2% 17.2% -6.2% 3.4% 16.3%
2005 65.1% 7.9% 8.1% 33.7% 5.9%
2004 30.9% 20.6% -11.9% 9.0% 13.0%
2003 59.0% -1.9% 23.7% 18.8% 10.3%
2002 3.3% 15.5% -8.0% -7.9% 5.5%
2001 4.2% -12.3% 9.2% -21.5% 38.6%
2000 -17.4% 19.5% -11.3% -9.8% -13.7%
1999 37.8% 0.3% 8.4% -9.9% 40.7%
1998 -43.8% -2.2% -22.5% -36.8% 17.4%
1997 46.7% 35.0% 12.0% 23.2% -21.3%
1996 116.0% 43.9% 38.3% 6.8% 1.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Sberbank Rossii PAO DR 9.66
Turkiye Garanti Bankasi AS ORD 6.17
Gazprom PAO DR 5.77
GMK Noril'skiy Nikel' PAO DR 5.73
Novatek OAO DR 5.30
Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski SA ORD 5.04
Turkiye Halk Bankasi AS ORD 4.10
Powszechny Zaklad Ubezpieczen SA ORD 3.89
NK Lukoil PAO DR 3.56
Mail.ru Group Ltd DR 3.50
31/07/2016

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/12/1995
  • Share Class size779Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0011850392

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%
  • Initial investment5

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