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BGF World Gold D2RF GBP Hedged

Ranked 2 out of 11 in - Gold & Precious Metals over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Evy Hambro

Evy Hambro was born in 1972 in London and graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc Hons in Marketing. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He began his career in 1994 at Mercury Asset Management and was part of the investment team that was acquired by Merrill Lynch (now BlackRock) in 1997. After ten years working in the London office, he moved to Sydney for three years and later Toronto conducting research for the investment team. He is currently based in the London office and is the lead manager of the BGF World Mining Fund and BGF World Gold Fund. Outside of work Evy enjoys wine, surfing and playing tennis and golf.

Tom Holl

Tom Holl is currently a portfolio manager who specialises in mining & gold companies at BlackRock’s London office where he joined in 2006. Tom majored in Land Economy at Magdalene College, Cambridge University. He is a CFA charterholder. Away from the office, Tom enjoys golf, tennis, soccer and music.


The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is gold-mining. It may also invest in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is other precious metal or mineral and base metal or mineral mining. The Fund does not hold physical gold or metal.


Gold & Precious Metals over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015
  • Rank 2/11 Total Return
  • Rank 4/11 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 5/11 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 -3.7% -2.0% -18.2%
2014 -4.7% 14.0% 6.3% -13.8% -8.8%
2013 -47.9% -17.6% -37.2% 15.4% -12.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Chile
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Gibraltar
  5. Greece
  6. Ireland
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Malta
  9. Netherlands
  10. Poland
  11. Portugal
  12. Spain
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/10/2012
  • Share Class size03Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0827889212
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment64,418
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment5

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