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BGF US Flexible Equity D4 GBP

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Fund ProviderBlackRock (Luxembourg) SA
Fund SummaryThe US Flexible Equity Fund seeks to maximisetotal return. The Fund invests at least 70% of itstotal assets in the equity securities ofcompanies domiciled in, or exercising thepredominant part of their economic activity in,the US. The Fund normally invests in securitiesthat, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser,exhibit either growth or value investmentcharacteristics, placing an emphasis as themarket outlook warrants. Risk managementmeasure used: Relative VaR using Russell 1000Index as the appropriate benchmark.
Fund codeBGUFD
ManagersJoseph Wolfe, Todd Burnside
Manager Tenure3 years
Morningstar CategoryUS Large-Cap Blend Equity
Fund Size£823 million
Fund TypeOffshore
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)1.06%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£32.0500
Buy Price£32.0500
Price Change-2.2865%
Price Date24th September 2020
YieldCurrently unavailable
Dividend FrequencyYearly
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date29th September 2014
Fund StatusOPEN
Joseph Wolfe, CFA, CQF, FRM, has been a Director at BlackRock within the Fundamental Active Equity Portfolio Management Group since 2012. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Wolfe was the head of Quantitative Active Research at Northern Trust in Chicago where he directed quantitative research across the active equity teams, developed ETF strategies for FlexShares and co-managed several active mutual funds. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2005, Joseph was a senior quantitative analyst with the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio. Joseph received a B.S. degree from Slippery Rock University and holds advanced degrees in economics from Ohio State University and Kent State University. He is a CFA charterholder and a Certified Financial Risk Manager. He is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, Chicago Quantitative Alliance and Global Association of Risk Professionals. He holds a Series 3 license.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.943%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013
Fund Performance+7.85%+7.06%+14.31%+29.50%+12.10%+15.46%+11.65%
Benchmark Performance
(US Large-Cap Blend Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(US Large-Cap Blend Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-2.29%+5.53%-7.82%
1 week-2.64%-2.06%-0.59%
1 month-3.55%+3.13%-6.68%
3 months3.10%+28.40%-25.30%
6 months25.14%+6.95%+18.19%
1 year5.26%+11.48%-6.22%
3 years10.53%+15.18%-4.65%
5 years15.32%+14.28%+1.04%
10 yearsCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailable
Since inception14.94%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
Microsoft CorpUSA6.23%
Apple IncUSA6.11%
Facebook Inc AUSA3.94%
Amazon.com IncUSA3.83%
Visa Inc Class AUSA3.17%
UnitedHealth Group IncUSA2.83%
Alphabet Inc Class CUSA2.72%
Alphabet Inc AUSA2.71%
Comcast Corp Class AUSA2.60%
Cisco Systems IncUSA2.58%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
31st August 20200.0892£33.1400
30th August 20190.1291£30.1700
31st August 20180.0766£29.7000
31st August 20170.0852£24.8100
31st August 20160.0541£20.1400
31st August 20150.0192£16.2200