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BGF US Flexible Equity D4 GBP

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Fund Provider BlackRock (Luxembourg) SA
Fund Summary The 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.
SEDOL code B8HJC87
ISIN LU0827887430
Fund code BGUFD
Managers Joseph Wolfe, Todd Burnside
Manager Tenure 3 years
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Blend Equity
Fund Size £781 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 1.06%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £31.5100
Buy Price £31.5100
Price Change -0.7871%
Price Date 3rd July 2020
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 29th September 2014
Fund Status OPEN
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: 0.881%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance +7.85% +7.06% +14.31% +29.50% +12.10% +15.46% +11.65%
Benchmark Performance
(US Large-Cap Blend Equity)
+7.59% +11.39% +10.37% +20.74% +16.24%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(US Large-Cap Blend Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.79% +3.83% -4.62%
1 week 0.96% +2.01% -1.05%
1 month 1.09% +23.80% -22.71%
3 months 22.08% +2.19% +19.89%
6 months -0.06% +6.35% -6.41%
1 year 5.76% +10.32% -4.56%
3 years 9.74% +13.61% -3.88%
5 years 13.79% +14.66% -0.87%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 1.29% +1.39% -0.10%
Since inception 15.12% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Microsoft Corp USA 6.99%
Apple Inc USA 5.94%
Amazon.com Inc USA 3.61%
Facebook Inc A USA 3.55%
Comcast Corp Class A USA 2.74%
Alphabet Inc Class C USA 2.69%
Alphabet Inc A USA 2.67%
Verizon Communications Inc USA 2.62%
Cisco Systems Inc USA 2.58%
Visa Inc Class A USA 2.52%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
30th August 2019 0.1291 £30.1700
31st August 2018 0.0766 £29.7000
31st August 2017 0.0852 £24.8100
31st August 2016 0.0541 £20.1400
31st August 2015 0.0192 £16.2200
29th August 2014 0.0052 £15.0700