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BGF Euro Bond I4RF GBP Hedged

Ranked 1 out of 1 in - Euro over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Michael Krautzberger

Michael Krautzberger studied business administration & computer science at the European Business School and economics at the University of Hagen. He began his career in 1994 at DWS, and moved to Union Investment in 1999 where he headed the European fixed income team. He then joined BlackRock (formerly MLIM) in 2005 as managing director of the European fixed income team.


The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 80% of its total assets in investment grade fixed income transferable securities. At least 70% of total assets will be invested in fixed income transferable securities denominated in euro. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Euro over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
  • Rank 1/1 Total Return
  • Rank 1/1 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 1/1 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 BGF Euro Bond I4RF GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Risk
1 BGF Euro Bond I4RF GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
1 BGF Euro Bond I4RF GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -0.6% 1.0% 0.9%
2016 1.9% 1.7% -1.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Bahrain
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hungary
  12. Iceland
  13. Ireland
  14. Italy
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Poland
  19. Portugal
  20. Spain
  21. Sweden
  22. Switzerland
  23. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/03/2016
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU1376384282
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.40%
  • Initial investment0

Related News

BlackRock’s Krautzberger: expect major moves at ECB’s March meet

Fixed income chief believes expansion of programme is only way forward with Europe set to undershoot inflation.

BlackRock bond star: Europe will rebound in second half of 2015

Citywire AA-rated Michael Krautzberger believes external factors will boost the region's recovery, while Sergio Trigo Paz names his favorite EM plays.

Cut Spain and buy Italy, says BlackRock Euro fixed income chief

Citywire AA-rated Michael Krautzberger has reduced his Spanish holdings despite strong reform efforts seen in the country.

Falling German bund yields not deflation sign, says BlackRock star

Citywire AA-rated Michael Krautzberger believes the ECB will not allow eurozone to slip into 'Japan-like' scenario.

Euro strength will dictate near-term rate cuts, says Krautzberger

VIDEO: BlackRock's head of fixed income believes the ECB is walking a 'fine line' but only sudden currency swings will lead to a change rates policy.

New ECB lending programme imminent, says BlackRock star

Bond manager Michael Krautzberger expects greater efforts to encourage bank lending to SMEs in in the next three months.

BlackRock bond star: 'ECB is close to a solution'

Despite Slovenia's recent banking problem the ECB is on track to soothe eurozone woes but a rate cut is on the cards, says Euro Stars AAA-rated Michael Krautzberger.

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