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BGF Euro Short Duration Bond A4 GBP Hedged

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

Managed by

Christopher Allen

Chris Allen, CFA, director, is a member of the Euro Fixed Income team within BlackRock's Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for managing both institutional and retail mandates, specialising in government-only and aggregate strategies with a focus on rates, sovereigns and inflation-linked bonds. He is co-portfolio manager on the BlackRock Global Funds (BGF) Euro Short Duration Bond Fund. Chris’ service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He began his career at MLIM as a member of the graduate training program and initially managed global bond mandates before joining the Euro Fixed Income team in 2006. Chris earned an MA with first class honours in Mathematics from Oxford University in 2004.

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 with a duration of less than five years. The average duration is not more than three years. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Euro Short Term over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018
  • Rank 1/1 Total Return
  • Rank 1/1 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 1/1 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 BGF Euro Short Duration Bond A4 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Risk
1 BGF Euro Short Duration Bond A4 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
1 BGF Euro Short Duration Bond A4 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.1% -0.4%
2017 1.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
2016 1.3% 0.1% 0.5% 0.5% 0.3%
2015 1.4% 1.0% -0.2% 0.0% 0.5%
2014 2.6% 1.1% 0.9% 0.7% -0.1%
2013 2.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.8% 1.0%
2012 6.4% 2.9% -0.1% 2.3% 1.2%
2011 1.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
2010 1.5% 1.3% -0.3% 0.7% -0.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date26/10/2009
  • Share Class size09Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0448387455
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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