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BlackRock GF Global Allocation

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BlackRock GF Global Allocation A2 USD
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Global Allocation Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests globally in equity,debt and short term securities, of both corporate and governmental issuers, with no prescribed limits. In normal market conditions the Fund will invest at least 70% of its total assets in the securities of corporate and governmental issuers. The Fund generally will seek to invest in securities that are, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, undervalued. The Fund may also invest in the equity securities of small and emerging growth companies. The Fund may also invest a portion of its debt portfolio in high yield fixed income transferable securities. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 4
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Dennis Stattman Since 03-Jan-1997

    Dennis Stattman, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is head of the Global Allocation team within BlackRock's...


    Aldo Roldan Since 28-Feb-2011

    Aldo Roldan, Ph.D, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of BlackRock's Global Allocation team. Mr....


    Dan Chamby Since 28-Feb-2011

    Dan Chamby, CFA, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of BlackRock’s Global Allocation Team....


  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 21/10/2016
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    BlackRock GF Global Allocation A2 USD +9.2 +19.5 +28.6 +38.3 +63.1
    Mixed Asset - Balanced +6.5 +13.4 +20.0 +23.6 +41.3

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Mixed Asset - Balanced?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 39 / 134 23 / 112
    ? Quartile 2 1

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Mstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 9.04 7.25
    ? Alpha 5.11 2.98
    ? Beta 0.87 0.86
    ? Sharpe 0.33 0.00
    ? Info Ratio 1.79 1.08
    ? R2 0.93 0.87
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 52
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial 5.00%
    Annual 1.50%
    ? OCF 1.77%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 5,000
    Additional £ 1,000
  • Prices

      Unit type Currency Bid Offer Date Yield Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    BlackRock GF Global Allocation A2 USD ACC USD 50.35 21 Oct 2016 n/a MO62 5301377 LU0072462426

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  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Aug 2016)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 North American Equities 27.69
    2 North American Fixed Interest 18.95
    3 European Equities 12.41
    4 Japanese Equities 10.37
    5 Money Market 9.94
    6 Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest 4.81
    7 Commodity & Energy 4.43
    8 European Fixed Interest 4.23
    9 Global Emerging Market Equities 3.01
    10 Others 4.16
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: SICV
    Own ISA wrapper: NO
    Trustee / Depositary: N/A
    Registrar: N/A
    Multi-Manager: NO
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Fund size: £16,238.5m / $19,846.7m (31-Aug-16)
    Unit Launch: 03-Jan-1997
    Fund Launch: 03-Jan-1997
    Savings plan: NO
    Pricing times: 00:00 DD
    Dealing times: N/A
    Dealing frequency: Daily
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  • Contact Details

    6D, route de Treves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Grand-duchy of Luxembourg

    020 7743 1143 (Fax Number)
    084 5740 5405 (Main Number)

Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid where applicable) with gross income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in selected currency.

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