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BGF North American Equity Income A2 USD

Ranked 11 out of 18 in - US Income over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Antonio DeSpirito

Antonio DeSpirito graduated from the Univeristy of Pennsylvania with a BS degree in economics and finance and also graduated from the Harvard Law School with a JD in law. He started his career in 1993 with Ropes & Gray LLP where he was an attorney. From 1996 he was managing principal and a portfolio manager at Pzena Investment Management before moving to BlackRock in 2014.

Franco Tapia

David Zhao

Objective

The Fund seeks an above average income from its equity investments without sacrificing long term capital growth. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, the US and Canada. The Fund distributes income gross of expenses.

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Performance

US Income over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -6.6% 8.8%
2017 1.0% 1.4% -3.9% -0.4% 4.1%
2016 17.3% -4.7% 4.7% 1.3% 16.1%
2015 8.6% 10.2% -4.0% -7.4% 10.8%
2014 24.0% 1.2% 3.8% 8.1% 9.3%
2013 17.9% 12.1% -0.3% -1.6% 7.2%
2012 3.0% 3.2% -3.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 4.87%
JPMorgan Chase & Co ORD 4.17%
Pfizer Inc ORD 3.88%
Bank of America Corp ORD 3.50%
Citigroup Inc ORD 3.37%
Wells Fargo & Co ORD 3.18%
Verizon Communications Inc ORD 2.86%
Oracle Corp ORD 2.79%
Suncor Energy Inc ORD 2.51%
Anthem Inc ORD 2.41%
31/07/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Ireland
  12. Jersey
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Malta
  15. Netherlands
  16. Norway
  17. Portugal
  18. Singapore
  19. Spain
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/03/2012
  • Share Class size21Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0743604323

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • 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).