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BSF European Select Strategies A2 EUR

Ranked 30 out of 67 in - Flexible EUR 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.

Jozef Prokes

Jozef Prokes, Director, is a member of the Global/Non-US Portfolio Team within BlackRock's Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group, focusing on covered bonds. Before joining BlackRock in 2010, he held a trading position at Credit Agricole - CIB and a portfolio management role at National Bank of Slovakia. He began his career as an asset and liability manager at CSOB bank (KBC group) in 2006. Prokes earned a Bc degree and a graduate degree from Comenius University in Bratislava, both in 2007.

Objective

The Fund follows a flexible asset allocation policy by investing across the full capital structure of companies and the full spectrum of securities issued by governments and their agencies. In order to achieve its investment objective and policy, the Fund will invest in the full spectrum of permitted investments including fixed income transferable securities, equities, equity-related securities, units of undertakings for collective investment, cash, deposits and money market instruments. The Fund will seek to invest at least 65% of its total assets in fixed income transferable securities and fixed income related securities.

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Performance

Flexible EUR over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 0.1%
2018 -3.9% -2.4% 0.5% 0.4% -2.4%
2017 8.0% 1.6% 3.7% 1.3% 1.3%
2016 17.5% 7.6% 5.9% 6.1% -2.9%
2015 2.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BlackRock ICS Euro Assets Liq Agency Dist 3.60%
United Kingdom 3.500% 22-Jan-2045 1.55%
Vinci SA ORD 1.15%
Sampo Oyj ORD 1.13%
Sanofi SA ORD 1.11%
Roche Holding AG Par 1.10%
France 1.750% 25-Jun-2039 1.09%
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 1.09%
Kone Oyj ORD 1.09%
France 2.000% 25-May-2048 1.07%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Ireland
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Portugal
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date19/08/2015
  • Share Class size22Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1271725100

Purchase Info

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

Charges

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