Equity

iShares Developed World Index Fund (IE)

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

The value of equities and equity-related securities can be affected by daily stock market movements. Other influential factors include political, economic news, company earnings and significant corporate events. Derivatives are highly sensitive to changes in the value of the asset on which they are based and can increase the size of losses and gains, resulting in greater fluctuations in the value of the Fund. The impact to the Fund can be greater where derivatives are used in an extensive or complex way.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of 02/Jul/2020 GBP 116,384,104
Net Assets of Fund as of 02/Jul/2020 USD 12,368,258,677
Fund Base Currency USD
Share Class Currency GBP
Fund Launch Date 15/Apr/2010
Share Class launch date 23/Nov/2018
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI World Index
Valor -
Domicile Ireland
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited
ISIN IE00BGL88775
Bloomberg Ticker ISDWSHD
Initial Charge 0.00
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BGL8877
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 1,000,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 10,000.00
Use of Income Distributing

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile The fund’s ESG Percentile compared to its Lipper peer group. as of 01/Jun/2020 44.60
Fund Lipper Global Classification The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification. as of 01/Jun/2020 Equity Global
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 01/Jun/2020, based on holdings as of 31/Jan/2020. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Transparency on Business Involvement metrics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics using links below.


Business Involvement metrics are calculated using MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this research to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a Fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement.

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29/May/2020
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 3.41
MICROSOFT CORP 3.25
AMAZON COM INC 2.54
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 1.33
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.08
Name Weight (%)
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 1.05
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 0.97
VISA INC CLASS A 0.82
NESTLE SA 0.77
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 0.73
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D Hedged GBP - 11.02 - - 12.24 8.08 11.02 IE00BGL88775 11.03 -
Class D GBP None 12.91 - - 13.47 9.96 12.91 IE00BD0NCL49 12.92 -
Inst USD Quarterly 17.13 - - 18.73 12.31 17.13 IE00B62NX656 17.15 -
Inst EUR Daily 22.53 - - 25.60 16.90 22.52 IE00B62NV726 22.55 -
Inst GBP Quarterly 18.66 - - 19.64 14.47 18.66 IE00B62HNT07 18.68 -
Inst USD Quarterly 20.34 - - 22.04 14.54 20.33 IE00B62WG306 20.36 -
Class D USD None 12.50 - - 13.55 8.94 12.50 IE00BD0NCN62 12.51 -
Class D EUR None 12.11 - - 13.63 9.04 12.11 IE00BD0NCM55 12.12 -
Inst GBP None 25.93 - - 27.05 20.00 25.92 IE00B62C5H76 25.95 -
Inst EUR Quarterly 25.69 - - 28.95 19.17 25.69 IE00B62WCL09 25.71 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Kieran Doyle
Kieran Doyle
EMEA Beta Instl PM Group
EMEA Beta Instl PM Group

Literature

Literature