Fixed Income

iShares ESG Screened Global Corporate Bond Index Fund (IE)

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

Credit risk, changes to interest rates and/or issuer defaults will have a significant impact on the performance of fixed income securities. Potential or actual credit rating downgrades may increase the level of risk. Investment risk is concentrated in specific sectors, countries, currencies or companies. This means the Fund is more sensitive to any localised economic, market, political or regulatory events. The Fund seeks to exclude companies engaging in certain activities inconsistent with ESG criteria. Investors should therefore make a personal ethical assessment of the Fund’s ESG screening prior to investment. Such ESG screening may adversely affect the value of the Fund’s investments compared to a fund without such screening.

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

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This chart shows the fund's performance as the percentage loss or gain per year over the last 1 years. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past and compare it to its benchmark.

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Return (%) -2.9
  From
30/Sep/2017
To
30/Sep/2018
From
30/Sep/2018
To
30/Sep/2019
From
30/Sep/2019
To
30/Sep/2020
From
30/Sep/2020
To
30/Sep/2021
From
30/Sep/2021
To
30/Sep/2022
Total Return (%)

as of 30/Sep/2022

- - - 1.65 -21.40
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-21.72 - - - -6.58
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-21.35 -0.41 -9.39 -9.75 -21.72 - - - -16.89

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 USD, 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

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of 01/Dec/2022 USD 217,511
Net Assets of Fund as of 01/Dec/2022 USD 1,010,725,987
Share Class launch date 12/Feb/2020
Fund Launch Date 12/Feb/2020
Share Class Currency USD
Fund Base Currency USD
Asset Class Fixed Income
Index Ticker LGCPTRUU
SFDR Classification Article 8
Initial Charge 0.00
Ongoing Charges Figures 0.15%
Annual Management Fee 0.12%
Performance Fee 0.00%
Minimum Initial Investment USD 500,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 5,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating
Domicile Ireland
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited
Morningstar Category Global Corporate Bond
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Bloomberg Ticker BIESIUA
ISIN IE00BJN4RH73
SEDOL BJN4RH7

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of 31/Oct/2022 7,032
Standard Deviation (3y) as of - -
3y Beta as of - -
Yield to Maturity as of 01/Dec/2022 4.83%
Modified Duration as of 01/Dec/2022 6.34
Weighted Av YTM as of 01/Dec/2022 4.84%
Effective Duration as of 01/Dec/2022 6.33
Weighted Avg Maturity as of 01/Dec/2022 8.97 yrs
WAL to Worst as of 01/Dec/2022 8.97 yrs

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 01/Dec/2022
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #357 0.1 12/20/2029 0.27
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 5YR #144 0.1 06/20/2025 0.18
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #329 0.8 06/20/2023 0.14
ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES LLC 4.9 02/01/2046 0.10
NATIONAL RURAL UTILITIES COOPERATI MTN 2.75 04/15/2032 0.09
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 2.1 03/22/2028 0.08
US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 2.05 01/21/2025 0.08
NSTAR ELECTRIC CO 4.55 06/01/2052 0.08
MORGAN STANLEY MTN 2.72 07/22/2025 0.07
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 0.976 04/22/2025 0.07
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 01/Dec/2022

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change NAV As Of 52wk High 52wk Low ISIN TIS
Class Inst Acc USD - 8.91 0.14 1.61 01/Dec/2022 10.59 8.15 IE00BJN4RH73 -
Class D Acc GBP Hedged GBP - 8.64 0.08 0.98 01/Dec/2022 10.00 8.09 IE000PKMKVX7 -
Class D Dist Hedged AUD Semi-Annual 9.90 0.10 1.00 01/Dec/2022 10.33 9.27 IE000Y1LWY25 -
Class D Dist Hedged GBP - 8.35 0.08 0.98 01/Dec/2022 10.00 7.82 IE00BJN4RF59 -
Class Inst Acc Hedged GBP - 8.63 0.08 0.98 01/Dec/2022 10.06 8.09 IE00BP2C1Z01 -
Class D Acc Hedged EUR - 8.74 0.09 0.99 01/Dec/2022 10.32 8.20 IE00BJN4RG66 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

John Hutson
John Hutson

Literature

Literature