Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 135.70 Day Change GBX +0.10 (0.07%)
Price Date 13 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Inc. Yield 4.10 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.37 Fund Size 443,862,000.00
Launch Date 30/11/2001 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.35 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.37
ISIN GB0030816713 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The objective is to produce a high level of return by investing in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of sub-investment grade bonds. Currency forwards and derivatives may be used from time to time in keeping with the Fund’s objective with the intention of either protecting or enhancing the return on the Fund. No more than 10% in value of the property of the Fund will be invested in units of other collective investment schemes.

Fund Managers

Robert Baltzer
Robert graduated with a MMath from Durham University in 2001. He joined Baillie Gifford in the same year and is now an Investment Manager in the Credit Team. Robert is a CFA charter holder.
Donald Phillips
Donald graduated BA (Hons) from Strathclyde University in 2004 and an MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling University in 2005. He worked for Aegon Asset Management in their Fixed Income Team for three years before joining Baillie Gifford in 2008. Donald is an Investment Manager in the Credit Team and is a CFA charter holder.