Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 705.50 Day Change GBX +2.40 (0.34%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 2.61 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.71 Fund Size 505,116,000.00
Launch Date 08/10/1984 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.57 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.71
ISIN GB0005772586 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The objective is to obtain a yield higher than that generally available from investment in global equities whilst, over the longer term, achieving growth in both capital and income. The Fund will invest principally in equities worldwide, but may also invest in convertibles and fixed and floating rate debt instruments from time to time.Up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund may be invested in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.

Fund Managers

James Dow
James graduated MA (Hons) in Economics-Philosophy from the University of St Andrews in 2000, and an MSc in Development Studies at the London School of Economics in 2001. He spent three years working at The Scotsman newspaper, where he was the Economics Editor. James joined Baillie Gifford’s graduate scheme in 2004 and became an Investment Manager in our US Equities Team. He is a Global Sector Specialist and a CFA Charterholder.
Toby Ross
Toby graduated MA in English Literature from the University of Cambridge in June 2006 and joined Baillie Gifford in the same year. He spent some time as an Investment Analyst in the UK Equity Team before becoming a Global Sector Specialist. Toby is a CFA Charterholder.