|Mid Price||GBX 520.10||Day Change||GBX +2.60 (0.50%)|
|Price Date||18 Jan 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.65 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||01 February 2018||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Sector||UK Smaller Companies||Fund Size||159,054,000.00|
|Launch Date||01/11/1993||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.67%||Annual Management Charge||0.65%|
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term, principally through capital growth. The Sub-fund will invest principally in the equities of smaller companies in any economic sector that are either incorporated, domiciled or conduct a significant portion of their business in the UK. The Sub-fund may also invest in smaller companies that have their primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. The ACD will determine from time to time what constitutes a smaller company.Up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Sub-fund may be invested in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.
Andrew graduated BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 1991 and gained a PhD in Biological Sciences from Birmingham University in 1994. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1995 and after working in the Emerging Markets and European Equity Teams, is now an Investment Manager in the UK Equity Team. Andrew has been the lead manager on our UK Focus strategy since launch in 2003. He also manages our UK smaller companies strategy.