|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 582.50||Day Change||GBX +0.30 (0.05%)|
|Price Date||16 Feb 2018||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||1.29 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.02||Fund Size||189,075,000.00|
|Launch Date||01/11/1993||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||0.00||Sector||UK Smaller Companies|
|Min Investment (£)||250,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.02|
|ISIN||GB0005931570||Min TopUp (£)||0.00|
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term, principally through capital growth. The 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 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 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 Developed Asia 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.