Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 1,432.00 Day Change GBX 0.00 (0.00%)
Price Date 18 Jan 2018 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.10 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.02 Fund Size 331,817,000.00
Launch Date 03/05/2011 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 250,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.02
ISIN GB0006059553 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term by investing globally in transferable securities of companies that the ACD considers offer excellent future growth prospects. The Fund may also invest in money market instruments, cash and near cash. In addition, the Fund also has the ability to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.

Fund Managers

Douglas Brodie
Douglas graduated BSc in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Durham University in 1997 and with a DPhil in Molecular Immunology from Oxford University in 2001. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2001 and is Head of the Global Discovery Team. Douglas became a Partner in 2015 and is a CFA Charterholder.
Luke Ward
Luke graduated MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh in 2012. Luke joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 and is an Investment Manager in the Global Discovery Team. Luke is also a Deputy Manager for the Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust.
Svetlana Viteva
Svetlana graduated BA in Economics and BA in Business Administration from the American University in Bulgaria in 2008, MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling University in 2009 and PhD in Accounting and Finance from Stirling University in 2012. Svetlana joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 and is an Investment Manager in the Global Discovery Team. Svetlana is also a Deputy Manager for the Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust. She is a CFA Charterholder.