Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 1,358.00 Day Change GBX -15.00 (-1.09%)
Price Date 18 Aug 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 2.71 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.04 Fund Size 479,165,000.00
Launch Date 08/10/1984 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 (%) 0.04
ISIN GB0005786826 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

Dominic Neary
Dominic joined Baillie Gifford in 2009 and is Head of the Global Income Growth Team and Manager of The Scottish American Investment Company PLC (SAINTS). Before joining Baillie Gifford Dominic spent time both at Insight Investment, where he managed global equity portfolios in both long-only and market-neutral strategies, as well as at Stewart Ivory. Preceding his career in fund management, Dominic spent three years as a post-doctoral research fellow in quantitative genetics, following completion of a PhD in Statistics at the University of Reading in 1995. Prior to this he graduated MSc in Statistics in 1991 and BA in Mathematics in 1990, both from the University of Oxford.
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.