Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 115.20 Day Change GBX -0.40 (-0.35%)
Price Date 19 Jan 2018 Crown Rating
Shares Class Inc. Yield 2.10 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.02 Fund Size 0.00
Launch Date 04/11/2015 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 GB00BYM0DB70 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The objective is to produce a total return, before charges and expenses payable out of the Fund, in excess of the combined total return of 50% of the FTSE Actuaries UK Conventional Gilts All Stock Index and of the 50% Bank of America Merrill Lynch Sterling non Gilt Index or any successor or substitute indices, by 1% per annum over rolling 3-year periods. There is no guarantee that a positive return will be achieved over rolling 3-year periods or any time period and capital may be at risk.The Fund will mainly be invested in a diversified portfolio of government, quasi-government and non government, investment grade bonds. The Fund may also be invested in other assets including sub-investment grade bonds and foreign currencies. The Fund may invest in transferable securities, money market instruments, collective investment schemes, deposits, cash and near cash. Currency forwards and derivatives will be used, in keeping with the Fund's objective, with the intention of either protecting or enhancing the return on the Fund. No more than 10% in the value of the property of the Fund will be invested in units of other collective investment schemes.

Fund Managers

Philip Annen
Phil graduated MSc in Physics from the University of Bern in 1997 and with an MSc in Financial Maths from the University of Edinburgh in 1998. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and worked in the Risk Department before becoming a Fixed Income Investment Manager in 2002. He is a member the Rates and Currencies Team and has been managing the Global Bond Fund since 2006.
Duncan Sutherland
Duncan graduated BSc in Economics from Durham University in 1999. He worked for four years at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership before joining Baillie Gifford in 2008. Duncan is an Investment Manager in the Credit Team and is a CFA Charterholder.