Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 465.70 Day Change GBX +4.50 (0.98%)
Price Date 22 Jan 2018 Crown Rating
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.47 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.58 Fund Size 144,670,000.00
Launch Date 07/12/2015 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.58
ISIN GB00BYNK7G95 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

To produce capital growth over the long term by investing primarily in global equities.Investments will be selected from ideas generated by the Investment Adviser’s specialist regional investment teams. The Sub-fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash. Up to 10% of the Sub-fund may be invested in other collective investment vehicles and currency forwards and derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management (including hedging).

Fund Managers

Iain McCombie
Iain graduated MA in Accounting from Aberdeen University and trained as a Chartered Accountant. Iain joined Baillie Gifford in 1994, and has spent the majority of his career as an investment manager in our UK Equity Team. He became a Partner in 2005 and Chief of Investment Staff in 2013.
Mike Gush
Mike graduated MEng in Mechanical Engineering from Durham University in 2003. He joined Baillie Gifford in the same year and worked in the UK and Japanese Equity Teams before moving to the Emerging Markets Equity Team in 2005, where he is an Investment Manager. Mike is CFA Charter holder.
Matthew Brett
Matthew graduated BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Psychology) from Cambridge University in 2000 and holds a PhD in Psychology from Bristol University. He joined Baillie Gifford in September 2003 and is an Investment Manager in the Japanese Equity Team. Matthew is a CFA charter holder
Stephen Paice
Stephen graduated BSc (Hons) in Financial Mathematics from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2005. He joined Baillie Gifford in the same year and is an Investment Manager in the European Equity Team. Stephen became a member of the Pan-European Portfolio Construction Group in 2014.
Gary Robinson
Gary is an investment manager in the US Equity Team. He graduated MBiochem in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford in 2003 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year. He spent time working on our Japanese, UK and European equity teams before moving to the US Equities Team in 2008. Gary is a generalist investor but retains a special interest in the healthcare sector dating back to his undergraduate degree. Gary is a portfolio manager for our Global Select strategy.
Zaki Sabir
Zaki graduated BA in Business Accounting and Finance from Newcastle University in 2006. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2007 and is a Senior Analyst in the Global Discovery Team. He became a member of the Global Select Portfolio Construction Group in 2017.