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Baillie Gifford Global Stewardship Class B - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:782.20p Buy:782.20p Change: 1.00p (0.13%)
Prices as at 25 September 2020
Sell:782.20p
Buy:782.20p
Change: 1.00p (0.13%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
Prices as at 25 September 2020
Sell:782.20p
Buy:782.20p
Change: 1.00p (0.13%)
Prices as at 25 September 2020
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on the Wealth Shortlist of funds our analysts believe have the potential to outperform their peers over the long term. This is not a recommendation to sell; however, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth Shortlist is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth Shortlist »

Our view on the sector

It's natural for UK investors to focus on funds investing in their home market. But as the world has become more connected, so has the investment landscape. There are lots of funds investing across the globe, and these can be a great way to diversify an investment portfolio. Funds in the global sector can invest anywhere in the world. But they go about this in different ways. They vary in how much they can invest in certain types of companies, sectors, countries, or regions. Some focus on developed markets or large multinational corporations, while others invest more in higher-risk emerging markets or smaller companies. Some target companies with higher-growth expectations and others search for unloved companies with the potential to recover.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

25/09/15 to 25/09/16 25/09/16 to 25/09/17 25/09/17 to 25/09/18 25/09/18 to 25/09/19 25/09/19 to 25/09/20
Annual return n/a 22.22% 22.13% 0.65% 53.24%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Matthew Brett
Manager start date: 1 December 2015
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Matthew graduated BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Psychology) from the University of Cambridge in 2000 and holds a PhD in Psychology from Bristol University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2003 and is an Investment Manager in the Japanese Equity Team. Matthew is a co-manager of the Japanese All cap strategy and is a CFA Charterholder.

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Manager Name: Zaki Sabir
Manager start date: 1 July 2017
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Zaki joined Baillie Gifford in 2007 and is a Senior Analyst in the Global Discovery Team. He has also been a member of the Global Stewardship Portfolio Construction Group since 2017. Zaki graduated BA in Business Accounting and Finance from the University of Newcastle in 2006.

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Manager Name: Josie Bentley
Manager start date: 31 March 2020
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Josie is an Investment Manager in the European Equity Team and a member of the Global Stewardship Portfolio Construction Group. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2016 and spent time in the International Growth, UK Equity and High Yield Bond Teams. Josie started her career in London, working as a global board analyst at Russell Reynolds Associates. Josie graduated MA (Oxon) in Music from the University of Oxford in 2014.

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Manager Name: Iain McCombie
Manager start date: 1 December 2015
Manager located in: Edinburgh

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 is lead manager of our UK Core strategy and has been one of the four members of our Pan-European Portfolio Construction Group since 2010. He became a Partner in 2005 and Chief of Investment Staff in 2013.

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Manager Name: Gary Robinson
Manager start date: 1 December 2015
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Gary graduated MBiochem in Biochemistry from Oxford University in 2003. Having previously spent the summer with Baillie Gifford in 2002, he joined the firm full-time in September 2003. Gary is an Investment Manager in the North American Equity Team and a CFA Charterholder.

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Manager Name: Mike Gush
Manager start date: 1 December 2015
Manager located in: Edinburgh

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 Charterholder.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account