Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford DivfdGth

Fund information
Fund name
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth B1 Acc
Fund manager company
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • James Squiressince 23/03/2015
  • Patrick Edwardsonsince 22/12/2008
  • Scott Lothiansince 28/12/2015
  • David McIntyresince 23/03/2015
  • Felix Amoakosince 01/07/2015
Fund objective
Investment Proposition The Fund targets attractive long-term returns with lower volatility than equity markets by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets. The return target is at least 3.5% p.a. ahead of UK base rates (net of fees) over rolling five year periods. We aim to deliver this return whilst limiting volatility to less than 10% p.a. over rolling 5 year periods. Fund AimsTo achieve long-term capital growth at a lower risk than equity markets by investing in a diversified portfolio.The Fund may gain exposure to a broad range of traditional and alternative asset classes which may include but is not limited to equities, investment grade and high yield bonds, property, private equity, infrastructure, commodities and currencies. In order to gain exposure to these asset classes the Fund may invest in transferable securities, money market instruments, collective investment schemes, derivatives and deposits. Up to 100% of the Fund may be invested in other collective investment vehicles and the Fund may use derivatives for both investment purposes and in the management of risk.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Flexible,Growth
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
10.5%
1 Year rank in sector
85/110
Sector
UT Specialist
Yield
1.5%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.83%
Fund size
£6,621m (£5,919m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
37
Mid price
203.5
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK45.2%
    Europe ex UK29.7%
    North America14%
    Money Market7.5%
    Global Emerging Markets3.5%
  • Equities18.3%
    Fixed Interest10.9%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents10.5%
    High Yield Bond9.8%
    Structured Products9.5%
  • International Equities18.3%
    Others12.3%
    Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest11.1%
    Global High Yield Fixed Interest9.9%
    Structured Products9.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.8%2.3%6%10.5%15.8%32.2%
Sector0.7%0.3%7.1%20.1%21%39.5%
Rank within sector59 / 11239 / 11070 / 11085 / 11064 / 10351 / 86
Quartile3rd2nd3rd4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4%6.5%1.7%5.1%5.9%
Sector3.9%22.7%-4.5%1.2%4.5%
Rank within sector57 / 11084 / 10932 / 10541 / 10144 / 91
Quartile3rd4th2nd2nd2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
2.87
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.29
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.37
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
4.77
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
7.76
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.33
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.37
Price movement
52 week high204.9
52 week low180.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price203.5
Region
1UK45.19%
2Europe ex UK29.66%
3North America14.02%
4Money Market7.5%
5Global Emerging Markets3.53%
6Asia0.1%
Industry sector
1Equities18.3%
2Fixed Interest10.9%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents10.5%
4High Yield Bond9.8%
5Structured Products9.5%
6Government Bonds7.7%
7Hedge7.6%
8Infrastructure7.6%
9Property7.1%
Asset type
1International Equities18.3%
2Others12.3%
3Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest11.1%
4Global High Yield Fixed Interest9.9%
5Structured Products9.5%
6Cash & Cash Equivalents8.8%
7Global Government Fixed Interest8%
8Hedge8%
9Property7%
Individual holdings
1BAILLIE GIFFORD EMERGING MARKETS BOND C INC6.8%
2BAILLIE GIFFORD GLOBAL ALPHA GROWTH A ACC5.3%
3BAILLIE GIFFORD GLOBAL INCOME GROWTH C ACC5.1%
4UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.625% NTS 15/01/26 USD1004.8%
5BAILLIE GIFFORD WORLDWIDE GLOBAL CREDIT C ACC GBP4.6%
6GALENE FUND 4.4%
7BAILLIE GIFFORD WORLDWIDE JAPANESE C ACC JPY3.5%
8BAILLIE GIFFORD EM GOVERNMENT BONDS3%
9ALLIANZ MERGER ARBITRAGE STRATEGY2.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Baillie Gifford
Fund manager company
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
Investment Proposition The Fund targets attractive long-term returns with lower volatility than equity markets by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets. The return target is at least 3.5% p.a. ahead of UK base rates (net of fees) over rolling five year periods. We aim to deliver this return whilst limiting volatility to less than 10% p.a. over rolling 5 year periods. Fund AimsTo achieve long-term capital growth at a lower risk than equity markets by investing in a diversified portfolio.The Fund may gain exposure to a broad range of traditional and alternative asset classes which may include but is not limited to equities, investment grade and high yield bonds, property, private equity, infrastructure, commodities and currencies. In order to gain exposure to these asset classes the Fund may invest in transferable securities, money market instruments, collective investment schemes, derivatives and deposits. Up to 100% of the Fund may be invested in other collective investment vehicles and the Fund may use derivatives for both investment purposes and in the management of risk.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Flexible,Growth
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
James Squires23/03/2015James graduated BA in Mathematics and Philosophy from Oxford University in 2005. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2006, initially working in our North American Equity and Fixed Income Teams. He is now an Investment Manager in the Multi Asset Team. James is a member of the Investment Risk Committee and has been a CFA Charterholder since 2010.
Patrick Edwardson22/12/2008Patrick graduated BSc in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School in 1993. He joined Baillie Gifford the same year and after his initial training he joined the Fixed Income Team where he spent five years as an Investment Manager. In 2000, Patrick moved to the UK Equity Team and took on the management of UK equity assets for balanced clients and various UK income portfolios. In 2007 he began initial development of our Diversified Growth product and is Head of the Multi Asset Team. Patrick became a Partner in 2005.
Scott Lothian28/12/2015Scott graduated BSc in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot-Watt University in 1999; he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford in 2015 he worked for Schroders in London, BEA Union in Hong Kong and Towers Watson. Scott is an Investment Manager in the Multi Asset Team.
David McIntyre23/03/2015David graduated BA in History and Politics from Oxford University in 2004. He previously worked for KPMG and in 2007 qualified as a Chartered Accountant. David joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 and worked in the Fixed Income and European Equity Teams. He is now an Investment Manager in the Multi Asset Team.
Felix Amoako01/07/2015Felix graduated Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from University of Cape Coast, Ghana in 2008 and MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling University in 2010. Felix joined Baillie Gifford in 2011 and is an Investment Manger in the Multi Asset Team.
Compliance
IA Recognised, Non UCITS Retail Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price193.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEWC6
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.71%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price173.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEWC5
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth B Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price174.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeN6O0
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth B1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price203.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIGD1
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth B2 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price204.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMRYM
Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth C Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.18%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0YHC
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