Fact sheet: Scot Eq BailGf Gbl Alp Gth Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Charles Plowdensince 08/03/2010
  • Malcolm MacCollsince 08/03/2010
  • Spencer Adairsince 08/03/2010
Underlying fund
Baillie Gifford Gbl Alpha Gth
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve above average returns over the long term by mainly investing in global equities. It may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, cash and near cash. The fund is aggressively managed and aims for higher returns than its benchmark, returns can therefore be more volatile.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
38.9%
1 Year rank in sector
32/985
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£68m (£77m 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.
104
Bid price
168.2131
Offer price
177.0664
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Aegon Hend GlblTecPn52.9%
FL Baillie Giff LT Gbl Gth Pn50.8%
Baillie Gifford Lng Tm Gbl Gth Pn50.1%
Zurich BailGfrd LgTrmGblGth49.7%
Stan Life BGiff LgTmGlGtOEICPn48.8%
...more in PN Global Equities

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America47.7%
    Europe ex UK18.6%
    Global Emerging Markets18.3%
    Asia Pacific9.7%
    UK4.5%
  • No data available.
  • North American Equities51.8%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities16.3%
    European Large Cap Equity13.2%
    Japanese Equities6.1%
    UK Large Cap Companies4.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.9%5.8%13.1%38.9%63.1%-
Sector2.2%2.9%10.1%29.7%44.6%95.1%
Rank within sector34 / 103859 / 103275 / 101632 / 98544 / 851-
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.3%24.5%6.5%--
Sector6.3%22.4%3.7%7.8%21.4%
Rank within sector33 / 1017398 / 939198 / 897--
Quartile1st2nd1st
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.
2.62
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.
1.12
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.
1.13
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%.
11.91
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.
4.5
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.
0.86
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high168.21
52 week low119.77
Current bid price168.21
Current offer price177.07
Current mid price-
Region
1North America47.7%
2Europe ex UK18.6%
3Global Emerging Markets18.3%
4Asia Pacific9.7%
5UK4.5%
6Money Market1.2%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1North American Equities51.78%
2Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities16.27%
3European Large Cap Equity13.19%
4Japanese Equities6.1%
5UK Large Cap Companies4.48%
6Global Emerging Market Equities3.97%
7European Mid Cap Equity2.67%
8Money Market1.43%
9Others0.11%
Individual holdings
1AMAZON.COM INC4.4%
2NASPERS3.8%
3ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES3.5%
4PRUDENTIAL PLC3.4%
5TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING2.7%
6SAP SE2.6%
7ALPHABET INC2.4%
8ANTHEM INC2.2%
9CRH PLC2%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve above average returns over the long term by mainly investing in global equities. It may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, cash and near cash. The fund is aggressively managed and aims for higher returns than its benchmark, returns can therefore be more volatile.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Charles Plowden08/03/2010Charles graduated BA in Modern History from Oxford University in 1983 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year, becoming a Partner in 1988. He was an Investment Manager in the UK equity team for over 20 years notably developing Baillie Gifford’s specialist UK capabilities, and was latterly head of the team. Since its inception in 2005, Charles has headed up the Global Alpha strategy which is currently his sole portfolio management role. He became Joint Senior Partner with overall responsibility for the investment departments in 2006.
Malcolm MacColl08/03/2010Malcolm graduated MA in Economics and History in 1998 and MLitt in Economics, Politics and Management in 1999 both from the University of St Andrews. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and has spent time working in the UK Small Cap Team and North American Team. He has been a Global Alpha Investment Manager since the product's inception and became a Partner in 2011. Malcolm is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).
Spencer Adair08/03/2010Spencer graduated from the University of St Andrews with a BSc in Medicine in 1997 followed by two years of clinical training in Edinburgh. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and spent time working in the Fixed Income, Japanese, European and UK teams, before becoming an Investment Manager for the Global Alpha portfolio. Spencer managed the Investment Grade Long Bond Fund whilst being a Fixed Income Investment Manager and the European portion of wider Global portfolios whilst in the European Team. He has also spent time with our Emerging Markets Team. Spencer has been involved in the Global Alpha portfolio since inception in 2005 and has focused exclusively on this portfolio management responsibility since early 2007. He became a Partner in 2013.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.4%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.4%
Bid price168.2131
Offer price177.0664
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK8XI
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