Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford European

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford European B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Moritz Sitte
since 31/10/2014
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive capital growth over the long term by investing in Continental Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, in any economic sector, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

47.26 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/98

Sector

UT Europe Excluding UK

Yield

1

Fund size

£ 335.5 m

FE Risk score

110

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Sweden
    21.2%
  • Germany
    18.1%
  • Switzerland
    17.3%
  • France
    7.4%
  • Denmark
    6.2%
  • Industrials
    27.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    16.5%
  • Consumer Staples
    13.9%
  • Financials
    12.9%
  • Health Care
    11.7%
  • Swedish Equities
    22%
  • Swiss Equities
    17.8%
  • German Equities
    15.6%
  • French Equities
    8%
  • Danish Equities
    6.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.63 %24.53 %48.03 %61.44 %152.04 %
Sector2.65 %16.8 %36.76 %40.91 %118.83 %
Rank within sector4 / 1031 / 1003 / 984 / 875 / 78
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.93 %23.67 %11.08 %-1.34 %28.24 %
Sector15.19 %16.44 %9.09 %-0.66 %27.26 %
Rank within sector4 / 1018 / 9728 / 9056 / 8627 / 79
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.73
Beta1
Sharpe1
Volatility11.96
Tracking error4.48
Information ratio0.79
R-Squared0.85

Price movement

52 week high2116
52 week low1432
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price2102

Holdings by region

  • 21.2% Sweden
  • 18.1% Germany
  • 17.3% Switzerland
  • 7.4% France
  • 6.2% Denmark
  • 5.8% Netherlands
  • 4.9% Italy
  • 4.3% Finland
  • 4.1% Spain
  • 4% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 27.8% Industrials
  • 16.5% Consumer Discretionary
  • 13.9% Consumer Staples
  • 12.9% Financials
  • 11.7% Health Care
  • 8.1% Materials
  • 6.5% Information Technology
  • 1.5% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.4% Energy
  • -0.3% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 22% Swedish Equities
  • 17.8% Swiss Equities
  • 15.6% German Equities
  • 8% French Equities
  • 6.1% Danish Equities
  • 5.9% Dutch Equities
  • 4.8% Italian Equities
  • 4.1% Finnish Equities
  • 4.1% International Equities
  • 4.1% Spanish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4% RYANAIR HLDGS
  • 3.9% ATLAS COPCO AB
  • 3.5% SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN
  • 3.1% INVESTOR AB
  • 3.1% NESTLE SA
  • 3% HEXPOL
  • 3% KONECRANES OYJ
  • 2.9% ADIDAS AG
  • 2.6% ZALANDO SE
  • 2.5% IMCD NV