Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Gbl Alpha Gth

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Spencer Adair
since 08/03/2010
Charles Plowden
since 08/03/2010
Malcolm MacColl
since 08/03/2010
Fund objective
The objective is to outperform the MSCI AC World Index by at least 2.0% per annum over rolling five year periods (before the management fee). There is no guarantee that a positive return will be achieved over rolling five year periods or any time period and capital may be at risk.The Sub-fund will invest primarily in global equities. The Sub-fund is actively managed and investments may be made in companies in any sector or industry and from any part of the world.The Sub-fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, cash and near cash and up to 10% in value of the Sub-fund may be invested in each of the following: (1) collective investment schemes including those managed or operated by the ACD and (2) deposits.
Benchmark
MSCI AC World + 2%
Investment style
Concentrated
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.27 %

1 Year rank in sector

17/249

Sector

UT Global

Yield

0.53

Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

118

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    43.9%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    21.7%
  • Europe ex UK
    19.3%
  • Asia Pacific
    10.5%
  • UK
    3.8%
  • North American Equities
    43.9%
  • Global Emerging Market Equities
    21.7%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    19.3%
  • Asia Pacific Developed Equities
    10.5%
  • UK Equities
    3.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.14 %9.89 %21.23 %70.56 %130.1 %
Sector3.27 %7.14 %12.94 %45.45 %78.11 %
Rank within sector20 / 27136 / 25917 / 2497 / 22310 / 200
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund3.03 %22.45 %25.41 %7.22 %11.99 %
Sector2.01 %13.6 %20.95 %3.38 %6.68 %
Rank within sector36 / 26911 / 24888 / 23550 / 22330 / 210
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.79
Beta1.15
Sharpe1.19
Volatility12.23
Tracking error4.52
Information ratio0.98
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high284.3
52 week low228.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price282.1

Holdings by region

  • 43.9% North America
  • 21.7% Global Emerging Markets
  • 19.3% Europe ex UK
  • 10.5% Asia Pacific
  • 3.8% UK
  • 0.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 43.9% North American Equities
  • 21.7% Global Emerging Market Equities
  • 19.3% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 10.5% Asia Pacific Developed Equities
  • 3.8% UK Equities
  • 0.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.5% NASPERS
  • 3.9% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 3.4% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.8% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 2.7% ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES
  • 2.5% ANTHEM INC
  • 2.5% SAP SE
  • 2.3% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 2.3% ALPHABET INC
  • 2.2% MOODYS CORP