Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Gbl Discovery

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Ewan MacLean
since 29/10/1993
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term by investing globally in transferable securities of companies that the ACD considers offer excellent future growth prospects. The Fund may also invest in money market instruments, cash and near cash. In addition, the Fund also has the ability 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
S&P Global Small Cap Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

44.14 %

1 Year rank in sector

10/243

Sector

UT Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 286.9 m

FE Risk score

132

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    51.1%
  • UK
    21.9%
  • Europe ex UK
    11.7%
  • Asia Pacific
    8.6%
  • Money Market
    4.7%
  • Information Technology
    30.3%
  • Health Care
    29.3%
  • Financials
    15.3%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    14%
  • Industrials
    5.9%
  • North American Equities
    51.1%
  • UK Equities
    21.9%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    11.7%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    8.6%
  • Money Market
    4.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.21 %23.88 %44.14 %65.22 %181.49 %
Sector3.32 %9.73 %31.05 %43.05 %87.19 %
Rank within sector5 / 2562 / 24910 / 24317 / 2212 / 197
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund22.52 %10.63 %12.55 %7.95 %56.88 %
Sector9.06 %20.95 %3.38 %6.68 %19.7 %
Rank within sector2 / 249217 / 2376 / 227108 / 2151 / 203
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.55
Beta1.07
Sharpe0.97
Volatility14.19
Tracking error9.13
Information ratio0.43
R-Squared0.58

Price movement

52 week high1160
52 week low795.1
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1160

Holdings by region

  • 51.1% North America
  • 21.9% UK
  • 11.7% Europe ex UK
  • 8.6% Asia Pacific
  • 4.7% Money Market
  • 2% Global Emerging Markets

Holdings by sector

  • 30.3% Information Technology
  • 29.3% Health Care
  • 15.3% Financials
  • 14% Consumer Discretionary
  • 5.9% Industrials
  • 3% Money Market
  • 2.1% Materials
  • 0.1% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 51.1% North American Equities
  • 21.9% UK Equities
  • 11.7% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 8.6% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 4.7% Money Market
  • 2% Global Emerging Market Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.7% MARKETAXESS HLDGS INC
  • 3.8% ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 3.6% IROBOT CORP
  • 2.9% LENDINGTREE INC
  • 2.6% TESLA INC
  • 2.5% IP GROUP
  • 2.3% FINANCIAL ENGINES INC
  • 2.3% IPG PHOTONICS CORP
  • 2.3% ZILLOW GROUP INC
  • 2.1% GRUBHUB INC