Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Global Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Global Bond B Inc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Gordon Brown
since 01/08/2002
Fund objective
The objective is to produce a total return, before charges and expenses payable out of the Fund, in excess of the total return on the JP Morgan Global Government Bond Index unhedged in sterling, or any successor or substitute index, in each case as modified from time to time over rolling 3-year periods. There is no guarantee that a positive return will be achieved over rolling 3-year periods or any time period and capital may be at risk. The Fund will invest primarily in fixed interest securities in the member countries from time to time of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Currency forwards and derivatives may be used from time to time in keeping with the Fund’s objective with the intention of either protecting or enhancing the return on the Fund. No more than 10% in value of the property of the Fund will be invested in units of other collective investment schemes.More than 35% in value of the property of Baillie Gifford Global Bond Fund may be invested in Government and public securities (“GAPS”):-issued by, or on behalf of, the same person provided that person is among the Government of the United Kingdom, of Northern Ireland, or of Eire, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland or the United States of America; the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“the World Bank”), the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Finance Corporation, or the Inter-American Development Bank;and/orguaranteed by the same person, provided that that person is among the Governments referred to in paragraph (a) above.As at the date of this Prospectus no more than 35% in value of the property of Baillie Gifford Global Bond Fund is or has at any point been invested in such Government and public securities.
Benchmark
JP Morgan Global Government Bond index
Investment style
Active
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

14.47 %

1 Year rank in sector

19/66

Sector

UT Global Bonds

Yield

1.5

Fund size

£ 78.9 m

FE Risk score

80

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Indonesia
    14.7%
  • Russia
    13.46%
  • Malaysia
    10.45%
  • Brazil
    8.51%
  • Turkey
    7.24%
  • Indonesian Fixed Interest
    14.7%
  • Russian Fixed Interest
    13.46%
  • Malaysian Fixed Interest
    10.45%
  • Brazilian Fixed Interest
    8.51%
  • Middle East & African Fixed Interest
    7.24%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.82 %2.4 %14.47 %33.09 %21.92 %
Sector1.21 %2.92 %9.81 %16.47 %20.44 %
Rank within sector2 / 7234 / 6919 / 668 / 5724 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund1.74 %22.56 %2.85 %4.54 %-8.78 %
Sector2.47 %12.58 %-1.32 %3.81 %-1.96 %
Rank within sector37 / 6910 / 643 / 5831 / 5551 / 52
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.57
Beta1.53
Sharpe0.5
Volatility10.85
Tracking error5.56
Information ratio0.44
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high183.7
52 week low164.9
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price175.2

Holdings by region

  • 14.7% Indonesia
  • 13.46% Russia
  • 10.45% Malaysia
  • 8.51% Brazil
  • 7.24% Turkey
  • 6.25% Thailand
  • 5.96% South Africa
  • 5.79% Colombia
  • 5.03% Others
  • 4.95% Poland

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 14.7% Indonesian Fixed Interest
  • 13.46% Russian Fixed Interest
  • 10.45% Malaysian Fixed Interest
  • 8.51% Brazilian Fixed Interest
  • 7.24% Middle East & African Fixed Interest
  • 6.25% Thai Fixed Interest
  • 5.96% South African Fixed Interest
  • 5.79% American Emerging Fixed Interest
  • 5.03% Global Fixed Interest
  • 4.95% Polish Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 20.35% US TREASURY INFLATION INDEXED N/B-0.125% 15/04/2019
  • 9.84% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 6.25% 15/8/2023 USD1000
  • 8.64% JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.1% NTS 20/06/26 JPY100
  • 6.43% JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 0.7% BDS 20/12/22 JPY10000
  • 5.99% SPAIN(KINGDOM OF) 5.85% BDS 31/01/22 EUR1000
  • 4.96% FRANCE OAT 1.75%/13-25.11.2024
  • 4.8% US TREASURY 3.00% 15/11/45
  • 3.81% JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 2.3% BDS 20/06/35 JPY1000000
  • 3.75% US TREASURY 4.25% 15/05/2039
  • 3.46% ITALY(REPUBLIC OF) 0.65% BDS 15/10/23 EUR1000