Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Hi Yd Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford High Yield Bond B Inc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Kenneth Barker
since 03/12/2001
Fund objective
The objective is to produce a high level of return by investing in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of sub-investment grade bonds. 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.
Benchmark
The BofA ML European Currency High Yield Constrained Hedge GBP
Investment style
High Yield
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.73 %

1 Year rank in sector

7/23

Sector

UT Sterling High Yield

Yield

3.7

Fund size

£ 524.0 m

FE Risk score

42

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe
    33.83%
  • UK
    33.17%
  • North America
    22.81%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    4.6%
  • Asia
    3.91%
  • Telecommunications
    11.5%
  • Capital Goods
    11.4%
  • Others
    10.6%
  • Insurance
    7.7%
  • Retail
    7.4%
  • European Fixed Interest
    33.83%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    33.17%
  • North American Fixed Interest
    22.81%
  • Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest
    4.6%
  • Asia Pacific Fixed Interest
    3.91%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.19 %5.47 %11.73 %12.99 %49.1 %
Sector0.53 %4.43 %10 %11.25 %36.42 %
Rank within sector2 / 233 / 237 / 239 / 226 / 21
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.23 %10.09 %0.17 %2.37 %9.05 %
Sector4.07 %9.87 %-0.27 %1.85 %6.22 %
Rank within sector3 / 2310 / 2313 / 2312 / 224 / 21
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.33
Beta1.11
Sharpe0.13
Volatility5.61
Tracking error2.53
Information ratio0.26
R-Squared0.8

Price movement

52 week high136.5
52 week low120.8
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price136.4

Holdings by region

  • 33.83% Europe
  • 33.17% UK
  • 22.81% North America
  • 4.6% Global Emerging Markets
  • 3.91% Asia
  • 1.68% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 11.5% Telecommunications
  • 11.4% Capital Goods
  • 10.6% Others
  • 7.7% Insurance
  • 7.4% Retail
  • 7.3% Media
  • 7.2% Automotive
  • 7.2% Services
  • 6.3% Basic Industries
  • 5.6% Leisure

Holdings by asset type

  • 33.83% European Fixed Interest
  • 33.17% UK Fixed Interest
  • 22.81% North American Fixed Interest
  • 4.6% Global Emerging Market Fixed Interest
  • 3.91% Asia Pacific Fixed Interest
  • 1.68% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.1% PHOENIX LIFE 7.25% 2021/PERP
  • 2.1% VIRGIN MEDIA SECURED FINANCE PLC 5% BDS 15/04/27 GBP1000
  • 2% SENVION HLDG GMBH 6.625% NTS 15/11/20 EUR100000 144A
  • 2% TELECOM ITALIA 3.625% 2026
  • 1.9% PENSION INSURANCE CORP PLC 6.5% SUBORD NTS 03/07/24 GBP100000
  • 1.9% TRAVIS PERKINS 4.5% GTD NTS 07/09/23 GBP100000
  • 1.9% UNICREDIT 6.95% 2022
  • 1.9% WORLDPAY FINANCE PLC 3.75% BDS 15/11/22 EUR500000000
  • 1.8% INMARSAT FINANCE 4.875% NTS 15/05/22 USD1000 144A
  • 1.7% IMS HEALTH 3.25% 2025