Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Inv Gd LgBd

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Investment Grade Long Bond B Inc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
Stephen Rodger
since 04/02/2003
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term, while achieving a higher level of income than would be available from investment only in comparable UK Gilts, by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade long bonds denominated in sterling. 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 Investment Grade Long Bond Fund may be invested in Government and public securities (“GAPS”):-(a) 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/or(b) guaranteed 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 Investment Grade Long Bond Fund is or has at any point been invested in such Government and public securities.
Benchmark
The BofA ML 10+ Year Sterling Non-Gilt
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

0.73 %

1 Year rank in sector

72/90

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

3.1

Fund size

£ 246.4 m

FE Risk score

80

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    50.3%
  • USA
    20.01%
  • France
    7.94%
  • International
    7.28%
  • Germany
    6.27%
  • Others
    98.35%
  • Futures
    7.31%
  • Foreign Exchange
    -0.1%
  • Money Market
    -5.55%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    50.3%
  • US Fixed Interest
    17.88%
  • UK Equities
    16.82%
  • French Fixed Interest
    7.94%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    7.28%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.87 %1.46 %0.73 %22.69 %42.86 %
Sector-1.07 %2.06 %1.75 %16.85 %28.01 %
Rank within sector89 / 9776 / 9772 / 909 / 846 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund2.75 %14.04 %-1.04 %16.14 %-0.1 %
Sector3.24 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector61 / 9510 / 8873 / 868 / 8258 / 76
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.96
Beta1.65
Sharpe0.48
Volatility9.06
Tracking error3.98
Information ratio0.58
R-Squared0.95

Price movement

52 week high137.5
52 week low123.9
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price131.2

Holdings by region

  • 50.3% UK
  • 20.01% USA
  • 7.94% France
  • 7.28% International
  • 6.27% Germany
  • 2.64% Italy
  • 2.58% Denmark
  • 1.66% Money Market
  • 1.26% Norway
  • 0.87% Netherlands

Holdings by sector

  • 98.35% Others
  • 7.31% Futures
  • -0.1% Foreign Exchange
  • -5.55% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 50.3% UK Fixed Interest
  • 17.88% US Fixed Interest
  • 16.82% UK Equities
  • 7.94% French Fixed Interest
  • 7.28% Global Fixed Interest
  • 6.27% German Fixed Interest
  • 2.64% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 2.58% Danish Fixed Interest
  • 1.66% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 1.33% Canadian Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 5% EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 5% BDS 15/4/2039 GBP1000
  • 2.9% KFW 5.75% 2032
  • 2.7% NETWORK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE 4.75% NTS 29/11/35 GBP50000
  • 2.6% DONG ENERGY AS 5.75% NTS 09/04/40 GBP500000
  • 2.6% DWR CYMRU 6.015% 2028
  • 2.3% INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR REC & DEV 5.75% BD 7/6/2032 GBP1000
  • 2.2% CENTRICA PLC 4.25% NTS 12/09/44 GBP100000
  • 2.2% MITCHELLS & BUTLERS 6.469% 2030
  • 2.1% LCR FINANCE 5.1% GTD BDS 7/3/51 GBP(VAR)
  • 2.1% RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC 5.125% BDS 10/10/45 GBP100000