Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Inv Grd Bd

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Investment Grade Bond B Inc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Stephen Rodger
since 30/11/2001
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 fixed interest securities 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 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 more than 35% in value of the property of Baillie Gifford Investment Grade Bond Fund has been invested in such Government and public securities issued by the European Investment Bank.
Benchmark
BofA ML Sterling Non Gilts
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.76 %

1 Year rank in sector

34/90

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

2.8

Fund size

£ 240.8 m

FE Risk score

41

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    96.3%
  • Money Market
    3.7%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    13.7%
  • Utilities
    11.9%
  • Fixed Interest
    11%
  • Others
    10.7%
  • Government Guaranteed
    10%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    96.3%
  • Money Market
    3.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.95 %5.55 %9.76 %21.45 %38.13 %
Sector1.01 %5.18 %8.82 %20.08 %34.21 %
Rank within sector61 / 9739 / 9534 / 9038 / 8431 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.22 %10.17 %-1.28 %12.29 %0.26 %
Sector4.12 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector47 / 9529 / 8876 / 8615 / 8349 / 77
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.16
Beta1.1
Sharpe0.46
Volatility6.18
Tracking error1.83
Information ratio0.22
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high107.9
52 week low99
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price106

Holdings by region

  • 96.3% UK
  • 3.7% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 13.7% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 11.9% Utilities
  • 11% Fixed Interest
  • 10.7% Others
  • 10% Government Guaranteed
  • 9.4% Insurance
  • 7.1% Real Estate
  • 5.1% Capital Goods
  • 4.3% Banks
  • 4.3% Media

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.3% UK Fixed Interest
  • 3.7% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.4% ANNINGTON FINANCE 4 5.3236% 2023
  • 2.4% EIB 1.375% 2018
  • 2.3% RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC 5.125% BDS 10/10/45 GBP100000
  • 2.1% GE CAPITAL UK FUNDING UNLTD CO 8% NTS 14/01/39 GBP2000
  • 2.1% KFW INTERNATIONAL FINANCE INC 6% NOTES 7/12/2028 GBP(VAR)
  • 2.1% NORTHERN POWERGRID(YORKSHIRE)PLC 2.5% BDS 01/04/25 GBP100000
  • 2% BBC 5.0636% 2033
  • 2% NETWORK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE 4.75% NTS 22/01/24 GBP1000
  • 1.9% EDF 6% 2114
  • 1.9% ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 6.75% GTD NTS 30/04/19 GBP50000