Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc

Aims to maximise total return, while also generating real dividend growth, from a focused and actively managed global portfolio, with a focus on the theme of technological change.

Name
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc
Manager
Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB00BLDYK618
Sector
Global
Launched
17/03/1909
OCF
0.36 %
Risk Rating
5
3 Year Sharpe
1.35
3 Year Alpha
10.15
Yield
0.4 %
Benchmark
FTSE All World TR GBP
Fund Size
£ 12.48 billion
NAV
814
Gearing
107
Discount Premium
1
Investment is predominantly in equities. The number of equity holdings will typically range between 50 and 100 and the portfolio can be relatively concentrated. An unconstrained approach is adopted and there are no fixed limits set as to geographical, industry and sector exposure. The major part of the portfolio will be held in quoted equities with good liquidity. Investment may also be made in fixed interest securities, convertible securities, funds, unquoted entities and other assets based on the individual investment case. The maximum amount which may be invested in companies not listed on a public market shall not exceed 30 per cent of the total assets of the Company, measured at the time of purchase. The Company aims to achieve a greater return than the FTSE All-World Index (in sterling terms) over a five year rolling period or longer.
Holding %
Tesla Inc 11.24 %
Amazon.com Inc 10.27 %
Illumina Inc 6.31 %
Tencent Holdings Ltd 6.24 %
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 5.93 %
ASML Holding NV 3.69 %
Delivery Hero SE 3.01 %
Netflix Inc 3.00 %
Kering SA 2.64 %
Ferrari NV 2.42 %
Region %
United States 54.04 %
Asia - Emerging 21.64 %
Eurozone 19.68 %
Sector %
Consumer Cyclical 52.33 %
Communication Services 20.72 %
Healthcare 12.20 %
Technology 11.74 %
Name
Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Address
EH1 3AN, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Tom Slater
Joined 08/01/2009

Tom graduated BSc in Computer Science with Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh in 2000. He joined Baillie Gifford the same year and worked in the Developed Asia and UK Equity Teams before joining the Long Term Global Growth Team at the start of 2009. Tom became a Partner in the firm in 2012. Tom was appointed Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust in January 2015 having served as Deputy Manager for the previous five years. In 2015 Tom was appointed Head of the North American Equities Team and is a decision maker on Long Term Global Growth portfolios. Tom’s investment interest is focused on high growth companies both in listed equity markets and as an investor in private companies.

James Anderson
Joined 04/01/2000

James graduated BA in History from Oxford University and after postgraduate study in Italy and Canada he gained an MA in International Affairs in 1982. He is a Trustee of the Johns Hopkins University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1983 and became a Partner in 1987. He headed our European Equity team until 2003 when he founded our Long Term Global Growth strategy. He has Chaired the EAFE Alpha Portfolio Group since its inception in 2003 and has been the Manager and then Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust since 2000. In 2015 James became the Chair of our newly formed Equity Improvement Group. He has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of the government sponsored Kay Review and as Chair of the subsequent industry working group that set up the UK Investor Forum.

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