Baillie Gifford American B Inc

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Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 694.20 Day Change GBX -6.80 (-0.97%)
Price Date 12 Nov 2018 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 1,946,708,000.00
Launch Date 31/07/1997 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB0006061856 Min TopUp (£) 0.00
Ongoing Charge (%) 0.5200 Ongoing Charge Date 30/04/2018

Fund Objective

The objective is to produce capital growth over the long term. The Sub-fund will invest principally in equities of companies which are listed, quoted, traded, incorporated, domiciled or conducting a significant portion of their business in the United States of America. Such investment may be direct or indirect and the portfolio will be concentrated. The Sub-fund may also invest in other equities, cash, and near cash. Up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Sub-fund may be invested in each of the following: (1) collective investment schemes, including those managed or operated by the ACD and (2) deposits. The Sub-fund will be actively managed and investment may be made in any economic sector.

Fund Managers

Tom Slater

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.

Gary Robinson

Gary graduated MBiochem in Biochemistry from Oxford University in 2003. Having previously spent the summer with Baillie Gifford in 2002, he joined the firm full-time in September 2003. Gary is an Investment Manager in the North American Equity Team and a CFA Charterholder.

Helen Xiong

Helen graduated BSc (Hons) in Economics from Warwick University in 2007 and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge the following year. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 and has spent time working on our Developed Asia, UK, North America, Emerging Markets, and Global equity teams prior to becoming an investment manager in the US Equities team. Before coming to live and work in the UK, Helen has lived in China, South Africa, and Norway.

Kirsty Gibson

Kirsty’s Masters degree in Carbon Management brings a deep knowledge of climate change and sustainability issues. She is excited about the opportunity to further explore two areas she finds fascinating and believes are of increasing importance for investments: sustainability and the issue of sustainability when considering long-term global investments. Kirsty graduated MA (Hons) in Economics in 2011 and MSc in Carbon Management in 2012, both from the University of Edinburgh. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 and is an Investment Manager in the US Equities Team.

Fund Performance

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Name Weight

Asset Breakdown

Name Weight
Money Market 1.40%
North American Equities 98.60%

Region Breakdown

Name Weight
Money Market 1.10%
North America 98.90%

Sector Breakdown

Name Weight
Consumer Discretionary 29.40%
Financials 10.00%
Health Care 20.70%
Industrials 8.70%
Information Technology 13.40%
Materials 1.00%
Money Market 1.40%
Real Estate 1.10%
Telecommunications Utilities 14.30%