Baillie Gifford American B Acc

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Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 837.30 Day Change GBX -7.30 (-0.86%)
Price Date 6 Dec 2019 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 2,516,137,000.00
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 GB0006061963 Min TopUp (£) 0.00
Ongoing Charge (%) 0.5200 Ongoing Charge Date 30/04/2019

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to outperform (after deduction of costs) the S&P 500 Index, as stated in Sterling, by at least 1.5% per annum over rolling five-year periods.

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

Cumulative Performance

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Name Weight
AMAZON.COM INC 8.70%
MARKETAXESS HLDGS INC 5.80%
SHOPIFY INC NPV SUBORDINATED A 5.70%
TESLA INC 5.40%
ALPHABET INC 4.80%
NETFLIX INC 4.80%
MASTERCARD INC 4.40%
ILLUMINA INC 4.10%
FACEBOOK INC 4.00%
ROKU INC 3.70%

Asset Breakdown

Name Weight
Money Market 1.90%
North American Equities 98.10%

Region Breakdown

Name Weight
Money Market 1.90%
North America 98.10%

Sector Breakdown

Name Weight
Communications 19.60%
Consumer Discretionary 23.30%
Financials 11.40%
Health Care 16.00%
Industrials 8.40%
Information Technology 18.10%
Money Market 1.90%
Real Estate 1.30%