Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth C Inc

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Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 336.70 Day Change GBX -0.60 (-0.18%)
Price Date 17 Sep 2019 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 4,312,320,000.00
Launch Date 08/03/2010 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 250,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00B61JKB87 Min TopUp (£) 0.00
Ongoing Charge (%) 0.0300 Ongoing Charge Date 31/01/2019

Fund Objective

The target is to outperform the MSCI AC World Index by 2.0%.There is no guarantee that a positive return will be achieved and capital may be at risk.The Sub-fund will invest primarily in global equities. The Sub-fund is actively managed and investments may be made in companies in any sector or industry and from any part of the world.The Sub-fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, cash and near cash and up to 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.

Fund Managers

Malcolm MacColl

Malcolm graduated MA in Economics and History in 1998 and MLitt in Economics, Politics and Management in 1999 both from the University of St Andrews. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and spent his graduate rotation in the UK Small Cap Team before joining the North American Team. Malcolm managed the North American portion of wider Global portfolios whilst in the North American Team. He has been a Global Alpha Investment Manager since the product’s inception in 2005 and this is now his sole portfolio responsibility. Malcolm is a member of the CFA Society of the UK. He became a Partner in 2011.

Charles Plowden

Charles graduated BA in Modern History from Oxford University in 1983 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year, becoming a Partner in 1988. He was an Investment Manager in the UK equity team for over 20 years notably developing Baillie Gifford’s specialist UK capabilities, and was latterly head of the team. Since its inception in 2005, Charles has headed up the Global Alpha strategy which is currently his sole portfolio management role. He became Joint Senior Partner with overall responsibility for the investment departments in 2006.

Spencer Adair

Spencer graduated from the University of St Andrews with a BSc in Medicine in 1997 followed by two years of clinical training in Edinburgh. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and spent time working in the Fixed Income, Japanese, European and UK teams, before becoming an Investment Manager for the Global Alpha portfolio. Spencer managed the Investment Grade Long Bond Fund whilst being a Fixed Income Investment Manager and the European portion of wider Global portfolios whilst in the European Team. He has also spent time with our Emerging Markets Team. Spencer has been involved in the Global Alpha portfolio since inception in 2005 and has focused exclusively on this portfolio management responsibility since early 2007. He became a Partner in 2013.

Fund Performance

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Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Name Weight
NASPERS 3.80%
PRUDENTIAL PLC 3.50%
AMAZON.COM INC 3.40%
ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD 2.90%
ANTHEM INC 2.60%
MASTERCARD INC 2.50%
MOODYS CORP 2.50%
AIA GROUP LTD 2.40%
VISA INC 2.10%
ALPHABET INC 2.00%

Asset Breakdown

Name Weight
Asia Pacific Developed Equitie 11.00%
Europe ex UK Equities 14.40%
Global Emerging Market Equitie 19.50%
Money Market 0.20%
North American Equities 49.60%
UK Equities 5.30%

Region Breakdown

Name Weight
Asia Pacific 11.00%
Europe ex UK 14.40%
Global Emerging Markets 19.50%
Money Market 0.20%
North America 49.60%
UK 5.30%

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