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Baillie Gifford British Smaller Companies B Inc

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford
Fund Summary The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term, principally through capital growth. The Fund will invest principally in the equities of smaller companies, in any economic sector that are either incorporated, domiciled or conduct a significant proportion of their business in the UK. The Fund may also invest in smaller companies that have their primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. The ACD will determine from time to time what constitutes a smaller company. Up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund may be invested in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.
SEDOL code 0593038
ISIN GB0005930382
Fund code BFBAI
Managers Andrew Strathdee
Manager Tenure 6 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
IMA Sector UK Smaller Companies
Fund Size £171 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.67%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £5.55
Buy Price £5.55
Price Change -0.2695%
Price Date 23rd May 2019
Yield 0.72%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st November 1993
Fund Status OPEN
Andrew graduated BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 1991 and gained a PhD in Biological Sciences from Birmingham University in 1994. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1995 and after working in the Emerging Markets and European Equity Teams, is now an Investment Manager in the UK Equity Team. Andrew has been the lead manager on our UK Focus strategy since launch in 2003. He also manages our UK smaller companies strategy.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.598%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -8.40% +3.87% +18.46% -1.81% +1.69% +26.36% +24.00% +12.51% +32.69% +52.45%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-4.66% +15.96% +17.21% +4.96% +3.46%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.23% +0.18% +0.05%
1 week 1.51% +1.30% +0.21%
1 month 4.41% +2.44% +1.96%
3 months 7.04% +7.95% -0.91%
6 months 5.18% +8.49% -3.31%
1 year -10.95% -4.09% -6.86%
3 years 19.87% +39.41% -19.54%
5 years 32.86% +56.45% -23.59%
10 years 283.31% +316.89% -33.58%
YTD 11.54% +14.07% -2.53%
Since inception 785.61% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Boohoo Group PLC GBR 6.17%
Creo Medical Group PLC GBR 4.76%
YouGov PLC GBR 4.50%
Renishaw PLC GBR 4.49%
Abcam PLC GBR 4.04%
Craneware PLC GBR 3.65%
Ricardo PLC GBR 3.17%
Fevertree Drinks PLC GBR 2.94%
Hostelworld Group PLC GBR 2.89%
Clinigen Group PLC GBR 2.73%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st February 2019 0.0407 £5.2310
1st February 2018 0.0379 £6.0280
1st February 2017 0.0435 £5.3970
1st February 2016 0.0563 £4.6640
2nd February 2015 0.0497 £4.5460
3rd February 2014 0.0532 £4.7870