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Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Growth Fund B Acc

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Fund ProviderBaillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Fund SummaryThe Sub-fund aims to outperform (after deduction of costs) the MSCI ACWI Index, as stated in Sterling, by at least 2% per annum over rolling five-year periods. The Sub-fund will invest at least 90% in shares of companies. The Sub-fund will be actively managed and will invest in companies in any country and in any sector. The extent that the Sub-fund is not fully invested in such shares, the Sub-fund may also invest in other transferable securities of companies anywhere in the world, money market instruments, deposits and cash. The Sub-fund may not invest in or otherwise use derivatives.
SEDOL codeB61DJ02
Fund codeBFGGA
ManagersSpencer Adair, Malcolm MacColl, Charles Plowden
Manager Tenure10 years
Morningstar CategoryGlobal Large-Cap Growth Equity
IMA SectorGlobal
Fund Size£2,147 million
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)0.6%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£3.9160
Buy Price£3.9160
Price Change+1.3196%
Price Date28th September 2020
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date11th November 2013
Fund StatusOPEN
Spencer is a portfolio manager. Spencer graduated BSc in Medicine from the University of St Andrews 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. He became a Partner in 2013.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.251%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Fund Performance+17.21%+8.42%+15.91%+33.81%+9.55%+12.09%+10.69%+28.62%-5.73%+24.38%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Large-Cap Growth Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(Global Large-Cap Growth Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day1.32%+14.55%-13.24%
1 week1.42%-0.10%+1.52%
1 month-0.99%+4.77%-5.75%
3 months6.18%+28.72%-22.54%
6 months33.70%+16.59%+17.11%
1 year22.49%+12.84%+9.65%
3 years14.88%+15.45%-0.57%
5 years19.41%+11.12%+8.29%
10 years14.75%+10.56%+4.19%
Since inception13.80%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
Amazon.com IncUSA4.40%
Naspers Ltd Class NZAF3.65%
Moody's CorporationUSA2.91%
Alphabet Inc Class CUSA2.86%
Microsoft CorpUSA2.53%
Mastercard Inc AUSA2.37%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADRCHN2.32%
Shopify Inc ACAN2.29%
Prudential PLCGBR2.21%
Anthem IncUSA2.04%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
3rd August 20200.0035£3.7680
3rd February 20200.0183£3.3600
1st August 20190.0040£3.3320
1st February 20190.0141£2.7940
1st August 20180.0040£2.9780
1st February 20180.0079£2.8180