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Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond Fund B Acc

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford
Fund Summary The Funds objective is to produce monthly income. Potential capital growth is also sought, subject to prevailing market conditions. The Fund will be actively managed through bond selection and strategic asset allocation. The Fund will invest primarily in a diversified portfolio of fixed interest securities denominated in sterling or denominated in currencies other than sterling and hedged back to sterling. Such securities include investment grade and sub-investment grade bonds issued by companies worldwide. Currency forwards and derivatives may be used from time to time in keeping with the Fund objective with the intention of either protecting or enhancing the return. The Fund may also invest in other fixed interest securities, money market instruments, equities, cash and near cash. Up to 10% of the value of the Fund may be invested in each of the following: 1. collective investment schemes, including those managed or operated by the ACD and 2. deposits.
SEDOL code 0594785
ISIN GB0005947857
Fund code BFCOA
Managers Stephen Rodger
Manager Tenure 19 years
Morningstar Category Global Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged
IMA Sector £ Strategic Bond
Fund Size £916 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.53%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £2.236
Buy Price £2.236
Price Change +0.0447%
Price Date 17th May 2019
Yield 3.40%
Dividend Frequency Monthly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 21st June 2000
Fund Status OPEN
Stephen graduated BSc (Hons) in Management Science from the University of St Andrews in 1990 and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics in 1994. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and is Head of the Credit Team. Stephen became a Partner in 2008.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.544%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +3.93% +4.25% +11.55% -2.24% +9.76% +4.27% +15.40% +6.28% +13.68% +52.66%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged)
+2.75% +0.68% +7.16% -1.08% +4.00%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.04% +0.04% 0.00%
1 week 0.13% +0.09% +0.04%
1 month 0.40% +0.16% +0.24%
3 months 2.62% +1.93% +0.69%
6 months 4.53% +3.54% +1.00%
1 year 4.63% +2.42% +2.21%
3 years 20.41% +9.26% +11.15%
5 years 27.63% +13.20% +14.42%
10 years 166.86% +100.69% +66.17%
YTD 5.37% +4.07% +1.30%
Since inception 198.73% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Long Gilt Future June19 GBR 10.87%
Us Ultra 10yr Note Future Jun 19 - Cash USA 4.06%
Euro-Bund Future Jun 19 - Cash DEU 3.13%
Co-operative Group Ltd 7.5% GBR 2.23%
Netflix, Inc. 4.62% USA 2.19%
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 5.75% 2.10%
Brown-Forman Corporation 2.6% USA 2.09%
NGG Finance plc 5.62% GBR 2.05%
FIL Limited 2.5% DEU 2.02%
Bank of America Corporation 7% USA 1.99%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st May 2019 0.0050 £2.2360
1st April 2019 0.0050 £2.2220
1st March 2019 0.0050 £2.1820
1st February 2019 0.0050 £2.1660
2nd January 2019 0.0050 £2.1210
3rd December 2018 0.0050 £2.1200