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Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond Fund B Acc

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Fund Summary The Sub-fund aims to produce monthly income. Opportunities for capital growth are also sought, subject to prevailing market conditions. The Sub-fund will invest at least 80% in a diversified portfolio of (1) investment grade and (2) sub-investment grade bonds, issued by corporate issuers, public bodies and supranationals, and (3) developed market government bonds. The Sub-fund will be actively managed through bond selection and strategic asset allocation. To the extent that the Sub-fund is not fully invested in such bonds, the Sub-fund may also invest in other bonds, shares, other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits and cash. The bonds in which the Sub-fund invests will be denominated in sterling or denominated in other currencies and hedged back to sterling. The Sub-fund may use derivatives and currency forwards for both investment purposes and
SEDOL code 0594785
ISIN GB0005947857
Fund code BFCOA
Managers Torcail Stewart, Lesley Dunn
Manager Tenure 10 years
Morningstar Category Global Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged
IMA Sector £ Strategic Bond
Fund Size £1,402 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 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 £2.3960
Buy Price £2.3960
Price Change -0.7045%
Price Date 14th February 2020
Yield 3.46%
Dividend Frequency Monthly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 11th November 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Torcail graduated BA in Geography from the University of Cambridge in 2002 and M.Phil in Management, Economics and International Relations from the University of St Andrews in 2005. From 2006 to 2008 he worked as an Investment Analyst for the Alliance Trust’s UK Large Cap equity fund. Torcail is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP). He joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 and is an Investment Manager in the Credit Team.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.534%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +11.50% -1.67% +8.12% +10.15% -0.82% +10.19% +3.30% +18.98% +7.32% +14.69%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged)
+8.12% -2.85% +4.55% +5.77% +0.34%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Flexible Bond - GBP Hedged)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.70% +1.10% -1.80%
1 week -0.58% +0.74% -1.32%
1 month 0.46% +2.05% -1.59%
3 months 2.04% +2.43% -0.39%
6 months 2.70% +6.85% -4.15%
1 year 10.16% +3.07% +7.09%
3 years 5.94% +3.11% +2.83%
5 years 5.17% +4.85% +0.32%
10 years 7.91% +5.47% +2.44%
YTD 1.27% +0.14% +1.13%
Since inception 6.10% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Long Gilt Future Mar20 GBR 10.01%
Euro BOBL Future Dec19 DEU 3.16%
Us Ultra 10yr Note Future Mar 20 USA 2.66%
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 5.75% XSN 2.13%
Bank of America Corporation 7% USA 2.10%
NGG Finance plc 5.62% GBR 2.08%
Euro BUND Future Dec19 DEU 2.04%
Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 6% DEU 2.01%
Virgin Media Sec Finance PLC 5% GBR 1.95%
Netflix, Inc. 4.62% USA 1.91%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
3rd February 2020 0.0050 £2.4120
2nd January 2020 0.0050 £2.3710
2nd December 2019 0.0050 £2.3590
1st November 2019 0.0050 £2.3530
1st October 2019 0.0211 £2.3550
2nd September 2019 0.0050 £2.3510