Baillie Gifford Japanese Smaller

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Baillie Gifford Japanese Smaller Companies B Acc

Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity


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This fund can be held in an Investment ISA, SIPP and Investment Account
Last buy/sell price

5,891.00p

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Fund Code

BFSBA

0601492

GB0006014921

Prices updated as at 15 Oct 2021
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Prices in GBX

Investment objective
The Fund aims to outperform (after deduction of costs) the MSCI Japan Small Cap Index, as stated in Sterling, by at least 1.5% per annum over rolling five-year periods.The Fund will invest at least 90% in shares of smaller Japanese companies, being those which are listed, incorporated, domiciled or conducting a significant portion of their business in Japan. The Fund will be actively managed and will generally invest in smaller companies in any sector, being a company that has either a market capitalisation or turnover of less than ¥150 billion at the time of initial purchase.

Company name
Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Fund launch date
01 Apr 1983
Domicile
United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Fund manager
Praveen Kumar
Manager start date
01 Dec 2015
Fund manager biography
Praveen Kumar joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 and became an investment manager on the Japanese Equities team in 2011. He graduated BEng in Computer Science from Bangalore University in 2001, and has an MBA in Finance from Cambridge University in 2008. He previously worked for FKI Logistex before joining Baillie Gifford in 2008.
Head office
Calton Square
1 Greenside Row
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH1 3AN
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