Baillie Gifford Greater China Fund B Acc


Buy/Sell Price  (as of 23/09/2016) £3.387   Day Change :  1.23%     Fund Code:  BFGBA 

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Biography

Sophie graduated MA in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh in 2008 and an MPhil in Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature from Cambridge University in 2009. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2010 and is an Investment Manager in the Emerging Markets Equity Team. Sophie has been a CFA Charterholder since 2014.

Biography

Mike graduated MEng in Mechanical Engineering from Durham University in 2003. He joined Baillie Gifford in the same year and worked in the UK and Japanese Equity Teams before moving to the Emerging Markets Equity Team in 2005, where he is an Investment Manager. Mike is CFA Charter holder.
Investment HouseBaillie Gifford
Fund ProviderBaillie Gifford & Co Limited.
ManagerSophie Earnshaw   Biography
ManagerMike Gush   Biography

Fund Objective The objective is to produce capital growth over the long term by investing primarily in the shares of companies that are either domiciled, incorporated or conduct a significant portion of their operations in one or more of mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. The ACD will determine what constitutes conducting a significant portion of a companys operations in a country and in doing so the ACD will consider various factors including whether the majority of the companys revenues or profits are derived from or the majority of its assets are in that country. The Fund may also invest in shares of companies that are listed in mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. From time to time the portfolio may be concentrated and contain around only forty stocks. 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.

Key Statistics

Fund Status
Fund TypeOEIC
ISINGB00B39RMM81
12-Month NAV High £3.39
12-Month NAV Low £2.14
Fund Comparative IndexMSCI Golden Dragon NR USD
Morningstar CategoryTMGreater China Equity
Dividend FrequencyYearly
Historic Yield0.72%

Annual Charges

Morningstar ratings

 as of  31/08/2016
Overall4 star
3 Years5 star
5 Years4 star
10 YearsN/A

Growth of £1000 Help

 as of  23/09/2016

Past Performance (%) Help

as of 

This Fund

     
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Fund versus Morningstar Category

     
3.81-4.7811.77-9.027.94
Important Information

The value of the fund and the income from it can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invested. If your fund invests in overseas markets, changes in currency exchange rates may affect the value of your investment. If your fund invests in small and emerging markets, these can be more volatile than other more developed markets. Past performance is not a guide to future returns.
For funds that invest in bonds, please be aware that the price of bonds is influenced by movements in interest rates, changes in the credit rating of bond issuers, and other factors such as inflation and market dynamics. In general, as interest rates rise the price of a bond will fall. The risk of default is based on the issuer's ability to make interest payments and to repay the loan at maturity. Default risk may therefore vary between different government issuers as well as between different corporate issuers.

 Some of the performance and risk data presented may start before the share class was launched. If so, the data prior to the launch date of the share class is based on the fund or share class that has similar or higher charges, in order to provide an indication of longer term performance and risk. Please refer to the launch date and performance start date in the fund factsheet to determine whether the data has been extended.Past Performance and Risk & Volatility figures are presented in British Pounds Sterling (GBP). Fund returns are calculated on a Nav to Nav or Bid to Bid basis with income reinvested either after tax (for UK-domiciled funds) or gross of tax (for offshore funds). Performance figures include the effect of the OCF/TER. To cover distribution costs a separate service fee is now also charged on most funds, which is not included in the past performance figures. Consequently the past performance of the fund may be less than that shown on the chart due to the effect of the service fee.

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