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Baillie Gifford Strategic Bond A Inc

Ranked 7 out of 59 in - Sterling Strategic Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Lesley Dunn

Torcail Stewart

Torcail Stewart is an investment manager at Baillie Gifford. He employs an event-driven investment strategy and implements fundamental, bottom-up stock research of his portfolio. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford, Stewart was an investment analyst at Alliance Trust. He graduated with a BA in Geography from the University of Cambridge in 2002 and with an M.Phil in Management, Economics and International Relations from University of St Andrews in 2005. Based in Ediburgh, Stewart is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP) and outside of work he enjoys soccer, music and the cinema and theatre.

Objective

The objective is to produce monthly income. Potential capital growth is also sought, subject to prevailing market conditions. The Sub-fund will be actively managed through bond selection and strategic asset allocation. The Sub-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.

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Performance

Sterling Strategic Bond over : 28/02/2018 - 28/02/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.0% -1.2% -0.3% 0.5% -1.0%
2017 7.8% 2.8% 2.1% 0.5% 2.2%
2016 10.2% 1.4% 3.0% 6.3% -0.6%
2015 -0.2% 2.8% -2.6% -0.4% 0.0%
2014 10.8% 3.7% 2.3% 1.7% 2.8%
2013 3.8% 2.3% -2.7% 2.6% 1.6%
2012 19.7% 5.5% 1.8% 5.2% 5.9%
2011 8.0% 6.6% 2.2% -3.8% 3.1%
2010 15.6% 8.0% -0.6% 7.3% 0.3%
2009 28.1% -10.8% 18.0% 16.2% 4.7%
2008 -20.8% -6.1% -1.2% -4.7% -10.4%
2007 1.5% 1.0% -1.3% -0.6% 2.4%
2006 3.5% 0.1% -0.3% 3.0% 0.6%
2005 9.3% 0.9% 4.0% 1.9% 2.2%
2004 10.8% 2.5% -0.2% 4.1% 4.1%
2003 10.8% 1.3% 5.3% 1.0% 2.9%
2002 9.3% 0.7% 3.4% 1.5% 3.4%
2001 3.7% 2.9% -1.2% -0.7% 2.7%
2000 4.1% 3.2% 1.6% 0.1% -0.8%
1999 -1.8% -1.4% 2.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/01/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 3.01%
Co-operative 7.500% 08-Jul-2026 2.22%
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 1.375% 15-Dec-2020 2.09%
Bank of America Corp 7.000% 31-Jul-2028 2.06%
Netflix Inc 3.625% 15-May-2027 2.01%
Brown-Forman Corp 2.600% 07-Jul-2028 1.96%
FIL 2.500% 04-Nov-2026 1.95%
Legal & General Group PLC 5.375% 27-Oct-2045 1.83%
Darling Global 3.625% 15-May-2026 1.81%
NGG Finance 5.625% 18-Jun-2073 1.81%
31/01/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date26/02/1999
  • Share Class size853Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB0005946669

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).