1. WORLDWIDE EMERGING MARKETS LEADING COMPANIES FUND
    WORLDWIDE EMERGING MARKETS LEADING COMPANIES FUND

    Overview

    The Worldwide Emerging Markets Leading Companies Fund aims to maximise total return principally through investment primarily in a portfolio of companies deriving a substantial part of their income from, or having a substantial proportion of their assets located in, one or more Emerging Market Countries. It is not proposed to concentrate investments in any one country, market or sector. 

    Performance & Portfolio

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    Cumulative Performance 30/09/2020

    Rebased to 100 at the start date of this chart.


    C Acc JPY share class launched on 29 March 2011.

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    Top Ten Holdings - 30/09/2020

    Fund %
    1 TSMC 9.9%
    2 Alibaba 9.3%
    3 Samsung Electronics 7.4%
    4 Tencent 5.0%
    5 Meituan Dianping 4.8%
    6 Ping An Insurance 4.6%
    7 MercadoLibre 4.3%
    8 JD.com 4.3%
    9 Reliance Industries 4.2%
    10 Naspers 3.8%
    Total 57.6%
    Fund %
    1 TSMC 9.9%
    2 Alibaba 9.3%
    3 Samsung Electronics 7.4%
    4 Tencent 5.0%
    5 Meituan Dianping 4.8%
    6 Ping An Insurance 4.6%
    7 MercadoLibre 4.3%
    8 JD.com 4.3%
    9 Reliance Industries 4.2%
    10 Naspers 3.8%
    Total 57.6%
    Geographic Analysis of Total Assets 30/09/2020
    As the Fund invests in overseas securities, changes in the rates of exchange may cause the value of your investment (and any income it may pay) to go down or up.
    The information contained on this page is intended as a guide only and should not be relied upon when making investment decisions. All holdings information is unaudited. Source Baillie Gifford & Co.
    Please note that totals may not add due to rounding.
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    Managers

    Will Sutcliffe

    William is Head of our Emerging Markets Equity Team and has been a Manager on the Emerging Markets Leading Company Strategy since 2009. William is also a member of the Emerging Markets Product Group. William joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and became a Partner of the firm in 2010 and has also spent time working in the UK and US Equities teams. William graduated MA in History from the University of Glasgow in 1996.

    How to Invest

    You can invest in a range of our funds via a number of fund platforms and supermarkets. Certain share classes are available for investment via a number of platforms. Please see the links opposite.

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    FUND PLATFORMS/SUPERMARKETS

    Baillie Gifford Worldwide Funds - How to Invest
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    Baillie Gifford Worldwide Funds Application Form
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    Baillie Gifford Worldwide Funds Further Subscription Request Form
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    Baillie Gifford Worldwide Funds Redemption Request Form
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    Documents

    You can access any literature about the Fund here, either by downloading or requesting a copy by post (where available). To download any document you will need Adobe Reader.  Please note that we can now provide you with Braille and audio transcriptions of our literature on request. It may take up to 10 days for the transcription to be completed dependent on the size of the document.

    Philosophy and Process Documents

    Further Information

    BAILLIE GIFFORD INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (EUROPE) LIMITED: REGISTERED OFFICE
    Baillie Gifford Investment Management (Europe) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland (No. C182354). Registered office: 4/5 School House Lane East, Dublin 2, D02 N279. Registered in Ireland (No. 625892).

    COMPLAINTS CONTACT DETAILS
    In the first instance, clients should contact their normal Client Contact with any concerns. Alternatively, or for those clients who do not have a direct client contact assigned, complaints can be emailed to Baillie Gifford’s Compliance Department at: [email protected]. A summary document which contains details on Baillie Gifford’s complaints management policy is available upon request. All material complaints are recorded in an in-house incident management system and are escalated to, and dealt with by, members of staff of suitable seniority, independent of the area from which the matter arose.