1. WORLDWIDE EUROPEAN HIGH YIELD BOND FUND
    WORLDWIDE EUROPEAN HIGH YIELD BOND FUND

    Overview

    The Worldwide European High Yield Bond Fund aims to produce a combination of income and capital growth. The Fund will invest predominantly in sub-investment grade bonds and will be actively managed. Bonds are primarily of European currency, hedged to the client’s base currency.

    Performance & Portfolio

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    Cumulative Performance 30/09/2020

    Rebased to 100 at the start date of this chart.

     

    B Acc EUR share class launched on 19 February 2019.

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    Top Ten Holdings - 30/09/2020

    Fund %
    1 OCI 3.0%
    2 Telecom Italia 2.9%
    3 Netflix 2.8%
    4 Virgin Media Holdings Inc. 2.8%
    5 Ardagh Packaging 2.7%
    6 SPCM 2.6%
    7 Coop Wholesale Society 2.5%
    8 Unicredit 2.5%
    9 James Hardie Industries 2.4%
    10 Grifols 2.4%
    Total 26.6%
    Fund %
    1 OCI 3.0%
    2 Telecom Italia 2.9%
    3 Netflix 2.8%
    4 Virgin Media Holdings Inc. 2.8%
    5 Ardagh Packaging 2.7%
    6 SPCM 2.6%
    7 Coop Wholesale Society 2.5%
    8 Unicredit 2.5%
    9 James Hardie Industries 2.4%
    10 Grifols 2.4%
    Total 26.6%
    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

    Robert Baltzer

    Robert joined Baillie Gifford in 2001 and is Head of the High Yield Team, and co-manager of the European High Yield and Global Credit strategies. He is a CFA Charterholder and graduated MMath from the University of Durham in 2001.

    Lucy Isles

    Lucy joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 and is co-manager of the High Yield Bond Fund. Lucy graduated MA (Hons) in International Relations and Modern History from the University of St Andrews in 2011.

    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.

    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.