1. WORLDWIDE DISCOVERY FUND
    WORLDWIDE DISCOVERY FUND

    Overview

    The Worldwide Discovery Fund aims to produce attractive long-term returns, mainly through capital growth. The Fund will invest primarily in equities which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide and which will typically be stocks of smaller or younger companies that the Investment Manager considers to have strong future growth prospects.

    PLEASE NOTE, THIS FUND IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO NEW INVESTORS.

    Performance & Portfolio

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    Cumulative Performance 31/08/2020

    Rebased to 100 at the start date of this chart.

    B USD Acc share class launched on 30 September 2019.

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    Top Ten Holdings - 31/08/2020

    Fund %
    1 Tesla Inc 10.5%
    2 Ocado 8.4%
    3 MarketAxess 4.5%
    4 Teladoc 4.0%
    5 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 3.8%
    6 Zillow 3.8%
    7 LendingTree 3.4%
    8 Chegg 3.1%
    9 Wayfair 2.9%
    10 MercadoLibre 2.3%
    Total 46.8%
    Fund %
    1 Tesla Inc 10.5%
    2 Ocado 8.4%
    3 MarketAxess 4.5%
    4 Teladoc 4.0%
    5 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 3.8%
    6 Zillow 3.8%
    7 LendingTree 3.4%
    8 Chegg 3.1%
    9 Wayfair 2.9%
    10 MercadoLibre 2.3%
    Total 46.8%
    Geographic Analysis of Total Assets 31/08/2020
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    Managers

    Douglas Brodie

    Douglas joined Baillie Gifford in 2001 and is Head of the Global Discovery Team. Douglas became a Partner in 2015 and is a CFA Charterholder. He graduated BSc in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from the University of Durham in 1997 and attained a DPhil in Molecular Immunology from the University of Oxford in 2001.

    How to Invest

    You can invest in a range of our funds via a number of fund platforms and supermarkets, please see the links opposite.

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    FUND PLATFORMS/SUPERMARKETS

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    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 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.

    Fund Ratings Reports

    Philosophy and Process Documents

    Quarterly Investor Updates

    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.