1. Overview

    The Worldwide UK Equity Alpha Fund adopts a long-term, low turnover investment approach and aims to hold higher quality, growth companies which are principally listed in the UK and are capable of growing their profits and cashflows faster than the market average. We are able to invest in large, medium and small capitalisation companies, constructing a concentrated portfolio of our best ideas, which is highly differentiated from the benchmark, the FTSE All-Share Index.

    Performance & Portfolio

    Data is not currently available for this share class.

    Top Ten Holdings - 31/05/2022

    Fund %
    1 Games Workshop 5.3%
    2 HomeServe 4.9%
    3 Experian 4.4%
    4 4imprint 4.0%
    5 Auto Trader 4.0%
    6 Abcam 3.4%
    7 Burberry 3.4%
    8 Renishaw 3.2%
    9 Diageo 3.0%
    10 Softcat 2.9%
    Total 38.4%
    Sector Exposure 31/05/2022

    Fund %

    • 1 Software and Computer Services 14.73
    • 2 Industrial Support Services 9.46
    • 3 Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology 9.41
    • 4 Retailers 8.20
    • 5 Investment Banking and Brokerage Services 7.86
    • 6 Non-life Insurance 6.10
    • 7 Leisure Goods 5.27
    • 8 Beverages 4.97
    • 9 Electronic and Electrical Equipment 4.13
    • 10 Media 4.01
    • 11 Industrial Engineering 4.00
    • 12 Travel and Leisure 4.00
    • 13 Personal Goods 3.39
    • 14 Industrial Metals and Mining 2.90
    • 15 Industrial Transportation 2.43
    • 16 Real Estate Investment and Services 2.28
    • 17 Life Insurance 2.06
    • 18 Others 3.66
    • 19 Cash 1.15
    • Total 100.0

    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.

    Meet The Managers

    Milena Mileva

    Milena joined Baillie Gifford in 2009 and is an Investment Manager in the UK Equity Team. She graduated BA in Social & Political Science from the University of Cambridge in 2007 and MPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford in 2009.

    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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    How to Invest


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