1. Overview

    The Worldwide Global Strategic Bond Fund aims to achieve a high level of total return by investing in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of corporate bonds which are listed, traded or dealt in on one or more Regulated Markets worldwide. Financial derivative instruments will be used in keeping with the Fund’s objective for investment and/or efficient portfolio management purposes.

    Performance & Portfolio

    Data is not currently available for this share class.

    Top Ten Holdings - 30/11/2021

    Fund %
    1 EIB 4.2%
    2 ENEL 2.7%
    3 Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited 2.6%
    4 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co 2.1%
    5 Coop Wholesale Society 2.1%
    6 Fidelity International Ltd. 1.9%
    7 Time Warner Cable 1.8%
    8 Netflix 1.8%
    9 Pension Insurance Corp 1.8%
    10 Apple 1.6%
    Total 22.6%
    Geographic Analysis of Total Assets 30/11/2021

    Fund %

    • 1 North America 28.87
    • 2 Europe 24.99
    • 3 United Kingdom 23.39
    • 4 Emerging Markets 9.60
    • 5 Supranational 4.94
    • 6 Cash, Futures and Forwards 4.64
    • 7 Developed Asia 3.58
    • 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.

    Managers

    Robert Baltzer

    Robert is Head of Credit Research and co-manager of the Global Strategic Bond Fund and our high yield funds. He is a member of the Investment Grade, Crossover and High Yield Portfolio Groups. Robert joined Baillie Gifford in 2001 on the graduate scheme. He graduated MMath from Durham University in 2001 and is a CFA Charterholder.

    Torcail Stewart

    Torcail is an investment manager in the Credit Team and co-manager of our strategic bond funds. Torcail leads the Crossover Portfolio Group and is a member of the Multi Asset and Income Leadership Group. Before joining Baillie Gifford in 2008, he worked as an investment analyst for the Alliance Trust’s UK large cap equity fund. Torcail graduated BA in Geography from the University of Cambridge in 2002 and M.Phil in Management, Economics and International Relations from the University of St Andrews in 2005. He is a member of the CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK).

    Faisal Islam

    Faisal is an investment manager in the Credit Team and a member of the High Yield Portfolio Group. Before joining Baillie Gifford in 2018, he worked for four years at PwC where he qualified as a chartered accountant in corporate finance, before moving to Aberdeen Standard Investments in 2016, where he worked as a high yield credit analyst. Faisal graduated BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2011 and is a CFA Charterholder.

    How To Invest

    For further information on the funds, including availability and investment options, please contact our local distributor Shinyoung Securities Co. Ltd.
     
    Qualified Professional Investor Enquiries
     
    Dong-Won Oum (Shinyoung Securities)
     
    Telephone: +822 2004 9397

    Documents

    You can access any literature about the Fund here, either by downloading or requesting a copy by post (where available). Please note that, due to current government restrictions, we have a limited number of staff in our office. As a result, if posting instructions to us, there may be a delay in processing these due to these current restrictions.

    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

    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: InstitutionalComplaints@bailliegifford.com. 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.