1. WORLDWIDE HEALTH INNOVATION FUND
    WORLDWIDE HEALTH INNOVATION FUND

    Overview

    The Worldwide Health Innovation Fund aims to provide strong returns over the long term by investing primarily in a global equity portfolio selected from companies engaged in the health care industry.

    Performance & Portfolio

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    Cumulative Performance 30/09/2020

    Rebased to 100 at the start date of this chart.

     

    B Acc USD share class launched on 01 October 2018.

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    Top Ten Holdings - 30/09/2020

    Fund %
    1 M3 9.3%
    2 Genmab 6.5%
    3 Teladoc 5.2%
    4 10x Genomics 5.0%
    5 Ambu 4.7%
    6 Moderna 4.6%
    7 Sartorius Group 4.2%
    8 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 3.9%
    9 Edwards Lifesciences 3.7%
    10 Illumina 3.5%
    Total 50.6%
    Fund %
    1 M3 9.3%
    2 Genmab 6.5%
    3 Teladoc 5.2%
    4 10x Genomics 5.0%
    5 Ambu 4.7%
    6 Moderna 4.6%
    7 Sartorius Group 4.2%
    8 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 3.9%
    9 Edwards Lifesciences 3.7%
    10 Illumina 3.5%
    Total 50.6%
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    Managers

    Julia Angeles

    Julia joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 and is the Portfolio Manager of the Health Innovation Strategy. Prior to Baillie Gifford, Julia worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co advising firms in Denmark, Russia and Hungary.  Since joining Baillie Gifford Julia has worked on a number of regional and global investment strategies.  Julia has a passion for the transformation taking place in healthcare, and it was this passion which led to the establishment of the strategy. She believes that over the next 10 years healthcare systems around the world will experience a monumental change and we will witness a move away from reactive medicine to a world where prevention and cure will become an integral part of healthcare driven by technology. Julia is also a member of the International Growth and Positive Change portfolio construction groups.

    Julia obtained a BSc, MSc and PhD in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and speaks fluent Russian and Danish. 

    Marina Record

    Marina joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 as an investment analyst. She worked in a number of global teams before joining Long Term Global Growth, where she focused on analysing companies with the potential for sustained rapid growth. It was here that Marina developed an interest in healthcare, intrigued by the accelerating pace of progress in the field. She joined the Health Innovation team in January 2018 as an Investment Manager, to fully focus her attention on exploring the potential consequences of such progress and how Baillie Gifford can help.

    Marina graduated from the London School of Economics and the Higher School of Economics in Russia with BSc degrees in Banking and Finance and in Economics, having studied on these programmes simultaneously.

    Rose Nguyen

    Rose joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 as an investment analyst.  Rose worked on various regional and global strategies before joining the Health Innovation team as an Investment Manager. Having observed the innovations in multiple industries, she believes that the great convergence of different technologies and sciences will ultimately transform life science. Biology can move from alchemy and randomness to become a more predictable, deterministic and repeatable science, that will give rise to a plethora of exciting investment opportunities. She joined the Health Innovation team in September 2018 at the inception of the strategy. 

    Rose graduated BA (Hons) in Economics and MPhil in Finance and Economics from the University of Cambridge in 2012 and 2013 respectively.

    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

    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

    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.