The below funds are sub-funds of Baillie Gifford Worldwide Funds PLC and are domiciled in Ireland. The Swiss representative is UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, Aeschenenplatz 6, 4052 Basel. The Swiss paying agent is UBS Switzerland AG, Bahnhofstrasse 45, 8001 Zurich. The documents of the Company, such as the Partial Prospectus for Switzerland, the Articles of Association, the Key Investor Information Documents (KIIDs), and the financial reports can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss representative. For the shares of the Funds distributed to qualified investors in Switzerland, the place of jurisdiction is Basel. Each time performance data is published, it should be noted that the past performance is no indication of current or future performance, and that it does not take account of the commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption of shares.
Locally registered funds are listed below. If you would like further information on our funds, or wider investment capabilities, please get in touch.
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Worldwide Long Term Global Growth FundThe Worldwide Long Term Global Growth Fund aims to provide strong returns over the long term by investing primarily in a concentrated, unconstrained global equity portfolio.Worldwide Positive Change FundThe Worldwide Positive Change Fund aims to produce capital growth over the long term by investing primarily in the equities of companies whose products, behaviour or services make a positive social impact.Worldwide Global Alpha FundThe Worldwide Global Alpha Fund aims to provide returns comprising capital growth and dividend income over the long term by investing primarily in global equities which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide.Worldwide Global Stewardship FundThe Worldwide Global Stewardship Fund aims to provide returns comprising capital growth and dividend income over the long term by investing primarily in global equities which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide and meet environmental, social and governance criteria and demonstrate good stewardship. The Fund excludes companies from certain industries and companies which are inconsistent with the United Nations Global Compact Principles for Business.Worldwide Global Income Growth FundThe investment objective of the Fund is to obtain a yield higher than that generally available from investment in global equity securities while, over the longer term, achieving growth in both capital and income. The Fund will principally invest in global equities and may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, cash and cash equivalents.Worldwide Health Innovation FundThe 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.Worldwide Emerging Markets Leading Companies FundThe Worldwide Emerging Markets Leading Companies Fund aims to maximise total return principally through investment primarily in a portfolio of companies deriving a substantial part of their income from, or having a substantial proportion of their assets located in, one or more Emerging Market Countries.Worldwide US Equity Growth FundThe Worldwide US Equity Growth Fund aims to maximise total return principally through investment in equities which are listed on Regulated Markets in the US.Worldwide Pan-European FundThe Worldwide Pan-European Fund aims to maximise total return principally through investment in equity securities which are listed, traded or dealt on Regulated Markets across Europe.Worldwide UK Equity Alpha FundThe 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, typically in the range of 30-40 holdings, which is highly differentiated from the benchmark, the FTSE All-Share Index.Worldwide Japanese FundThe Worldwide Japanese Fund aims to maximise total return principally through investment in equity securities which are listed, traded or dealt on Regulated Markets in Japan.Worldwide Asia Ex Japan FundThe Worldwide Asia Ex Japan Fund aims to produce returns comprising capital growth over the long term through investment primarily in equity securities in Asia (excluding Japan). It is not proposed to concentrate investments in any one country, market or sector.Worldwide Global Strategic Bond FundThe 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.Worldwide European High Yield Bond FundThe Worldwide European High Yield Bond Fund aims to produce a combination of income and capital growth.Worldwide Discovery FundThis fund is currently closed to new investors. 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.