MULTI ASSET INCOME FUNDMULTI ASSET INCOME FUND
The Multi Asset Income Fund aims to produce monthly income, whilst seeking to maintain the value of that income and of capital in line with inflation (UK CPI) over five-year periods. The Fund has no benchmark. However, you may wish to assess performance of both income and capital against inflation (UK CPI) over five-year periods.
In addition, the manager believes an appropriate performance comparison for this Fund is the Investment Association Flexible Investment Sector.
Long-term income, not short-term yield.
InsightsAll InsightsSeptember 2020
Multi Asset Ways To Pay Your Pensions.
Falling income is just the latest in a long line of problems that have faced defined benefit pension schemes over the years. Managers now need to increase exposure to higher yielding assets to compensate for declining dividends. Anthony Dickson considers some of the options.July 2020
Casting the Net Wider.
The recent decimation of dividends has highlighted the challenge in finding reliable sources of income in a post-pandemic world. Paul Roberts argues that the crisis should prompt investors to look beyond yesterday’s high-yielders, and to seek out a more diverse and resilient set of long-term income-paying assets.July 2020
Actual Income - Darling Ingredients.
What does the White House’s china crockery have in common with Mercedes car seats, animal feed and biodiesel? The answer is both simple and incredibly complex – and probably not one for a dinner party chat. They are all products made possible by the bloody-minded genius of Texas-based Darling Ingredients, whose ability to turn unwanted remains into a diverse array of useful products is unsurpassed.ARCHIVEDFebruary 2020
Multi Asset Income Fund - Annual Retrospective.
Investment managers Steven Hay and James Dow reflect on the first full year of the Multi Asset Income Fund.
Meet the Managers
James was appointed Co-Head of the Global Income Growth Team and Co-Manager of The Scottish American Investment Company PLC (SAINTS) in 2017. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2004 on the Graduate Scheme and became an Investment Manager in our US Equities team. Previously, James spent three years working at The Scotsman newspaper, where he was the Economics Editor. He is a CFA Charterholder, graduated MA (Hons) in Economics-Philosophy from the University of St Andrews in 2000 and MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics in 2001.
Steven joined Baillie Gifford in 2004 and is Head of the Income Research Team. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford, Steven was a Fixed Income Investment Manager with Scottish Widows. His experience includes seven years undertaking analysis and research for the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, and involvement in managing the UK’s foreign exchange reserves. Steven graduated BAcc (Hons) in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Glasgow in 1992 and MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick in 1993.
Nicoleta joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 and is an Investment Manager in the Multi Asset Team. In 2018, she joined the Multi Asset Income Portfolio Construction Group (PCG). Nicoleta graduated BSc (Hons) in Management and Marketing from the University of Manchester in 2013.
Lesley is Head of Credit and co-manager of the Strategic Bond Fund. She is a member of the Multi Asset and Income Leadership Group and the Multi Asset Income Portfolio Construction Group. Before joining Baillie Gifford in 2016, Lesley spent 15 years at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, initially in the Investment Grade Team then as a high yield manager. She graduated BSc (Hons) in Maths, Statistics & Economics from Strathclyde University in 2000 and is a CFA Charterholder.
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