1. Worldwide Discovery Fund

    Worldwide Discovery Fund

  2. Overview

    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.

    Performance & Portfolio

    Data is not currently available for this share class.

    Top Ten Holdings - 31/03/2024

    Fund %
    1 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 6.5%
    2 Axon Enterprise 5.1%
    3 AeroVironment 4.1%
    4 Exact Sciences 4.0%
    5 Zillow 4.0%
    6 Schrödinger 3.3%
    7 Ocado 3.0%
    8 Appian 2.9%
    9 Sprout Social 2.8%
    10 MarketAxess 2.8%
    Total 38.6%
    Geographic Analysis of Total Assets 31/03/2024

    Fund %

    • 1 North America 70.24
    • 2 Emerging Markets 11.43
    • 3 UK 9.81
    • 4 Developed Asia Pacific 4.16
    • 5 Europe (ex UK) 3.33
    • 6 Cash 1.03
    • Total 100.00

    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.


    Douglas Brodie

    Douglas joined Baillie Gifford in 2001 and is Head of the Global Discovery Team. Douglas became a Partner in 2015 and is a CFA Charterholder. He graduated BSc in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from the University of Durham in 1997 and attained a DPhil in Molecular Immunology from the University of Oxford in 2001.

    Further Information

    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).

    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.