1. Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Guide

    Launched in 1909, Scottish Mortgage is considered to be Baillie Gifford’s flagship investment trust. It is, and always has been, a truly global proposition, investing in companies across both Western economies and emerging markets
  2. Everything you need to know about going global

    The trust, which currently has more than £5 billion* in net assets under management, is run by James Anderson and joint manager Tom Slater. In a nutshell Scottish Mortgage is an actively managed, low cost investment trust, investing in a high conviction global portfolio with the aim of maximising total returns over the long term. 

    Find out more about the origins of the trust, as well as what it does now, its investment philosophy, performance and how you can invest, in our guide Scottish Mortgage - Everything you need to know about going global.

    Please remember that the value of an investment can fall as well as rise, and you may not get back the amount originally invested.

    *As at 30 June 2017.

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      Find out more about the origins of the trust, as well as what it does now, its investment philosophy, performance and how you can invest, in our guide Scottish Mortgage - Everything you need to know about going global.

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