1. Important Information

    The information contained in this site has been compiled with considerable care to ensure its accuracy at the date of publication.  However, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made to its accuracy or completeness.  Nothing in this information or elsewhere in this website shall exclude, limit or restrict our duties and liabilities to you under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 or any conduct of business rules which we are bound to comply with.

    FCA authorisation and registration

    The Baillie Gifford Group of companies authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS are listed below, with applicable Financial Services Register Numbers:

    - Baillie Gifford & Co 142597

    - Baillie Gifford & Co Limited 119179

    - Baillie Gifford Savings Management Limited 150233

    - Baillie Gifford Life Limited 189453

    - Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited 121818

    - Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC 658926

    - Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited 728348

    - Mitsubishi UFJ Baillie Gifford Asset Management Limited 145243

    If you would like to access the Financial Services Register please click here. If you would like further information on the Financial Conduct Authority, you can access their website here.

    VAT registration

    The following Baillie Gifford Group companies are registered for value added tax (VAT) in the UK:

    - Baillie Gifford & Co, VAT number 268 5553 22

    - Baillie Gifford Life Limited, VAT number 774 5591 88;

    - Mitsubishi UFJ Baillie Gifford Asset Management Limited, VAT number 553 5239 41.

    There are also two registered UK VAT groups covering Baillie Gifford Group companies:

    Baillie Gifford & Co Limited VAT Group, VAT number 189 6906 40; comprising of: 

    - Baillie Gifford & Co Limited

    - Baillie Gifford Savings Management Limited

    Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited VAT Group, VAT number 222 3956 19; comprising of:

    - Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited

    - Baillie Gifford International LLC

    - Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC

    - Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited

    Corporate set up & Companies House registration

    A list of the names of the partners of Baillie Gifford & Co, a Scottish partnership, is open to inspection at their principal place of business, Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN, Scotland, United Kingdom.

    The following Baillie Gifford group of companies are private limited companies registered in Scotland.  Registered office: Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN, Scotland, United Kingdom.  Their individual registration numbers as below:

    - Baillie Gifford & Co Limited SC069524

    - Baillie Gifford Savings Management Limited SC135636

    - Baillie Gifford Life Limited SC182496

    - Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited SC084807

    - Baillie Gifford International LLC FC030136

    Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC FC031788

    Baillie Gifford Investment Consulting (Shanghai) Co., FC 030381

    Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited FC032587

    - Mitsubishi UFJ Baillie Gifford Asset Management Limited SC122044

    If you would like to access the Companies House register please visit their website at www.companieshouse.gov.uk.

    To view Baillie Gifford's Governance, Risk Management and Capital Disclosures document please click here.

    To view Baillie Gifford's Group Remuneration Disclosure document please click here.

    To view Baillie Gifford's Worldwide Funds PLC Remuneration Policy document please click here.

    Baillie Gifford & Co is an investment management firm and provides investment management services to a wide range of clients and the Baillie Gifford Group companies.

    Baillie Gifford OEICS, Canadian collective investment fund and unit trusts are managed by Baillie Gifford & Co Limited, which is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford & Co.  Baillie Gifford & Co Limited is also the manager and secretary to the investment trusts featured on this website.  Investment trusts are UK public companies and are not authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Baillie Gifford Investment Trust Share Plans and ISAs are managed by Baillie Gifford Savings Management Limited which is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford & Co.  ISAs are only available to UK residents.  By requesting information on these you are warranting that you are a resident of the United Kingdom.

    Baillie Gifford Life Limited is the company through which Baillie Gifford & Co issues policies to trustees of UK and other pension schemes and concludes reinsurance agreements with other UK Life Companies. Baillie Gifford Life Limited is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford & Co.

    Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited provides investment management and advisory services to non-UK clients. Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford & Co. It is registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission in the United States of America and the Financial Services Board in South Africa. Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited is also registered in Canada as a portfolio manager with the Ontario Securities Commission and passported into Alberta, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland and Labrador. Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited is also licensed with the Financial Services Commission in South Korea as a cross border Discretionary Investment Manager and Non-discretionary Investment Adviser.

    Baillie Gifford International LLC is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited and is the legal entity through which Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited provides client servicing and marketing functions in North America.  Baillie Gifford International LLC is incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA as a limited liability company under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act.  Baillie Gifford International LLC is registered in the State of Delaware with the Division of Corporations, with file number 4017513, c/o Corporation Service Company, 2711 Centerville Road, Suite 400, Wilmington, Delaware 19808.  EIN No: 98-0473976.  The UK Head Office is at Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN.

    Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited and is responsible for the distribution of securities in North America. Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC is incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA, as a limited liability company under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC is registered in the State of Delaware with the Division of Corporations, with file number 5482323, c/o Corporation Services Company, 2711 Centerville Road, Suite 400, Wilmington, Delaware 19808. EIN No: 37-1753581. The UK Head Office is at Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN. The UK Establishment Registered Number is FC031788. Baillie Gifford Funds Services LLC is an Appointed Representative of Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited (FRN 658926).

    Baillie Gifford Investment Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, which is in the process of being wound up, provides investment research services to Baillie Gifford & Co from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It is incorporated in the PRC as a wholly owned limited liability company under the Company Law of the PRC, the Law of the PRC on Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises and its Implementing Rules and other relevant laws and regulations of the PRC.  Baillie Gifford Investment Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd is established in Shanghai and registered with the State Administration of Industry and Commerce with registration number 310000400656605. The PRC Head Office is at Suite 40, Level 29, Jing An Kerry Centre Tower One, Shanghai 200040. The UK Head Office is at Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN.

    Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited 百利亞洲(香港)有限公司 is wholly owned by Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited and provides distribution services and marketing and client servicing support in and from Hong Kong. Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited百利亞洲(香港)有限公司 is incorporated in Hong Kong, as a limited liability company under the Companies Ordinance (Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong). Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited 百利亞洲(香港)有限公司 is registered in Hong Kong with the Companies Registry, with registration number 2229826, 30/F, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong. The UK Head Office is at Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN. Baillie Gifford Asia (Hong Kong) Limited 百利亞洲(香港)有限公司 is an Appointed Representative of Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited.

    Mitsubishi UFJ Baillie Gifford Asset Management Limited (registered number SC122044) is a joint venture between Baillie Gifford Overseas Ltd and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation in Japan. The company was originally set-up in 1989 as a vehicle for Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited to manage money from the then Toyo Trust Bank.  In 1998 the venture developed and Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited began giving Toyo Trust Bank (later renamed Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation after corporate activity in Japan) investment advice which they use as they deem fit in investing their own institutional clients’ monies.

    Facts and Figures on the Website

    References to figures throughout the website were last updated on 31 March 2017.

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