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Baillie Gifford Emerging Markets Bond

Ranked 40 out of 46 in - Emerging Markets Global Local Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Sally Greig

Sally Greig is an emerging markets fixed income manager at Baillie Gifford. Focusing on identifying and exploiting investment opportunities across the emerging market universe, Sally adopts a long-term, fundamentally-driven investment strategy which enables her to dynamically allocate the risk within her portfolio. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford in 2005, she worked as an economist at the Bank of England. Currently based in Edinburgh, Greig holds an MA in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Finance and Economics from the University of York.

Steven Hay

Steven Hay joined Baillie Gifford in 2004 and is head of the rates and currencies team. Prior to 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 in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Glasgow in 1992 and completed an MSc in Economics from Warwick University in 1993.

Yannis Lykouris

Yannis Lykouris joined Baillie Gifford in June 2011 and is an Investment Manager in the Rates and Currencies Team. Yannis graduated BSc (Hons) in Accounting & Finance from the Athens University of Economics & Business in 2008 and also gained an MSc degree in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford in 2010. He completed a summer internship at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in 2010.


To produce a total return, before charges and expenses payable out of the Fund, in excess of the total return on the J.P. Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index unhedged in sterling, or any successor or substitute index, in each case as modified from time to time over rolling 3-year periods. There is no guarantee that a positive return will be achieved over rolling 3-year periods or any time period and capital may be at risk. The Fund will invest primarily in bonds issued by one or more of the following: sovereign, supranational, public sector and corporate issuers. Normally at least 75% of the Funds assets will be held in bonds issued by emerging market borrowers or bonds denominated in emerging market currencies, but the Fund may also invest in bonds denominated in any currency and issued by one or more of the following: sovereign, supranational, public sector and corporate issuers in developed markets. Currency forwards and derivatives may be used from time to time in keeping with the Funds objective, with the intention of altering the Funds currency or market exposure and either enhancing or protecting the return on the Fund.

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Emerging Markets Global Local Currency over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.3%
2017 4.8% 8.6% -1.8% -1.0% -0.7%
2016 29.7% 12.6% 10.0% 6.6% -1.9%
2015 -10.0% -0.3% -6.6% -5.8% 2.6%
2014 -3.7% -0.9% 1.1% -0.5% -3.5%
2013 -12.2% 7.7% -10.3% -6.8% -2.5%
2012 13.5% 4.4% 0.1% 2.7% 5.9%
2011 -2.8% -1.9% 3.7% -5.2% 0.7%
2010 19.5% 12.2% -2.2% 7.7% 1.0%
2009 7.8% -6.3% -1.5% 16.0% 0.7%
2008 16.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date22/07/2008
  • Share Class size910Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00B39RMQ20

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.60%
  • Initial investment0.5

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).