• Baillie Gifford International Smaller Companies Fund

Baillie Gifford Funds

  • International
  • Small-Cap
  • Core

Baillie Gifford International Smaller Companies Fund

BICIX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation by investing in small-size companies outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

The research process is driven by fundamental analysis of one stock at a time. When evaluating individual securities, the research team emphasizes company research and the long-term outlook of companies and industries.

Next, the process includes research trips, company meetings, and relationships with industry thought leaders and academics to evaluate companies.

Additionally, the More

Price

Last Close

$11.39 ( +0 )

52 Week HL

$19.86 - $11.39

Net Assets

$57 M

Expense Ratio

0.90 %

Sector Allocation

Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 31, 2021

Company Name

  • Avanza Bank
  • AirTac International
  • ASPEED Technology
  • Hypoport
  • Douzone Bizon

Holding

  • 4.87
  • 3.81
  • 3.27
  • 3.07
  • 2.92

Company Name

  • RakSul
  • Outsourcing
  • Bengo4.com
  • Reply Spa
  • ADDTECH
  • Total

Holding

  • 2.78
  • 2.62
  • 2.56
  • 2.42
  • 2.37
  • 30.69%

Manager

Name

Brian Lum

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Summary

Fact Sheet

Q4 2021

Q3 2021

Q2 2021

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-37.6 %

3 Year

9.45%

5 Year

0%

Best

42.2%
2020

Worst

-37.61%
2022

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -21.2% -1.6% -22.9% 13.1% - - - - - - -
Q2 -8.6% 7.1% 37.5% 3.5% -100% - - - - - -
Q3 - 6.5% 20.9% -4% -100% - - - - - -
Q4 - 1.5% 11.1% 8.4% -0.5% - - - - - -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -18.6% -5.8% 2.8% -8% -10.4% - - - - - - -
2021 2.5% -2% -2% 9.2% -3.6% 1.7% 0.9% 2.5% 3% -2.3% -4.4% 1.2%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
BICIX -38%6%42%--------
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -38%-23%27%--------

BICIX S&P 500

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