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Scottish Mortgage falls 33%, commits to growth firms

The £13.3 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, Baillie Gifford’s flagship fund, has reiterated its commitment to investing in “exceptional growth companies” despite announcing share price and net…





Analysis: Scottish Mortgage is in the wars

By Mark McSherry — The half-year report from the £14 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc is another sobering read from the giant closed-end fund which…




Scottish Mortgage retains top spot; shares up 13%

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust once again retained its title as the most-popular investment trust among Interactive Investor customers in May, despite the fund’s high-flying share price…







Scottish Mortgage hires Prudential CFO FitzPatrick

Baillie Gifford’s high-flying flagship fund, the £20 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, announced the appointment of Prudential plc chief financial officer Mark FitzPatrick as a non-executive director….


Scottish Mortgage raises £200m more to invest

Baillie Gifford’s high-flying flagship fund, the £20 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, announced it has raised a further £200 million by issuing two long-term, fixed…



Scottish Mortgage shares down 23% from Feb peak

The share price of Baillie Gifford’s high-flying flagship fund, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, fell another 6% on Thursday to around £10.88 as renewed worries about inflation and…


AIC slams Morningstar for Scottish Mortgage move

The UK’s Association of Investment Companies (AIC) is taking on the mutual fund analyst giant Morningstar following its downgrade of Baillie Gifford’s Scottish Mortgage Investment…





Scottish Mortgage defends unquoted investments

By Mark McSherry Baillie Gifford’s flagship £8.4 billion fund, the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, on Friday defended its fondness for investing in unquoted companies…




Scottish Mortgage Targets Unlisted Firms

By Mark McSherry Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust’s latest results show a big increase in its stakes in companies not listed on the stock market and reveal…







Scot Mortgage hails Tesla, trims Amazon stake

By Mark McSherry Baillie Gifford’s high-flying Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc has published results for the six months to September 30, 2020, showing the £15 billion…


Scottish Building Society CEO to step down

Scottish Building Society announced that Mark Thomson is stepping down from his role as chief executive after almost seven years. “During his time with Scottish Building…


Brown joins Scottish Building Society board

Scottish Building Society said it has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Aileen Brown in the newly-created role of finance director. Brown joins…


Scottish Building Society balances at £342m

Scottish Building Society announced financial results for the year ended January 31, 2016, showing its savings balances increased 3.1% to £342.1 million and that total assets…


James Anderson joins Agnelli-backed fund firm

Former Baillie Gifford and Scottish Mortgage fund manager James Anderson has joined an investment management firm backed by the Agnelli Italian industrial dynasty. Anderson has joined…











Anderson: fund management now inward looking

Baillie Gifford legendary investor James Anderson has said fund management “has inherently become inward looking” too often obsessed with share buybacks and dividends. Anderson said…


Abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust up 30%

The £800 million Abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust plc and Baillie Gifford’s £1 billion Scottish American Investment Company plc were among the best performing investment trusts of…



Anderson says ESG damaging; reveals Musk clash

By Mark McSherry ESG investment frameworks “are profoundly damaging to the prospect of changing the corporate sector” according to James Anderson, the outgoing joint manager of…




















£6bn Baillie Gifford fund bets on healthcare, tech

The fund managers who run Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford’s flagship £6 billion fund, the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, are making new investments in cutting-edge healthcare companies that…