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Baillie Gifford – Global Alpha Growth Fund

Baillie Gifford – Global Alpha Growth Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth and income by investing in global equities global equities, with a bias towards growth companies.

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50 through Oeic monthly savings plan

Investment split: 100% in global equities

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel:0800 917 4752


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