Baillie Gifford



Baillie Gifford enters pre-let agreement for £350m Haymarket development

M&G Real Estate and its property developer partner Qmile Group have secured a 280,000 sq ft pre-let with Baillie Gifford for its £350 million Haymarket Edinburgh development.

Published 28 July 2020

Baillie Gifford takes over Witan Pacific Investment Trust

Edinburgh-based investment firm Baillie Gifford is to take over management of the £227 million Witan Pacific Investment Trust.

Published 23 July 2020

Social Investment Scotland and Baillie Gifford help social enterprises to recover from effects of coronavirus

Finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has launched a programme of support for Scotland’s social enterprise community with Baillie Gifford. The scheme aims to help organisations recover from the impact of COVID-19 and develop strategies for future growth.

Published 17 July 2020

Baillie Gifford's James Anderson donated £3.1m to Scottish football trust

The Scottish Professional Football League Trust (SPFL Trust) has received the single biggest personal donation in Scottish football history as James Anderson, a fund manager and partner with Baillie Gifford, has gifted the charity £3,125,000 inclusive of gift aid.

Published 10 June 2020

Baillie Gifford postpones Edinburgh office move amid coronavirus pandemic

Baillie Gifford has confirmed that it has reassessed its plans to move staff into its new building in Edinburgh.

Published 10 June 2020

Baillie Gifford announces retirement of Charles Plowden

After almost four decades at the firm, Baillie Gifford’s joint senior partner Charles Plowden will retire on 30 April 2021.

Published 11 May 2020

In Pictures: Baillie Gifford becomes Edinburgh Science Learning headline sponsor

Baillie Gifford has become the headline sponsor of Edinburgh Science Learning, the education arm of educational charity Edinburgh Science who also produces the world’s first and Europe’s biggest science festival.

Published 4 February 2020

Extinction Rebellion targets Baillie Gifford's Edinburgh office

Protest group Extinction Rebellion has targetted Baillie Gifford's Edinburgh office by barricading the entrance to the building.

Published 14 January 2020

Baillie Gifford fund appoints Caroline Roxburgh and Jonathan Simpson-Dent as non-executive directors

Baillie Gifford's Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust has appointed former PwC partner Caroline Roxburgh and McKinsey alumnus Jonathan Simpson-Dent as non-executive directors.

Published 10 January 2020

Baillie Gifford replaces Edinburgh Partners on £335m investment fund

Edinburgh Partners has been removed from a £335 million investment fund for European Investment Trust PLC and replaced by Baillie Gifford.

Published 10 October 2019

First appointment made to professorial chair supported by Baillie Gifford at University of Edinburgh

Professor Shannon Vallor will join the University of Edinburgh as the first Baillie Gifford chair in the Ethics of Data and Artificial Intelligence at the Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI).

Published 3 October 2019

Baillie Gifford investment helps SpaceX raise over $1 billion this year

Private rocket company SpaceX has raised over $1 billion since the beginning of the year with the help of a $71.4 million capital injection from Scottish investment manager Baillie Gifford.

Published 27 May 2019

Baillie Gifford launches new Japanese fund

Venerable Edinburgh wealth manager Baillie Gifford has extended its Far East offering with the launch of a Japanese equity income fund.

Published 3 June 2016

Earnings drop at Scottish Mortgage

The star-performing Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust suffered a slight decline in net asset value of 0.1 per cent after a tough year which saw a 26 per cent drop in earnings due to a challenging global picture.

Published 16 May 2016