Baillie Gifford's James Budden: 'The star manager? Not for us'

Jayna Rana
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"The trust industry should not be seen as some kind of alternatives sector - all products should be judged on suitability and performance rather than structure" - Baillie Gifford's James Budden
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"The trust industry should not be seen as some kind of alternatives sector - all products should be judged on suitability and performance rather than structure" - Baillie Gifford's James Budden

Baillie Gifford's James Budden talks to Jayna Rana about taking a joint approach to open and closed-ended funds and why the group has launched a campaign calling out firms it sees as 'dragging down the industry'

Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford is unique to most of its peers in that it is wholly independent, owned by its 44 partners. It started as a law firm when it was founded in 1908 before switching its ...

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