Baillie Gifford has closed three of its UK government bond funds, according to its inaugural Assessment of Value (AoV) report, which found two of the products - the Baillie Gifford Active Gilt and Active Long Gilt funds - failed to consistently meet their investment objectives.
The report - which requires firms to conduct a value assessment of their funds outlining seven criteria including costs, economies of scale and performance - found that a further five of Baillie Gifford's...
Asset managers must provide evidence demonstrating the right investments are being made both from financial and sustainability aspects, or risk undermining investors’ trust, Schroders’ Alex Funk says.
Q4 2020 saw 11% rise in assets
Two rate hikes now expected in 2023
A world of 750 multi-asset funds
Multi-billion pound industry
Five key points
400 to be made redundant
Wealth manager also considering sale
'On the surface, flat-rate tax relief is very appealing'