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Tom Slater

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd, Baillie Gifford Worldwide Fund
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Manager profile
Tom joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and became a partner of the firm in 2012. After serving as deputy manager for five years, Tom was appointed joint manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust in 2015. He is also Head of the US Equities Team and a member of the Long Term Global Growth Team. During his time at Baillie Gifford, he has worked in the Developed Asia and UK Equity teams. Tom’s investment interest is focused on high-growth companies both in listed equity markets and as an investor in private companies. He graduated BSc in Computer Science with Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh in 2000.
Total return for Tom Slater
Rolling Alpha Quartile: Discrete three year periods
Rolling Alpha Quartile shows a manager's alpha score in quartile terms, plotting his or her risk adjusted performance against all other managers in the UT & OEICs universe. The best managers are those who are consistently ranked in the first or second quartile.
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Quartile 2
Quartile 3
Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Tom Slater

Manager career performance
Discrete performance
  0-12m 12-24m 24-36m 36-48m 48-60m 60-72m 72-84m 84-96m 96-108m 108-120m
Tom Slater 25.0 -4.8 -38.1 53.3 48.3 0.9 30.8 49.3 -1.0 32.7
Peer Group Composite 20.4 2.0 -4.6 24.4 5.6 3.9 12.4 34.7 -1.7 14.7
Over / Under 4.6 -6.8 -33.5 28.9 42.7 -3.0 18.4 14.6 0.7 18.0
Performance vs peer group composite: Tom Slater
How a manager matches up against their peers gives you some idea of how talented they are. Very few managers perform equally well in rising and falling markets, so knowing which type of market a manager is capable of performing well within is also important.
Overall markets
Outperformed peer group composite
7 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 8
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC Lead manager IT Global since Jan 01 2015 to present
Baillie Gifford Worldwide US Equity Growth Co-managed FO Equity - USA since Nov 30 2015 to present
Baillie Gifford American Co-managed UT North America since Jan 04 2016 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Baillie Gifford Worldwide Long Term Global Growth since Aug 10 2016 to Jan 20 2022
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC since Aug 01 2009 to Dec 31 2014
Baillie Gifford Long Term Global Growth Investment since Apr 10 2017 to Jan 18 2022
Baillie Gifford British ex Tobacco since Nov 12 2007 to Dec 31 2008
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