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Matthew Brett

Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd
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Manager profile
Matthew is an investment manager in the Japanese Equities Team. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2003 and became a partner in 2018. He is manager of the Japanese Fund (and related All Cap Strategy segregated accounts), manager of the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust and co-manager of the Japanese Income Growth Fund. Matthew graduated BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Psychology) from the University of Cambridge in 2000 and holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Bristol.
Total return for Matthew Brett
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.
Quartile 1
Quartile 2
Quartile 3
Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Matthew Brett

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
Matthew Brett 1.2 -3.0 -20.7 43.5 -4.6 1.2 19.0 38.4 -3.1 28.7
Peer Group Composite 14.6 2.6 -7.2 29.2 -1.3 -2.7 13.0 27.0 -0.9 29.8
Over / Under -13.4 -5.6 -13.5 14.3 -3.3 3.9 6.0 11.4 -2.2 -1.1
Performance vs peer group composite: Matthew Brett
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
4 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 4
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Baillie Gifford Japanese Lead manager UT Japan since Jun 01 2008 to present
Baillie Gifford Japanese Income Growth Co-managed UT Japan since Jul 04 2016 to present
The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC Lead manager IT Japan since May 01 2018 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Baillie Gifford Sustainable Growth since Dec 07 2015 to Dec 31 2022
Baillie Gifford Worldwide Sustainable Growth since Sep 04 2018 to Dec 31 2022
The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC since Jun 01 2013 to Dec 31 2013
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