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James Dow

FE fundinfo Alpha Manager
Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd, Baillie Gifford Worldwide Fund
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Manager profile
James is Head of the Global Income Growth Team and Co-Manager of The Scottish American Investment Company PLC. (SAINTS). He spent time previously at the firm as a Global Sector Specialist and as an Investment Manager in our US Equities Team, having joined Baillie Gifford’s graduate scheme in 2004. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford James spent three years working at The Scotsman newspaper, where he was the Economics Editor. James is a CFA Charterholder, graduated MA (Hons) in Economics-Philosophy from the University of St Andrews in 2000 and MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics in 2001.
Total return for James Dow
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 : James Dow

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
James Dow 4.6 -1.9 21.8 6.3 9.6 7.8 20.8 28.4 -3.3 -
Peer Group Composite 3.1 -1.7 23.8 -1.1 4.9 5.2 18.8 21.4 -3.5 -
Over / Under 1.5 -0.2 -2.0 7.4 4.7 2.6 2.0 7.0 0.2 -
Performance vs peer group composite: James Dow
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 9
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 9
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
5 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Baillie Gifford Global Income Growth Co-managed UT Global Equity Income since Jan 31 2015 to present
The Scottish American Investment Company P.L.C. Co-managed IT Global Equity Income since Aug 01 2017 to present
Baillie Gifford Sustainable Income Co-managed UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares since Aug 31 2018 to present
Baillie Gifford Responsible Global Equity Income Co-managed UT Global Equity Income since Dec 06 2018 to present
Baillie Gifford Worldwide Global Income Growth Co-managed FO Equity - International since Jul 17 2019 to present
Baillie Gifford Worldwide Responsible Global Equity Income Co-managed FO Equity - Ethical since Jun 18 2021 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
The Scottish American Investment Company P.L.C. since Jul 28 2016 to Jul 31 2017
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