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Profile of registrant

Baillie Gifford & Co

Identification number in the register: 2196343364-01
Registration date: 05/09/08 10:11:08

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/08/14 10:27:32
The date of the last annual update was 11/08/14 10:27:32

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Baillie Gifford & Co
Acronym: BG
Legal status: Private Limited Partnership
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Andrew Telfer
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Graham Laybourn
Position: Director of Compliance and Legal

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Greenside Row 
Edinburgh EH1 3AN
Telephone number: (+44131) 275 2000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Baillie Gifford is an independently owned investment management firm, offering a broad product range of equity and fixed income products, which are available in both segregated and pooled vehicles. Investment management is our sole business and we have been managing investments since 1908. We manage investments globally for pension funds, institutions, charities and retail investors.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Baillie Gifford Overseas Ltd utilises its MiFID “passport” to market its services to applicable clients in certain other European States. Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd is the authorised corporate director of a series of UCITS eligible Open Ended Investment Companies, (“OEICs”) which are therefore also directly affected by EU Regulation; the company is also registered as an AIFM (Alternative Investment Fund Manager). In addition, European legislation influences UK domestic regulation and for these reasons Baillie Gifford participates in the consultation process on EU legislation which is likely to materially affect it.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Economic and Financial Affairs


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Baillie Gifford & Co is a member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association and the Investment Management Association.
Baillie Gifford Life Ltd is a member of the Association of British Insurers.

Financial data

Financial year: 05/2013 - 04/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.