Europe Innovation Stocks to Rival Amazon and Alibaba

Baillie Gifford's Tom Walsh says Europe is equally capable of disruption as the US and China, particularly in Germany and Scandinavia

David Brenchley 5 November, 2018 | 7:34AM
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What is an asset manager renowned for favouring high growth tech stocks doing investing in Europe – a region dominated by old economy industries in danger of being disrupted by innovation?

“There’s this overall perception, I think, of Europe as this creaking old continent that’s lumbering steadily from one crisis to the next,” says Tom Walsh, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford European fund.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR177.00 USD0.00Rating Inc3,444.15 USD0.00Rating
ASML Holding NV683.00 EUR0.00Rating
Avanza Bank Holding AB334.00 SEK0.00
Baillie Gifford European A Acc3,357.10 GBP0.54Rating
MorphoSys AG102.00 CHF0.00
Sartorius AG571.00 EUR0.00
Spotify Technology SA255.61 USD0.00Rating
Tencent Holdings Ltd499.00 HKD0.00Rating
Tesla Inc864.27 USD0.00Rating
zooplus AG478.00 EUR0.00

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