5 Minutes With: Baillie Gifford’s Lucy Isles

This week Lucy Isles, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford’s European High Yield Bond fund, reveals how going undercover gave her an investment idea and admits investing can turn your hair grey

Annalisa Esposito 27 September, 2019 | 9:55AM

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Lucy Isles, 31, joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 as an analyst and was promoted to fund manager of the Bronze-rated Baillie Gifford’s European High Yield Bond fund in 2018. The fund aims to produce a high income by targeting primarily sub-investment grade bonds, also known as junk bonds. This includes bonds issued by streamer Netflix and food retailer and insurance provider Co-Operative Group.

What does the fund do?

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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