Scottish Mortgage's Slater: Why investing privately opens the best doors

Private investments now 10% of portfolio

Alice Rigby

Baillie Gifford's Tom Slater has said investing in privately-owned companies is becoming an increasingly important part of his £3.5bn Scottish Mortgage trust.

Slater (pictured) said the trust's exposure to private companies has climbed to 10%, and he intends to continue pursuing opportunities in this area. "Investing privately opens doors to companies that...

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