Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon commits to performance-based tender offer amid weak five-year returns

15% of share capital

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Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon has committed to a one-off performance-triggered tender offer for up to 15% of its share capital, in light of the trust's weak returns over the past five years.

The tender offer will be activated if the trust's net asset value per share total return underperforms the MSCI Small Cap index total return over the three years to 31 January 2027, it said in its annual results published today (25 March).  Over the year to 31 January, the trust's NAV per share declined by 14.9% and its share price fell by 20.5%, compared to the 6.3% gain for the index. Over five years, NAV total returns are down by 6.8% and the share price declined by 26.3%, against a 24.1% gain for the index. In a research note, QuotedData head of investment companies James Carthew ...

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