Baillie Gifford

We’re delighted to welcome global investment managers Baillie Gifford as title sponsor of the festival.

Headquartered in Edinburgh where most of its staff live and work, Baillie Gifford is a new partnership for the festival.  As one of the UK’s largest independently-owned investment management firms, with assets under management and advice of more than £145 billion (as at 31 December 2016), Baillie Gifford is a major sponsor of literary events taking place across the UK.  As well as the becoming Headline Sponsor they will also be incorporating a new Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Non-Fiction Series featuring high profile events on a variety of topical and stimulating subjects.

More details of their literary sponsorship programme, including interviews with authors, articles and competitions, can be found at

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