About Us

Since its launch in 1909, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust has grown and evolved to become the investment giant it is today. Over that time, it has become known for its long-term track record of supporting disruptive companies that are transforming or launching their respective industries.

And you can be reassured that we will continue to support those pioneers of progress wherever we find them.

This is our story: who we are, what the Trust’s rich history says about our investment approach, and why our investment trust structure matters to you.

Our story

Launched in 1909, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust has a rich history that has grown and evolved through the years to become the global investment giant it is today.

Find out more about our people, our history and the structure that makes us what we are.

Our people

Meet the key people behind the Trust.

Our Structure

In the century and a half that investment trusts have been a tried and tested means of investing in your future, a fair amount of jargon has built up around them: ‘gearing’, ‘buy-backs’, ‘discounts’ and ‘premiums’, ‘closed-ended’ versus ‘open ended’, etc.

But it’s not as complicated as it sounds.

Here’s our easy-to-understand collection of short films explaining what investment trusts are, how they work and why they’ve proved so popular with investors of all kinds.

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Investment trusts are UK public companies and are not authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. You may not get back the amount invested and please bear in mind that past performance is not a guide to future performance.