Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company's objective is to pursue long term capital growth through investment principally in small Japanese companies. The Company invests principally in small Japanese company securities with either market capitalization or turnover less than approximately 150 billion Yens. The Company may invest in United Kingdom and Overseas domiciled pooled funds, including United Kingdom listed investment trusts that invest principally in Japanese securities. On acquisition, no more than 15% of the Company's gross assets are invested in such companies or funds. The Company invests in a range of sectors, such as consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financials, healthcare, industrials, information technology, materials, telecommunications services and utilities. Baillie Gifford & Co Limited is the investment manager of the Company.