The Monks Investment Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd. It is co-managed by Baillie Gifford & Co. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund invests in growth stocks of companies with above average earnings growth across diversified market capitalizations. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE World Index. The Monks Investment Trust PLC was formed in 1929 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.