Founded in Edinburgh in 1908, Baillie Gifford is an independent investment partnership with £173.3 billion* under management and advice for clients in the UK and throughout the world. As part of its sponsorship programme the firm supports a number of initiatives in the arts, academia and local good citizenship.
In the literary world, Baillie Gifford supports 12 UK literary festivals, including Hay Festival, Cheltenham Literature Festival, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival where they have been involved for over 15 years.
*as of 31 December 2018
The dinner and awards ceremony is supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.