Kames Investment Grade Bond Fund GBP B Acc

Name
Kames Investment Grade Bond Fund GBP B Acc
Manager
Kames Capital PLC
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB00B141C763
Sector
£ Corporate Bond
Launched
01/06/2006
OCF
0.77 %
Risk Rating
3
3 Year Sharpe
0.90
3 Year Alpha
0.39
Yield
2.6 %
Benchmark
Markit iBoxx GBP Collateralized&Corp TR
The investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital). To invest primarily in investment grade and government bonds denominated in sterling and other currencies. The Fund may hold up to a maximum of 20% in high yield bonds. A minimum of 80% of the Fund will be hedged back into sterling. The Fund may also invest in derivative instruments and forward transactions. A maximum of 10% of the Net Asset Value of the Scheme Property of the Fund may be invested in units or shares of other collective investment schemes. It is intended that investment in such other collective investment schemes will be predominately in approved money market instruments The Fund may also hold cash, near cash and deposits. The Fund may also invest in approved money market instruments.
Holding %
Long Gilt Future Mar19 9.16 %
Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 0.38% 2.01 %
Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 5.75% 1.54 %
European Investment Bank 0.88% 1.53 %
European Investment Bank 1.13% 1.53 %
Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 1.25% 1.52 %
European Investment Bank 2.5% 1.50 %
American International Group, Inc. 2.61% 1.33 %
Canary Wharf Finance II plc 6.8% 1.32 %
Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 7.65% 1.26 %
Name
Kames Capital PLC
Address
EH12 9SA, EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Stephen Snowden
Joined 09/01/2011

Stephen Snowden is co-Head of Fixed Income at Kames Capital. He specialises in investment grade credit and co-manages two investment grade bond funds and an absolute return bond fund. He rejoined Kames Capital in July 2011 from Old Mutual Asset Management where he managed the Corporate Bond Fund. Stephen started his career with us in 1994, initially focusing on equities before moving to the fixed income team to manage corporate bond funds. He has a first class honours degree BSc Finance and an MSc Finance from Queens University Belfast.

Euan McNeil
Joined 11/01/2009

Euan McNeil is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team. He specialises in investment grade credit and co-manages two investment grade bond funds as well as several institutional portfolios. Euan joined us in 2003 from Britannic Asset Management, where he worked in the corporate bond team. Prior to that, he was an international equities manager at Blairlogie Capital Management. Euan studied International Business and French at the University of Strathclyde and has an MSc in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling.

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