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Kames Sterling Corporate Bond

Ranked 43 out of 104 in - Sterling Corporate Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Iain Buckle

Iain Buckle is an investment manager in the fixed income team with responsibility for credit analysis, particularly securitised and structured finance assets. Iain is the co-manager of several funds with a primary focus on sterling credit mandates. His funds include the Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Fund, core pooled and segregated mandates and funds included in our ethical bond franchise. As an experienced fund manager Iain is responsible for overseeing the institutional pooled and buy-and-hold portfolios managed across the team. Iain joined Kames Capital in 2000 from Baillie Gifford where he was a fixed income analyst. He studied economics at Heriot Watt University and outside fund management Iain enjoys golf and skiing.

David Roberts

David Roberts was the head of fixed income at Kames Capital until August 2017. He also co-managed several funds including the flagship Kames Strategic Bond Fund, and had the responsibility for overseeing cash and derivative management for the majority of Kames Capital’s clients. David joined Kames Capital in 2004 from Britannic Asset Management where he was head of credit. He worked in the banking sector for a decade before moving into asset management. David studied economics and industrial relations at the University of Strathclyde and has an MSc in investment analysis from the University of Stirling.

Objective

The primary investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing mainly in sterling denominated bonds, encompassing investment grade corporate bonds, government bonds and cash. Up to 10% of the fund may be invested in high yield bonds. The fund may also invest in deposits, money market instruments, derivative instruments and forward transactions.

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Performance

Sterling Corporate Bond over : 31/07/2016 - 31/07/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.6% 0.9%
2016 8.8% 1.8% 3.3% 6.0% -2.5%
2015 1.2% 2.9% -2.9% 0.8% 0.4%
2014 10.1% 2.5% 2.4% 1.7% 3.1%
2013 4.1% 3.3% -2.0% 2.2% 0.5%
2012 16.4% 4.4% 1.1% 6.6% 3.4%
2011 5.7% 3.0% 1.9% -2.2% 3.1%
2010 11.3% 6.7% 0.6% 6.3% -2.4%
2009 21.5% -15.7% 18.3% 17.6% 3.6%
2008 -16.4% -4.5% -1.4% -7.7% -3.9%
2007 -0.3% -0.2% -1.9% 0.1% 1.8%
2006 1.7% -0.2% -1.3% 3.1% 0.2%
2005 9.5% 0.9% 4.5% 1.2% 2.6%
2004 9.5% 1.6% -0.8% 4.4% 4.1%
2003 10.3% 2.6% 4.4% 0.8% 2.2%
2002 8.1% 2.2% 1.7% 3.1% 0.9%
2001 7.1% 2.6% -0.9% 2.9% 2.4%
2000 8.4% 1.8% -0.9% 2.8% 4.6%
1999 0.5% 1.2% -3.2% -1.1% 3.7%
1998 15.0% 4.2% 1.3% 4.3% 4.6%
1997 11.3% 1.0% 3.2% 4.9% 1.8%
1996 6.3% -2.8% 3.6% 4.3% 1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/10/1995
  • Share Class size676Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0007451635

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000

Charges

  • Annual management0.50%
  • Initial investment0

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).