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Kames Sterling Corporate Bond

Ranked 45 out of 114 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.

Rory Sandilands


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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Sterling Corporate Bond over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 5.3% 1.6% 0.9% 0.5% 2.3%
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 6.1% -2.9% 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 size603Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0007451635

Purchase Info

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


  • 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).