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Smith & Williamson Short Dated Corporate Bond A

Ranked 8 out of 8 in - Sterling Short Term over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Ian Kenny

Born in Surrey in 1975, Ian Kenny gained a BSc in Human Geography and an MSc in International Business & Economic Development from the University of Reading. He is a member of the CFA Institute, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Ian joined Smith & Williamson in September 1997 where he was responsible for unit trust accountancy. He is currently an associate director and manages short dated corporate bond funds.

Christopher Lynas

Fixed Income specialist Christopher Lynas focuses on credit and duration management for his Fixed Interest fund and various segregated portfolios. Born in Northern Ireland in September 1964, Lynas studied Chemistry at Imperial College, London and started out in the City with Hoare Govett in 1986, firstly in the back office and then the dealing desk, before he was promoted to private client manager. In July 1990 he joined Smith & Williamson and is a director at the group.

Thomas Wells


The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve income returns greater than the UK Base Rate. The Fund will invest the majority of its Net Asset Value in a variety of Sterling, US Dollar and Euro short-dated investment grade corporate bonds of no more than 6 years maturity. The Fund may invest may invest up to a maximum of 30% of its Net Assets in government, agency or Supranational bonds and short-dated Gilts.

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Sterling Short Term over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 -1.8% 1.2% -0.9% -1.1% -1.0%
2014 3.4% 0.9% 0.6% 0.4% 1.3%
2013 -1.7% 0.0% -1.9% 0.6% -0.4%
2012 4.2% 1.3% 1.0% 1.8% 0.1%
2011 3.6% -0.5% 1.9% 1.7% 0.6%
2010 5.1% 2.6% 1.1% 2.1% -0.8%
2009 3.4% 1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Ireland
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/04/2009
  • Share Class size06Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B3VFH812

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment5

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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).