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Smith & Williamson Short Dated Corporate Bond A

Ranked 5 out of 7 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.

Thomas Wells

Thomas Wells joined Smith & Williamson in September 2007 on the Graduate programme, becoming fund manager in July 2010 and was promoted to partner in January 2015. Tom has been part of the fixed interest team, working with Ian Kenny, since January 2009 and became deputy fund manager on the Short-Dated Corporate Bond Fund, Medium-Dated Corporate Bond Fund and Fixed Interest Fund in October 2015. Tom achieved a first class degree in Financial Services with Economics and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.


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 : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.2%
2017 0.4% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% -0.1%
2016 2.4% 1.8% 0.9% 0.9% -1.3%
2015 0.0% 1.2% -0.9% -0.2% -0.1%
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. Switzerland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/04/2009
  • Share Class size03Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • 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).