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Chris Bowie

Chris Bowie

About Chris Bowie

Chris Bowie is one of the partners at TwentyFour Asset Management, joining in September 2014 to create and manage the Outcome and Index Driven business line. He has over 21 years of experience across fixed income markets, having been head of credit at Ignis for ten years, and head of rates at AEGON (now Kames). Before AEGON, Chris was a senior portfolio manager at Murray Johnstone Ltd (which was acquired by Aberdeen Asset management. Day to day, Chris is the lead manager for the Corporate Bond Fund and Absolute Return Credit Fund. He graduated from Strathclyde University with a BA in Economics and is a qualified Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011


  • JRated AAA in Jan 2012
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2012
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2012
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2012
  • MRated AAA in May 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012


  • JRated AA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AA in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013


  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated AA in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JNot rated in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NRated AA in Nov 2015


Bonds - Sterling Corporate Bond
over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 3.2% -2.8% 1.1%
2014 11.4% 2.7% 2.8% 1.8% 3.7%
2013 2.1% 2.1% -3.1% 2.3% 1.0%
2012 16.7% 4.0% 1.8% 7.2% 2.8%
2011 6.5% 1.8% 2.0% -1.2% 3.9%

Related News

TwentyFour launches absolute return fund for Bowie

The TwentyFour Absolute Return Credit fund will target returns of 250 basis points plus Libor.

Is this the best ever entry point for Tesco bonds?

TwentyFour Asset Management's Chris Bowie sees a big opportunity in certain Tesco bond trades following a strategic overhaul at the embattled supermarket.

TwentyFour to launch corporate bond fund for Chris Bowie

TwentyFour Asset Management is to roll out a corporate bond fund for former Ignis manager Chris Bowie.

SLI unveils manager line up on former Ignis funds

Standard Life Investments (SLI) has now transferred over £11 billion of assets from Ignis, following its acquisition of the asset manager.

TwentyFour hires ex-Ignis credit star Bowie

Chris Bowie, the former head of credit at Ignis, is to join fixed income boutique TwentyFour Asset Management.

Ignis' Bowie: we will buy Verizon blockbuster bond, but it must be cheap

As Verizon Communications prepares to launch the biggest corporate bond in history, Citywire A-rated Ignis head of credit Chris Bowie asks whether the massive $20 billion issue is worth investing in.  

Ignis’ A-rated Bowie slashes financials exposure to historic low

Ignis Asset Management’s bond fund manager Chris Bowie cut his financials exposure to its lowest level ever and warns of the dangers in the latest ‘Cocos.’

AA-rated Bowie warns rising inflation could devastate bond returns

Ignis' Chris Bowie says inflation will likely return in a matter of months, not years, and credit investors could pay a hefty price.

Ignis's Bowie: how to tackle the low yield conundrum

AA-rated Chris Bowie, manager of the Ignis Corporate Bond fund, explains where he is turning to in the hunt for income.

AAA-rated Bowie: corporate bonds could fall up to 40%

Chris Bowie, head of credit at Ignis Asset Management, believes corporate bonds have limited upside and could see a capital loss of up to 40% if real gilt yields adjust.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.