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Iain Buckle

Iain Buckle

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About Iain Buckle

Iain Buckle was born in Edinburgh in 1975. He graduated in economics from Heriot-Watt University and is a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Kames in 2000, Iain worked for a year at Baillie Gifford. At Kames he employs a top-down view, focusing primarily on corporate bonds and finding long-term value to outperform credit markets. Cash is a tactical element of his strategy and derivatives are used to manage risk. Outside fund management Iain enjoys golf and skiing.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


  • ARated A in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012


  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated A 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 A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014
  • NRated AA in Nov 2014
  • DRated AA in Dec 2014


  • JRated AA in Jan 2015
  • FRated AA in Feb 2015
  • MRated AA in Mar 2015
  • ARated AA in Apr 2015
  • MRated AA in May 2015
  • JRated AA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2015
  • ARated AA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2015
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2015
  • NRated AA in Nov 2015
  • DRated AA in Dec 2015


  • JRated AA in Jan 2016


over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 1.3% 2.9% -2.7% 0.9% 0.2%
2014 10.4% 2.5% 2.3% 1.9% 3.4%
2013 2.4% 2.7% -2.5% 2.0% 0.3%
2012 14.4% 3.3% 1.5% 5.8% 3.1%
2011 6.5% 2.5% 2.0% -0.8% 2.8%

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