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Iain Wells

Iain Wells

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About Iain Wells

Iain Wells is an investment manager in the UK Equities team with responsibility for managing several equity income funds, including the Kames UK Equity Income Fund. In addition, Iain has analysis duties for the insurance, general retail, engineering, utilities and paper & packaging sectors. He joined Kames Capital in 1996 from Edinburgh Fund Managers where he was an investment manager and, prior to that, worked for Dunedin Fund Managers on the Asian equities desk. Iain studied business studies and accounting at the University of Edinburgh and has an MBA. Outside of work, he enjoys the theatre and bagpipes.

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Funds Managed
  1. Kames UK Equity Income

Citywire Rating: A rated

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated 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

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

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

2015

  • 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 AAA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AA in Sep 2015
  • ORated AA in Oct 2015
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2015
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2016
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2016
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2016
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2016
  • MRated AAA in May 2016
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2016
  • JRated AA in Jul 2016
  • ARated AA in Aug 2016
  • SRated AA in Sep 2016
  • ORated AA in Oct 2016
  • NRated AA in Nov 2016
  • DRated AA in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated AA in Feb 2017
  • MRated A in Mar 2017
  • ARated A in Apr 2017
  • MRated AA in May 2017
  • JRated AA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AA in Aug 2017
  • SRated AA in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017

Performance

Equity - UK Equity Income
over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.9% 3.1% 0.1%
2016 8.9% -0.4% -0.3% 8.0% 1.6%
2015 10.7% 6.9% -1.1% -2.6% 7.5%
2014 2.6% -0.9% 0.6% 0.0% 2.8%
2013 24.5% 12.1% -0.7% 3.6% 8.0%
2012 3.4%

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Kames cuts charges on UK Equity Income fund

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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.