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Stephen Adams

Stephen Adams

About Stephen Adams

Stephen Adams was born in 1962 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He attended the University of Edinburgh and went on to gain a degree in Law. In 1987, he worked as an investment manager at Abbey National Asset Managers and was responsible for institutional fund and UK unit trusts. In 2000, he joined AEGON (now Kames Capital) and currently manages the Kames UK Equity Fund. Stephen is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals and is a qualified solicitor. Stephen enjoys soccer and rugby as means to relax when he is not working.

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Funds Managed
  1. Kames UK Equity

Citywire Rating: + rated

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2007

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Performance

Equity - UK (All Companies)
over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.6% -2.1% 1.6%
2013 21.9% 12.0% -1.9% 4.7% 6.0%
2012 10.7% 7.2% -4.1% 4.4% 3.2%
2011 -7.5% 0.2% -0.4% -15.9% 10.3%
2010 19.4% 8.5% -11.0% 14.1% 8.3%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..
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