|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 48.67||Day Change||GBX -0.01 (-0.02%)|
|Price Date||10 Dec 2018||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||4.17 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||1.31||Fund Size||683,000,000.00|
|Launch Date||22/03/2002||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.25||Sector||Sterling High Yield|
|Min Investment (£)||500.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.31|
|ISIN||GB0031425126||Min TopUp (£)||100.00|
The investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in a portfolio of predominately high yield bonds, selected investment grade bonds and cash. The fund may hold sterling and other currency denominated bonds hedged back to sterling. The Fund may also invest in deposits, money market instruments, derivative instruments and forward transactions.
David Ennett is Head of High Yield in the Fixed Income team. He joined us in 2016 from Standard Life Investments, where he was head of European high yield and manager of the SLI Higher Income Bond Fund and SLI European High Yield Bond Fund. Before that, David worked for Old Mutual Asset Managers, CIBC World Markets and M&G in a variety of analysis and portfolio management roles. He has a degree in Political Science and Economics from the Australian National University in Canberra, and completed an MBA at Imperial College, London. David is a CFA Charterholder
Stephen Baines is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team with responsibility for high yield bonds and co-managing the Kames High Yield Global Bond Find and Short-Dated High Yield Fund. He joined us in 2013 from Oriel Asset Management, where he was a portfolio manager and investment analyst. Prior to this, Stephen worked for Baillie Gifford before joining Babson Capital Europe, where he was responsible for credit analysis of European syndicated loans, floating-rate notes and high yield bonds. Stephen has a degree in Economics from the University of Durham and is a CFA Charterholder.