|Mid Price||GBX 103.42||Day Change||GBX +0.04 (0.04%)|
|Price Date||24 May 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||2.03 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||01 February 2019||Dividend Frequency||Quarterly|
|Sector||Sterling Strategic Bond||Fund Size||286,000,000.00|
|Launch Date||16/12/2003||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.55%||Annual Management Charge||0.50%|
The investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in global debt instruments denominated in any currency, ranging from AAA Government Bonds through to high yield and emerging market corporate bonds. At least 80% of the fund will be invested in 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.
Colin Finlayson is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team and specialises in global government bonds and relative-value analysis. He is the co-manager of two absolute return bond funds, our strategic bond funds as well as a number of pooled pension funds. He is also support manager for our strategic bond strategies. He joined us in 2000 directly from the University of Strathclyde, where he studied Economics and Finance. Colin is a CFA charterholder with 18 years’ industry experience.
Alexander Pelteshki is a Fixed Income Fund Manager at Kames Capital and specializes in a bottom up analysis as well as relative value trades across the capital structure in the Global Financials sector. He is the co-manager of the Kames Strategic Bond Fund and Kames Strategic Global Bond Fund as well as the LBPAM Kames Absolute Return Bond Fund. Alexander joined Kames from ING Financial Markets, where he was a lead equity analyst covering Spanish and Italian banks. Alexander holds a B.A. degree from Dickinson College, USA as well as an MBA degree from RSM Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. He has passed all three levels of the CFA curriculum.