|Mid Price||GBX 99.74||Day Change||GBX +0.16 (0.16%)|
|Price Date||17 Jan 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||2.83 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||01 November 2018||Dividend Frequency||Quarterly|
|Sector||Sterling Strategic Bond||Fund Size||313,000,000.00|
|Launch Date||16/12/2003||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.52%||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
Juan Valenzuela is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team with responsibility for analysing global rates markets, both conventional and inflation-linked bonds. He is the co-manager of the Kames Strategic Bond Fund. He joined us from Alliance Trust, where he was an investment manager on the Alliance Trust Dynamic Bond Fund. Prior to that, Juan worked in investment management roles for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and JP Morgan, and he has 14 years’ industry experience. Juan has degrees in both Law and Business from Carlos III University in Madrid, and is a CFA charterholder.
Alexander Pelteshki is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team and specialises in credit analysis in the global financials sector across the entire capital structure. He is also a co-manager for our strategic global bond strategies. He joined us in 2014 from ING Financial Markets, where was a publishing/lead equity analyst on the banks sector. Prior to that, Alexander was an equity trading analyst for UBS Wealth Management. Alexander studied International Business Management at Dickinson College in the USA, and has an MBA degree from Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Alexander has 10 years’ industry experience.