|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 76.10||Day Change||GBX +0.10 (0.13%)|
|Price Date||21 Sep 2018||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||2.51 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||1.08||Fund Size||482,000,000.00|
|Launch Date||02/10/1995||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.00||Sector||Sterling Corporate Bond|
|Min Investment (£)||500.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.08|
|ISIN||GB0007450447||Min TopUp (£)||100.00|
The investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing mainly in sterling denominated bonds, encompassing investment grade corporate bonds, government bonds and cash. Up to 10% of the fund may be invested in high yield bonds. The fund may also invest in deposits, money market instruments, derivative instruments and forward transactions.
Iain Buckle is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team with responsibility for credit analysis, particularly securitised and structured finance assets. Iain is the co-manager of several funds with a primary focus on sterling credit mandates. His funds include the Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Fund, core pooled and segregated mandates and funds included in our ethical bond franchise. As an experienced fund manager Iain is responsible for overseeing the institutional pooled and buy-and-hold portfolios managed across the team. Iain joined us in 2000 from Baillie Gifford where he was a fixed income analyst. He studied Economics at Heriot Watt University.
Rory Sandilands is an investment manager within the Fixed Income team, who co-manages the Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Fund and assists in the managing the Absolute Return funds. Previously, Rory was a vice president in credit sales at Goldman Sachs. In addition, he has also worked in credit sales for Morgan Stanley and in fixed income sales for Merrill Lynch. Rory holds an honours degree in Law with Accountancy from the University of Edinburgh