|Mid Price||GBX 195.79||Day Change||GBX +0.03 (0.02%)|
|Price Date||25 Mar 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||1.57 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||01 February 2019||Dividend Frequency||Quarterly|
|Sector||Sterling Strategic Bond||Fund Size||293,000,000.00|
|Launch Date||16/12/2003||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||1.29%||Annual Management Charge||1.25%|
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 Kames Capital’s Fixed Income team and specialises in global government bonds and relative-value analysis. He is the co-manager of the Kames Absolute Return Bond Fund as well as the Core Plus and Long Core Plus pooled pension funds, and support manager to the Kames 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.
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.