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Kames Absolute Return Bond Global B Acc GBP

Ranked 17 out of 33 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Colin Finlayson

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 and Kames Strategic Global Bond Fund as well as the Core Plus and Long Core Plus pooled pension funds. He joined Kames Capital in 2000 directly from the University of Strathclyde, where he studied economics and finance. Colin is a CFA charterholder.

Euan McNeil

Euan McNeil is an investment manager in the fixed income team. He specialises in investment grade credit and co-manages two investment grade bond funds as well as several institutional portfolios. Euan joined Kames Capital in 2003 from Britannic Asset Management, where he worked in the corporate bond team. Prior to that, he was an international equities manager at Blairlogie Capital Management. Euan studied international business and French at the University of Strathclyde and has an MSc in investment analysis from the University of Stirling. Outside of work he enjoys golf.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to generate positive absolute returns for investors over a rolling 3 year period irrespective of market conditions. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing in global debt instruments in any currency, ranging from AAA Government Bonds through to high yield and emerging market bonds. The Fund may invest in all types of fixed and floating rate fixed income securities.

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Performance

Bond Strategies over : 28/02/2018 - 28/02/2019
  • Rank 17/33 Total Return
  • Rank 2/33 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 3/33 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
15 Legg Mason Brandywine Glo Credit Opps GBP Acc Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.3%

16 Invesco Active Multi-Sector Credit C GBP Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.4%

17 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global B Acc GBP GBP

-0.5%

18 BSF Fixed Income Strat D2 GBP GBP

-0.7%

19 Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha Bond Fund H-N/D GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.8%

Fund Name Currency Risk
1 Kames Absolute Return Bond Cons C Acc GBP (Hgd)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

0.5

2 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global B Acc GBP GBP

0.9

3 Pictet TR - Kosmos-HI GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

1.1

4 Payden Absolute Return Bond GBP Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

1.4

5 Vontobel Fund TwentyFour Abs Ret Credit Fund N GBP

1.5

Fund Name Currency Loss
1 Kames Absolute Return Bond Cons C Acc GBP (Hgd)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.4%

2 Vontobel Fund TwentyFour Abs Ret Credit Fund N GBP

-0.8%

3 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global B Acc GBP GBP

-0.9%

4 Janus Henderson Credit Alpha I Acc GBP

-1.3%

5 Payden Absolute Return Bond GBP Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.6% 0.0% -0.1% 0.2% -0.7%
2017 1.4% 0.8% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
2016 1.2% -0.2% 0.5% 1.0% -0.1%
2015 -0.2% 0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/01/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
EUR/GBP Forward Contract 40.12%
USD/GBP Forward Contract 28.16%
Future General Security 23.15%
EUR Cash 6.20%
AUD/GBP Forward Contract 2.82%
Italy 2.700% 01-Mar-2047 2.68%
G4S PLC 7.750% 13-May-2019 2.39%
ULTRA BOND MAR9 2.35%
Yorkshire Building Society 4.125% 20-Nov-2024 2.28%
HSBC Sterling 2 PERP 2.24%
31/01/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany
  2. Guernsey
  3. Ireland
  4. Jersey
  5. Malta
  6. Sweden
  7. Switzerland
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/04/2015
  • Share Class size62Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00BVVQ0148

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.55%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).