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Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD

Ranked 111 out of 174 in - Global Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

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.

Stephen Snowden

Stephen Snowden is head of credit in the fixed income team. He specialises in investment grade credit and co-manages two investment grade bond funds and an absolute return bond fund. He rejoined Kames Capital in July 2011 from Old Mutual Asset Management where he managed the Corporate Bond Fund. Stephen started his career with Kames Capital in 1994, initially focusing on equities before moving to the fixed income team to manage corporate bond funds. He has a first class honours degree BSc Finance and an MSc Finance from Queens University Belfast.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to maximise total returns (income plus capital). The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in investment grade government and corporate bonds in any currency which may be at a fixed or floating rate, rated or unrated. The Fund may also hold selected high yield bonds and cash.

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Performance

Global Corporates over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 111/174 Total Return
  • Rank 88/174 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 92/174 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
109 Monega Global Corporates Plus (I) USD

2.8%

110 Man GLG Corporate Bond Retail Acc A GBP USD

2.8%

111 Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD USD

2.7%

112 Credit Suisse (Lux) Euro Corporate Bond Fd EBH USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

2.6%

113 JPM Financials Bond A Acc EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.5%

Fund Name Currency Risk
86 BlueBay Global Inv Grade Corp Bond B USD USD

3.6

87 Vontobel Fund - Global Corporate Bond Mid Yield G

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

3.7

88 Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD USD

3.7

89 DWS Global Utility Bond Master Fund USD USD

3.8

90 Legg Mason WA Global Core Plus Bd A Dis D USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

4.0

Fund Name Currency Loss
91 BGF Global Corporate Bond A2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-3.5%

92 Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD USD

-3.5%

93 Old Mutual Investment Grade Corp Bd A SEK Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

SEK

-3.6%

94 AZ Fund 1 Corporate Premium A AZ FUND Acc USD

-3.6%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.6% 2.6% 1.4%
2016 5.8% 2.9% 2.8% 2.9% -2.9%
2015 0.5% 2.9% -2.8% 0.3% 0.2%
2014 6.5% 2.5% 2.8% -0.6% 1.7%
2013 1.3% 0.7% -2.4% 1.6% 1.4%
2012 15.2% 5.2% 1.4% 5.2% 2.7%
2011 -0.7% 3.0% -0.3% -5.4% 2.3%
2010 8.2% 4.9% -0.3% 5.6% -2.1%
2009 23.2% -5.2% 12.4% 13.2% 2.1%
2008 -8.7% -1.3% -2.0% -5.4% -0.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Guernsey
  3. Ireland
  4. Jersey
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Malta
  7. Netherlands
  8. Switzerland
  9. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/11/2007
  • Share Class size133Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B2495Y58

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment1,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.15%
  • Initial investment0

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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).