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Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD

Ranked 92 out of 173 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 : 30/11/2016 - 30/11/2017
  • Rank 92/173 Total Return
  • Rank 22/173 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 9/173 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
20 CFS Wholesale Global Corporate Bond

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

1.6

21 Amundi Fds Bond Global Corporate - AU (C)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.6

22 Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD USD

1.6

22 HSBC GIF Global Corporate Bond ZD USD

1.6

24 Wellington Global Credit Plus CHF G Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

CHF

1.6

Fund Name Currency Loss
8 Indaco SICAV-SIFIndaco Nightingale A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.0%

9 Kames Investment Grade Global Bond A Inc USD USD

0.0%

10 Loomis Sayles Sustainable Global Corp Bd Fd IAU USD

0.0%

11 Neuberger Berman Corporate Hybrid Bond EUR I Acc USD

-0.1%

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).