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Colin Finlayson

Colin Finlayson

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About 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.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


Bonds - Absolute Return GBP
over : 30/11/2014 - 30/11/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
2016 1.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.7% 0.2%
2015 0.7% 0.4% -0.2% -0.2% 0.7%
2014 2.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3%
2013 1.7% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.