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Kames Absolute Return Bond Global C Acc EUR (Hgd)

Ranked 54 out of 85 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Nick Chatters

Nicholas Chatters is an investment manager in the fixed income team and specialises in interest rate derivatives and relative value investment. He is co-manager of the Kames Absolute Return Global Bond Fund and supports the management of the Kames Absolute Return Bond Fund. Nicholas joined Kames Capital in 2013 from Citi and has a background as an interest rate derivatives trader. He studied for an undergraduate degree in economics and postgraduate degree in finance at the University of St Andrews.

Paul Dilworth

Paul Dilworth is a fixed income investment manager and forms part of Kames Capital's specialist financials team who are responsible for analysing the global financial sector. Paul is particularly interested in exploiting relative value opportunities that exist across capital structures and jurisdictions within the banking sector. He is the co-manager of the Kames Absolute Return Global Bond Fund and is also jointly responsible for several core pooled credit funds. He joined Kames Capital as a fixed income performance analyst before moving to the fixed income team in 2012. Paul graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a first class honours degree in mathematics and is a CFA charterholder.

Sandra Holdsworth

Sandra Holdsworth is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team specialising in rates and government bonds. She is the co-manager of the Kames Absolute Return Global Bond Fund. She joined Kames Capital in March 2011 from Sutherlands Edinburgh where she wrote fixed income research. This followed a career break in 2005, prior to which Sandra was head of government bonds at Threadneedle Asset Management. Sandra studied mathematics at the University of Bath, and outside of work she enjoys sport.

John McNeill

John McNeill is head of rates in the fixed income team, with responsibility for UK gilt and index-linked markets. He is the co-manager of the Kames Absolute Return Global Bond Fund and Kames Emerging Market Bond Fund. He joined Kames Capital in 2006 from Resolution Asset Management, where he managed global government bond funds. Prior to that, John worked in fixed income and foreign-exchange research roles with Mitsubishi Bank and IDEAglobal. John has an Honours degree in economics from the University of Strathclyde.

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 : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 54/85 Total Return
  • Rank 11/85 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 40/85 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
53 LBBW Pro-Fund Credit I EUR

0.7%

54 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global C Acc EUR (Hgd)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.7%

55 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates EUR Acc EUR

0.7%

56 XAIA Credit Basis (I) EUR

0.6%

Fund Name Currency Risk
9 XAIA Credit Debt Capital (I) EUR

0.7

9 Amundi Fds Glb Macro Bonds & Ccy Low Vol - AE (C) EUR

0.7

11 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global C Acc EUR (Hgd)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.7

12 Muzinich LongShortCreditYield Euro Acc A HdgNon-Eq

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

0.7

13 Deutsche Invest I Short Duration Credit LC EUR

0.8

13 BSF Global Absolute Return Bond A2 EUR EUR

0.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
39 Parvest Bond Absolute Return V700 N Cap EUR

-0.6%

40 OYSTER Flexible Credit R EUR PR EUR

-0.6%

40 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global C Acc EUR (Hgd)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.6%

42 JPM Income Opportunity A (perf) Acc EUR Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.7%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.7% 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2016 0.4% -0.3% 0.3% 0.8% -0.3%
2015 -0.3% 0.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Germany
  4. Guernsey
  5. Ireland
  6. Italy
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Malta
  9. Netherlands
  10. Portugal
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/04/2015
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00BVVQ0817
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.30%
  • 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).