Aegon-owned investment manager
Kames Capital is a specialist investment management business based in Edinburgh and London and owned by Aegon. Its UK and international clients include wealth managers, financial advisers, family offices, pension funds, financial institutions, government agencies and individuals. Kames Capital's heritage dates back to 1831, when the Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society was founded. It currently has £44.2bn in AUM (as of 31 December 2017).
Corporates have the 'firepower' to increase dividends
Follows third fund launch in August
Become 'disillusioned' with absolute return funds
Recognising specialist boutiques and passive investing
Gilt yields returned to pre-referendum levels
Investment Week is pleased to announce the winners of our second Specialist Investment Awards, designed to recognise boutique & specialist fund managers and passive investing.
The events of July and August cemented rates in the UK at all-time lows. With the cheapest bond in the yield curve being the 30-year gilt (yielding 1.4%), there has been little respite for conservative allocation to fixed income markets.
Anticipates positive impact of around 5%
Asset class in a "sweet spot"
Formerly sales director at Amundi
'Clinton win likely to lead to a rate hike'
Cuts AMC from 75bps to 60bps
Walker taking a career break
Follows hire of Ennett
As US interest rate hike looms
Bonds investors seeking opportunities across the globe
Black also worked at Deutsche Bank
'Opportunities' for active investors
Buying opportunities within closed-ended sector?
Removes Large Deal Provision
Reports to Mark Savage
Bond defaults at all-time lows
Aims for lower volatility than government bonds
Growing global trend