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  • Kames Capital’s fixed income teams consists of 23 investment professionals, with an average industry experience of 18 years, of which an average of seven years has been spent with Kames*. The team manages £15.2 billion of assets across a range of rates, investment grade, high yield and flexible fixed income portfolios*.

    The team forms part of the wider Aegon Asset Management global fixed income platform which consists of 140 investment professionals managing $190 billion of fixed income assets*. This includes a deep pool of specialist research resources that we can draw upon to help generate alpha for our portfolios. 

    Active management, in-depth fundamental research and downside risk management are at the core of our fixed-income approach. The team manage a range of highly active, concentrated portfolios that seek to deliver strong long-term investment returns and compelling risk adjusted returns:

    Investment Grade High Yield Flexible fixed income

    Investment Grade Bond

    Investment Grade Global Bond

    Sterling Corporate Bond

    Ethical Corporate Bond

    Short Dated Investment Grade Bond

    High Yield Bond

    High Yield Global Bond

    Short Dated High Yield
    Global Bond


    Strategic Global Bond

    Strategic Bond

    Absolute Return Bond



    Our investment philosophy and process

    Fixed income market inefficiencies will continue to exist due to conflicting beliefs, opinions and investment styles. This means that we can outperform by following a disciplined process, based on rigorous research, robust risk analysis and discipline.

    Our process falls into three main categories: macro positioning, top-down credit strategy and bottom-up stock selection. We as a team target six principal sources of alpha within fixed income markets. These sources of alpha are split into:

    - Top-down: duration, yield curve, asset allocation
    - Bottom up: ratings, sectors and stock selection. 


    Our process

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    Our approach to bond fund management
    - We run highly active, concentrated bond portfolios.
    Our thorough fundamental research leads us to high conviction ideas that can meaningfully contribute to portfolio performance.
    - Our performance comes from investing in bonds and only bonds. We employ multiple sources of alpha to drive our bond performance but we do not hold equity-like securities and we hedge out currency risk.
    - ESG is never an afterthought. Responsible investment managers should always consider ESG factors, and we always have. The sustainability of bonds’ cash flows depends on the sustainability of the company generating them, which is why ESG is embedded in our stock selection process.
    - A talented and experienced team supported by the global fixed income strength and research resources of Aegon Asset Management – our UK based fixed income team consists of 23 highly experienced investment professionals* based in our Edinburgh headquarters and specialising in rates, investment grade, high yield and flexible fixed income strategies. They are supported by the global research reach of Aegon Asset Management from centres in the US and Netherlands.
    - With every opportunity our team assesses risk.
    We understand that clients value stability and so we strive to manage downside risk. Delivering risk-adjusted returns is central to every investment decision we make.

    *Source: Aegon Asset Management, as at 31 December 2019.


  • In focus

    Fixed Income Glossary
    Fixed Income Glossary

    Our comprehensive fixed income guide explaining the characteristics of a bond, why investors buy bonds, yield, duration, spreads and credit ratings.

    BondTalk
    BondTalk

    Our bond market opinions regular insight into the ideas, debate and opinion behind our portfolios and strategy,straight from the fixed income desk.

    High Yield
    High Yield

    In this video Tom Hanson shares an overview of his career and gives us a brief insight into his initial thoughts on what lies ahead in his new role.