David Ennett is head of high yield in the Fixed Income team. He joined Kames Capital in 2016 from Standard Life Investments, where he was head of European high yield and manager of the SLI Higher Income Bond Fund and SLI European High Yield Bond Fund. Before that, David worked for Old Mutual Asset Managers, CIBC World Markets and M&G in a variety of analysis and portfolio management roles. He has a degree in Political Science and Economics from the Australian National University in Canberra, and completed an MBA at Imperial College, London.
Phil Milburn is Head of Investment Strategy in the Fixed Income team. He joined Kames Capital in 1997 from the University of Edinburgh, where he earned a first class honours degree in Economics. After spells in UK and Latin American equities, Phil joined the fixed income team, where he now manages the strategic and high yield bond portfolios. Phil is also an integral member of the Investment Association Fixed Income Committee, helping lead on many industry initiatives. He is a keen sportsman who enjoys squash, 5-a-side football and skiing.
The primary investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in a portfolio of predominantly high yield bonds, selected investment grade bonds and cash. The fund may hold sterling and other currency denominated bonds hedged back to sterling. The fund may also invest in deposits, money market instruments, derivative instruments and forward transactions.
- United Kingdom