David Ennett joined Kames Capital from Standard Life Investments in 2016. While he was at SLI, David was responsible for all aspects of portfolio construction, stock research and selection and execution of funds using the duration strategy guidance of head of fixed income. Prior to that he was a deputy fund manager at Old Mutual Asset Managers based in London. David graduated from the Australian National University in Canberra with a BA in Political Science and a BA in Microeconomics.
Philip Milburn has spent the entirety of his financial career at Kames Capital (formerly AEGON). He constructs a portfolio of between 40 and 60 holdings for his Kames High Yield Bond fund and invests in bonds and only bonds for the High Yield Bond fund. Earlier in his career Milburn spent a year on secondment to Latin American equities and worked as Global Telecoms Coordinator at the group. Born in Nottingham in 1974, Milburn holds a first class masters degree in economics from Edinburgh University. 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.
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