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KAMES ETHICAL CORPORATE BOND A - Manager

Bestinvest rating 3 stars


Average monthly relative returns

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09/10 10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14   3 years 5 years Career 3 years 5 years Career
0.16% 0.14% -0.35% -0.09% -0.14%   -0.19% -0.05% -0.05% 18.7% 56.4% 56.4%
Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Iain Buckle / Euan Mcneil


Manager. Buckle joined AEGON Asset Management in 2000 and is a member of the Portfolio Construction team. He spent his first three years on the Rates team, where he analysed the gilt and index-linked market. Previously Buckle was a member of Baillie Gifford’s fixed income team. He has an MA (Hons) in Economics from Heriot-Watt University, is a CFA Institute charterholder.
McNeil joined AEGON in 2003 from Britannic Asset Management, where he spent the previous two years on the corporate bond desk. Prior to joining Britannic, he was a portfolio manager covering Far East equities at Blairlogie. McNeil has an honours degree in economics and French from the University of Strathclyde, and an MSc in investment analysis from the University of Stirling.

Track record


Iain Buckle / Euan Mcneil has 5 years experience of managing mutual funds in this sector. Over this period the average monthly return relative to the benchmark index has been -0.05%.
During the worst period of relative performance (from November 2011 - August 2014) there was a decline of 8% relative to the index. The worst absolute loss has been 5%.

Other funds managed

  Start Date
KAMES ETHICAL CORPORATE BOND A Oct 2009
Periods of worst performance
Absolute -5% (April 2013 - June 2013)
Relative -8% (November 2011 - August 2014)

Sector record since October 2009 (5 yrs)


Relative Performance in £ CORPORATE BOND


Discrete Monthly Returns - 43% Up Months

About the MRI


Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level. Read more about our approach

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