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Kames UK Opportunities Class B - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:217.24p Buy:217.24p Change: 1.46p (0.68%)
Prices as at 12 December 2019
Sell:217.24p
Buy:217.24p
Change: 1.46p (0.68%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 12 December 2019
Sell:217.24p
Buy:217.24p
Change: 1.46p (0.68%)
Prices as at 12 December 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

The UK stock market is home to lots of world-class companies. From international giants to a diverse array of smaller businesses. This provides a rich hunting ground for fund managers in this sector. They all try to grow investors' money over the long term, but each goes about it in a different way. Some focus on larger companies in the FTSE 100 index, others invest in medium-sized or smaller companies, and some have the flexibility to invest in any company, regardless of size. Some aim to match or deliver a return similar to the broader UK stock market. Others have the freedom to try and make as much money as possible for investors and take more risks. That could mean investing in only a small number of companies, for instance. A fund that invests in UK shares is normally the first port of call for UK-based investors. But with such a variety on offer, investors should make sure a fund is right for their circumstances before investing.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

12/12/14 to 12/12/15 12/12/15 to 12/12/16 12/12/16 to 12/12/17 12/12/17 to 12/12/18 12/12/18 to 12/12/19
Annual return 9.10% 8.22% 8.72% -12.14% 22.14%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Philip Haworth
Manager start date: 3 May 2017
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Philip Haworth is Deputy Head of Equities. In addition he is co-manager of the Kames UK Equity Fund, Kames UK Opportunities Fund and has responsibility for managing several other UK equity portfolios. Phil has analysis duties for the oil & gas and food producers sectors. In addition Phil leads the collective process of formulating our UK equity strategy views and contributes to Kames Asset Allocation research. He joined us in 1995 straight from Oxford University, where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Philip also has the SII Diploma.

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Manager Name: Audrey Ryan
Manager start date: 1 March 2007
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Audrey Ryan is an investment manager in the UK Equities team with responsibility for managing several funds, including the Kames Ethical Equity Fund and Kames UK Opportunities Fund. In addition, Audrey has analysis duties for the travel & leisure sector, and is a small-cap specialist. She joined us in 1997 from General Accident where she was a UK small companies portfolio manager. Audrey studied Accounting at Napier University, is a qualified chartered accountant and has an MSc in Investment Analysis.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account