Kames Capital, the UK fund management group, has entered the Swedish investment market for the first time with the launch of 10 of its leading funds.
Swedish investors will now have access to the multi-award winning Kames High Yield Global Bond and Kames Strategic Global Bond Funds as well as the consistently top performing Kames Investment Grade Global Bond Fund all of which are managed by Kames award winning fixed income team.
The funds, which are domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, are all now registered for sale in Sweden and are available in Swedish Krona denominated share classes.
Kames funds are now available in 14 countries across Europe as well as the territories of Guernsey and Jersey.
Kames Capital is recognised as one of the leading fixed income managers in both the UK and Europe having won numerous awards in recent years for its investment capabilities. The most recent of these were the Morningstar Awards for Best High Yield Bond Fund in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
The fixed income team has also won numerous awards in recent years including Global Fixed Income Manager of the Year at the 2013 Pension and Investment Provider Awards, Fixed Income Manager of the Year at the Professional Pensions UK Pensions awards, winner of the Group Award in the Small Bond Group category at the Lipper UK Fund Awards 2013 and European Fixed Income Manager of the Year at the 2012 Global Investor Awards for Investment Excellence.*
Kames Capital’s director of wholesale Steve Kenny says: ‘The Swedish investment market is one of the most sophisticated in Europe and therefore we believe our product range of fixed income, absolute return and equity products will be well received by Swedish investors. We feel there is a fantastic opportunity to create a firm foothold in this market whilst providing investors with access to our leading funds.’