London – Kames Capital has been appointed by US-based Advisors Asset Management as Portfolio Consultant for a new sustainable unit investment trust (UIT) as Kames continues to build its presence in North America.
Managed by Craig Bonthron and Neil Goddin from Kames’ global equity team, the Kames Sustainable Equity Portfolio will invest in a selection of global equities from across the market-cap spectrum which meet the firm’s predefined sustainability criteria.
Richard Stewart, Executive Vice President and Head of UIT Product Management for Advisors Asset Management said: “We are excited to partner with Kames Capital, a best-in-class asset management firm and a global leader in sustainable investing. We also look forward to growing our relationship with Kames Capital and to all the possibilities that lie ahead.”
Martin Davis, CEO of Kames Capital and Head of Europe for Aegon Asset Management added: “We are delighted to have been appointed by Advisors Asset Management as we continue to build our presence in North America. Kames Capital is a global leader in sustainable investing, an area of growing interest to investors in the US. We also have a growing reputation in global equities that reflects our experienced team and distinctive investment approach.”