The departure of long-term senior bond stalwarts David Roberts and Phil Milburn from Kames Capital in mid-August 2017 has necessitated material changes at the firm.
Subsequently, Adrian Hull and Stephen Snowden have been appointed as the new Co-Heads of Fixed Income at Kames.
In this probing interview Mr. Hull and Mr. Snowden examine the impact of these staff departures on Kames Capital’s business and product range. They outline the changes initiated by their firm in response to the departures and how the wider team will endeavour to manage its funds with minimal disruption.
Adrian Hull and Stephen Snowden are talking to Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper UK & Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters in London on August 23, 2017.
About Stephen Snowden
Stephen Snowden is co-head of fixed income at Kames Capital. He specialises in investment grade credit and co-manages two investment grade bond funds and an absolute return bond fund. He rejoined Kames Capital in July 2011 from Old Mutual Asset Management where he managed the Corporate Bond Fund.
Stephen started his career with us in 1994, initially focusing on equities before moving to the fixed income team to manage corporate bond funds.He has a first class honours degree BSc Finance and an MSc Finance from Queens University Belfast. He has 23 years’ industry experience as at 30 June 2017.
About Adrian Hull
Adrian Hull is co-head of fixed income at Kames Capital. Previously, he was a senior investment specialist in the Fixed Income team where his role involved supporting the team in explaining how the company products and investment process add value for clients.
Prior to joining Kames Capital, he worked as head of sterling trading and sales at Mizuho International, where he set up the sterling corporate bond trading and sales desk.
Adrian studied Modern History at Oxford University and has 27 years’ industry experience as at 30 June 2017.
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