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Our UK business

From Edinburgh and London Kames Capital manages £37.2 billion (€41.4 billion) on behalf of UK and international clients – including wealth managers, financial advisers, family offices, pension funds, financial institutions, government agencies and individuals.

Kames Capital’s heritage dates back to 1831, when the Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society was founded.

Today Aegon has a global asset management operation, organized into client-centered investment platforms, with Kames Capital focused on third-party retail and institutional clients across the UK and continental Europe.


Operating out of Edinburgh and London


Assets under Management

100investment professionals

With an average experience of 18 years

More expertise 

We are best known for our fixed income capabilities, where we’ve built an enviable reputation and won numerous investment awards. But we are much more than a leading bond fund manager. We were named 2014 Property Manager of the Year and have proven capabilities in equities, multi-asset, absolute return and specialist ethical investing.

Whether you’re looking for investments that give your clients more diversification, more sources of income or a more rigorous ethical approach, our broad expertise gives you more reasons to consider Kames Capital.

More experience

We have a stable team of 100 investment professionals, who have an average experience of 18 years, of which an average of eight years has been with Kames Capital. They have managed portfolios across numerous market cycles and have the skill and judgment to make the right investment decisions for clients. This experience helps us examine investment opportunities from every angle, which deepens our understanding and strengthens our conviction.

More collaboration

At Kames Capital we believe that embracing diverse viewpoints leads to better investment decisions. We have an open, positive culture that encourages the sharing of insights and the challenge and scrutiny of each other’s ideas. Our collaborative approach means our clients benefit from the experience and insights of every member of our investment team. In everything we do, we invest more to give investors the edge.