Craig Macdonald was born in the UK in 1968. He studied philosophy and business administration at the University of Durham and London Business School respectively. He has been a fund manager for over nine years, working as the investment director at Standard Life Investments. In 2008 he became head of investment grade credit and is currently the lead manager on the Standard Life IG SICAV European Corporate Bond fund. Outside of fund management he likes to unwind by going for long walks and playing rugby.
To achieve long term growth in the share price through investing substantially in debt securities issued by corporations and agencies domiciled in European countries or whose securities are quoted on European stock exchanges. Holdings will principally be of investment grade bonds. To a lesser extent, the Sub-fund can also hold government guaranteed securities. Non-Euro denominated issues will generally be hedged back into that currency. Return on the Sub-fund will be both through the reinvestment of income and from capital gains.
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom