Ian Williams has spent the last 35 years as a specialist in Equity and Fixed Income markets, covering sales, research, market making and proprietary trading.
He was a Member of the London Stock Exchange for many years before joining Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan). He subsequently worked for Dresdner Kleinwort Benson & Guinness Mahon (now Investec) before becoming Chairman & CEO of Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers Ltd.
The Funds run by Ian Williams include the recently launched HC Charteris Strategic Bond Fund, which focuses on capital preservation in a fixed-income market where there is much asymmetric risk that lies within it.
This covered-call strategy is also applied to the HC Charteris Premium Income Fund, which has a one-star rating by Morningstar and a Single Crown Rating from Trustnet. This equity fund invests solely in UK leading Blue Chip equities and is the longest living covered-call writing fund in the UK with a target yield of 4-6% per annum.
Ian is also the investment manager of the HC Charteris Gold & Precious Metals Fund which was launched in the first quarter of 2010 and is in the IA UK specialist sector. The Fund was the top performing fund in the UK across all sectors for calendar year 2016.*