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GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Bd Plus-EUR B

Ranked 69 out of 90 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Timothy Haywood

Timothy Haywood is the investment director business-unit head for fixed income for GAM. Haywood joined GAM in 2009, following the merger with Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited). He had previously worked as both CIO and CEO for Augustus, and has also held roles at Orient Overseas (International) and Chemical Global Investors Limited. Haywood attended the University of Edinburgh where he received a BSc in Chemical Engineering, and also holds a MBA from the University of Cranfield.

Daniel Sheard

Daniel Sheard is an Investment Director, responsible for the absolute return bond family of funds and various long only fixed income mandates. Mr Sheard joined GAM following its acquisition of fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009. He joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 2006 as deputy chief investment officer and became chief investment officer in 2008. Mr Sheard previously worked at Prudential M&G, where he was a director of the Institutional Fixed Income group. Prior to that he was a principal within the Advanced Strategies group at Barclays Global Investors, and before that was an associate director within the Fixed Income unit at Schroders. Mr Sheard holds a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, a Postgraduate Diploma of Law from Nottingham Trent University, and is a charterholder of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is based in London.


The fund invests worldwide in bonds of the most various maturities, credit ratings, countries and currencies, as well as in derivative financial instruments, in accordance with the absolute return approach. The fund allows investors to delegate investment decisions to experienced specialists. The investment aim is to achieve positive returns independently of market developments.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.


Bond Strategies over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
  • Rank 69/90 Total Return
  • Rank 58/90 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 71/90 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
69 Lazard Emerging Markets Total Return Dbt A AccHEUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



70 FINCA Active Duration EUR


71 GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Bd Plus-EUR B EUR


72 BNY Mellon Global Credit EUR H Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



73 Threadneedle (Lux)-Global Opportunities Bond AEH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.5% 2.2% 0.8% 0.0% -1.5%
2016 4.3% 0.4% 1.2% 1.4% 1.3%
2015 -2.0% 0.3% 1.7% -2.9% -1.1%
2014 -3.3% 1.7% 0.6% -1.8% -3.7%
2013 -0.8% 0.5% -1.9% 0.8% -0.2%
2012 8.1% 5.7% -0.1% 0.9% 1.3%
2011 0.1% 1.8% -0.7% -2.3% 1.3%
2010 4.2% 3.0% -0.3% 1.3% 0.2%
2009 14.6% 4.4% 5.1% 3.9% 0.4%
2008 -3.8% -0.2% 0.7% 1.8% -5.9%
2007 7.3% 1.1% 1.7% 2.0% 2.3%
2006 0.7% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Cyprus
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Iceland
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Latvia
  14. Liechtenstein
  15. Lithuania
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Netherlands
  18. Norway
  19. Portugal
  20. Singapore
  21. Spain
  22. Sweden
  23. Switzerland
  24. United Arab Emirates
  25. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/05/2006
  • Share Class size114Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0256048223

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.10%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).