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GAM Star Emerging Market Rates EUR Acc

Ranked 32 out of 91 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Michael Biggs

Caroline Gorman

Caroline Gorman joined GAM in 2006 where she works as an investment manager. Prior to this, she was an economist at 4Cast, having started her career at the Department of the Treasury in Canberra, Australia. Along with her co-managers, Gorman attempts to identify crisis cycles in emerging markets in order to get the best value from stock selection. The team believes this value-based approach means that the funds can take advantage of most market environments. Gorman holds an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School in London.

Paul McNamara

Paul McNamara is an Investment Director, and is the lead manager on emerging market bond and currency long only and hedge fund strategies. McNamara joined GAM following its acquisition of the fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009, where he started managing most of the funds he runs to date. McNamara joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 1997 from the Export Credits Guarantee department of the UK Government Economic Service, where he was an economist. He began his career as a lecturer. McNamara holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. He is based in London.

Denise Prime

Denise Prime has worked as an investment manager for GAM since 2006. She co-manages the GAM Star Emerging Market Rates fund with Paul McNamara and Caroline Gorman which follows a fundamental, top-down investment style. Prior to joining GAM, Denise worked at JP Morgan as an associate, then moved to Henderson Global Investors as a portfolio manager. Denise is a CFA Charterholder, and holds a degree in Economics from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

Objective

The fund seeks to achieve absolute return regardless of market conditions through investment in a portfolio of local and hard currency bonds and other Fixed Income Securities from emerging markets worldwide.

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Performance

Bond Strategies over : 31/01/2016 - 31/01/2017
  • Rank 32/91 Total Return
  • Rank 62/91 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 34/91 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
30 Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha Bond Fund H-R/A EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

4.9%

31 Threadneedle Credit Opportunities Ret Acc EUR EUR

4.8%

32 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates EUR Acc EUR

4.8%

33 Lyxor/Chenavari Credit Fund I EUR acc EUR

4.4%

34 PIMCO Select Unconstrained Bond Inst EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

4.3%

Fund Name Currency Loss
32 Amundi Fds Glb Macro Bonds & Ccy Low Vol - AE (C) EUR

-0.9%

33 BSF Global Absolute Return Bond A2 EUR EUR

-1.0%

34 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates EUR Acc EUR

-1.0%

34 PIMCO Credit Absolute Return Inst EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-1.0%

36 La Francaise Multistrategies Obligataires I

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-1.1%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 4.6% 3.1% 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2015 -1.5% 0.3% 0.1% -1.7% -0.2%
2014 2.0% 2.2% 1.1% -1.1% -0.2%
2013 -2.4% -0.9% -2.4% 0.9% 0.0%
2012 4.8% 1.6% -1.0% 1.6% 2.6%
2011 -0.3% -1.4% 0.1% -0.4% 1.4%
2010 6.8% 4.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Ireland
  5. Italy
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Netherlands
  8. Singapore
  9. Spain
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/04/2010
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN IE00B5TN9J68

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.65%
  • Initial investment5

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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).