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GAM Star China Equity

Ranked 39 out of 44 in - China over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Michael Lai

Michael Lai graduated from the London School of Economics with an MSc in econometrics. He joined GAM in 1998 and is the investment director and is responsible for Asian and pacific funds. Prior to joining GAM he was senior vice president at Trust Company responsible for Asian portfolios and before this he was an investment manager at BZW investment management. Michael is a CFA Charterholder.

Objective

The fund seeks to achieve capital appreciation through investment primarily in quoted equity and equity related securities (including but not limited to warrants) listed on or dealt in any Recognised Market and which are issued by companies with principal offices or significant business activities in the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong. It will be the policy of the Fund to invest primarily in equity and equity related securities of these issuers.

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Performance

China over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016
  • Rank 39/44 Total Return
  • Rank 25/44 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 31/44 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -8.8% 3.1% 18.1%
2015 9.6% 16.0% 6.8% -21.0% 12.1%
2014 0.5% -4.4% 0.1% -0.7% 5.8%
2013 24.2% 7.7% -1.9% 8.3% 8.6%
2012 12.5% 7.3% -6.0% 1.7% 9.8%
2011 -22.0% -3.5% -1.3% -25.0% 9.2%
2010 18.6% 15.2% -9.6% 11.8% 1.9%
2009 87.9% 1.6% 18.9% 23.8% 25.7%
2008 -11.6% -21.6% 1.9% -9.2% 21.9%
2007 -3.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 9.82
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 7.08
Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd ORD 5.06
JD.com Inc DR 4.43
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd ORD 4.16
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd ORD 3.95
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd ORD 3.85
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd ORD 3.52
Ctrip.Com International Ltd DR 3.38
China Mobile Ltd ORD 3.31
30/09/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Chile
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Ireland
  12. Lebanon
  13. Liechtenstein
  14. Luxembourg
  15. Macau
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Peru
  19. Portugal
  20. Singapore
  21. Spain
  22. Sweden
  23. Switzerland
  24. Taiwan
  25. United Arab Emirates
  26. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/07/2007
  • Share Class size1,019Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B1W3WR42

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%

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