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GAM Star China Equity

Ranked 5 out of 37 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 : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015
  • Rank 5/37 Total Return
  • Rank 31/37 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 23/37 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
29 UBS (Lux) Eq Fd - China Opportunity (USD) P-acc GBP

28.6

30 Deutsche Invest I Chinese Equities LC GBP

28.6

31 GAM Star China Equity USD Acc GBP

30.8

32 New Capital China Equity GBP Ord Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

31.0

33 First State China A A FV GBP

31.6

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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

30/09/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 8.36
Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd ORD 8.34
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd ORD 6.00
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd ORD 4.04
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd ORD 3.98
Bank of China Ltd ORD 3.89
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd ORD 3.88
JD.com Inc DR 3.83
YY Inc DR 3.18
Vipshop Holdings Ltd DR 3.09
30/09/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Ireland
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Macau
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Portugal
  15. Singapore
  16. Spain
  17. Sweden
  18. Switzerland
  19. Taiwan
  20. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/07/2007
  • Share Class size1,604Mn
  • 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).