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GAM Star China Equity

Ranked 21 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 : 31/03/2015 - 31/03/2016
  • Rank 21/37 Total Return
  • Rank 32/37 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 22/37 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
30 Julius Baer EF China Evolution-USD B GBP

29.7

31 Deutsche Invest I Chinese Equities LC GBP

30.1

32 GAM Star China Equity USD Acc GBP

30.8

33 First State China A A FV GBP

32.1

34 New Capital China Equity GBP Ord Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

37.0

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -8.8%
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

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 size1,268Mn
  • 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).