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GAM Star China Equity

Ranked 10 out of 18 in - China over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

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.


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.


China over : 30/04/2014 - 30/04/2015
  • Rank 10/18 Total Return
  • Rank 18/18 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 18/18 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Risk
14 HSBC GIF Chinese Equity AC GBP


15 Deutsche Invest I Chinese Equities GBP RD


16 BGF China A4RF GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


17 New Capital China Equity GBP Ord Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


18 GAM Star China Equity GBP Ordinary Class Acc


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 15.8%
2014 0.7% -4.4% 0.0% -0.6% 6.0%
2013 24.2% 9.5% -3.9% 8.6% 8.6%
2012 12.1% 6.8% -6.0% 0.4% 11.3%
2011 -22.3% -3.8% -1.3% -25.1% 9.3%
2010 1.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/09/2010
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B1W3WM96

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment6,000
  • Min. additional investment3,000


  • Annual management1.5%

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