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GAM Star Credit Opportunities (GBP) GBP Inc

Ranked 8 out of 62 in - Sterling Strategic Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Anthony Smouha

Anthony Smouha is Chief Executive Officer of ATLANTICOMNIUM S.A. and is adviser to multiple GAM bond funds. ATLANTICOMNIUM S.A. specialises in bond portfolio management. Prior to joining ATLANTICOMNIUM S.A. in 1992, Mr Smouha was senior vice president, head of bond trading and sales at Soditic SA/SG Warburg Soditic SA, Geneva. Prior to this, he was at Credit Suisse First Boston in London. Mr Smouha was educated at Harrow School and holds an MA Cantab Hons in Economics from the University of Cambridge. He is based in Geneva.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital gain in Sterling through investment principally in income bearing or accruing securities with fixed principal amounts including government bonds, corporate bonds, junior debt securities, preferred shares, convertible securities and contingent capital notes.

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Performance

Sterling Strategic Bond over : 31/03/2015 - 31/03/2016
  • Rank 8/62 Total Return
  • Rank 28/62 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 22/62 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
26 Sanlam Private Wealth Str Inv Grade Bond P GBP Acc GBP

4.2

27 Fidelity Extra Income A Inc GBP

4.2

28 GAM Star Credit Opportunities (GBP) GBP Inc GBP

4.2

29 Aviva Investors Strategic Bond SC 1 Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

4.3

30 Scottish Widows Strategic Income A Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

4.4

Fund Name Currency Loss
20 Santander MM Bond Monthly Income Ret Acc GBP

-3.5%

21 Fidelity Extra Income A Inc GBP

-3.6%

22 Scottish Widows Strategic Income A Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.6%

22 GAM Star Credit Opportunities (GBP) GBP Inc GBP

-3.6%

24 Investec Strategic Bond A Inc2 Net GBP GBP

-3.6%

24 M&G Offshore Optimal Income I Inc GBP

-3.6%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 0.2%
2015 4.5% 4.3% -0.5% 0.0% 0.7%
2014 11.9% 4.4% 4.3% 1.0% 1.7%
2013 12.3% 4.7% -0.3% 3.4% 4.0%
2012 26.5% 7.5% -1.0% 7.7% 10.4%
2011 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Finland
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Netherlands
  7. Norway
  8. Spain
  9. Sweden
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/07/2011
  • Share Class size271Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B5870639

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment6,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%

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Jeremy Smouha, chief executive of Atlanticomnium and manager of the GAM Star Credit Opportunities fund, has argued that government action has inoculated financial systems from contagious catastrophes.

GAM credit opportunities manager fears for mainstream bonds

GAM Credit Opportunities manager Anthony Smouha is backing sub-ordinated debt and discounted floating rate notes in what he expects to a difficult time for maninstream bonds.

GAM co-founder to launch UK office for Swiss boutique

GAM founding member and director Jeremy Smouha has left the firm to launch a UK office for Swiss-based corporate bond specialist Atlanticomnium.

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