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GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc

Ranked 28 out of 40 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Paul McNamara

Paul McNamara is an Investment Director, and is the lead manager on emerging market bond and currency long only and hedge fund strategies. McNamara joined GAM following its acquisition of the fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009, where he started managing most of the funds he runs to date. McNamara joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 1997 from the Export Credits Guarantee department of the UK Government Economic Service, where he was an economist. He began his career as a lecturer. McNamara holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. He is based in London.

Denise Prime

Denise Prime has worked as an investment manager for GAM since 2006. She co-manages the GAM Star Emerging Market Rates fund with Paul McNamara and Caroline Gorman which follows a fundamental, top-down investment style. Prior to joining GAM, Denise worked at JP Morgan as an associate, then moved to Henderson Global Investors as a portfolio manager. Denise is a CFA Charterholder, and holds a degree in Economics from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.


The fund seeks to achieve absolute return regardless of market conditions through investment in a portfolio of local and hard currency bonds and other Fixed Income Securities from emerging markets worldwide.

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Bond Strategies over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
  • Rank 28/40 Total Return
  • Rank 35/40 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 36/40 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
26 GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Bd Defender-GBP A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



27 GAM Star Absolute Return Bond GBP Inst Acc GBP


28 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP


29 BSF European Credit Strategies H2 GBP GBP


30 Legg Mason WA Macro Opportunities Bd A GBP Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
34 Threadneedle (Lux)-Global Opportunities Bond AGH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



35 Amundi Fds Glb Macro Bonds & Currenc Low - AHG (C)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



36 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP


37 Insight - Absolute Insight EM Mkt Debt S GBP GBP


38 Janus Henderson Glo Unconstr Bd U£acc(Hedged)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.7%
2017 1.5% 1.3% -0.5% 0.8% 0.0%
2016 5.4% 3.2% 1.3% 0.2% 0.6%
2015 -0.7% 0.4% 0.4% -1.5% 0.0%
2014 2.2% 2.2% 1.1% -1.0% 0.0%
2013 -1.0% -0.7% -1.4% 1.0% 0.1%
2012 5.5% 2.0% -1.0% 1.5% 2.9%
2011 -1.2% -1.9% 0.1% -0.5% 1.1%
2010 3.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Ireland
  4. Italy
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Netherlands
  7. Singapore
  8. Spain
  9. Switzerland
  10. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date06/08/2010
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B5SRZ026

Purchase Info

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


  • Initial investment5

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