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GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc

Ranked 13 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 : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018
  • Rank 13/40 Total Return
  • Rank 29/40 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 8/40 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
11 Vontobel Fund TwentyFour Abs Ret Credit Fund N GBP


12 SLI Glo SICAV Total Return Credit D GBP GBP


13 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP


14 BNY Mellon Global Credit GBP W Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



15 Natixis Credit Opportunities I/A (H-GBP)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
6 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global B Acc GBP GBP


7 GAM Star Absolute Return Bond Defender GBP Inst Ac GBP


8 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP


9 Muzinich LongShortCreditYield GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



10 OM Strategic Absolute Return Bond GBP F2 Hgd Inc

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).