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GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc

Ranked 18 out of 35 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Caroline Gorman

Caroline Gorman joined GAM in 2006 where she works as an investment manager. Prior to this, she was an economist at 4Cast, having started her career at the Department of the Treasury in Canberra, Australia. Along with her co-managers, Gorman attempts to identify crisis cycles in emerging markets in order to get the best value from stock selection. The team believes this value-based approach means that the funds can take advantage of most market environments. Gorman holds an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School in London.

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.

Objective

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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Performance

Bond Strategies over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015
  • Rank 18/35 Total Return
  • Rank 17/35 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 13/35 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
16 Neuberger Berman Global Bond Abs Ret GBP I2 Acc GBP

-0.6%

17 Ignis Absolute Ret Gov Bond GBP I2 Acc GBP

-0.6%

18 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP

-0.7%

19 Julius Baer BF Absolute Return Defender-GBP A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.1%

20 Julius Baer BF Absolute Return-GBP A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.2%

Fund Name Currency Risk
15 Julius Baer BF Absolute Return-GBP A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.8

16 Ignis Absolute Ret Gov Bond GBP I2 Acc GBP

2.8

17 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP

3.1

18 AllianceBernstein-Unconstrained Bond Pf I2 GBP H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.4

19 RWC Core Plus A GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.4

Fund Name Currency Loss
11 RWC Core Plus A GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.2%

12 Henderson Credit Alpha I Gross Acc GBP

-2.3%

13 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates GBP Acc GBP

-2.3%

14 AllianceBernstein-Unconstrained Bond Pf I2 GBP H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.5%

15 Julius Baer BF Absolute Return Defender-GBP A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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

Charges

  • Annual management1.65%
  • 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).