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GAM Star (Lux) – Convertible Alpha C

Ranked 3 out of 5 in - Convertibles over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR

Managed by

Jonathan Stanford

Jonathan Stanford is currently a bond fund manager at GAM Investment Management Lugano. Prior to joining GAM, Jonathan served as an equity trader at BCI (Suisse) between 1994 and 1997, Executive Director of convertible bond sales at UBS AG between 1997 and 2007 and a fund manager at Arkos Capital SA between 2007 and 2012. Jonathan holds a BA from Franklin College in Switzerland and an MBA from Long Island University in New York.

Objective

The aim of this sub-fund is to generate a return, irrespective of the market trends, with a reduction of risk in the event of a downturn and the possibility of a lower return, in the event of an upturn. The total assets of the sub-fund are composed by equity securities and bonds/convertible bonds. Depending on market trends, the total assets of this sub-fund may be invested flexibly in equity securities, bonds, convertible bonds, with a minimum of 30% of the total assets invested in convertible bonds.

Performance

Convertibles over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014
  • Rank 3/5 Total Return
  • Rank 4/5 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 4/5 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Return
1 Cheyne Convertibles Absolute Return S2 EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

7.4%

2 Aviva Investors Glbl Convertibles Abs Rtn I EUR H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

5.5%

3 GAM Star (Lux) – Convertible Alpha C

5.2%

4 Crystal Investissement

4.7%

5 Salar Convertible Absolute Return B Acc EUR

2.1%

Fund Name Risk
1 Aviva Investors Glbl Convertibles Abs Rtn I EUR H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.5

2 Salar Convertible Absolute Return B Acc EUR

0.5

3 Crystal Investissement

0.6

4 GAM Star (Lux) – Convertible Alpha C

0.9

5 Cheyne Convertibles Absolute Return S2 EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

1.2

Fund Name Loss
1 Aviva Investors Glbl Convertibles Abs Rtn I EUR H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-0.1%

2 Salar Convertible Absolute Return B Acc EUR

-0.6%

3 Crystal Investissement

-0.9%

4 GAM Star (Lux) – Convertible Alpha C

-1.3%

5 Cheyne Convertibles Absolute Return S2 EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-1.7%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.9% 1.7% 0.0% -0.8%
2013 7.6% 2.1% 0.0% 2.7% 2.5%
2012 13.6% 8.1% -2.0% 4.0% 3.1%
2011 -9.1% 3.4% -0.9% -11.4% 0.3%
2010 3.6% 2.5% -5.7% 4.7% 2.4%
2009 25.1% 3.8% 7.6% 10.0% 1.8%
2008 -15.9% -2.4% -1.0% -8.7% -4.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Chile
  2. Germany
  3. Italy
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Norway
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

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