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GAM Star Technology GBP Acc

Ranked 73 out of 79 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Mark Hawtin

Mark Hawtin works at GAM Holding AG where he runs equity strategies. Prior to joining GAM, Mark worked at BNP Paribas and Quilter Goodison for seven years (1983-1991), at Enskilda Securities for eight years (1991-1999), and at Marshall Wace for eight years (1999-2007), accruing over 25 years of investment experience. The GAM Star Technology fund under his management invests in technology stock across all capitalisation sectors with a blend of original, in-depth fundamental investment style with some relative value analysis.


The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investing primarily in equity and equity related securities (such as warrants and rights issues) of companies listed on or dealt in Recognised Markets worldwide, and up to 10% of its net assets in unlisted equities, in each case which demonstrate long term growth opportunities within the broader technology sector or whose business models are driven by new technologies.

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Long/Short Equity over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016
  • Rank 73/79 Total Return
  • Rank 77/79 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 69/79 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
71 RWC Europe Absolute Alpha A GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged





73 GAM Star Technology GBP Acc GBP


74 SWMC European B GBP GBP


75 DB Platinum Ivory Optimal I1C-G GBP


Fund Name Currency Loss
67 MLIS Gotham US Equity Long/Short UCITS GBP X Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged





69 GAM Star Technology GBP Acc GBP


70 Pictet-Japanese Equity Opportunities-I GBP GBP


71 UBS (Irl) Inv Sel - Equity Opp L/S P-PF GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -7.9%
2015 3.2% 7.6% -5.1% -9.5% 11.7%
2014 3.1% -1.4% -1.5% 2.6% 3.5%
2013 44.3% 12.0% 6.6% 9.8% 10.1%
2012 13.9% 25.4% -7.0% 0.7% -3.0%
2011 0.7% -12.5% 10.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Italy
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Spain
  13. Sweden
  14. Switzerland
  15. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/02/2011
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B50J9265

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.65%

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