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GAM Star Technology USD Acc

Ranked 20 out of 25 in - Technology 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.

Objective

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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Performance

Technology over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -7.9% 8.9% 18.7%
2015 3.3% 7.6% -5.1% -9.5% 11.7%
2014 2.9% -1.4% -1.6% 2.5% 3.4%
2013 44.0% 12.0% 6.9% 9.5% 9.9%
2012 14.1% 25.3% -6.9% 0.9% -3.0%
2011 0.8% -12.3% 10.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Facebook Inc ORD 8.22
Western Digital Corp ORD 6.24
Micron Technology Inc ORD 4.42
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 4.20
Afiniti International Pref 4.16
Intel Corp ORD 4.00
Criteo SA DR 3.84
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 3.58
Adobe Systems Inc ORD 3.19
Pegasystems Inc ORD 3.12
30/09/2016

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/02/2011
  • Share Class size264Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B5THWW23

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.65%

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