Currently based in Zürich, Bogdan Manescu is a portfolio manager at GAM Group. He joined the company in 2009 and specialises in fixed income. Since 2010 he has managed the Julius Baer BF Total Return fund, and also runs institutional mandates and uses a macro, fundamental investment style. Born in Bucharest in Romania, Manescu has a Master’s degree in econometrics from the University of Technology in Darmstadt, Germany and a PhD from the University of St. Gallen. Bogdan is a member of the CFA Institute and enjoys tennis and skiing outside of work.
Enzo Puntillo is Head of the Fixed Income team and Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Emerging Markets. Prior to joining GAM Group in October 2005, he managed institutional bond and fund mandates at UBS Global Asset Management in Zurich with a focus on global emerging market debt and crossover products. Prior to that he was a fixed income trader at Paribas. Enzo Puntillo holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Applied Science of Basel and he is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA). He is based in Zurich.
The aim of the fund is to achieve steady positive returns through interest income and capital gains by investing predominantly in government and corporate bonds worldwide. Dynamic risk allocation is intended to actively increase expected returns, but not risk, over time. The fund is suitable for investors wishing to invest in an actively managed global bond portfolio.
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