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GAM Star Absolute Return Bond Defender EUR Inst

Ranked 46 out of 88 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Timothy Haywood

Timothy Haywood is the investment director business-unit head for fixed income for GAM. Haywood joined GAM in 2009, following the merger with Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited). He had previously worked as both CIO and CEO for Augustus, and has also held roles at Orient Overseas (International) and Chemical Global Investors Limited. Haywood attended the University of Edinburgh where he received a BSc in Chemical Engineering, and also holds a MBA from the University of Cranfield.

Daniel Sheard

Daniel Sheard is an Investment Director, responsible for the absolute return bond family of funds and various long only fixed income mandates. Mr Sheard joined GAM following its acquisition of fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009. He joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 2006 as deputy chief investment officer and became chief investment officer in 2008. Mr Sheard previously worked at Prudential M&G, where he was a director of the Institutional Fixed Income group. Prior to that he was a principal within the Advanced Strategies group at Barclays Global Investors, and before that was an associate director within the Fixed Income unit at Schroders. Mr Sheard holds a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, a Postgraduate Diploma of Law from Nottingham Trent University, and is a charterholder of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is based in London.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to invest at least 85% of its assets in the Master Fund, the investment objective of which is to achieve a long term positive (absolute) return in both rising and falling financial markets while observing the principle of risk diversification.

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Performance

Bond Strategies over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 46/88 Total Return
  • Rank 20/88 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 19/88 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
44 Invesco Unconstrained Bond Fund A Acc EUR Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.3%

45 Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha Bond Fund H-R/A EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.3%

46 GAM Star Absolute Return Bond Defender EUR Inst EUR

2.2%

47 BNY Mellon Global Credit EUR H Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.0%

48 GAM Star Emerging Market Rates EUR Acc EUR

2.0%

Fund Name Currency Loss
17 Kames Absolute Return Bond Global B Acc EUR (Hgd)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.4%

17 (LF) Absolute Return Eurobank I EUR

-0.4%

19 BNP Paribas Senior European Securitisation X EUR

-0.4%

19 GAM Star Absolute Return Bond Defender EUR Inst EUR

-0.4%

21 Muzinich LongShortCreditYield Euro Acc A HdgNon-Eq

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-0.4%

21 BSF Fixed Income Strat A2 EUR EUR

-0.4%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.9%
2016 1.5% -0.4% 0.7% 0.6% 0.6%
2015 -1.1% 1.1% 0.6% -2.1% -0.7%
2014 -2.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Finland
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Ireland
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Netherlands
  7. Norway
  8. Spain
  9. Sweden
  10. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/09/2014
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN IE00B4RJ6431

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment20Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.60%
  • Initial investment0

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