Fact sheet: GAM Global Diversified

Fund information
Fund name
GAM Global Diversified Inst Acc
Fund manager company
GAM Sterling Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Andrew C. Greensince 09/01/1984
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
22.8%
1 Year rank in sector
29/247
Sector
UT Global
Yield
0.6%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.09%
Fund size
£535m (£565m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
89
Mid price
18.6236
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
First State Gbl Resrcs59.3%
UBS FTSE RAFI Devlpd 1000 Idx37.4%
Orbis Gbl Eq35.3%
Natixis HarsAsGblConcntdEq32.6%
NFU Mutual Global Growth31.4%
...more in UT Global

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan24%
    UK17.6%
    USA17.5%
    Money Market16.3%
    Others13.5%
  • Financials28.3%
    Money Market16.3%
    Materials12.1%
    Industrials9.5%
    Others8.6%
  • Japanese Equities24%
    UK Equities17.6%
    US Equities17.5%
    Money Market16.3%
    International Equities13.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.3%5.4%20.2%22.8%26.9%101.3%
Sector-2%2.2%13.3%15.1%28.7%67.2%
Rank within sector32 / 26331 / 26218 / 25629 / 247143 / 22422 / 201
Quartile1st1st1st1st3rd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund22.9%2.5%-0.2%33.3%20.8%
Sector15.7%3.4%6.7%19.7%9.9%
Rank within sector39 / 250166 / 240217 / 2269 / 2142 / 201
Quartile1st3rd4th1st1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
0.37
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.79
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.47
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
9.73
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
5.79
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.28
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.69
Price movement
52 week high18.92
52 week low14.3
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.62
Region
1Japan24.02%
2UK17.64%
3USA17.54%
4Money Market16.32%
5Others13.47%
6Italy6.89%
7Germany4.12%
Industry sector
1Financials28.34%
2Money Market16.32%
3Materials12.12%
4Industrials9.54%
5Others8.55%
6Consumer Discretionary6.7%
7Information Technology6.23%
8Energy6.11%
9Telecommunications Utilities6.09%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities24.02%
2UK Equities17.64%
3US Equities17.54%
4Money Market16.32%
5International Equities13.47%
6Italian Equities6.89%
7German Equities4.12%
Individual holdings
1CITIGROUP INC5.05%
2NEWMONT MINING CORP4.75%
3ORANGE SA3.54%
4BP3.53%
5HP INC3.49%
6ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC3.44%
7GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.3.35%
8SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC3.32%
9VERNALIS2.98%
Management
Fund manager group
GAM
Fund manager company
GAM Sterling Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Andrew C. Green09/01/1984Andrew C Green is an independent Investment Adviser to certain GAM global and UK equity funds and been associated with the company since 1983. From 1970 to 1983, Andrew specialised in the management of private client portfolios and was a senior fund manager at the stockbroking firm Kitcat & Aitken. Andrew was educated at John Lyon School, Harrow. He is based in London.
Compliance
Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, United Kingdom, Ireland
GAM Global Diversified Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£3,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.54%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price47.234
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGL28
GAM Global Diversified Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£3,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.54%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price35.5318
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGL27
GAM Global Diversified Inst Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.05%
Min single investment£12,000,000
Min regular saving£3,000,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.6236
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI0EY
GAM Global Diversified Inst Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.05%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.3252
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK2MT
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