Fact sheet: GAM Star Cntl Eurpn Eq

Fund information
Fund name
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Acc GBP
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Niall Gallaghersince 01/12/2009
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
12%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - Europe ex UK
Yield
1.2%
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.
1.05%
Fund size
£1,192m (£914m 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.
97
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France25.1%
    Germany21.3%
    Spain12.6%
    Ireland10.2%
    Others9%
  • Consumer Discretionary22.3%
    Industrials14.5%
    Consumer Staples14%
    Health Care11.3%
    Information Technology10.3%
  • French Equities25.1%
    German Equities21.3%
    Spanish Equities12.6%
    Irish Equities10.2%
    International Equities9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-5.6%-0.8%6.5%12%27.3%98.7%
Sector-1.3%-0.3%1.1%-4.4%15.8%66.3%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund9%17.7%-2.3%24.3%30.2%
Sector-1.7%12.7%3.5%23.2%17.8%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
6.31
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.
0.69
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.
0.66
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%.
10.84
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.
8.1
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.
0.52
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.
0.58
Price movement
52 week high20.09
52 week low15.37
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.59
Region
1France25.07%
2Germany21.28%
3Spain12.64%
4Ireland10.2%
5Others9.02%
6Switzerland7.27%
7Sweden6.21%
8Money Market4.48%
9Netherlands3.83%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary22.32%
2Industrials14.5%
3Consumer Staples13.95%
4Health Care11.33%
5Information Technology10.26%
6Financials10.09%
7Others5.72%
8Money Market4.48%
9Telecommunications Utilities3.83%
Asset type
1French Equities25.07%
2German Equities21.28%
3Spanish Equities12.64%
4Irish Equities10.2%
5International Equities9.02%
6Swiss Equities7.27%
7Swedish Equities6.21%
8Money Market4.48%
9Dutch Equities3.83%
Individual holdings
1HEXAGON AB4.9%
2HENKEL AG & CO KGAA4.7%
3DISTRIBUIDORA INTL DE ALIMENTACION4.4%
4PERNOD-RICARD4.2%
5LVMH MOET HENNESSY VUITTON SE3.9%
6SAP SE3.9%
7KONINKLIJKE KPN NV3.8%
8ROCHE HLDG AG3.6%
9RYANAIR HLDGS3.6%
Management
Fund manager group
GAM
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Niall Gallagher01/12/2009Niall Gallagher is an Investment Director responsible for European markets. Prior to joining GAM in November 2009, Niall managed pan-European equities and continental European equities at T Rowe Price for two years. Before that, he was at BlackRock for nine years, where he worked as an investment analyst before managing both continental European and pan-European equity strategies. He began his career as an economist at the Bank of England. Niall holds a BA in Economics from Manchester Metropolitan University and an MSc in Economics and Finance from Warwick University, and is a CFA Charterholder. He is based in London.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Distributor Status, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
GAM Star Continental European Equity Acc CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£13,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.57%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.2423
CurrencyCHF
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0SGF
GAM Star Continental European Equity Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.7903
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG246
GAM Star Continental European Equity Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4.0379
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGM11
GAM Star Continental European Equity Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.7142
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0SGE
GAM Star Continental European Equity C EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.45%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.26%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.27%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.72
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIAFR
GAM Star Continental European Equity C USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.45%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.26%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.27%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.58
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK2GV
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeA9V1
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.9669
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeA9V2
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.9305
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0VKM
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£12,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.5888
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJE2L
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Hedged Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.514
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE4BQ
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Inc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.6796
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMX2B
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£12,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.0486
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGGIX
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.1544
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKWYJ
GAM Star Continental European Equity Inst USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.2129
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI0DG
GAM Star Continental European Equity Z Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.0803
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNM8D
GAM Star Continental European Equity Z Inc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.35%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.7153
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM8OA
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