Fact sheet: GAM Star Global Qly

Fund information
Fund name
GAM Star Global Quality Inst Inc GBP
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
No data available.
Fund manager
  • Manning & Napier Advisorssince 07/01/2011
Fund objective
Capital appreciation through investing in quoted equities and equity related securities on a worldwide basis.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
22.8%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - International
Yield
-
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.
1.65%
Fund size
£196m (£246m 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

  • USA59%
    UK14.1%
    France12.2%
    Switzerland7.5%
    Others7.2%
  • Consumer Discretionary23.1%
    Health Care21.5%
    Consumer Staples19.1%
    Information Technology14.8%
    Industrials12.5%
  • US Equities59%
    UK Equities14.1%
    French Equities12.2%
    Swiss Equities7.5%
    International Equities7.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.1%1.5%12.8%22.8%45.7%99.5%
Sector2.9%0.7%5.1%6.1%16.8%56%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund21.5%5%12.8%24.6%8.7%
Sector6.8%0.7%6%21.3%12.7%
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.
10.42
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.
0.61
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.
0.89
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.
9.95
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.
0.82
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.
0.28
Price movement
52 week high19.04
52 week low14.09
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.14
Region
1USA58.98%
2UK14.11%
3France12.21%
4Switzerland7.47%
5Others7.23%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary23.12%
2Health Care21.5%
3Consumer Staples19.09%
4Information Technology14.78%
5Industrials12.53%
6Telecommunications Utilities5.05%
7Others3.93%
Asset type
1US Equities58.98%
2UK Equities14.11%
3French Equities12.21%
4Swiss Equities7.47%
5International Equities7.23%
Individual holdings
1KERING SA3.6%
2NIELSEN HLDGS PLC3.6%
3ORACLE CORP3.6%
4DOLLAR GENERAL CORP3.3%
5ROCHE HLDG AG3.3%
6DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC3.2%
7MICROSOFT CORP3.2%
8NOVARTIS AG3.2%
9LVMH MOET HENNESSY VUITTON SE3.1%
Management
Fund manager group
GAM
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
Capital appreciation through investing in quoted equities and equity related securities on a worldwide basis.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Manning & Napier Advisors07/01/2011Manning and Napier Advisors, LLC was founded in 1970 and still based in Rochester, New York, Manning & Napier is a 90% employee-owned asset manager focused exclusively on US and global equity strategies. Their highly disciplined, bottom up fundamental approach to investing has been intact for over 40 years. The firm has approximately 440 full-time employees and manages over USD 44 billion in assets as at 30 September 2012.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Sweden
GAM Star Global Quality Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.66%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.2869
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code09T2
GAM Star Global Quality Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.65%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.8533
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code04XW
GAM Star Global Quality Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code09T3
GAM Star Global Quality Inst Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.1919
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code04OC
GAM Star Global Quality Inst EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.59
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code077M
GAM Star Global Quality Inst Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£12,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.1442
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGGIZ
GAM Star Global Quality Inst Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.0628
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKWYI
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