Fact sheet: GAM Star Balanced

Fund information

Fund name
GAM Star Balanced Inst GBP
Fund company manager
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
James McDaid
since 18/10/2012
Charles Hepworth
since 18/10/2012
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to achieve an attractive return on capital while simultaneously attempting to limit the risk of capital loss. The Fund seeks to achieve this objective by investment primarily in open ended collective investment schemes which gain exposure to equities (e.g. shares), Fixed Income Securities (with no restriction on the minimum credit rating), property, commodities and currencies.
Benchmark
FTSE WMA Private Investor Balanced Portfolio Index in GBP
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

44/146

Sector

FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Yield

0.37

Fund size

£ 528.7 m

FE Risk score

63

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • International
    28.81%
  • North America
    20%
  • UK
    15.08%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    10.4%
  • Money Market
    6.3%
  • Equities
    41.36%
  • Others
    23.43%
  • Fixed Interest
    13.06%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    7.95%
  • Hedge
    7.91%
  • Others
    23.43%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    13.06%
  • North American Equities
    12.05%
  • North American Corporate Fixed Interest
    7.95%
  • UK Equities
    7.92%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.97 %6.41 %11.06 %28.26 %47.8 %
Sector1.93 %4.52 %8.72 %15.35 %27.83 %
Rank within sector32 / 14934 / 15044 / 14610 / 1266 / 97
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund1.78 %11.9 %8.29 %3.66 %2.59 %
Sector1.37 %8.4 %5.2 %-0.3 %4.7 %
Rank within sector47 / 14938 / 14634 / 13418 / 12686 / 115
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.59
Beta1.2
Sharpe0.6
Volatility7.29
Tracking error3.57
Information ratio0.95
R-Squared0.78

Price movement

52 week high15.453
52 week low13.6439
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price15.4344

Holdings by region

  • 28.81% International
  • 20% North America
  • 15.08% UK
  • 10.4% Global Emerging Markets
  • 6.3% Money Market
  • 5.86% Europe
  • 5.81% Europe ex UK
  • 4.21% Japan
  • 3.53% Asia Pacific ex Japan

Holdings by sector

  • 41.36% Equities
  • 23.43% Others
  • 13.06% Fixed Interest
  • 7.95% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 7.91% Hedge
  • 6.3% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 23.43% Others
  • 13.06% Global Fixed Interest
  • 12.05% North American Equities
  • 7.95% North American Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 7.92% UK Equities
  • 7.91% Hedge
  • 6.3% Money Market
  • 5.81% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 4.21% Japanese Equities
  • 3.98% Global Emerging Market Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.07% GAM STAR CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES GBP INST
  • 5.86% JANUS HENDERSON EUROPEAN FOCUS I ACC
  • 5.81% GAM STAR CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY Z II ACC GBP
  • 4.43% GAM STAR FUND MBS TOTAL RTN W GBP ACC
  • 4.21% CC JAPAN ALPHA I GBP
  • 4.14% JPM JAPAN C HEDGED ACC
  • 4.05% GAM NORTH AMERICAN GROWTH INST INC
  • 4.02% NATIXIS LOOMIS SAYLES U.S. EQUITY LEADERS Q/A GBP
  • 3.98% GAM STAR ABSOLUTE RETURN MACRO INST GBP
  • 3.98% JULIUS BAER MULTISTOCK SICAV