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

12.88 %

1 Year rank in sector

24/147

Sector

FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Yield

0.37

Fund size

£ 502.6 m

FE Risk score

61

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • International
    29.83%
  • Europe
    26.64%
  • Americas
    19.99%
  • Money Market
    8.2%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    7.8%
  • Equities
    40.98%
  • Fixed Interest
    17.8%
  • Others
    16.15%
  • Hedge
    8.97%
  • Money Market
    8.2%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    16.86%
  • Others
    16.15%
  • European Equities
    14.48%
  • American Equity
    12.1%
  • Hedge
    8.97%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.1 %5.21 %12.88 %23.86 %51.5 %
Sector0.02 %3.11 %9.24 %12.55 %29.28 %
Rank within sector54 / 15322 / 15124 / 14711 / 1275 / 95
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.86 %8.29 %3.66 %2.59 %15.46 %
Sector7.32 %5.2 %-0.3 %4.7 %7.52 %
Rank within sector29 / 14933 / 13720 / 12888 / 1179 / 97
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.85
Beta1.22
Sharpe0.65
Volatility7.47
Tracking error3.65
Information ratio1.02
R-Squared0.79

Price movement

52 week high15.1417
52 week low13.0647
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price15.0228

Holdings by region

  • 29.83% International
  • 26.64% Europe
  • 19.99% Americas
  • 8.2% Money Market
  • 7.8% Global Emerging Markets
  • 7.54% Asia Pacific

Holdings by sector

  • 40.98% Equities
  • 17.8% Fixed Interest
  • 16.15% Others
  • 8.97% Hedge
  • 8.2% Money Market
  • 7.89% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities

Holdings by asset type

  • 16.86% Global Fixed Interest
  • 16.15% Others
  • 14.48% European Equities
  • 12.1% American Equity
  • 8.97% Hedge
  • 8.2% Money Market
  • 7.89% American Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 7.54% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 4% International Equities
  • 2.86% Global Emerging Market Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.05% GAM STAR CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES GBP INST
  • 5.45% GAM STAR CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY Z II ACC GBP
  • 5.45% HENDERSON EUROPEAN FOCUS I ACC
  • 4.92% ALLIANZ STRATEGIC BOND I INC
  • 4.16% GAM NORTH AMERICAN GROWTH INST INC
  • 4.03% IRIDIAN UCITS FUND PLC US EQUITY I GBP ACC
  • 4.02% GAM STAR MBS TOTAL RETURN INST ACC GBP
  • 3.92% NATIXIS LOOMIS SAYLES U.S. EQUITY LEADERS Q/A GBP
  • 3.86% GAM STAR FUND MBS TOTAL RTN W GBP ACC
  • 3.68% JPM JAPAN C HEDGED ACC