Fact sheet: GAM Star Jap Eq

Fund information

Fund name
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Acc GBP
Fund company manager
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Lesley Kaye
since 01/04/2004
Fund objective
Disciplined bottom-up investment process. Meticulous stock selection with a focus on businesses that have superior long-term growth potential, high return on equity, low leverage and offer a discount to the calculated fair value at the time of purchase. Long-term investment horizon of ideally more than 5 years.
Benchmark
Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section Index (TOPIX)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.32 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - Japan

Yield

0.15

Fund size

£ 25.2 b

FE Risk score
-
NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    99.13%
  • Others
    0.87%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment
    17.96%
  • Machinery
    13.4%
  • Transport Equipment
    12.36%
  • Chemicals
    11.88%
  • Communications
    9.04%
  • Japanese Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.52 %2.83 %9.32 %71.47 %121.79 %
Sector2.46 %6.66 %21.99 %35.04 %114.31 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.04 %31.93 %19.52 %-1.56 %27.05 %
Sector11.36 %4.48 %11.76 %4.15 %43.22 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha16.1
Beta0.49
Sharpe1.28
Volatility13.88
Tracking error14.34
Information ratio0.67
R-Squared0.2

Price movement

52 week high19.3185
52 week low16.3246
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price18.6524

Holdings by region

  • 99.13% Japan
  • 0.87% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 17.96% Electronic & Electrical Equipment
  • 13.4% Machinery
  • 12.36% Transport Equipment
  • 11.88% Chemicals
  • 9.04% Communications
  • 4.86% Wholesale
  • 4.77% Construction
  • 4.33% Retail
  • 4.3% Banks
  • 4.28% Other Financial

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.9% KEYENCE CORP
  • 4.9% MISUMI GROUP INC
  • 4.8% DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCTION CO NPV
  • 4.6% NIDEC CORP
  • 4.6% OBIC
  • 4.5% MAKITA CORP
  • 4.5% SMC CORP
  • 4.4% YAHOO JAPAN CORP
  • 4.3% DAIKIN INDUSTRIES
  • 4.3% SYSMEX CORP