Fact sheet: GAM US Dollar Special Bond

Fund information

Fund name
GAM US Dollar Special Bond Open
Fund company manager
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Anthony Smouha
since 26/11/1985
Fund objective
Income generation with capital appreciation through investing substantially all of its net assets in shares of GAM Star Credit Opportunities - USD.
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Corporate
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.62 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/36

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Investment Grade

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 132.2 m

FE Risk score

84

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    87%
  • Money Market
    13%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    87%
  • Money Market
    13%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.7 %6.97 %11.62 %22.93 %66.67 %
Sector-0.02 %2.35 %1.16 %7.05 %13.4 %
Rank within sector1 / 381 / 381 / 363 / 331 / 28
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.53 %8.84 %2.37 %8.5 %16.36 %
Sector2.88 %3.82 %-0.74 %5.96 %-1.08 %
Rank within sector1 / 383 / 345 / 334 / 311 / 31
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Risk statistics

Alpha5.64
Beta0.71
Sharpe0.86
Volatility4.11
Tracking error3.68
Information ratio1.35
R-Squared0.23

Price movement

52 week high1133.41
52 week low1012.47
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1133.41

Holdings by region

  • 87% USA
  • 13% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 87% Global Fixed Interest
  • 13% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.5% HSBC HOLDINGS FRN PERP
  • 3.6% STICHTING AK RABOBANK CERTIFICATEN 6.5% PERP
  • 2.6% CREDIT SUISSE GROUP FRN PERP
  • 2.4% SOCIETE GENERALE FRN PERP
  • 2.3% PERSHING SQUARE HLDGS LTD 5.5% BDS 15/07/22 USD250000
  • 2.3% UBS GROUP AG
  • 2% DEMETER INVESTMENTS FOR SWISS RE FRN 2052-08-15
  • 2% RELIANCE INDUSTRIES 5.875% PERPETUAL
  • 1.9% LLOYDS BANK PLC FRN PERP