GAM

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GAM

We are a global asset management firm built by inves­tors, for investors.

At GAM, we value original thinking, swift decision making and a disciplined approach to investing. Our job is to put clients’ capital to work to help them achieve their aspirations and make sense of the markets through our insights and investment acumen.

We manage CHF 163.8 billion in assets for institutions, financial advisers and private investors. Our investment professionals, with more than 14 years of industry experience on average, work with integrity, conviction and an entrepreneurial mind-set.

For 35 years, we’ve been providing active investment solutions across asset classes. For third-party asset managers we’ve been leveraging our infrastructure to offer fund services for more than two decades. With over 900 people in 14 countries, we are a truly global firm in scale and resources, yet small enough to remain nimble and flexible to meet clients’ needs.

Working with us means investing in honest foresight and human rigour and a fundamental belief in the potential of capital. GAM: advancing potential.

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White Papers / Research from GAM

  • GAM Investments - Insight | Patience Required For Em Equity Outperformance, But Stage Is Set download

    We favour an overweight emerging market (EM) equity allocation for a number of reasons The risk / return profile is attractive relative to history, as well as compared with developed market (DM) equities, and we expect EM equities to perform in line with the S&P 500 in a market downturn ‘Fear of missing out’ if current late cycle, modest non-inflation growth environment persists EM equity fundamentals and valuations supported by earnings and re-rating ...

  • GAM Investments - Insight- Exotic ILS Perils – Why Bother? download

    Insurance-linked securities (ILS) can have exposure to man-made risks in addition to natural catastrophe risks, such as earthquakes or hurricanes, for which they are better known This category of exotic ILS risks includes, for example, terrorism and cyber risk Exotic ILS can make an important contribution to the stability of insurance markets While small today, exotic ILS risks are likely to be a growing segment of the ILS market in the long run

  • Emerging Market Local Currency Debt: Recovering Trade Balances download

    In 2018, one issue for emerging market (EM) debt was that growth was very unipolar: we had decent growth out of the US but it was fairly lacklustre in Europe. This was partly due to a succession of special factors: new pollution regulations knocked the car industry, low water levels in the Rhine impacted manufacturing and yellow vest protests in France were widely disruptive. The Brexit fiasco has not helped, either.

  • Convertible Bonds: Natural Asymmetry download

    Although a fixed income asset, the structure of convertible bonds provides a natural asymmetry that has the potential to deliver long-term equity like performance.

  • Priced for Perfection download

    GAM Systematic’s Anthony Lawler explains how investors can seek to diversify their portfolios at a time when valuations in both equity and bond markets are beginning to look stretched.

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Analysis from IPE

  • Relative response to liquidity issues

    Equity risk is a crucial portfolio exposure for pension funds and a key driver for long-term retirement outcomes for pension plans and their beneficiaries. Yet the structure of equity markets is in transition, which changes the way pension funds choose to allocate capital to them.

  • Economic outlook: Dancing with steamrollers

    Clouds are gathering for the global economy

  • Multi-Asset Strategies: Worrying developments

    Late-cycle dynamics, geopolitical tensions, trade wars and uncertainty surrounding Brexit are making investors jittery

  • What next for US Treasuries?

    A consensus on the direction of 10-year US Treasury rates is not obvious, because the answer reverts to a further question: whose consensus? Strategists, economists and other informed professionals have a particular view. The market itself, however, expresses a more diffuse and different opinion. 

  • Alternative risk premia: The alternative disruptors

    How multi-asset, alternative risk premia strategies are disrupting the alternatives sector

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Head Office
Hardstrasse 201
8005 Zurich
Switzerland
Contact
Daniel Durrer Tel. +41 58 426 30 96
Company website:
http://www.gam.com
Year Founded:
1983
No. of investment offices worldwide:
7

What’s new

  • Patience Required For Em Equity Outperformance, But Stage Is Set

    GAM Investments - Insight | Patience Required For Em Equity Outperformance, But Stage Is Set

    White papersWed, 24 Jul 2019

    We favour an overweight emerging market (EM) equity allocation for a number of reasons The risk / return profile is attractive relative to history, as well as compared with developed market (DM) equities, and we expect EM equities to perform in line with the S&P 500 in a market downturn ‘Fear of missing out’ if current late cycle, modest non-inflation growth environment persists EM equity fundamentals and valuations supported by earnings and re-rating ...

  • GAM Investments - Insight- Exotic ILS Perils – Why Bother?

    GAM Investments - Insight- Exotic ILS Perils – Why Bother?

    White papersWed, 17 Jul 2019

    Insurance-linked securities (ILS) can have exposure to man-made risks in addition to natural catastrophe risks, such as earthquakes or hurricanes, for which they are better known This category of exotic ILS risks includes, for example, terrorism and cyber risk Exotic ILS can make an important contribution to the stability of insurance markets While small today, exotic ILS risks are likely to be a growing segment of the ILS market in the long run

  • Emerging Market Local Currency Debt: Recovering Trade Balances

    Emerging Market Local Currency Debt: Recovering Trade Balances

    White papersTue, 9 Apr 2019

    In 2018, one issue for emerging market (EM) debt was that growth was very unipolar: we had decent growth out of the US but it was fairly lacklustre in Europe. This was partly due to a succession of special factors: new pollution regulations knocked the car industry, low water levels in the Rhine impacted manufacturing and yellow vest protests in France were widely disruptive. The Brexit fiasco has not helped, either.

  • Convertible Bonds: Natural Asymmetry

    Convertible Bonds: Natural Asymmetry

    White papersTue, 9 Apr 2019

    Although a fixed income asset, the structure of convertible bonds provides a natural asymmetry that has the potential to deliver long-term equity like performance.

  • priced for perfection

    Priced for Perfection

    White papersThu, 6 Sep 2018

    GAM Systematic’s Anthony Lawler explains how investors can seek to diversify their portfolios at a time when valuations in both equity and bond markets are beginning to look stretched.

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