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GAM Star (Lux) - Emerging Alpha D USD

Ranked 4 out of 10 in - Emerging Market Equity Including Asia over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated


This is an equity long/ short, non-directional fund, with geographic focus on EMEA and LATAM markets. The fund's objective is to reduce market risk, while achieving absolute returns regardless of market conditions. The portfolio is built up completely on a bottom-up approach, with no specific limits in terms of sectors and a limit of a maximum 25% net exposure for a single country. The stocks are selected on the basis of fundamental analysis, with particular emphasis on the likelihood of earnings upgrades/downgrades.

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Emerging Market Equity Including Asia over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 5.4% -1.8% -2.5%
2017 6.0% 1.0% 2.8% 1.2% 0.9%
2016 -7.3% -2.5% 0.0% -0.6% -4.4%
2015 -3.9% -3.4% -0.8% -1.1% 1.4%
2014 0.3% 3.9% -0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
US Treasury 0.000% 06-Dec-2018 31.62%
USD Cash 14.11%
USD Currency Swap 6.92%
DP World Ltd 1.750% 19-Jun-2024 3.40%
Indorama Ventures PCL DR 2.49%
Qatar 6.550% 09-Apr-2019 2.49%
Abu Dhabi 6.750% 08-Apr-2019 2.48%
Aabar 0.500% 27-Mar-2020 1.85%
Dino Polska SA ORD 1.84%
CSGAMGLB Index Swap 1.77%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/02/2014
  • Share Class size40Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0999660847

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).