GAM Star Dynamic Growth GBP Inst Acc

Ranked 649 out of 758 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Charles Hepworth

Charles Hepworth works at GAM Holding AG where he runs mixed asset and equity strategies. Before joining GAM in 2012, he worked at Quilter Cheviot for 18 years, at Albert E Sharp for two years (1992-1994) and at SG Warburg for one year. The GAM Star Growth fund under his management is a multi-asset strategy so it seeks investments in all assets classes, other funds and in all capitalisation sectors. Charles holds a bachelor of science in biotechnology from Leeds University. He is also a CAIA charterholder, CFA and CISI.

James McDaid

James McDaid is an investment manager and a member of the Multi Asset Class Solutions (MACS) Investment Team at GAM. He is responsible for developing and managing outsourcing solutions for UK independent financial advisers within GAM’s discretionary fund management service. Prior to joining GAM in May 2012, he was an investment manager at Quilter Cheviot, managing private client portfolios and client relationships. He started at Quilter as an assistant fund manager in 2001, focusing on Asia-Pacific and Japanese equity markets. He began his career as a dealer at TD Waterhouse Investor Services. James McDaid is a CFA and CAIA charterholder, a Chartered Wealth Manager and holds a BA in Accountancy and Finance.


The Fund aims to achieve this investment objective primarily through investment in open-ended collective investment schemes which provide exposure to equities, Fixed Income Securities, property, commodities and currencies as set out below. The Fund will not invest in closed-ended collective investment schemes. The Fund will not invest directly in property or commodities. It is intended to manage the assets of the Fund with an exposure of up to 100% of net assets to equity long only.

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Global over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.9%
2018 -12.0% -2.9% 4.0% 0.4% -13.2%
2017 17.3% 6.0% 2.8% 2.9% 4.6%
2016 11.8% -1.2% 3.1% 7.6% 2.0%
2015 5.0% 8.7% -3.2% -7.2% 7.6%
2014 1.2% -0.9% 0.1% 0.4% 1.6%
2013 18.6% 12.0% -0.4% 1.2% 5.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 7.17%
CC Japan Alpha Inst GBP 7.05%
JPM Japan C Acc GBP Hedged 6.96%
Investec UK Alpha J Acc GBP 6.58%
Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities S GBP Acc 6.40%
Veritas Asian GBP C 5.16%
Loomis Sayles U.S. Equity Leaders Fund Q/A (GBP) 5.07%
CompAM Fund - Cadence Strategic Asia C GBP 5.04%
GAM Star Continental Europ Eq GBP Z II Acc 5.03%
GAM North American Growth GBP Inst Inc 5.00%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany
  2. Ireland
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Switzerland
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/11/2012
  • Share Class size10Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B8CL9K93

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment12Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.85%
  • Initial investment1.00%

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