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GAM Star China Equity

Ranked 48 out of 63 in - China over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Michael Lai

Michael Lai graduated from the London School of Economics with an MSc in econometrics. He joined GAM in 1998 and is the investment director and is responsible for Asian and pacific funds. Prior to joining GAM he was senior vice president at Trust Company responsible for Asian portfolios and before this he was an investment manager at BZW investment management. Michael is a CFA Charterholder.


The fund seeks to achieve capital appreciation through investment primarily in quoted equity and equity related securities (including but not limited to warrants) listed on or dealt in any Recognised Market and which are issued by companies with principal offices or significant business activities in the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong. It will be the policy of the Fund to invest primarily in equity and equity related securities of these issuers.

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China over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.0% 2.6% -11.7%
2017 28.3% 14.0% 2.2% 4.0% 6.0%
2016 -8.4% -15.3% -1.7% 13.4% -3.1%
2015 15.4% 24.4% 9.0% -24.1% 12.1%
2014 7.8% -3.8% 3.3% 2.0% 6.2%
2013 21.0% 3.3% -3.2% 11.0% 9.1%
2012 15.9% 7.5% -3.2% 3.2% 7.8%
2011 -20.0% -6.6% -3.3% -21.4% 12.6%
2010 23.0% 14.7% -1.5% 5.7% 3.0%
2009 104.5% 6.1% 29.3% 15.4% 29.3%
2008 -32.8% -27.8% 2.6% -8.8% -0.6%
2007 -8.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 9.76%
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 9.50%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd ORD 4.57%
Baozun Inc DR 4.49%
Baidu Inc DR 4.16%
Weibo Corp DR 4.10%
Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd ORD 3.63%
Huazhu Group Ltd DR 3.63%
Anhui Conch Cement Co Ltd ORD 3.48%
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd ORD 3.40%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Chile
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Ireland
  11. Lebanon
  12. Liechtenstein
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Netherlands
  15. Norway
  16. Peru
  17. Singapore
  18. Spain
  19. Sweden
  20. Switzerland
  21. Taiwan
  22. United Arab Emirates
  23. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/07/2007
  • Share Class size649Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B1W3WR42

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%

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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).