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GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Bd-EUR B

Ranked 82 out of 94 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Timothy Haywood

Timothy Haywood is the investment director business-unit head for fixed income for GAM. Haywood joined GAM in 2009, following the merger with Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited). He had previously worked as both CIO and CEO for Augustus, and has also held roles at Orient Overseas (International) and Chemical Global Investors Limited. Haywood attended the University of Edinburgh where he received a BSc in Chemical Engineering, and also holds a MBA from the University of Cranfield.

Daniel Sheard

Daniel Sheard is an Investment Director, responsible for the absolute return bond family of funds and various long only fixed income mandates. Mr Sheard joined GAM following its acquisition of fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009. He joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 2006 as deputy chief investment officer and became chief investment officer in 2008. Mr Sheard previously worked at Prudential M&G, where he was a director of the Institutional Fixed Income group. Prior to that he was a principal within the Advanced Strategies group at Barclays Global Investors, and before that was an associate director within the Fixed Income unit at Schroders. Mr Sheard holds a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, a Postgraduate Diploma of Law from Nottingham Trent University, and is a charterholder of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is based in London.


The fund invests worldwide in bonds of the most various maturities, credit ratings, countries and currencies, as well as in derivative financial instruments in accordance with the absolute return approach The fund allows investors to delegate investment decisions to experienced specialists. The investment aim is to achieve positive returns, irrespective of market performance.

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Bond Strategies over : 31/07/2017 - 31/07/2018
  • Rank 82/94 Total Return
  • Rank 22/94 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 61/94 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
80 GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Emerging Bd-EUR A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



81 GAM Star Abs Return Bond Plus EUR Inst C EUR


82 GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Bd-EUR B EUR


83 HSBC GIF GEM Debt Total Return M1C EUR EUR


84 Invesco Unconstrained Bond Fund A Acc EUR Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Risk
20 PIMCO Select Unconstrained Bond Inst EUR Hdg Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



21 nordIX Basis UI AK I EUR


22 GAM Multibond - Absolute Return Bd-EUR B EUR


23 Ellipsis Polarius Credit Fund I EUR EUR


24 OYSTER Flexible Credit R EUR PR EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.8% -1.4%
2017 1.0% 1.5% 0.6% -0.1% -1.0%
2016 1.9% -0.5% 1.1% 1.0% 0.3%
2015 -1.7% 0.8% 1.0% -2.7% -0.9%
2014 -3.0% 1.0% 0.5% -1.5% -2.9%
2013 -0.5% 0.7% -1.3% 0.4% -0.3%
2012 6.3% 3.9% 0.0% 1.1% 1.2%
2011 -0.9% 1.0% -0.5% -1.8% 0.5%
2010 2.6% 2.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
2009 9.6% 2.3% 3.7% 2.9% 0.4%
2008 -1.9% 0.2% 0.1% 1.4% -3.5%
2007 6.0% 1.0% 1.2% 1.7% 2.0%
2006 1.2% 0.8% -1.5% 1.1% 1.0%
2005 6.9% 1.1% 4.3% 2.1% -0.7%
2004 -0.9% 1.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Denmark
  5. Estonia
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Iceland
  10. Ireland
  11. Italy
  12. Latvia
  13. Liechtenstein
  14. Lithuania
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Peru
  19. Portugal
  20. Singapore
  21. Spain
  22. Sweden
  23. Switzerland
  24. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/04/2004
  • Share Class size307Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0186678784

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%

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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).