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GAM Holding AG

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.


02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

817 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04.4 refers to CHF 84.3bn in the Group's private labelling business.

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 10-50% 25 0 0
Fixed income 10-50% 29 10-50% 26
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities <10% 0.5 0 0
Hedge funds <10% 0.5 0 0
Fund of hedge funds <10% 4 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash <10% 4.5 0 0
Money market instruments <10% 1 0 0
Other (1), specify <10% 9 0 0
Other (2), specify <10% 0.5 0 0

`Other (1)` specified

          9% of AUM is made up of our systematic funds; products and solutions across liquid alternatives and long only asset classes.

`Other (2)` specified

          0.5% is attributed to our Investment Management Real Estate and the AUM is the loan book so not applicable to PRI Property section.

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

Equity Our long-standing strategies in European, Japanese and Chinese equities are complemented by the emerging market equities as well as other regional and thematic strategies,
Our fixed income products encompass approaches seeking excess returns relative to a benchmark, credit, emerging market debt and specialist strategies including insurance linked strategies, catastrophe bonds and mortgage backed securities
Our absolute return product range covers strategies across fixed income, macro/managed futures and equity long/short. 
Our systematic product offering encompasses quantitative multistrategy, core macro, global equities, equity market neutral, dynamic credit and alternative risk premia products as well as a strategy trading less
liquid markets.
Our alternatives capability comprises alternative investment solutions and commodities.

We have reclassified our own internal AUM breakdown to fit with PRI's asset classification.  Therefore we have redistributed our 16% Multi Asset, 5% Alternatives, 2% Absolute Return  between Equity, Fixed Income, Hedge Funds,  Commodities, Cash and Money Market Instruments* on a best judgement basis. 

*As at 31 December 2019, GAM’s reported assets under management includes CHF 0.3 billion of money market funds, which GAM agreed to sell to Zürcher Kantonalbank, as announced in our H1 2019 results

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

65 Developed Markets
34 Emerging Markets
1 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

The breakdown by geography covers Equity and Fixed Income only.  Please note that assets categorised as Global are allocated to Developed Markets.