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GAM Star (Lux) European Alpha C EUR

Ranked 7 out of 75 in - Market Neutral over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Roberto Cantaluppi

Roberto Cantaluppi is a co-fund manager at GAM Investment Management Lugano where he has worked since 2007. Cantaluppi began his career in investments as an analyst for Mediosim in 1996. He then moved to San Paolo IMI in 1997 where he continued working as an analyst until 1999. Cantaluppi made his first steps into fund management with Allianz Financial Services, staying there for eight years before joining GAM. Cantaluppi follows a fundamental stock picking approach, looking for stocks that will beat their earnings expectations. He graduated from Bocconi University with a degree in Economics.

Paolo Longinotti

Paolo Longinotti is a fund manager at GAM Investment Management Lugano SA. Paolo began as an equity analyst at PrimeGest in 1998. After three years with PrimeGest, he worked as a fund manager at several Italian asset managers including San Paolo IMI, Epta Fund, Eurozon Capital and Fidentiis Equities prior to joining GAM in 2011. Paolo holds a BA in Economics and Business Administration from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy.

Gianmarco Mondani

Gianmarco Mondani is a founding partner of GAM Investment Management Lugano SA (formerly Arkos Capital SA). He started his portfolio management career at Martin Currie in January 1996. In March 2002, he moved to Banca Arner where he spent five years. Subsequently Gianmarco established Arkos in January 2007 and joined GAM following its acquisition of Arkos in July 2012. He holds an MA in Investment Analysis from Sterling University and studied at Genoa University as well.


The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve annual positive returns, whatever prevailing market and economic conditions are. The Fund seeks to achieve this objective by investing mainly in shares of European companies that are dealt on a stock exchange. The value of investments is generally protected against the risk of adverse movements in currency rates versus the Euro.

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Market Neutral over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
  • Rank 7/75 Total Return
  • Rank 42/75 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 16/75 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
5 Old Mutual Global Equity Abs Return EUR A Acc Hdgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



6 BlueMatrix A EUR Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



7 GAM Star (Lux) European Alpha C EUR EUR


8 Pictet TR - Agora-P EUR EUR


9 Memnon Market Neutral Fund R EUR EUR


Fund Name Currency Risk
40 Exane Funds 1 - Archimedes Fund A EUR


41 RAM (Lux) SF Long/Short Global Equities EH EUR


42 GAM Star (Lux) European Alpha C EUR EUR


43 Pictet TR - Phoenix HP EUR dy

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



44 Man Numeric Market Neutral Alternative IN H EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged





Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.0%
2017 3.5% 1.2% -0.2% 0.8% 1.7%
2016 -13.4% -4.7% -3.2% 2.7% -8.6%
2015 13.5% 3.8% -1.1% 6.6% 3.6%
2014 2.5% 0.7% -3.6% 2.5% 3.0%
2013 10.0% 6.2% 1.0% -2.0% 4.6%
2012 9.2% 4.5% 1.4% 3.2% 0.0%
2011 2.0% -1.9% 2.0% -0.7% 2.8%
2010 9.2% 4.3% 0.4% 1.3% 3.1%
2009 0.3% 0.1% -2.6% 1.5% 1.4%
2008 -10.9% -2.4% 4.4% -10.4% -2.4%
2007 3.6% 2.6% 3.2% -0.3% -1.9%
2006 11.3% 7.3% -1.4% 0.8% 4.4%
2005 13.9% 4.4% 3.5% 6.7% -1.2%
2004 11.5% 3.9% 1.1% 1.4% 4.7%
2003 3.1% 4.1% 3.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Norway
  7. Switzerland
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/07/1994
  • Share Class size441Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0028583804

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).