Wrappers / Structures

GAM starts UCITS version of Taylor’s global EM equity strategy

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London-based GAM has launched a UCITS onshore version of its offshore global emerging market equity long/short strategy, which has been managed by Sean Taylor since 2004.

The new, daily dealing Irish-domiciled fund, GAM Star Absolute Global Emerging Markets, will invest in emerging markets with a particular focus on core BRIC economies and new BRIC markets including Turkey, Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Indonesia, Egypt and other African and ASEAN economies.

The fund, which launched last week and has a minimum subscription of $10,000, will be managed by GAM’s investment director Taylor, who has more than 18 years’ experience managing