Prior to joining GAM in May 2009, Mr Owens was at Julius Baer Investments Limited and was based in its New York office from 2001 until 2002, where he oversaw the US fixed income funds. Upon his return to London, he worked as co-head of the company's fixed income investments before launching an in-house fixed income and currency-based hedge fund in January 2004. Prior to that, Mr Owens was the European economist at Yamaichi International (Europe). He spent the early part of his career working as an economist for the UK Department of Employment and then HM Treasury. Mr Owens holds a Masters in Economics from McGill University, Montreal. He is based in London.
8 January 2019Outlook 2019: key themes
We asked a number of our fund managers to highlight the key themes they are looking out for in 2019 and what the impact is likely to be for their respective asset class.
20 December 2018Outlook 2019: Where else would you invest?
We asked a number of our fund managers where they would invest in 2019 if they could not invest in their own asset class.
13 December 2018Outlook 2019: Investing in a post-peak environment
We asked a number of our fund managers to outline the post-peak environment and consider what it means for their respective asset classes in 2019.
Thursday, June 07, 2018Searching out the real fixed income opportunities
The US bond market has certainly become cheaper in recent months, but GAM’s Adrian Owens believes more attractive investment opportunities can be found beyond the US.
Monday, June 05, 2017From Policy-Guided to Fundamentally-Driven Markets
The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) was seen by some as having the potential to mark the end of capitalism as we know it. Within financial markets there is plenty of evidence to suggest this has indeed been the case.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017GAM Investment Conference: Investing into the Future
Investors could be forgiven for being distracted by the persistent changes to the geopolitical landscape and for wondering what might happen next to cause further market uncertainty. Paying too much attention to short-term investment trends rather than the importance of longer-term investment planning can prove a costly distraction. The GAM managers give their thoughts on looking long-term for investment success.
Tuesday, January 10, 20172017 Outlook – Contrarian Trades
A number of major political and economic events shaped financial markets in 2016, forcing investors to navigate a landscape of heightened volatility. But with uncertainty likely to continue through 2017, GAM’s investment managers have identified some unique investment opportunities that go against the grain.
Friday, January 15, 2016The Riksbank's Inflation Obsession
Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank, has an obsession with inflation and appears willing to do whatever it takes to raise it as quickly as possible. Adrian Owens, Investment Director, and Alistair Wallace, Investment Manager, consider implications for the rates and currency markets.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015Suppressing fundamentals: Lessons for the ECB post the SNB currency move
Lessons for the ECB post the SNB currency move.