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Alex McKnight

Alex McKnight - Investment Director


Alex McKnight is (lead) investment director of the global strategic bond franchise at GAM Investments.

Alex was previously co-manager of GAM’s unconstrained/absolute return bond strategy, where he has specialised in convertible bond strategies, in addition to managing overlay credit and equity-linked strategies. He joined GAM following its acquisition of the fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009. Alex McKnight joined Augustus in 2007 from Allied Irish Bank (AIB), where he was a senior trader for European convertible bonds within the fixed income group. Prior to this, he was a credit analyst at AIB and began his career in markets there as a foreign exchange trader in 1996. Alex McKnight holds a BComm from the University College Dublin and is a CFA charterholder. He is based in London.

Alex McKnight

My Insights

Returning to Growth 6:59 min watch

Fixed income: Alex McKnight

06 August 2020

Alex McKnight anticipates a return to growth tinged with a permanent impairment of the economy due to lost consumption.

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Weekly Manager Views 5 min read

Weekly Manager Views: Fixed Income

03 July 2020

At GAM Investments’ Weekly Fixed Income Meeting held on 30 June, several managers discussed their views on the fixed income space across emerging and developed markets.

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Weekly Manager Views 4 min read

Weekly Manager Views: Fixed Income

05 June 2020

At GAM Investments’ Weekly Fixed Income Meeting held on 2 June, four of our portfolio managers discussed their views on current market conditions.

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Weekly Manager Views 4 min read

Weekly Manager Views: Fixed Income

22 May 2020

At GAM Investments’ Weekly Fixed Income Meeting held on 19 May, several managers discussed their views on the fixed income space across emerging and developed markets.

4 min read