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Ernst Glanzmann

Ernst Glanzmann - Investment Director

Ernst Glanzmann is Lead Manager of the GAM Japan Stock Fund and the GAM Star Japan Equity fund.

Prior to joining GAM Group in November 2000, he worked as a Japanese equity analyst at Julius Baer and Clariden Leu (since integrated into Credit Suisse) for ten years, and also worked at Zürcher Kantonalbank. Ernst Glanzmann completed a three-year banking apprenticeship at Bernerland Bank AG and holds a Federal Certificate of Capacity in Banking from the Business School in Huttwil, Switzerland. He is based in Zurich.

Ernst Glanzmann

My Insights

Investment Opinions 5 min read

Japan: Similar but not the same

5 September 2019

Contrary to popular misconception, the Japanese equity market is vibrant and appears compellingly attractive in valuation terms. GAM Investments’ Ernst Glanzmann and Reiko Mito explain why they are looking forward to the months and years ahead with considerable optimism.

5 min read
Investment Opinions 8 min read

Japan: Muting the noise

13 February 2019

GAM Investments’ Ernst Glanzmann and Reiko Mito reflect on a difficult year for the Japanese equity market and explain why they remain optimistic in respect of future developments.

8 min read
Investment Opinions 8 min read

Japan: Are its well-known deterrents still justified?

30 August 2018

The investment community has exhibited long-held concerns towards investing in Japanese equities. GAM Investments’ Ernst Glanzmann and Reiko Mito examine some of these so called ‘deterrents’ and considers whether there are also some opportunities to be found.

8 min read
Investment Opinions 7 min read

More art than science

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

For the best part of 30 years, Japan has been the market to avoid for most investors. For half of this period, GAM’s Ernst Glanzmann has been trying to make sense of the riddle of how to invest in Japan successfully and his singular approach has yielded some undoubted benefits. As he celebrates a personal milestone of 15 years in the role, Ernst shares some insights and anecdotes from his colourful career in this ‘no holds barred’ Q&A.

7 min read