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Mark Hawtin

Mark Hawtin - Investment Director

Mark Hawtin is the investment director responsible for running global long only and long/short funds investing in the disruptive growth & technology sectors.

Prior to joining GAM in October 2008, he was a partner and portfolio manager with Marshall Wace Asset Management for eight years, managing one of Europe’s largest technology, media and telecoms hedge funds. Mark Hawtin previously spent seven years at Enskilda Securities, initially as head of sales, before taking responsibility for the international equity business, overseeing pan-European research and trading activities and around a quarter of the investment banking staff. He is based in London.

Mark Hawtin

My Insights

Weekly Manager Views 3 min read

Weekly Manager Views

19 March 2020

This week, Mark Hawtin discussed the winners and losers of governments' suppression tactics in light of the evolving Covid-19 outbreak.

3 min read
Investment Opinions 11 min read

Coronavirus and oil price shock: what our managers are thinking

10 March 2020

The breakdown of talks among OPEC+ members has sent oil prices plunging. Ripple effects are being felt across global markets, which are already pressured by the accelerating international spread of the coronavirus. We asked several of our investment managers for their views on this latest market episode and impacts for their respective asset classes.

11 min read
Investment Opinions 6 min read

Coronavirus: impacts on asset classes

25 February 2020

Markets remain in a state of flux following new confirmed coronavirus cases in Europe, the Middle East and Asia ex-China. The increased international spread of the virus outside of China has increased volatility and dragged major markets lower worldwide. Amid the uncertainty, we asked several of our investment managers for their longer-term views on the economic consequences of the virus and impacts for their respective asset classes.

6 min read
Investment Opinions 6 min read

Technology is everywhere

21 January 2020

When no industry is immune to disruption, can the tech sector exist within its own vacuum? GAM Investments’ Mark Hawtin considers the omnipresent nature of today’s technology and questions the effectiveness of current benchmark indices.

6 min read