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Paul McNamara

Paul McNamara - Investment Director


Paul McNamara is an Investment Director, and is the lead manager on emerging market debt strategies, currency long only and hedge fund strategies.

Paul McNamara is an Investment Director, and is the lead manager on emerging market bond and currency long only and hedge fund strategies. He joined GAM following its acquisition of the fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009, where he started managing most of the funds he runs to date. He joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 1997 from the Export Credits Guarantee department of the UK Government Economic Service, where he was an economist. He began his career as a lecturer. Paul McNamara holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a CFA charterholder. He is based in London.

Paul McNamara

My Insights

Investment Opinions 4 min read

Impact of the coronavirus on EM Debt

10 March 2020

The spread of the coronavirus has resulted in a major shock to growth across the world, but GAM Investments’ Paul McNamara believes emerging market fundamentals are in reasonable shape and the prospect of a weaker US dollar is likely to represent some relief.

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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.

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Outlook 2020: What Themes Are You Looking Out For?

20 December 2019

We asked a number of our investment managers what themes they anticipate they are likely to focus on in 2020.

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Outlook 2020: are we in a late cycle environment?

5 December 2019

We asked a number of our fund managers whether they believe we are now in a late cycle environment and what the implications are for their respective asset class.

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