Roberto Bottoli


Roberto Bottoli - Investment Director

Roberto Bottoli, Investment Director, is a member of the Non-directional Equity team and is responsible for the management of the Merger Arbitrage portfolio.

Prior to joining GAM Investments in July 2016, he spent 17 years at Allianz Global Investors, first in Milan, then in Frankfurt. During his time at Allianz, Roberto was responsible for absolute return and multi asset portfolios. He also launched and managed a risk-constrained, UCITS-compliant merger arbitrage strategy as part of a wider absolute return investment process. He joined Allianz in 1999 working in the field of risk management. Later he moved to the quantitative management team, where he was involved in the launch of the first directly managed product with capital guarantee. Roberto holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Italy and is a CFA charterholder. He is based in Lugano.

Roberto Bottoli

My Insights

Active Thinking

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Active Thinking
15 February 2022

At GAM Investments’ latest Active Thinking forum, three of our brightest investment minds discussed a brighter outlook for emerging market credit, the prospect of stagnation and the role of private equity in supporting the M&A market.

Active Thinking

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Active Thinking
11 October 2021

At GAM Investments’ latest Active Thinking Forum, two of our brightest investment minds discussed high levels of M&A activity and commented on the implications of Facebook’s recent outage.

Investment Opinions

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Maximising global M&A developments
09 June 2021

GAM Investments’ Roberto Bottoli discusses a resurgent and increasingly competitive merger and acquisition (M&A) market and examines potential arbitrage opportunities related to special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).