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Thomas Funk

Thomas Funk - Investment Director

Thomas Funk, Investment Director, is a portfolio manager of Swiss Equities.

Prior to joining GAM Investments in February 2005, he managed the Swiss Small Stocks Fund of Bank Hofmann (a Credit Suisse subsidiary). He was also responsible for Swiss small and mid-cap research. Prior to the merger of Bank für Handel und Effekten (BHE, a Credit Suisse subsidiary) and Bank Hofmann in 2000, he worked as a portfolio manager at BHE. Thomas holds a master's degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Berne and he is a CFA charterholder. He is based in Zurich.

Thomas Funk

My Insights

Investment Opinions
The Swiss franc – A blessing and a curse
07 February 2024

Thomas Funk, Investment Director, portfolio manager of Swiss Equities, analyses whether the structural growth of Swiss companies in the coming years will also be reflected in an increase in Swiss franc profits, despite the real appreciation of the franc.

Investment Opinions
Four structural growth trends within Swiss small and mid caps
12 January 2023

For Swiss equities, as for most asset classes, 2022 was marked by economic imbalances triggered by the Covid pandemic, disrupted value chains, product shortages and, above all, a strong surge in inflation, interest rate hikes and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Investment Opinions
Breaking down the ‘bottleneck recession’
05 January 2022

GAM Investments’ Thomas Funk discusses what has sparked a ‘bottleneck recession’ and comments on the implications for manufacturing companies.

My Awards

GAM Swiss Equities win at the Borse online 2024 €uro Fund Awards
March 2024

GAM is delighted to have won the coveted 2024 €uro Fund Awards for its Swiss Equity Strategy. The award honours the funds and ETFs that have achieved the best, second-best, and third-best performance in their investment category over one, three, five,10 and 20 years.

Congratulations to our Swiss Equity team of Daniel Hauselmann, Thomas Funk and Karl Herzog.

Read more here.

GAM wins ‘Best Swiss Equities’ award for the second time
June 2022

GAM was recognised at the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards for its Swiss equity strategy.

The ‘Best Swiss Equities’ award recognises leaders in the field of sustainable asset management, based on a combination of qualitative and quantitative sustainability and performance criteria.

This is the second time that GAM has won this award.

Read more here.