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Thomas Funk

Thomas Funk - Investment Director

Thomas Funk is an Investment Director of Swiss Equities.

Thomas Funk is an Investment Director of Swiss Equities. Prior to joining GAM Group 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 Funk 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 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.

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Investment Opinions 14 min read

2018 Outlook – The Merits of Active Management

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

GAM’s investment experts share insights on how active management adds value in their specialist fields.

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Investment Opinions 6 min read

Sustainable Investing – Time For A Holistic View

Friday, September 29, 2017

Karl Herzog and Thomas Funk from the Swiss equities team explain how they screen companies based on a comprehensive list of sustainability criteria. Their goal is as simple as it is ambitious, aiming to identify the long-term winners in an increasingly complex and competitive environment.

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