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Press Release

19 September 2019

GAM hires credit specialist to bolster global fixed income team

GAM Investments today announced the appointment of Florian Komac as an investment manager within GAM’s Global Credit team. He joined GAM on 16 September and is based in Zurich, working closely with Christof Stegmann and Dorthe Nielsen. The team reports to Jack Flaherty in New York.

Florian joins from AXA XL (formerly XL Catlin) in New York where he was a portfolio manager focusing on corporate credit. He was previously a portfolio manager at Swiss Re in Zurich and London. Prior to that, he was a buy-side credit analyst at Activest (now Amundi) in Munich.

Matthew Beesley, GAM Group Head of Investments, said: “Florian’s hire underlines GAM’s commitment to a truly global setup within our investment team. The Global Credit team is well positioned to leverage GAM’s fixed income expertise in Zurich, New York and London. This offering is complemented by our Global Strategic Bond franchise which offers an amalgam of GAM’s expertise in alternative fixed income.”

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GAM is a leading independent, pure-play asset manager. The company provides active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors. The core investment business is complemented by private labelling services, which include management company and other support services to third-party asset managers. GAM employs around 860 people in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. The Group has AuM of CHF 136.1 billion (USD 139.6 billion) as at 30 June 2019, excluding ARBFrelated AuM of CHF 1.0 billion in liquidation at that point in time. 2 Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and is a component of the Swiss Market Index Mid (SMIM: until 20 September 2019) with the symbol ‘GAM’.

Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and is a component of the Swiss Market Index Mid (SMIM: until 20 September 2019) with the symbol ‘GAM’.

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